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Finigan Distance Education Centre

Finigan School of Distance Education

Finigan School of Distance Education Image: DesignInc Thorne Architecture; Computer generated image of the side of Finigan School of Distance Education Project Overview This project is a new purpose-built state of the art facility to accommodate the Queanbeyan Kindergarten to Year 12 Distance Education School. Currently the primary distance education school is in the old original school building on the Queanbeyan Public School campus, while the senior school is housed in portable buildings on the Karabar High School campus. These schools... Read more

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Information about applications for Selective High Schools in 2019

Information about applications for Selective High Schools in 2019 Selective high schools cater for the specific needs of high achieving gifted students who may otherwise be without sufficient classmates at their own academic and social level. Selective schools help gifted and talent students to learn by grouping them with other gifted and talented students, teaching them in specialised ways and providing educational materials at the appropriate level. Selective high schools are unzoned so parents can apply regardless of where they live. The... Read more

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Creative Projects

Creative Projects *** We have even more Projects to share! Come take a look *** We have received some outstanding projects recently and we just had to share them. Students were asked to choose a topic that interests them and then plan and present a electronic project. Jackson Jackson made an excellent presentation about the Moon. He not only had great facts but also some really nice images and crafty creations. Take a look: Jackson's Moon presentation (pdf 1307 KB) Nixon Nixon made a spectacular... Read more

Changes to School Finance

Please read the attached letter outlining the changes to payments while we transition to a new account. changes to school finances (pdf 905 KB)... Read more

Anzac day poppies by QDE students

ANZAC Day Artwork

A big thank you to all of the students who contributed to the ANZAC day artwork. It looks amazing!... Read more

Stories for Simon artwork collection

Stories for Simon Artwork

QDE students have done some great learning and thinking about the Apology to the Stolen Generations. Here are some of the excellent pieces that they have created after reading and viewing the book 'Stories for Simon'. Together they make a great show case of our students thoughts and opinions. Congratulations to all on your great work.... Read more

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Brown Family video projects

The Brown Family have been Traveling Australia and have created some excellent video projects. They are all a brilliant combination great facts and plenty of humour! Imogen Yr 6 Your browser does not support the video tag. Lachlan Yr 4 Your browser does not support the video tag. Zoe Yr 2 Your browser does not support the video tag.... Read more

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Celebrating Me

Stephen has made a wonderful presentation as a part of his Succeed at QDE set. Please have a look at his PowerPoint presentation its a great example of a Succeed at QDE project. Well Done Stephen. Celebrating Me (pptx 3787 KB)... Read more

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Project Based Learning - New and Updated

- Update No 2 - We have three more excellent projects to share with the latest update. They all have a great combination of interesting facts, photos, videos, audio and clever graphics. Take a look! -Update No 2- - Update - The Projects keep on pouring in and we just had to share them. There is so much variety and creativity on show. Have a look. -Update- The students who attended the gathering were treated to a presentation of the truly unique and amazing projects created by students from 5/6J. With their imagination ignited, the students... Read more

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Newsletters and Notifications with School Enews

Sign up and have QDE newsletters and notifications sent automatically to your email or to you iPad, iPhone or android device with our new app. This is the easiest and fastest way to receive essential information from Queanbeyan Distance Education. Once you sign up or download the app, all of our newsletters and notifications be sent to you automatically. Signing up is quick and easy. Follow this link to register by email: Notes and Newsletters Or Download the QDE app from the App store or Google Play Download the QDE App (or search: Queanbeyan... Read more

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Homework Help with School A-Z

The School A to Z app has been created by the NSW Department of Education to help parents and their school-aged children, wherever and whenever they have homework and study questions. It's available free for Android and Apple mobile devices, and is an essential tool containing: English A to Z - more than 350 definitions of commonly used English terms from primary and high school. Each word has an easy-to-understand definition based on the current school curriculum, with illustrations and help sheets explaining the rules of grammar. Maths A to... Read more

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