Some thoughts on the new NESA literacy and numeracy standards and changes to the New South Wales Higher School Certificate. If you can look into the seeds of time, And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak then to me, who neither beg nor fear Your favours nor your hate. William Shakespeare […]
Outstanding HSC results top off Sesquicentenary year at Scots The Scots School Albury was given another reason to celebrate their Sesquicentenary year this morning with an outstanding performance in the HSC. 50 per cent of this year’s cohort were ranked in the top 20 per cent in their respective subjects and 19 students have been […]
Our Year 11 Scots Physics students, as a part of their astrophysics unit, have been working towards coding STEM experiments onto a Raspberry Pi which will be forwarded to NASA and put aboard the next rocket scheduled to launch tomorrow – 9th December. Once it reaches the International Space Station an astronaut will attach the […]
Today we held the Final Chapel Service for the Class of 2016. Led by Reverend Beth Donnelly, it was a great sunny day to farewell the Year 12 students. Please take a chance to read Beth’s sermon from today’s service. Year 12 Final Chapel Message What does the Lord require of you? Year 12s: you’ve […]
Does a school with outstanding academic results, at the expense of student happiness and wellbeing, constitute a good school? Can a school have happy and contented students who consistently perform to high academic standards? The notion of flourishing sits at the intersection of these two questions. In my experience, the pursuit of flourishing has made a profound difference in the […]
Final Results from yesterday's competition. Juvenile Division: 1st Haileybury A; 2nd Scots Sydney; 3rd The Scots School Albury Grade 4: 1st Haileybury; 2nd Scots Sydney; 3rd The Scots School Albury Grade 3: 1st City of Melbourne; 2nd Canberra Drum Majors: 1st Dominic Anderson Studwick; 2nd Benjamin Casey; 3rd Angus Masters Street March: 1st City of Melbourne Display: 1st Golden City Congratulations to everyone and thank you to all who came out to support our Inaugural Highland Gathering.
This week on Regional Voices, a local radio program, Deputy Principal David Armstrong talks about the importance of ensuring students maintain their connections with their families and families feel connected with schools. He tells Kendi Burness-Cowan what a modern day boarding experience is like and why parents should consider regional options when choosing where to educate their […]
As a small regional co-educational school, Scots is really punching above its weight. This year 50% of its Year 12 cohort of 66 have achieved at least one Band 6 score (the highest subject score band in NSW). The Sydney Morning Herald has compared school performances in NSW and Scots’ Class of 2015 is placed […]