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Olivia sets new trajectory after stunning HSC result

Olivia sets new trajectory after stunning HSC result

Olivia Hayes’ exceptional HSC results came as a shock for the talented sportswoman, whose major work in Design and Technology was selected among the final works to be displayed in the HSC Shape 2020 exhibition. She is now thinking of changing her university preferences to include a design element.

Strong HSC results announced following challenging year

Strong HSC results announced following challenging year

St Andrew’s Cathedral School is celebrating the impressive results of HSC students following a challenging year. Deputy Head of School (Secondary) Mr Brad Swibel wrote to the school community to announce the excellent results. IB Diploma results will be released in early January. Dear Parents and Carers, …

Introducing Dr Julie McGonigle …

Introducing Dr Julie McGonigle …

On 2 December 2020, Dr Julie McGonigle was announced as the next Head of School, starting in 2022. Julie has been a part of the St Andrew’s Cathedral School community since 2017. Our current Head of School Dr John Collier shares some of the highlights of Julie’s career and how she…

Top educator award for Music and Gawura teams

Top educator award for Music and Gawura teams

St Andrew’s Cathedral School’s Music Department and Indigenous school-within-a-school were presented with highly prestigious education awards last week. The Australian College of Educators (ACE) awarded the entire staff of the Music Department with an Excellence in Education Team Award, to mark their great success in collaboration and teaching in achieving some…

NAIDOC week celebrations 2020

NAIDOC week celebrations 2020

Theme: Always was, always will be.  8–15 November 2020 Always Was, Always Will Be recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. During NAIDOC Week 2020, we have many activities that our students and community are involved in. Below…

Hackathon win for StartUp winner

Hackathon win for StartUp winner

Year 12 (2021) student Amy Diaz has put the design thinking skills taught in the school’s StartUp entrepreneurial program to real-life use, winning a UNSW high school Hackathon competition. Amy Diaz Working as part of a small team of students from all over Sydney, Amy developed an app which she…

Meet your 2020-21 Secondary School Captains

Meet your 2020-21 Secondary School Captains

2020 has been a whirlwind year for our senior students. Earlier this term we welcomed our new student leadership team to lead the student body over the next four terms. Anthony Segaert chatted with 2020-21 school captains Jessica Duncan and Dylan Nguyen to learn about their experiences of the year, and…

St Andrew’s Cathedral School joins new Teaching Alliance

St Andrew’s Cathedral School joins new Teaching Alliance

St Andrew’s Cathedral School (SACS) has entered into a creative partnership with three other Sydney Schools – Scots College, William Clarke Anglican College and Blue Mountains Grammar School – to ‘home grow’ some of our own teachers from amongst our own senior students. The initiative will help address the…

Celebrating 200 years of our Choristers

Celebrating 200 years of our Choristers

On 31 August 1819, St Andrew’s Cathedral’s foundation stone was laid by Governor Lachlan Macquarie. In the later special opening service of St Andrew’s Cathedral, he ordered a choir be formed out of the early colony’s ex-convicts and their children. Today, the St Andrew’s Cathedral Choir organizes world-wide tours, performs…