The summer school holidays are a time for your children to relax, socialise and of course recharge for the new school year ahead. With Term 1 just around the corner and after such an unprecedented time in 2020, it would be a great idea to 
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Happy New Year to our Oakleigh Grammar Community! How fortunate were we Victorians to have come out of lockdown only a couple months before school finished for the year? To be able to spend Christmas with our family and friends was truly special. We want 
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Yesterday it was announced that all students will return to School over the next month, starting with Junior School, Years 6 and 7, along with all VCE Students, followed by a return from the Years 8 to 10 cohort two weeks later. Many children will 
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With numbers lowering, we are starting to see the light at the end of this lockdown tunnel which will hopefully lead to the easing of restrictions. However, the impact of being cooped up at home for this duration may have intensified pressures on both parents 
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Helping your children stay active during lockdown is just as important as keeping up their motivation and studies within remote learning. When your children were at School their recess and lunch times were most likely filled with running around or playing sport, and when they 
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Article written by Oakleigh Grammar Counsellor, Fiona Baudinette As lockdowns and Remote Learning continue endlessly, the novelty has well and truly worn off. Many parents are struggling to keep their children motivated and engaged in on-line classes. The Junior and Middle school students I have 
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With the addition of Stage 4 restrictions resulting in an extended lockdown period, most us would say we have adjusted to a life in lockdown. However constant changes from face-to-face to remote learning can make it more difficult for students to adapt to living and 
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Article written by Oakleigh Grammar Counsellor, Fiona Baudinette   This year seems intent on delivering more and more challenges. Remote Learning, especially second time around, has been harder to handle. The parents I have spoken to feel there is no end in sight, unlike last 
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Maintaining friendships during lockdown can be difficult for most, particularly for children as it requires more effort than they’re used to. It is not as easy to keep in touch with friends if they are not seeing them every day at school. It was clear that the return to 
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From 11.59pm tonight, Wednesday 22nd of July, it will be mandatory to wear a mask in Melbourne. For many children, seeing faces covered by masks can be unsettling, and lead to confusion or other sorts of overwhelming feelings. They will no doubt be full of 
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