It's our centenary!
Our centenary anthology is now available from good bookstores nationally!
Curl up with some of the best stories, poems and plays that have appeared in our pages over the last one hundred years.
Younger readers will enter new worlds of wonder, while more mature readers can rekindle marvellous memories from their own childhoods.
Our centenary anthology 'For Keeps' is an invaluable addition to any bedside table. It makes the ideal Christmas present for daughters and granddaughters, sons and grandsons ... as well as dads and granddads, mums and grandmums.
See a storify summary of some of the highlights of our centenary celebrations!
Teaching ideas for the workshops
A century of words ...
A wonderful day to commemorate our centenary was held at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney on Tuesday 2 August 2016 during Education Week. Three hundred
students joined us to enjoy artist and writer workshops, as well as a visit by the Taronga Zoomobile. Hundreds more students and teachers across the state viewed the workshops and official ceremony via live streaming.
The Hon. Adrian Piccoli MP, Minister for Education, launched our fabulous centenary anthology, For Keeps, and, along with NSW Governor His Excellency General The Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (ret'd) and Mrs Hurley, presented prizes to our competition-winning students. Winners received an enormous hamper from Staedtler (Pacific) P/L, and their schools received an X360 Notebook from HP.
Meet our Centenary ambassadors!
A winter gathering
Thanks to the kind hospitality of Margaret and Max Hamilton, a reunion of sorts for The School Magazine was on the agenda recently. Read more
CBCA's READ: Myriad Possibilities!
Members of The School Magazine staff were fortunate enough to be a part of the outstanding Twelfth National Conference of the Children's Book Council, which took place in Sydney, 20-21 May.
A wide range of dynamic presentations, including talks by Libby Gleeson, Jeannie Baker, Margrete Lamond and many others, kept the audience stimulated and engaged throughout the two days. Read more
View samples here
Click on a cover to see examples of the stories, poems, plays, articles, activities and comic serials that fill every magazine.These samples give a taste of the magazines but are not full issues, which are all 36 pages.
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