Education Matters

How to understand the school league table

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

Each year, the Higher School Certificate (HSC) league table of school results provides a snapshot of the performance by schools across the State. Trinity Grammar School is considered to be one of the very best schools in the nation, and the world. However, due to their limitations, Trinity’s high performance may not always be reflected accurately in the HSC league tables.

Here's how to understand the school league table ...

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Academic excellence, Education, Courses, International Baccalaureate

The facts about the IB Diploma and how it differs from the HSC

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

When examining school rankings, it’s important to consider that rankings don’t take International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma results into account. In the wake of the announcement of IB Diploma results, we uncover the facts about how the IB differs from the HSC.

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Academic excellence, Boys learning, International Baccalaureate

Trinity student pilots world-first education programme to help voiceless victims of domestic violence

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Nov 25, 2016 6:00:00 AM

White Ribbon Australia engages men to highlight the role they can play alongside women to stop violence against women, based on the understanding that most men are not violent, with today marking White Ribbon Day. While our society is well aware of the frightening statistics about women and children affected by domestic violence, little is reported on the effects of this societal problem on animals and in particular, pets.

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Topics: All boys education, Trinity difference, Education, International Baccalaureate

Our most frequently asked questions at Open Day

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Nov 7, 2016 6:00:00 AM

At Trinity we run four scheduled Open Days per year, one per term. Over the years, we have developed a list of the most frequently asked questions at Open Day. We share them with you here.

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Topics: Parenting tips, Boys' education, All boys education, Education, International Baccalaureate

Creative skills that travel the world

Posted by Peter Bamford on Aug 12, 2016 6:00:00 AM

It is claimed that over 60 percent of people prefer to look at pictures. A reputable United States study from the 1990s found that we process visual information 60,000 times faster than text. You probably interacted with over 100 visual images before you left home today.

It is indisputable that we live in a digital world that is becoming ever richer in the visual. The means to capture images has never been more accessible - think about the many pictures brought to you every day via social media. You know Facebook is blue, Cadbury is purple and McDonald’s is yellow. The visual is THE contemporary language, one that is universal, pertinent and powerful.

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Arts, Creative arts, International Baccalaureate