Education Matters

Student story: The good and bad things about homework

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

By Oliver Berry, Year 6 Junior School

Homework. Every boy and girl hates it but really it is not such a bad thing, if we did not have homework we might forget things that are very helpful for our work or we might not ever practise mathematical equations which means we will forget how to do them. Homework is very short so it is not too bad to spend 40 minutes of your afternoon doing homework instead of going on your computer or playing outside because it makes your brain really have to turn on and focus and does not make you that tired. I think that you can also enjoy homework depending on what your teacher gives you. For example, ‘Mathletics’ - it can be much more fun than doing long maths equations.

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Topics: Homework, Trinity difference, Academic excellence, Improve learning, Boys learning, Junior School, Students

Student story: Ladder to the moon

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Oct 18, 2017 6:00:00 AM

By Thomas Henry, Year 2 Junior School

One afternoon there was a boy and a long, long and wobbly ladder to the moon. That must mean trouble!

Bill was walking around the wheat farm. He lived in a little cottage with his mother, father and grandmother.

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Topics: Literacy, Trinity difference, Junior School, Students

Student story: Relishing the opportunities to experience leadership

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Sep 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM

By Ashwin Sivapirabu, Year 6, Preparatory School Vice Captain

Being a School Officer at Trinity Grammar School Preparatory School requires you to be a good role model and demonstrate initiative around the School.

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

Student story: A typical day in my life

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Sep 22, 2017 6:00:00 AM

By Daniel Jones, Year 3, Junior School

Growing up anywhere brings its problems, and I know that children in many other countries face problems that I couldn’t even imagine. So I’m going to be honest here … I don’t really worry about much. Let’s face it, I’m a nine year old boy … one of my biggest concerns is ‘What did mum pack in my lunch box?’

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Risk-taking, Education, Junior School, Students

Trinity students' learning extends beyond the classroom

Posted by Jacqueline Kelly on Sep 11, 2017 6:00:00 AM

By Jacqueline Kelly, Year 3 Teacher, Junior School

Recently, Trinity Grammar School students from Year 3 in the Junior School embarked on an excursion to the Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney. The visit was aimed at supporting learning as part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme (PYP) unit of Inquiry, “How the world works.” Students and teachers were very excited to take part in the hands-on experience combining horticulture and art.

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Topics: Outdoor education, Trinity difference, Improve learning, Arts, Junior School, Creative arts, International Baccalaureate

Why education should extend beyond the classroom walls for early learners

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Aug 18, 2017 6:00:00 AM

We all want our children to be passionate, curious and motivated to learn about the world around them. So how do we provide them with the opportunities they need to encourage this inside and outside of the classroom?

At Trinity Grammar School, we believe that your son’s education should extend beyond the classroom walls. Co-curricular activities are essential to growing well-rounded boys who are confident, passionate, curious and motivated to learn.

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Topics: Music, Trinity difference, Early years, Improve learning, Co-curricular activities, Early learning, Junior School

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

Trinity Preparatory School boys wax lyrical

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

What a great skill it is to speak well and confidently when delivering speeches in public. Research shows strong links between good speakers and good writers. As well as being great writers, Trinity boys love speaking (ask any parent). To harness their love of a chat, Trinity Preparatory School boys wax lyrical about a set subject at the annual Preparatory School Public Speaking Competition.

The 2017 competition was open to all boys in Years 3 to 6 and the topics provided were:

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Topics: All boys education, Trinity difference, Co-curricular activities, Boys learning, Education, Junior School

2017 Life Skills programme kicks off at Trinity

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

Each term, the Trinity Grammar School Life Skills programme focuses on a different aspect of wellbeing and forms an integral part of the Personal Development curriculum in each grade from Kindergarten to Year 6. The focus for each term changes, and over the course of the year Trinity boys will learn about:

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Topics: All boys education, Bullying, Trinity difference, Early years, Support programs, Pastoral care, Boys learning, Junior School, Mental health

Trinity students stayed silent to give Cambodians a voice

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Feb 25, 2017 6:00:00 AM

This week, 800 students from Trinity Grammar School, aged from five to 12 stopped speaking and remained silent – some for the whole day. The students took part in Day Without Speech, a programme which raises funds to bring speech therapy to Cambodia.

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Topics: Trinity difference, Learning difficulties, Boys learning, Community service, Junior School