Growth Mindset Day

On Growth Mindset Day, the English department ran a competition to adopt a wild animal to help protect declining habitats.

A massive congratulations to the following Year 9 students who crafted engaging, entertaining and persuasive letters and who successfully adopted the following:


Will Temple – Adopted an organatan

Tiger Lily Ohana – Adopted a penguin

Sophie O’Nion – Adopted a panda

The three runners up received an animal book gifted from our librarian, Kate Murphy:

George Cook

Nicole Drabble

Kaleb Reid


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