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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Where the media are concerned, it seems parents these days can’t do anything right. They get jumped on for being too hands off and not caring enough for their children on the one hand, and demonised on the other for being overprotective. Is it any wonder they are often feeling confused and unsure of themselves.


Sunday, August 18, 2019

On Friday 14 June students, staff, families and guest came together to celebrate NAIDOC Day.

Past student Q&A: India Peel

Friday, June 14, 2019

In the first of a series of Q&As with past students, 2015 graduate India Peel shares with us her life since leaving SOTE, and her perspective on valuable lessons learned while at the school.

Mulan: A Review

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Friend of the school, Terry Tilley, has kindly written a review of Mulan, SOTE's recent musical tour de force.

ISQ Wellbeing for Schools workshop

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Independent Schools Queensland recently ran a two-day workshop on school wellbeing, facilitated by Professor Donna Cross from the University of Western Australia. SOTE principal Shane Power and Secondary Coordinator Judy Funder attended.

SOTE Top 1% in High School Gains

Friday, March 15, 2019

2018 Senior class placed in the top 1% of all Queensland high schools, based on their improvement from 2015 NAPLAN to 2018 OP data.

Roy Fox Science Centre Opening

Friday, November 09, 2018

The Science Centre opening on Saturday was a very special day for many reasons. There was a gathering of many old friends and colleagues of Roy Fox as well as some who may know of him only by name and reputation. Past teacher Anne Casley was also remembered for her gentle and loving approach with the children. All of us were linked by a strong thread of what was at The School of Total Education and what now is.

Social Media and Me – Helpful or Harmful?

Friday, October 26, 2018

Earlier this year, SOTE’s Grade 12 students gave a talk to the Combined Parents Meeting on the topic of “Social Media and Me – Helpful or Harmful?”.

Medieval Day 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

On Friday May 25, the whole school had a wonderful day of medieval activities, games and food. There was a vast array of costumes from lords and ladies, kings and queens to executioners, knights, rangers to witches, wizards and peasants!

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