Education Matters

A focus on careers gives students an individual purpose in learning

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 24, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Trinity Grammar School recently hosted a joint Old Trinitarians’ Union (OTU) and Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Careers and Industry Expo at the Summer Hill campus. The event was designed to provide Years 10 to 12 students with an academic and vocational focus in creating future pathways, planning transition pathways, exploring career futures, strengthening student outcomes through vocational learning and building networks and connections.

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Topics: Boys' education, All boys education, Trinity difference, Academic excellence, Boys learning, Education, Courses, Vocational training

Food for thought: ensuring your son maintains a healthy diet

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 21, 2017 6:00:00 AM

It’s no secret that maintaining a healthy and nutritious diet does wonders for your mind, body and spirit. Food fuels your son’s body for the physical, creative and intellectual activities he partakes in every day.

You don’t need a degree in nutrition to raise healthy children, just some basic guidelines for their health and wellbeing. Here we offer some food for thought with our seven tips for ensuring your son maintains a healthy diet.

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Topics: Parenting tips, Fathering, Trinity difference, Raising boys, Improve learning, Mental health

Learning to trust your son completely

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 19, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Trust is a value we’d all like our children to learn. It is also a value that we can sometimes grapple with as parents.

Learning to trust your son completely can be challenging, especially if he is pushing the boundaries. However, research tells us that if we show trust, we gain trust and vice versa.

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Topics: Parenting tips, Fathering, Trinity difference, Raising boys, Boys learning

How to make homework fun in five simple ways

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 16, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Most parents can relate to the challenges that homework can present for children. It can require great powers of persuasion to encourage your son to sit down and focus on the task at hand. Wouldn’t it be great if there were ways and means to get your son to stop dreading homework?

Here are our helpful tips on how to make homework fun in five simple ways:

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Topics: Parenting tips, Boys' education, Homework, Trinity difference, Raising boys, Adolescence, Academic excellence, Improve learning, Boys learning, Study tips, Education

The secret to unlocking your son’s creativity

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 14, 2017 6:00:00 AM

We sometimes talk about creativity as if it is a characteristic you either have or haven’t got, but it isn’t that black and white. If you think of creative thinking as a skill that can be taught then you open up a world of possibilities for development and growth.

While we’re all very familiar with the artistic results of creative thinking, few of us realise that it can actually be applied in the business world too – solutions to difficult problems, innovation and entrepreneurship and are all borne out of creativity. As parents, we want to see our sons express themselves with originality, so how can we help them to think more creatively?

The secret to unlocking your son’s creativity can be found in these five tips:

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Topics: Parenting tips, Raising boys, Creative arts

What it means to be a school leader

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 10, 2017 6:00:00 AM

What it means to be a school leader is a great ride of thrills and duties.

Our duties started after we went to the National Young Leaders Day. We had five speakers and two hosts there on the day. It was great fun and we were all inspired to help others and keep our duties up.

As a School Officer, my duties include: infant playground (recess and lunch), primary assembly, Leaders’ Corner and Morning Prayer.

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Topics: All boys education, Trinity difference, Education, Junior School, Leadership, Students

Five tips on how to become more active as a family

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 9, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Staying active as a family is not only beneficial for you and your children’s health, it is also a great opportunity for your family to bond. Staying active improves your energy levels, encourages better sleep and helps maintain mental health. There are many benefits of family exercise, so what can you do to get your family moving?

Here are five tips on how to become more active as a family.

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Topics: Parenting tips, Fathering, Boys and movement, Trinity difference, Raising boys, Sport and boys, Mental health

Trinity da Vinci decathletes put to the test

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 7, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Born in Italy in 1452, Leonardo da Vinci had a curious mind and keen intellect – he studied the laws of science and nature, which greatly influenced his work as a painter, sculptor, architect, inventor, military engineer and draftsman. His ideas and body of work influenced countless great minds.

The da Vinci Decathlon facilitated by Knox Grammar School is an academic competition designed to challenge and stimulate the minds of school students in Years 5 to 11, through a challenging competition emphasising higher order thinking skills, problem solving and creativity.

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Topics: Trinity difference, Academic excellence, Co-curricular activities, Education

Five simple ways your family can help the environment

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 5, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Today (5 June) is World Environment Day and the biggest annual movement for positive environmental action. With this year’s theme being ‘Connecting People to Nature’, it acts as a very important reminder to appreciate and respect the earth we share.

In Australia, we are blessed with some of the best natural playgrounds in the world. Our children have an abundance of space to become scientists, adventurers, farmers, athletes and conservationists (to name a few).

Having enjoyed the beauty and benefits of nature throughout our childhood, we owe it to the world to take care of this stunning playground for generations to come.

Here are five simple ways your family can help the environment:

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Topics: Parenting tips, Trinity difference, Education

Croissants and crime for breakfast

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 3, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Trinity Grammar School’s Arthur Holt Library continues to inspire lifelong learning and a love of reading through innovative programmes that celebrate text and promote literacy, particularly amongst boys. Discussing books at breakfast is just one way the School promotes literacy.

This week, as part of the 10-day Trinity Arts Festival, Trinity boys and their families enjoyed croissants and crime for breakfast at the Library’s second books@breakfast event, designed to provide students and their parents the opportunity to meet accomplished authors, discuss books and enjoy a light breakfast all before the working day begins.

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Topics: Literacy, Fathering, Trinity difference, Reading, Raising boys, Arts, Boys and literacy, Education

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