Farewell Year 12s

Farewells are often bittersweet. As we say goodbye to our treasured Year 12s, many of whom have been in our school for 13 years, we reflect on the wonderful contribution they have made. Although it is sad to see them leave, we know they are ready for life beyond school and each and every one…

French Teacher Award

It is gives me great pleasure to be able to share with you the exciting news that our Head of Languages, Marlene Jarema, has been announced the winner of The French Teacher Award – prof de l’année for South Australia. Presented by the Federation of Associations of French Teachers in Australia, this is a most prestigious award…

From the Early Learning Centre

Our annual special visitors are back in the Early Learning Centre! The Adamson children have been very excited to welcome hatching chicks back into their classroom. Last week they closely watched the eggs for any sign of a crack and were fortunate to see many eggs hatch in real time. It really is wonderful to…

Oliphant Science Awards

The Oliphant Science Awards is the largest Science Competition in South Australia. The competition is named in honour of Sir Mark Oliphant, a well-known physicist and a former governor of South Australia. Oliphant worked with famous scientists such as Einstein, Lawrence, Fermi and Rutherford. Over 2800 students participated in total. The Awards Ceremony was held…

Walford High Performance Academy

The Walford High Performance Academy is launching in 2023 with a Student and Parent Information Night planned for Week 6 on Monday 21 November from 6.30-7.30pm in the Helen Reid Hall. If you would like to attend please follow the link and complete the registration details  https://events.humanitix.com/walford-whpa-info-night . The Walford High Performance Academy is aimed…

Debating Report

On Sunday 23 October the Year 9 Intermediate A team competed in the Grand Final debate. Their topic was that “It should be illegal for health care workers to strike” and they took the negative. Seymour had the affirmative. Our team presented a well-constructed and persuasive argument but were not able to fully demolish Seymour’s model…

Year 9 Her World Project

We are currently undertaking the Year 9 Her World Project, in which we are collecting new books to donate to The Smith Family for disadvantaged school children. At this stage we have collected over 100 books. This video raises awareness about the important issue of the effect of poverty on a child’s literacy and their…

ACER Language Certificates

The girls in Years 9 and 11 who participated in this year’s national ACER Language Certificates have again done very well and have achieved results well above the national average for French. Chinese and Spanish. As in previous years, the girls completed several reading and listening comprehension activities about a variety of topics and we…