Parenting Files

TECH: 7 iPad features EVERY parent should know about

Worried about where your kids could end up (or what they might buy) during iPad time? These clever features are a MUST-DO for all parents.

Noticeboard

NOTICEBOARD: Coast arts festival - entries open now!

Entries are now open to artists, both young and old, for the 39th Immanuel Arts Festival.

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NOTICEBOARD: Continuing a family tradition at St Hilda’s

St Hilda's is a school with many long-standing family traditions - here is the Henning's story.

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Birtinya students steam ahead to reduce and recycle with Wasteworld

Stockland has teamed up with the National Theatre for Children (NTC) to deliver a unique program for young students.

Preschool

EDUCATION: The important role of grandparents in a child’s early literacy

By bringing it back to basics with songs and stories children might not always hear, grandparents are becoming instrumental in their grandchildren’s early literacy development.

Education

ENVIRONMENT: 5 ways young people can fight for the environment

Our children are our future, and the planet is theirs to look after but it is still up to us to guide them in the right direction. This generation is taught about pollution, recycling, reusing and...

Secondary

PROFILE: Meet the Principal, St Andrew's Anglican College

Since opening it’s doors in 2003, St Andrew’s Anglican College has rapidly grown to become one of the leading schools on the Sunshine Coast. We chat to Principal Reverend Chris Ivey to find out...

Wellbeing

WELLBEING: Signs your child is not coping with formal schooling

Worried your child isn't settling well into school? Here are the signs and what to do.

Education

FUNDRAISING: School parents can help their kid's school raise funds and reap the benefits, with Entertainment Book

Entertainment provides a simple and feel-good way to fundraise, while supporting local business and being kind on the consumer hip pocketEntertainment has helped raise over $5 million each year for...

Secondary

EDUCATION: High School Careers Program a first for the Sunshine Coast

Imagine a high school asking your child ‘What do you love?’ and then working with them to develop a personalised learning program that is tailored around their passions and career goals.

Education

Education: Open Day Calendar 2019

Attending a school open day is the ideal way to get a feel for a school and ask any questions you have. Here is a list of school open days across Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Gold Coast. Scroll down...

Preschool

EARLY LEARNING: The surprising lessons of a library card

There's life lessons in everything, but did you know the amazing learning opportunities hidden in the everyday library card?