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At Melbourne Grammar we honour, challenge and build upon a history of ideas. In our newest addition to Grammar News, The Library, we showcase outstanding writing from across our School that continues this tradition of thoughtful investigation.
Through poetry, essays, speeches and more, our writers explore ideas that are important to our students, staff, community and the wider world.
Chris Drummond

How a feedback loop can strengthen learning

Chris Drummond, Head of Learning and Teaching at Wadhurst, explores a simple strategy to engage Year 7 and 8 students in their own learning.
Seonaid Chio

Good learners make good teachers

Grimwade House’s Head of Teaching and Learning on the reflective strategies teachers need to continue to grow, and how this benefits their students.
Peter Frangos

The unexpected benefits of aspiration

2021 Academic Head of School, Peter Frangos, explores how the journey can mean more than an eventual achievement.
Cat Poljski

Why traditional photography still matters

In the tiny world of the darkroom, our Photography students are discovering new ways of thinking and seeing themselves.
Jack Flintoft

Vulnerability at the heart of education

The 2022 Captain of School reflects on the human development that occurs through education.

Auguries of Innocence

"It’s a wonderful thing when a student realises the power of words."

The importance of a humanised curriculum

2021 Captain of School, William Flintoft, highlights the need for teaching and learning to be underpinned by social and moral imperatives.

Why you should listen in Chapel

Spiritual reflection is a cornerstone of education at Melbourne Grammar explains Henry Carmichael, Year 12 student and 2020 Sir Kingsley Norris Orator, in his winning speech.

How evil leaders are elected and what we must learn from this

2020 Junior Orator and Year 9 student, Daniel Cash, explores how the mistakes made throughout history continue to occur in his Sir Kingsley Norris Oratory Competition speech.

The Whitlam dismissal and the ‘Palace Letters’

Year 11 student, Hudson Skinner, uses the recently released 'Palace letters' to reconsider aspects of the consitutional crisis in 1975.