News

All the latest news, activities and achievements from Abbotsleigh across our Junior and Senior Schools and from the Abbotsleigh Old Girl community.  

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Junior School Success at Elite Junior Diving Championships
Two of our junior divers got more than they bargained for when they competed this week.
   

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Middle School | Senior College The Abbotsleigh Baroque Music Project
Our Senior Strings members have been experiencing first hand the music, techniques and dance of the Baroque period.
   

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Middle School | Senior College Instrumental Festival hits all the right notes
The Senior School was alive this week with the strains of music masters, past and present.
   

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Early Learning | Junior School Literary Festival - a Junior School perspective
Our Junior School girls enjoyed a feast of authors, illustrators and a dazzling book parade.
   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College The Story Within: Abbotsleigh Literary Festival 2018
And so ends a three-day celebration of literature, reading, writing and illustrating.
   

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Old Girls Abbotsleigh mourns the loss of Jill Ker Conway AC
It was with great sadness that the Abbotsleigh community learnt of the passing of well-renowned Old Girl, academic and author, Jill Ker Conway.
   

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Middle School | Senior College Year 10 works it 9 to 5
Over the past week, Year 10 students have spent their time doing work experience across various locations around Sydney, the state and interstate.
   

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Junior School Altruism in practice
Learning altruism, demonstrating genuine acts of kindness and showing care and compassion are crucial in building emotional wellbeing.
   

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Middle School | Senior College Prof Barry Webb lights the way at GLOW
A lucky few of our Senior School girls are thrilled to be working with Professor Barry Webb in preparation for this year's GLOW event.
   

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Senior College Why do we do work experience in Year 10?
Discover why work experience is such a valuable tool in helping students to develop new skills and to explore their career ideas.
   

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Senior College | Old Girls Women, work, wisdom and wi-fi
Old Girl Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz presented on gender diversity in the workplace at this term's Archdale and Senior College Breakfast Club.
   

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Middle School | Senior College Peacebuilding
Economic and Community Development and Peace was the theme at this year's Rotary Presidential Peacebuilding Conference.
   

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Boarding A wonderful weekend in boarding
We all know boarding is fun, but the first weekend back the term was even more so.
   

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Early Learning Happy Mothers' Day from the ELC
Our Early Learning Centre celebrated Mothers' Day in a very special way.
   

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Boarding Farewell to our beloved Head of Boarding
The boarding school held a joyous (and tearful) farewell to celebrate the leadership of Rochelle Wiley.
   

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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College The collapse of parenting
In his book 'The Collapse of Parenting', Dr Leonard Sax MD PhD presents his findings on the importance of a healthy parent child relationship.
   

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Senior College Gifted and Talented Science students
Four of our girls excelled at the University of Sydney Gifted and Talented Discovery Program qualifying examination.
   

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Early Learning | Junior School Ten minutes with our Head of Junior School
We caught up with our Head of Junior School, Ms Sally Ruston, to see what drew her to education and what interests her outside the school gates.
   

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Middle School | Senior College Lessons that last a lifetime
Working with Crossroads Foundation, all teaching staff and girls from Years 9-12 engaged in a confronting simulation on poverty.
   

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Middle School | Senior College Awesome cross country results in Paris
Six of our senior athletes recently competed at the ISF World Schools Cross Country Championships in Paris.
   

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Middle School | Senior College What do you see in the stars?
At the Senior School Easter chapel service this year, some unexpected images filled the screen.
   

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Middle School | Senior College Music masterclasses hit the right note
Mr George Torbay and Mr Harry Sdraulig recently shared invaluable knowledge with our singers and composers.
   

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Senior College Good reasons for embracing challenges
Year 11 recently discovered that challenges are an important part of life and have many benefits.
   

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Middle School | Senior College | Boarding Come and see our chooks at the Easter Show
Abbotsleigh's Ag Club has been busy raising broiler chickens and Light Sussex hens in preparation for the Sydney Royal Easter Show.
   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding Welcome to AbbSchool
AbbSchool is made up of two important areas within the Abbotsleigh community: extended tuition and the Holiday Program.
   

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Junior School Why STEM matters
Abbotsleigh is thrilled to have the facilities and educators to ensure that the best of STEM learning is accessible to all our girls.
   

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Middle School | Senior College | Old Girls Abbotsleigh celebrates IWD, #PressforProgress and STEM
Abbotsleigh Old Girl, Katie Rigg-Smith, the Australasian CEO of Mindshare, helped us celebrate IWD. We later opened STEM Street in the Junior School.
   

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Middle School | Senior College Final results for Abbotsleigh girls at the Commonwealth Games swimming trials
We're very proud of our four girls who competed at last week's Commonwealth Games Swimming Trials 2018 on the Gold Coast.
   

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Senior College Art North
The Grace Cossington Smith Gallery has launched ART NORTH, an exhibition developed by Visual Arts students for assessment in the 2017 HSC examination.
   

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Middle School | Senior College Going for gold
We would like to wish four of our girls all the best for next week as they head off to the Gold Coast for this year’s Commonwealth Games trials.
   

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