Nov 13 Academics, Opinion, Parenting Tips & Advice

Is it possible to do homework without a fight?

Homework is a common cause of arguments. Head of Middle School, Mr Brad Hilliard, gives his top tips for encouraging children to study.

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Mar 17 Academics

Why do we learn the things we do?

What is the point of education – and do ATAR results reflect its purpose? Wesley’s Deputy Head (Operations and Pastoral), Nathan Jessup, explores the issue.

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Dec 4 Academics, School News

Patrick Pendal wins Apprentice of the Year Award

Patrick Pendal (12D), from the Class of 2019, won the Vocational Education Training (VET) in Schools category at the South Metropolitan TAFE Apprentice of the Year Awards.

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Oct 15 Academics, Choosing a School

Languages at Wesley

Coming face to face with a Komodo dragon, teaching students a new game in an orphanage in West Timor, staying with a family for three weeks on the shores of Lake Geneva and living in a Chinese boarding school in Shanghai. These are some of the opportunities that Wesley students have as Languages students! Languages…

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Sep 4 Academics, School News

Wesley shines at World Scholar’s Cup Global Round

Congratulations to all of our students who participated in this year’s World Scholar’s Cup Global Round, held in Sydney.

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May 30 Academics, Choosing a School

Academic Success and Engagement for All

At Wesley, we open doors to students rather than close them. We celebrate individuality and take the time to get to know our students. We recognise that each child has unique talents, abilities and learning needs and, therefore, the College strives to implement a rich and varied curriculum that provides equal opportunity and academic rigour. Central…

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Apr 12 Academics, Choosing a School

Continuous Improvement

At Wesley, we believe that every student has the capacity to learn, grow and improve. To ensure students are continuing to make gains, each child is supported to reflect on their work and achievement, plan goals and work to achieve them. Additionally, they are encouraged to actively respond to teacher feedback and connect with their…

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Dec 17 Academics, School News

Wesley College achieves its best ATAR results in 15 years!

There is a well-known saying: ‘a rising tide lifts all boats’. That certainly comes to mind as we celebrate Wesley College’s best ATAR results in 15 years, with a median score of 88.7.

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Nov 23 Academics

Understanding Wesley College’s teaching and learning philosophy

By Dean of Research and Pedagogy, Deborah Netolicky   At Wesley College, students and staff alike are supported to live our College vision and motto: to lead purposeful lives by daring and by doing. While Wesley provides its students with a myriad of wonderful opportunities—including in the areas of service and leadership—at the core of…

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