The sometimes tumultuous class nine student returns after the holidays more thoughtful, more measured. The 16 year old student asks who am I? What, besides my inheritance and circumstances, am I? A class ten student wishes to engage in measured conversation, expressing their views and enquiring as to the origins and causes of world affairs. Our work is to help them develop from passing judgements to forming judgements.
We value the beauty and vitality of middle school students and we strive to help them move gently but surely through their natural deep immersion in the vast range of human emotions and ideals into the wonderful balance of rich thought and feeling and physical dexterity that we see displayed in our senior students.
A review of world history offers consideration of early forms of government. The class play in this year is a more contemporary work. Efforts are made to create cultural and social links to a wider world with community service, work experience, city excursions. A more academic approach to subjects helps to develop discrimination and observation. Click here for Secondary Subjects
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