Independence, Responsibility, Collaboration and Reflection, the four main pillars of the Dalton Plan, are cleverly, almost subliminally, woven into everything that happens in the Junior School. From lessons, to co-curricular activities, to the playground, the principles of the Dalton Plan aren't taught explicitly to Junior...

There has been a lot to celebrate lately at Ascham—this year marks 100 years since the unique educational framework, the Dalton Plan, was introduced to our School. Since 1922, thousands of Ascham students have graduated with a toolkit of skills built on the Dalton pillars...

As a current Year 12 student and Head of the Dalton Committee, Freya Regan is an expert on studying under the Dalton Plan. ‘Dalton sets you up for success,’ says Freya. ‘It challenges each student to develop intellectual independence, creativity, curiosity, and a sense of responsibility...

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