100 Scone teens trained in Mental Health First Aid

100 Year Ten students from Scone High School and Scone Grammar combined to complete Teen Mental Health First Aid training this week. Melbourne’s Geoff Ahern, one of Australia’s leading practitioners in Mental Health First Aid training took students through the course...

Prized sporting memorabilia raising funds for WTAW

Bidding is now open for Where there’s a Will jockey silks that have been signed by all twelve jockeys who rode in the inaugural Everest Race at Randwick last weekend.  The silks were worn by Cessnock jockey Robert Thompson during his winning ride on After All That in...
BounceBack! News

BounceBack! News

Dr Toni Noble and Rose Pennington from Australian Catholic University have been back in the Upper Hunter working with schools on the delivery of the BounceBack programme & here’s an overview of what’s been going on: Download PDF:UH Bounce Back...
School’s Back!

School’s Back!

School’s baaaaack! And the Positive Education of students across the Upper Hunter is continuing! You’ll see children thriving and flourishing in these beautiful photos below that were sent in from St Josephs Merriwa, one of the schools participating in ‘BounceBack!’ –...
Bounceback! Programme

Bounceback! Programme

We have got six primary schools – St Marys Scone, Belltrees Public, Aberdeen Public, Scone Public, St James Muswellbrook and St Josephs Merriwa – participating in the Bounceback! Programme which is being funded by and studied by the Australian Catholic University over...
Professional Certificate of Education Positive Education

Professional Certificate of Education Positive Education

34 teachers from 18 Upper Hunter schools are in the midst of completing a Professional Certificate of Education (Positive Education) through the University of Melbourne. Senior Lecturer at the new Centre for Positive Psychology – University Melbourne Graduate...

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