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…

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…

Discontinuation of Instrumental Tuition

To discontinue instrumental lessons, at least four weeks’ notice before the end of term must be given to the School and the Tutor by filling in a ‘Discontinue Lessons’ form available from the Music Department. This must be signed by parents. If sufficient notice has not been given, parents will be charged for the next…