Research shows that intense, prolonged exposure to adversity can have a toxic effect on children's developing brain architecture and disrupt the foundations of learning, behaviour, and health, with long-term consequences on children's development. This evidence is especially concerning for our youngest, whose brains are 90 per cent developed by the time they are five years old.
St Nicholas Early Education is now accepting enrolment requests for 2022, with places available for children aged 0-5 at St Nicholas' 11 early education centres across Newcastle and the Hunter.
I am excited to be stepping into the role of Education Officer – Gifted Education at the Catholic Schools Office this year.
St Patrick’s Primary School, Swansea was recently announced as the regional winner of the Language and Literature division of Tournament of Minds, a competition that offers students open-ended challenges that foster creative, divergent thinking whilst developing collaborative enterprise, excellence, and teamwork.