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Around Abbotsleigh

Around Abbotsleigh is the School's magazine, which brings together and showcases news and events of the School, Old Girls and wider Abbotsleigh community.

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While most current families, past parents and Old Girls receive Around Abbotsleigh electronically, the publication is also published in hard copy.

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News and events

Abbotsleigh is a vibrant and busy place.

Our news and events section keeps you up to date with what's going on. 

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Middle School | Senior College Photos from the Heron Island Science Study Tour
An incredible opportunity to study marine life on Heron Island took place during the Term 3 break.
18 Oct 2019   

Middle School | Senior College Everett Scholarships
Applications for the 2020 Everett Scholarship are now open.
18 Oct 2019   

Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls Golf Day 2019
Old Girls, mothers of Old Girls, current mothers and staff are all welcome.
15 Nov 2019   
Mona Vale Golf Club
3 Golf Avenue Mona Vale Australia NSW
Senior College | Old Girls Farewell, Year 12
A farewell and some photos from the last few days of Year 12 activities.
27 Sep 2019   

Category tag: Senior College | Old Girls
Senior College | Old Girls 2019 Year 12 HSC Showcase
Reflecting on the incredible effort and outstanding talent displayed in this year's HSC Showcase.
30 Aug 2019   

Category tag: Senior College | Old Girls
Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Interschool Drone Challenge
Students from four schools reached great heights at the first Interschool Drone Challenge.
27 Sep 2019   

Junior School | Middle School | Senior College BIG Green Idea: Global Climate Strike
Why have youth organised a global strike for climate action? How can this make a difference?
19 Sep 2019   

Junior School | Middle School | Senior College 2018/19 Service Project: Connect our Community
Looking back on the wonderful things achieved by the Service Council this past year.
19 Sep 2019   

Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding R U OK?
Thursday marked national R U OK? Day. Our girls learned that a simple conversation can make such a difference.
13 Sep 2019   

Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Abbotsleigh Ag Club Visits Knox
Our girls get close up and cuddly with the softer side of the Knox Ag Club.
13 Sep 2019   

Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College APA Book Club – Term 4 Book Discussion
The APA Book Club is looking forward to meeting in Term 4 and discussing The Blue Rose by Kate Forsyth.
18 Nov 2019   
Judith Poole Sports Hall (Senior School campus)
1666 Pacific Highway (Cnr Ada Avenue) Wahroonga Australia NSW
Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Uniform Shop Holiday Trading
Summer uniforms are on their way - find out when our Uniform Shop is open these school holidays.
6 Sep 2019   

Middle School Looking at History Through the Eyes of the Children Who Lived It
Year 9 Elective History students take a close look at the lives of children who have come before.
6 Sep 2019   

Category tag: Middle School
Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Sport at Abbotsleigh and Why We do What We Do
An insight into the core values of sport at Abbotsleigh from our Head of Sport, Kate Howitt.
30 Aug 2019   

Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Giving Fun and fundraising at the 2019 Sports Lunch
The 2019 Sports Lunch was an outstanding success, with a brilliant fundraising result for our Facilities and Indigenous Scholarships.
23 Aug 2019   

Junior School Congratulations Ms Sally Ruston: Primary School (Non-Gov.) Principal of the Year
A truly deserved award for one of Abbotsleigh's most beloved educators and leaders.
23 Aug 2019   

Category tag: Junior School
Senior College Let's Dance
It was poetry in motion at this much anticipated tradition.
15 Aug 2019   

Category tag: Senior College
Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding Sorting Our Rubbish
By pausing before tossing we can all do our bit.
15 Aug 2019   

Middle School | Senior College Abbotsleigh Recycles Books to Rural Papua New Guinea
Opening the door to knowledge and opportunities through the power of books.
9 Aug 2019   

Junior School Maths and Science Week Soars into the Junior School!
Maths & Science were at the forefront of learning in the Junior School this week.
9 Aug 2019   

Category tag: Junior School
Middle School | Senior College Abbotsleigh hockey takes on UK’s Sedbergh School in friendly matches.
It was Abbotsleigh vs the UK's Sedbergh School on the synthetic on Thursday afternoon in a pair of international friendly matches.
2 Aug 2019   

Junior School 100 Days of Kindergarten
Fun and games this week, as we celebrated the first one hundred days of Kindy!
2 Aug 2019   

Category tag: Junior School
Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Abbotsleigh Voices at the Gondwana World Choral Festival
Abbotsleigh choristers performed at the Opera House to an audience of over 2000 people during the holidays.
26 Jul 2019   

Old Girls 1959 Leavers 60 Year Reunion
Save the date for this special event.
25 Oct 2019   
Dining Room (Senior School Campus)
1666 Pacific Highway (Cnr Ada Avenue) Wahroonga Australia NSW
Category tag: Old Girls
Middle School | Senior College Writing a book in a day? Our girls make it happen
Years 7, 8 and 9 took teamwork and cooperation to the next level to write a book in a day.
28 Jun 2019   

Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Abbotsleigh all a-Glow
Abbotsleigh shone brightly on Wednesday, with installations and light shows galore for Glow 2019.
28 Jun 2019   

Middle School | Senior College Fighting "fast fashion" with a change in couture.
The SRC and Environment Council teamed up this week to host an Abbotsleigh Clothes Swap.
21 Jun 2019   

Middle School | Senior College Careful analysis leads to Abbotsleigh chemistry victory
Abbotsleigh girls put their chemistry knowledge to the test at the RACI NSW Schools Titration competition last week.
21 Jun 2019   

Senior College Think Outside the Square Knitting Challenge
Our Year 11 Service Learning project is bringing warmth, love and comfort to community members in need.
14 Jun 2019   

Category tag: Senior College