No phone, no worries: how Year 9 Kangaroo Valley students went without for six months

Marlene Even
Updated December 5 2023 - 6:38pm, first published 3:00pm
Scots College Year 9 students Darcy Spellson and Oscar Tremlett at the Stanwell Tops Conference Centre and camp grounds on November 29, 2023 during their 200km trek from Kangaroo Valley to Sydney. Picture by Adam McLean
Scots College Year 9 students Darcy Spellson and Oscar Tremlett at the Stanwell Tops Conference Centre and camp grounds on November 29, 2023 during their 200km trek from Kangaroo Valley to Sydney. Picture by Adam McLean

Across the Illawarra public school students are banned from using their phones at school for about six hours per day but one school upgraded the challenge to 24 hours for six months.

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Marlene Even

Marlene Even

Journalist

Journalist at the Illawarra Mercury. Previously a radio and podcast host at 2SER Radio.

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