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The Shuttle

The Shuttle is Abbotsleigh's weekly newsletter. Click on the links below to download a pdf.

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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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Cool-WEB
Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls Little Green Idea – Keep Your Cool This Summer
How can we keep cool without racking up financial and ecological debt?
29 Nov 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding Buy From the Bush
Find out how to do your Christmas shopping online, and help support our boarder communities.
22 Nov 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Little Green Ideas: Transportation To Keep The Planet Habitable For Humans
In today’s world, we would all benefit from spending more time exercising and less time sitting in cars.
22 Nov 2019   

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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls ARTEMIS Winners at FLL Sydney Regional
It was mission accomplished for our Years 7 and 8 teams at this exciting event.
15 Nov 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Little Green Idea – Reducing Food Waste
Learn how to reduce food waste and help the environment with a few simple tips.
8 Nov 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Bring Joy to Others This Christmas
How you can help our girls bring Christmas joy to those who may struggle to find it.
8 Nov 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College 2019 Spring Instrumental Festival
The annual Spring Instrumental Festival brought Abbotsleigh alive with the sounds of music in Week 2.
8 Nov 2019   

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Junior School | Senior College | Boarding Boarders Sharing Drought Experiences with Year 5
Year 11 boarders shared their personal experiences with the drought in rural Australia with Year 5 this week.
1 Nov 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Girls' Schools are Great for Girls
Research again demonstrates that girls perform better in single sex schools.
1 Nov 2019   

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Junior School | Middle School | Senior College The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Social Media
Keeping our kids safe and savvy in today's technological landscape.
25 Oct 2019   

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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College Little Green Idea – Saving Water
How long will Sydney's water supply last? It depends on our actions.
25 Oct 2019   

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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   

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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   

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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   

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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   

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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   

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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   

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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   

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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   

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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   

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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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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   

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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   

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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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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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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 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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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