From the Principal

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven…a time to plant and a time to uproot… Ecclesiastes 3: 1 & 3 It has been a pleasure to welcome Dr Deborah Netolicky to Walford this week as we continue the handover that has been taking place since her appointment. Dr Netolicky…

From the Senior School

The stories of those who have served our armed forces cannot be told too many times. In particular, the efforts of Walford Old Scholars form an important part of our story as a school. On Remembrance Day this year, the Year 10 Committee led a special Assembly, sharing with students the meaning behind traditions such…

ELC Sports Day

Parents and Carers of the ELC students were invited to the ELC Sports Morning on Wednesday, 9 November, a calm weather day! All were welcomed by Charmaine Brooks and Jan Tregenza and then dancing to ‘The Hokey Pokey’ began outside on the Junior School court. It was lovely to have some Year 10 helpers for…

Junior School Remembrance Day

The Junior School Reception to Year 4 SRC Representatives beautifully represented us on Friday 11 November at the West Terrace Cemetery Remembrance Day service. With care on arrival, the girls laid poppies on top of the soldiers’ graves and then attended an hour-long memorial service. Walford was asked to lay a dedicated wreath and with…

Junior School Round Garden Bed

It has been a delight to observe the Junior School round garden bed transform into a colourful display of children’s artwork this term. Returning Junior School teacher Jade Harvey has driven this project, as Jade being an Old Scholar herself has always felt a strong connection to the round garden and its significance as part…

Interschool Equestrian Nationals

Katrina Brokus recently travelled to NSW to compete with her horse in the SA Interschool team at the Interschool Equestrian Nationals. She shares some of her experiences below. “The Interschool Equestrian Nationals in Sydney were amazing, I had the best time over there with the team from SA. I competed in the EvA80 Eventing competition…

Congratulations

Congratulations to Beth Worthley (Year 11) who has been selected in two U19 squads for cricket. In December, Beth will travel to Perth to compete in the SACA Under 19 squad at the Under 19 National Championships. Beth has also been selected in the Australian U19 extended World Cup squad. Congratulations Beth!   I’m really…

Year 11 Drama – Unherd

Last term the Year 11 Drama class brainstormed, researched, wrote, directed, choreographed and designed a 50 minute performance titled ‘Unherd’ . This piece looked at women who were pioneers, adventurers and game changers in their own time. With the help of Mr Heinze, the students staged two performances in an intimate setting behind the curtain…