In Year 11, Ascham Ancient History students complete a Historical Investigation on a topic of their choice. Student Georgia Shelley tackled the following question, and wrote an engaging and thoroughly researched essay on the repatriation of one very important Ancient Egyptian antiquity.  Should antiquities acquired...

We have Scientists in the making! Our Prep teachers Ms Alex Keller and Mrs Julie Ward share the delightful array of experiences and experiments our students have been participating in the wonderful world that is Prep! ‘The girls are displaying great enthusiasm when engaged in a...

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...

Our Junior School Students from Years 3 to 6 have embraced their new vegetable garden with boundless enthusiasm. Carrot, lettuce and swiss chard seeds have been planted by the Year 4 Eco Warriors. Here, Year 6 STEAM Prefect, Matilda Powell describes the garden initiative and...

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...

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