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Blessings Bench and Kindness Path initiated by St Hilda’s students

Three very special St Hilda’s School students tell us about their Blessings Bench and Kindness Path initiatives, inspiring others with their insights into the meaning of friendship and the importance of kindness: “Kindness is an important part of being a good friend and friends are such a big part of life and are always there for you. It is important to show kindness to everyone because we don’t know what people are going through. Even just a little act, like a smile, can make a difference and make people feel safe and welcome”

Reflections

Prayer Spaces – a journey worth taking

“In the Prayer Spaces framework, ‘space’ can unite mind, body and spirit, as students are positioned in a safe context of quiet and calm, where they can consider the ‘big questions’ of life and faith,” says Vanessa Gamack, Mission and Education Advisor at the Anglican Schools Commission

News

Role models of resilience

St Hilda’s girls were recently inspired by the stories of two strong and determined women, a paralympic medalist and a brave mum, who visited their school to share their powerful stories and talk about resilience techniques and character strength

Features

Reconciliation: relationships and respect

As part of our series on Reconciliation Action Plan achievements, the St Hilda’s School Chaplain shares how the school is embedding Indigenous culture and Reconciliation themes in their curriculum in novel ways, actively fostering relationships of respect between the whole school community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and implementing students’ Reconciliation suggestions