Education Matters

Encouraging responsibility from the early years

Posted by Mark Dunn on Aug 5, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Education is more than learning the reading, writing, counting and social skills necessary to survive and thrive. Underpinning all of the lessons we discover in the journey from childhood to adulthood is the process of gradually accepting greater responsibility for ourselves and becoming less reliant on the adults who support us. Boys and girls enjoy and grow when given responsibility appropriate to their age and abilities. They often thrive when given extra responsibility.

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Kindergarten at Trinity, Early years, Early learning, Education

8 reasons why Kindergarten at Trinity Grammar School is different

Posted by Chris Wyatt on Nov 18, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Choosing the right school for your children is a big decision. A child’s education in the early years is vitally important in establishing a positive education experience and foundation for the future.

Many people consider Kindergarten as a place where children simply colour and play. We think a child’s experience at Kindergarten can set the tone for the entire future of his education.

Here are eight reasons why Kindergarten at Trinity will provide your son with a positive experience in his early years:

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Topics: Trinity difference, Kindergarten at Trinity, Early years

5 reasons why play is important in the early years

Posted by Chris Wyatt on Nov 16, 2015 6:00:00 AM

“Play is the highest form of research.” – Albert Einstein

A constant challenge facing early learning teachers is finding the right balance of ‘play’ and ‘structured learning’. Whilst this is an important debate and worth strong consideration, it should be remembered that we are making decisions about little people – little people who will only be five years old once. There are plenty of years of structured learning ahead where teachers can mould and guide students to ready themselves for life beyond school, but the chance to ‘play’ quickly fades unless it is nurtured and celebrated.

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Topics: Trinity difference, Kindergarten at Trinity, Early years

Why a private education matters in the early years

Posted by Chris Wyatt on Nov 9, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Potential, Passions and Purpose
“Experiences during the early years lay the foundations for all future learning … It is our responsibility as educators to recognise and maximise this crucial stage of learning.” – International Baccalaureate Organisation, 2009

Trinity Grammar School understands the importance of making a good beginning.

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Topics: Trinity difference, Kindergarten at Trinity, Early years