28 06, 2024


2024-06-28T14:13:23+10:0028 June, 2024|Categories: Featured News, SOC Blog|

Today, I had the immense pleasure of announcing, alongside Deputy Principal – Elphin, Ben Green, that our next major capital works project, named The Lachie Wright Centre, will commence construction in the very near future. This exciting development is set to address the current learning space challenges at the Elphin Campus, and most importantly, it will significantly enhance the learning experience for all students, particularly our Year 5 cohort.

The Lachie Wright Centre is more than just […]

9 04, 2024


2024-05-09T12:56:12+10:009 April, 2024|Categories: Featured News, SOC Blog|

Returning home to Tasmania was like sinking into a comfortable, old armchair for Megan Dick (‘88). As a former student who attended the school with her siblings Andrew (‘91), Katrina (‘87) and Rowena (‘93), the Curator of The John Glover Art Prize was seeing the landscape of Scotch Oakburn from different eyes.

“After leaving school, I didn’t have much of a connection with Scotch, but now it is quite nice to be amongst it,” Megan said.

“You only realise when your children go back to school how nice it is to have that school […]

20 03, 2024


2024-05-09T12:56:18+10:0020 March, 2024|Categories: Featured News, SOC Blog|

2024 Wellbeing Priorities for healthy and balance individuals

In 2022 Scotch Oakburn College commenced, what we plan on being, a long-term project that involves the annual administration of the Student Wellbeing and Engagement Survey (SWES).

The results of these surveys enable us to understand and support the wellbeing of all students in our learning environment. The survey collects responses from students under the broad domains of – Loved, Safe and Valued / Healthy / Material basics / Learning / Participating, and Positive Sense of Culture and Identity.

From analysing the data collated from individual reports […]