Year 9 Duke of Edinburgh: The Country Camp Experience

Are you ready for a few days of the country experience? For the next installment of the Duke of Edinburgh Award (or simply just for the heck of it) we are going to spend a few days on a country farm in Dungog, NSW. Besides horseriding, bushbashing, waterhole swinging, river swimming and making epic bonfires there will be heaps to keep up busy at this picturesque 24 acre property. I hope you can...
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Latest News: Madrid WYD

We are going to Madrid! Antonio Harb, Jean-Claude Perrottet, Joel Boneham, Denzel Cavestany, Cronan Yu, Reuben Shearer, Nathan Beard, Clemens Del Rosario, Anthony Healey, Jeremy Tan, Edwin Choi and Nano Zamora are lucky enough to be going, but we can follow their journey to WYD virtually! A big thankyou to our correspondent Anthony Healey for the latest update.   Sunday, August 7 We’ve...
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Toastmasters International Speechcraft Program

In Term 3 Toastmaster International is running a 6-week course in public speaking: the ‘Speechcraft Program’. The course comprised the final component of the Year 9 Duke of Edinburgh Award Participants Skills section. The program begins on Friday, July 22 and concludes with a Public Speaking Competition (details TBC). The Speechcraft Program is free for Duke of Edinburgh Award...
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Year 9 Duke of Edinburgh Exploration Camp – Blue Mountains

These winter holidays we are going to explore the Blue Mountains like never before. The region is a diverse mix of temperate rainforest, native forest and heathland; rugged sandstone cliffs, deep canyons, towering waterfalls and ancient cave systems. It supports more than 100 of the world’s eucalypt species and over 400 kinds of vertebrates, including mammals, birds and reptiles. Our time...
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Duke of Edinburgh Report: Culture in Canberra

May I be the first to say what a fantastic trip – meeting new people, discovering new places, and pushing our boundaries – but I don’t want to start with a conclusion, so let’s firstly take a look at the highlights of this amazing trip. We headed out to five main places during the camp. Firstly we went to Parliament house to look deeply into the history of Australia, but we were...
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