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The Shuttle

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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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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls Out of the Shadows of a Long Summer
Alison Rehfisch and her modernist contemporaries.
4 Sep 2019    - 10 Oct 2019
Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
Abbotsleigh, Gate 7, 1666 Pacific Highway Wahroonga Australia NSW
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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls Year 12 Showcase of Major Works
A showcase of Year 12 HSC major works.
27 Aug 2019    - 30 Aug 2019
Senior School Campus
1666 Pacific Highway (Cnr Ada Avenue) Wahroonga Australia NSW
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Senior College Let's Dance
It was poetry in motion at this much anticipated tradition.
15 Aug 2019   

Category tag: Senior College
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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   

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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   

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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
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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   

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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
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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   

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Old Girls 1959 Leavers 60 Year Reunion
Save the date for this special event.
25 Oct 2019   
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1666 Pacific Highway (Cnr Ada Avenue) Wahroonga Australia NSW
Category tag: Old Girls
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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   

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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   

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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   

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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   

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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
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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Look Up, Reach Out: Why Girls' Schools are so Good for Girls
New research shows that the Abbotsleigh model is a recipe for success in girls education.
14 Jun 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Connecting Thread Exhibition
Artists conceptually using thread to explore ideas about personal history, culture and memory.
19 Jul 2019    - 22 Aug 2019
Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
Abbotsleigh, Gate 7, 1666 Pacific Highway Wahroonga Australia NSW
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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Tickled Pink for a Great Cause
Abbotsleigh students and staff pulled on their socks and raised $6,500 for the McGrath Foundation.
6 Jun 2019   

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Middle School | Senior College Putting the 'A' in STEAM
Our Year 8 girls enjoyed seeing the world through a very different lens.
6 Jun 2019   

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Middle School Once Upon a Thyme in Year 7...
Year 7 girls created a culinary feast from their spoils of their vertical gardens.
31 May 2019   

Category tag: Middle School
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Middle School | Senior College Head of the Hill at the Balmoral Burn
Making short work of an uphill battle at the 2019 Balmoral Burn.
31 May 2019   

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Middle School Gaining Life Experience
Year 10 will spend time exploring the workforce next week, gaining valuable experience and insights into future career paths.
24 May 2019   

Category tag: Middle School
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Middle School | Senior College Abbotsleigh Champions at IGSSA Cross Country
Abbotsleigh girls bring home first place among fierce inter-school competition.
24 May 2019   

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Middle School | Senior College Wool for Warmth
Supporting local charity, City Care Lunch, with hand-knitted and crocheted blankets.
17 May 2019   

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Middle School | Senior College Abbotsleigh Girls Speak Up
All Senior School ISDA Debating teams have made it through to the final play-off rounds.
17 May 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Bella Shines at the Show
Isabella Hughes (Year 12) proves that she has what it takes at the Easter Show Showjumping competition.
10 May 2019   

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Middle School | Senior College Scholarships Now Open for Application
The Foundation Scholarships are now open to new and current Abbotsleigh students in Year 9 2019.
10 May 2019   

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Junior School 2019 Junior School Easter Service
Celebrating the death and resurrection of Jesus with words and song.
3 May 2019   

Category tag: Junior School
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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Easter Show Success for the AgClub
Outstanding results for the girls of the Agriculture Club at this year's Easter Show
3 May 2019   

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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 | 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   

Category tag: Senior College
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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