Live each day at Abbotsleigh
Head Tennis Coach Brendon Rose
joined Abbotsleigh in 2009
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Tennis players can participate
in Tildesley, IGSSA or Hornsby
Ku-ring-gai competitions
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Learn to swim classes and squad
programs are open to Abbotsleigh
students and the wider community
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The Aquatic Centre features
an eight lane pool and three
diving springboards
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Meals are provided for boarders
in the Dining Hall, but girls can
also use the kitchen in their
boarding house
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After school, boarders can walk
to the local village shops
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Abbotsleigh's motto is 'tempus celerius
radio fugit' or time flies faster than a
weaver's shuttle
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Historic Read House was
re-opened as a boarding
residence for junior
boarders in 2012
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Laptops are used extensively
throughout the school, including
in the library
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Strong links are maintained
between both campuses
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This is a test dot for the first image in day 6
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This is a dot for day 6 image 2 test
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A digital screen displays
current news and events at
the Early Learning Centre
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Abbotsleigh's Early Learning Centre
was officially opened on 1 May 2010
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Our ELC playground features secret
gardens, a huge sand pit, hills to climb,
bike tracks and play equipment
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The annual Year 4 father daughter
dinner is a great opportunity for
friends and families to mingle
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The Senior School dining hall regularly
hosts special dinners and events
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The new Evelyn Forster Infants Wing in
the Junior School was completed in 2010
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Kindergarten to Year 2 students benefit
from our innovative classrooms equipped
with computers and SMARTboards
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International Day is a biennial event which
features a flag parade by Middle School girls
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Students can join AbbSchool's ceramics
program to foster their creativity
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The Junior School cross country
carnival is held each year
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The Junior School's five houses
were named after early explorers:
Blaxland, Lawson, Macquarie,
Sturt and Wentworth
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A scene from the 2012
Junior School production,
The Witches
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AbbSchool activities include
courses in dramatic performance,
public speaking and musical theatre
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In Kindergarten, girls work together
to solve problems and generate ideas
while building valuable social skills
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Parents regularly assist
at The Beehive
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The Beehive offers healthy
lunch options including sushi,
sandwiches and soup
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Girls enjoy playing musical
games to enhance their
learning experience
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Current students are encouraged
to meet and spend time with
Abbotsleigh Old Girls
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Reunions and Old Girl functions
are regularly held in the historic
Marian Clarke Building
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Hands on cooking classes are
held in the outdoor kitchen
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Small class sizes ensure optimal
student teacher ratios
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Classrooms are flexible learning spaces
that can be used for individual, group
or class based activities
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Years 11 and 12 students are based
in the purpose built Senior Studies Centre
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Students are encouraged to
experiment with a variety
of techniques
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Drama classes in the Senior School can be
held in the Diane Nicholls Drama Studio
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All Senior School students are issued
with a laptop as part of Abbotsleigh's
IT Access program
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Laptops are used as a learning tool to enhance
research, collaboration and engagement
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Abbotsleigh has a wide range
of ensembles which rehearse
on a weekly basis
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The world renowned musical ‘Cats’
was performed by Senior School
girls in 2012
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School plays and concerts are held
in the Peter Duly Concert Hall
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Girls can explore and experiment in our
purpose built science lab classrooms
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Abbotsleigh has a sustained history
of strong academic results
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SMARTboards are used in
the majority of classrooms
throughout the School
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Our Transition class is part of our
Early Learning program, specially
designed for girls aged four
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