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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. 

Share in our joys. Take part in our events.

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Old Girls Tour of Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes
You are warmly invited to enjoy an exclusive tour of the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman Prizes.
17 May 2019   
Art Gallery of New South Wales
Art Gallery Road Sydney Australia NSW
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Old Girls AOGU Card Day
Book a table, bring a friend or let us put you in a team.
2 May 2019   
Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
Abbotsleigh, Gate 7, 1666 Pacific Highway Wahroonga Australia NSW
Category tag: Old Girls
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Middle School | Senior College | Giving Fundraising For World Vision Sends Staff Off The Deep End.
It was a sync or swim at an event to be remembered, with a wonderful result for charity.
12 Apr 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Abbotsleigh at the Easter Show
Chickens and gardens and baskets, oh my!
12 Apr 2019   

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Junior School Year 5 Nursing Home Visits
Playing an active part in our community is an essential part of life at Abbotsleigh.
12 Apr 2019   

Category tag: Junior School
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Middle School | Senior College On the Cusp of Change at TEDxYouth@Sydney
An inspiring day of talks and performances for some lucky Year 10 girls.
5 Apr 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Tildesley 2019
Abbotsleigh girls show true team spirit at the 99th IGSSA Tildesley Shield Tournament.
5 Apr 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Old Girls | Giving AOGU 110th Anniversary Grant Winner
Taking music to the bush with AOGU grant winner, Rachel Scott (1990).
29 Mar 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College The Hawkesbury
The tides, mangroves and mudflats, weathered jetties, bridges and oyster leases are reference points that frame and link the artists to an unruly and ...
6 Apr 2019    - 9 May 2019
Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
Abbotsleigh, Gate 7, 1666 Pacific Highway Wahroonga Australia NSW
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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Giving AbbCyclists Hit The Road
Year 2 parents take to the streets to raise money for a good cause.
29 Mar 2019   

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Senior College Year 11 Students Get Creative with Adobe
Mobile app and user experience design in action at Adobe.
22 Mar 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Giving Play it Forward
Donate your pre-loved instruments to a good cause.
22 Mar 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Welcome to AbbSchool 2019
AbbSchool is made up of two important areas within the Abbotsleigh community: extended tuition and the Holiday Program.
15 Mar 2019   

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Junior School | Senior College | Old Girls Old Girls Spreading an Important Message in the Outback
Ex-Abbotsleigh students and sisters present their two-woman play.
15 Mar 2019   

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Senior College ​Year 11 Young Curators
This year Year 11 Visual Arts students have a great opportunity to gain first-hand experience as an exhibition curator.
7 Mar 2019   

Category tag: Senior College
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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls A Marvel-lous Day
Microsoft held the international launch of Captain Marvel-themed STEAM workshops for girls at their Sydney flagship store – and Abbotsleigh was there. ...
7 Mar 2019   

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Middle School | Senior College | Old Girls Senior School Swimming Carnival 2019
Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre was alive with colour, chanting and house spirit this week.
1 Mar 2019   

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Middle School | Senior College AFL continues to make its mark at Abbotsleigh
The latest sport to arrive at Abbotsleigh continues to capture the attention of our girls.
1 Mar 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Growing as leaders
Careers Advisor, Marg Selby shares why good leadership is so important.
22 Feb 2019   

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Senior College | Boarding Like ducks to water!
Surf's up at Dee Why for our Year 7 and 8 boarders.
21 Feb 2019   

Category tag: Senior College | Boarding
Boarder Fun Day 2019
Boarding Boarders’ Weekend In
The first weekend of the year was packed with fun for our boarder girls...
15 Feb 2019   

Category tag: Boarding
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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College An exciting experience at the Australian Open
One lucky Year 9 girl had a ball at the Australian Open this year.
14 Feb 2019   

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Junior School Resilience builders
Building skills of resilience, positive self-talk and the ability to self-regulate emotions.
8 Feb 2019   

Category tag: Junior School
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Senior College | Boarding Meet Vic
A wet nose and a wagging tail are helping our newest boarders settle in.
8 Feb 2019   

Category tag: Senior College | Boarding
New Junior School Staff 2019
Junior School Welcome to our new Junior School staff
We are delighted and privileged to welcome many new staff to Junior School this year.
1 Feb 2019   

Category tag: Junior School
Year 7 Orientation 2019
Middle School | Senior College Year 7 Orientation 2019
This week we welcomed our Year 7 girls to Abbotsleigh.
31 Jan 2019   

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Senior College Tanzanian connections
Our Year 8 boarders have been trading letters with girls from Bunda Girl's Secondary School in Tanzania.
30 Nov 2018   

Category tag: Senior College
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Senior College An Ancient-themed Fashion Parade
The Year 10 Peer Connections Program put a modern twist on ancient themes and figures.
30 Nov 2018   

Category tag: Senior College
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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Giving Mo' Money, No Problem!
Meet the Abbotsleigh MOvember team for 2019: “Dare to MO”
23 Nov 2018   

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Senior College Japanese cultural exchange with Abbotsleigh
Welcome to the girls from Seien Girl's High School, who are visiting this week.
23 Nov 2018   

Category tag: Senior College
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Middle School | Senior College Odd Sock Day at Abbotsleigh
Putting a fun spin on a serious subject, girls wore vibrant odd socks to raise awareness of mental health issues.
16 Nov 2018   

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Junior School Junior School Sporting Opportunities in 2019
Learn more about the vast range of sporting opportunities offered by Junior School in 2019.
16 Nov 2018   

Category tag: Junior School
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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls Grace Cossington Smith art award 2018
Selected from a shortlist of 37 artists, the winners of the three Grace Cossington Smith art awards were recently announced.
9 Nov 2018   

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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls | Giving | History For those whose futures never unfolded
Abbotsleigh's crocheters and knitters have contributed to the beautiful poppy installation at the Australian War Memorial.
9 Nov 2018   

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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls A letter from the Headmistress
I am very aware of the distress that my support of the Open Letter to Parliament has caused among members of our community.
6 Nov 2018   

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Junior School 2018 Junior School AbbKart Derby
Year 6 girls took to the track to showcase their racing prowess at the AbbKart Derby.
2 Nov 2018   

Category tag: Junior School
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Middle School | Senior College AFL has arrived at Abbotsleigh
Abbotsleigh girls make their mark at AFL Gala Day.
2 Nov 2018   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College International Day celebrates global cultures at a local level
Showcasing song, dance and language from across the world, International Day celebrates diversity at Abbotsleigh.
26 Oct 2018   

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Junior School A Double Bass Journey to Dusseldorf
Isabelle Teo (Year 6) recounts her incredible trip to Germany to learn new techniques in a music masterclass.
26 Oct 2018   

Category tag: Junior School
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Senior College 2018/19 Prefect Theme and Community Initiatives
Our student leadership team announce the 2018/19 prefect theme and community initiatives.
18 Oct 2018   

Category tag: Senior College
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Old Girls AOGU 110th Anniversary Grant Program
The AOGU 110th Anniversary Grant Program: helping Old Girls pursue worthwhile endeavours across a range of activities.
19 Sep 2018   

Category tag: Old Girls
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Senior College The Muffat Collective
The Muffat Collective are historical music specialists, and they've been sharing their talents with our girls in Term 3.
27 Sep 2018   

Category tag: Senior College
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Junior School Year 4 Convict Camp
Who would have thought that being a convict could be so much fun – well, for two days at least!
28 Sep 2018   

Category tag: Junior School
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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding Parent Code of Conduct
Making positive choices contributes to a real sense of safety and belonging for our daughters and our community.
21 Sep 2018   

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Junior School Mathematics Town
How do you design and make the perfect town using Mathematics? Just ask Year 1.
6 Sep 2018   

Category tag: Junior School
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Middle School | Senior College | Boarding Trundle Public School’s latest recruit
Ajax, our former Guide Dog puppy, is winning hearts as a Pets As Therapy Dog way out west.
7 Sep 2018   

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Senior College HSC Showcase 2018
An English Extension 2 student reveals the journey to the HSC Showcase.
30 Aug 2018   

Category tag: Senior College
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Senior College Year 9 Commerce Market Day
What do Year 7 students really want?
30 Aug 2018   

Category tag: Senior College
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Middle School | Senior College Ever been inspired by a TED talk?
Amazing things can happen when you embrace the challenge and dare to take a chance.
24 Aug 2018   

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Senior College 'Be the change' breakfast
From a friendship formed on the Kenyan coast, a life changing organisation was born.
24 Aug 2018   

Category tag: Senior College