Entries by Tempe Cannington

Open Morning

Please join us on Saturday 31 August 2019 from 10 am to 12 noon for our school Open Morning. Lance Holt School leads the way in Positive Education, building a school culture with strong social and emotional learning programs and practice. Lance Holt School has a long-standing history of partnering with parents and the wider community to deliver an […]

Canberra Camp

Our Year 5/6 students recently returned from Canberra Camp accompanied by staff and parents. It was a wonderful opportunity for parents to share in their children’s learning. Highlights included: Australian Parliament House, National Art Gallery, Museum of Democracy and the Aboriginal Tent Embassy. The Canberra Camp is considered a rite of passage for Lance Holtians, […]

Briefing the Board – Sir John Jones

Recently five members of the Lance Holt School Council attended Briefing the Board an annual conference with the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA). Lee Jones, Deputy Chair, was inspired by UK key speaker Sir John Jones and is keen to share some of the take away messages from his presentation.

Using Compliments in Positive Education

By Kathryn Netherwood, School Coordinator Positive Education has been at the forefront of the Lance Holt School’s values and educational approach. We are focussed on fostering a positive school culture, with strong social and emotional learning programs and practices. Positive Education fosters positive emotions and relationships in order to strengthen overall wellbeing.

PESA Institutional Member

By Kathryn Netherwood, School Coordinator We are very pleased to announce that Lance Holt School is an Institutional Member of Positive Education Schools Association (PESA). The PESA Board of Directors commented, “It is absolutely wonderful to hear of the many strategies that your school has implemented to align with principles of Positive Education.”


By Kathryn Netherwood, School Coordinator What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment with openness, curiosity and without judgement. Why use Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a tool that can be used to promote wellbeing. The Science of Mindfulness Professor Felicia Huppert, Director of the Well-Being Institute at the University of Cambridge and Emeritus […]