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Positioned For Success

With more than 75% of the cohort attaining an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) above 70, the cohort of 2018 has been beautifully positioned for the next step in their lives. All students looking for a tertiary education place have…

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Leadership Wisdom

The following is an interview by Victor Perton of australianleadership.com Reproduced with permission "I had the good fortune to converse on leadership and optimism with the optimistic Australian education leader Allan Shaw, Principal of The Knox School.  Like me, Allan is…

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Year 12 Scholarships

We are extremely proud of all our Year 12 graduates of 2018, but four in particular have received valuable and exciting scholarships from their University of choice. Harry Hayes received the prestigious Vice Chancellor's Scholarship from Deakin University.  This a…

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Study Leave

I have recently returned from a range of extraordinary learning experiences undertaken in the form of study leave. The Board of The Knox School supported my plan to spend time with notable educators, discussing and learning world’s best practice in…

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Positioning your children, our students

Economic and digital disruption is affecting jobs and work, and thus affecting the quality of life through the income and effort equation, as described by Bernard Salt, noted demographer. The old model of educational preparation for the adult world is…

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Eat Your Greens! Nanna and Mum are right!

There is a growing (excuse the pun) body of evidence that a healthy diet can prevent or ameliorate depression. My mother making me eat my vegetables, yes, even Brussels Sprouts was correct. We know they are good for us physically…

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Making Learning Personal

The following article is an interview between Allan Shaw and Melissa Heagney of The Weekly Review published on March 14.   The education landscape in Australia is changing like never before. In fact, the way that teachers such as those…

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