Monthly Archives: December 2019


National Year 1 Phonics Screen Test Trial

The Minister for Education and Training, Hon Jeremy Rockliff MP, announced on Tuesday, 17 December that 20 of our Tasmanian Government Schools will participate in a pilot of the National Year 1 Phonics Screen Test in 2020. The Phonics Screen Test is a short, simple assessment that will provide additional information for teachers to use…


City of Hobart Partner Schools MOU signed

On Thursday 5 December, the Principals of Ogilvie and New Town High Schools and Elizabeth College signed a MOU to formalise an exciting and collaborative partnership¬†to support a contemporary and flexible approach to education in inner city Hobart.¬† The partnership has developed organically during 2019 beginning with co-educational classes in Sports Science and Theatre Studies…