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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.

If you would like to change the way you receive Around Abbotsleigh, please email Fenny Setianingsih.


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 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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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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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
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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
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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 | 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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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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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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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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Early Learning | Junior School | Middle School | Senior College | Boarding | Old Girls Because of her, we can: NAIDOC Week at Abbotsleigh
Abbotsleigh celebrated NAIDOC Week with some very special visitors and their stories.
3 Aug 2018   

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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.
4 Jun 2018   

Category tag: Old Girls
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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.
18 May 2018   

Category tag: Senior College | Old 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.
9 Mar 2018   

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Old Girls AOGU Honorary President’s Remarks 2017
AOGU Honorary President Kim Boniface reflects on 2017 and all the Old Girls' association has achieved.
7 Dec 2017   

Category tag: Old Girls
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Old Girls | History The formation of our Old Girls' Union
Founded on 23 May 1908, the Abbotsleigh Old Girls' Union is amongst the earliest school alumni unions to be formed in Australia.
6 Jun 2017   

Category tag: Old Girls | History
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Middle School | Senior College | Old Girls Leadership at Abbotsleigh
Abbotsleigh Old Girl and Deputy Headmistress Victoria Rennie talks about her love of education and her interests outside of school.
10 Oct 2017   

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Senior College | Old Girls | History Tildesley Shield 100 years on
The Tildesley shield, a tennis tournament in which Abbotsleigh participates, celebrates its 100 year anniversary in 2018.
10 Oct 2017   

Category tag: Senior College | Old Girls | History
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Old Girls | History The first HSC cohort
Old Girls from the first Abbotsleigh cohort to ever sit the Higher School Certificate exams following its introduction in 1967 writes about their expe ...
12 Oct 2017   

Category tag: Old Girls | History
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Old Girls | Giving Passion for education and Indigenous affairs motivates a bequest
The success of the Indigenous Scholarships program has resulted in an increase in the diversity of our school. Here a former student tells why she sup ...
5 Jul 2016   

Category tag: Old Girls | Giving
Careers Night
Senior College | Old Girls What did we learn from Careers Night?
Abbotsleigh Careers Advisor Marg Selby reports on the recent Careers Night and some of the key lessons for students that came from discussions with Ol ...
11 May 2017   

Category tag: Senior College | Old Girls
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Old Girls An Abbotsleigh evening to remember
Our annual networking evening saw Old Girls gather to hear from a guest speaker at a restaurant owned by current Abbotsleigh parents.
6 Jun 2017   

Category tag: Old Girls
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Senior College | Old Girls Robotics at Abbotsleigh: Help the ARTEMIS Club
ARTEMIS is an acronym for Abbotsleigh Robotics Team: Engineering, Mathematics, Inspiration, Science. The team designed its logo with arrows to represe ...
7 Jun 2017   

Category tag: Senior College | Old Girls
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Old Girls From little things big things grow
Abbotsleigh Old Girl Dr Karen Simmer received an Officer of the Order of Australia for distinguished service to medicine in the field of paediatrics.
7 Jul 2016   

Category tag: Old Girls
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Old Girls Taking the Barrier Reef to Paris
Artist and Abbotsleigh Old Girl Janet Laurence takes the message of climate change to Paris.
7 Jul 2016   

Category tag: Old Girls
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Old Girls Lifetime achievement for Florence
Former Abbotsleigh student Florence Stockwell-Everts (Harding 1939) was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award for her work as a landscape architect.
7 Jul 2016   

Category tag: Old Girls