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Meet two of our jet-setting IB Diploma graduates

Meet two of our jet-setting IB Diploma graduates

Two of our high-achieving IB Diploma 2022 graduates, Ella Fleming and Jamie Sullivan, are taking full advantage of being able to travel to other countries and have decided to undertake the next stage of their education overseas. Here, they provide some highlights of their journey at St Andrew’s Cathedral School…

STEM subjects a highlight for these two IB Diploma graduates

STEM subjects a highlight for these two IB Diploma graduates

Our 2022 IB Diploma students achieved the best results in the school’s history. We spoke to two passionate Maths and Physics students – Nick Langford and Sofia Brassington – who scored 44 (out of 45), to discover what their highlights of School were, their thoughts on the IB Diploma and…

Sports captain leads academic high achievers

Sports captain leads academic high achievers

Kai Thomas not only got a perfect score in the IB Diploma, he also led the First V basketball team to two championships, played in the First XI, helped coach the 15As during his final exams and worked part-time as a waiter. Here, he shares some of his secrets to…

Standout year for 2022 IB Diploma students

Standout year for 2022 IB Diploma students

The 2022 cohort achieved the best IB Diploma results in the school’s history – by a considerable margin! For example, this year 31 per cent of all grades were 7s, in comparison to 21 per cent last year (which until today was also the best in the school’s history).

HSC Dux tops the state in German

HSC Dux tops the state in German

Benjamin Clark received the top HSC ATAR this year which makes him St Andrew’s Cathedral School’s 2022 HSC Dux. In this interview, Benjamin shares his surprise at finding out the result and what it was like to top the state in German Continuers. HSC Dux Benjamin Clark Ben, it’s an…

HSC students hit high note

HSC students hit high note

The HSC results are in and we have so much to celebrate! Our students have achieved some excellent results and personal achievements. Considering the challenges and disruptions all students, staff (and their families) faced over the past two years, this is an extremely satisfying outcome for students, parents and teachers. Some…

Meet our Year 6 problem solvers

Meet our Year 6 problem solvers

Students in Year 6 were challenged to solve a problem using design and innovation. Their prototypes were on display in the Chapter House this week and are remarkable examples of passion, thoughtfulness and maturity. Find out what problems some of the students tackled below. Alec Chakar made Lec-cycling What’s your…

The power of two: student mentoring

The power of two: student mentoring

Year 11 student Jonty Garland decided to take Year 7 student Nicholas Borland under his wing after Nicholas reached out asking for help with an essay. After working together, Nicholas was able to submit his essay into the Australian History Competition. Hear from the two students below. Nicholas Borland (Year…

Violet’s writing takes out major awards

Violet’s writing takes out major awards

Year 5 student Violet Bloxsom has entered two prestigious writing competitions this year. She took out first prize in the Primary Prose category at the Mosman Youth Awards in Literature and she was nominated as a winning entry in the Whitlam Institute’s What Matters? writing competition. Violet accepts her Mosman…

Off to Oxford: students win scholarship

Off to Oxford: students win scholarship

Year 11 students Elle and Anais will be learning from some of the world’s best and brightest after receiving scholarships to take a summer school course at their choice of University. Year 11 students Elle Hadiprodjo and Anais Williamson submitted an essay into Immerse Education’s annual essay competition earlier this…

Archbishop of Canterbury meets and greets students

Archbishop of Canterbury meets and greets students

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby visited our First Nations school, Gawura, to acknowledge and celebrate the work of its staff and students, and the remarkable contribution of one of its founders, Pastor Raymond Minniecon.  The Archbishop visited St Andrew’s Cathedral and Gawura today following his decision to award Pastor…

Student philosophers dominate Sydney event

Philosophy students from across our school competed in the NSW Sydney Philosophon hosted by North Sydney Girls High School late last term. St Andrew’s Cathedral School entered two teams into the competition and both achieved extraordinary results, finishing second and third respectively. “It was pleasing to see how…

Year 12 say goodbye

Year 12 say goodbye

We farewelled our Year 12 class of 2022 at a valedictory assembly this morning. Hear from the students themselves as they reflect on the occasion and what it means to say goodbye to the place they’ve grown up in. We’re sad to see them go! Andrew Amos “It felt very…

Student scientists tackle world problems head-on

Student scientists tackle world problems head-on

Six of our Year 10 students were selected as finalists in the BIOTech Futures competition held at the University of Sydney last month. The competition connects the brightest young minds with world-class academics to think creatively about how science can solve some of life’s problems. In this piece, catch-up on…

Meet your 2022-23 Secondary School Captains

Meet your 2022-23 Secondary School Captains

Our incoming school captains Nathan Thiele and Keira Sparshott will be inducted into their roles early in Term 3. In the meantime, we thought our community would like to find out a little about them. Nathan Thiele and Kiera Sparshoot are ready to serve the school community. Why did you choose…