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Jade wins international acclaim

Jade wins international acclaim

Year 11 music scholar Jade Park recently returned home from the USA, where she won two highly prized international trumpet/brass competitions. Jade Park at the International Women’s Brass Conference in Denton, Texas, with her trumpet teacher Dr Carole Reinhart and her husband, Manfred Stoppaucher (also a trumpet player) from Austria. …

Violet’s ‘Hope’ recognised with literary award

Violet’s ‘Hope’ recognised with literary award

Year 4 student Violet Bloxsom has been awarded second place in the Year K-6 Prose Category of the Mosman Youth Awards in Literature. This highly esteemed competition is for primary and secondary students across the state. We caught up with Violet to hear about what she wrote. The Mosman Youth Awards in Literature…

From SACS to Cambridge and back again

From SACS to Cambridge and back again

Year 10 student Anais Williamson has been honing her creative writing skills with the help of tutors from Cambridge University. Thanks to Immerse Education, she’s done it all from the comfort of her own home. In this article, Anais shares her experience. Anais Williamson The last thing Anais Williamson was thinking about at…

Price finds his place in University mathematics

Price finds his place in University mathematics

Year 12 student Samuel Price attended Macquarie University earlier this year to complete a university level mathematics subject. He achieved a high distinction and received an early offer to study at the University next year. In this interview, Samuel reflects on his experience and his plans for future study. Firstly, how…

Nguyen’s invention attracting attention

Nguyen’s invention attracting attention

  St Andrew’s Cathedral School’s 20-day expedition typically begins at Mt Kosciuszko and ends at the Victorian coast. But the 2019 bushfires made Dylan Nguyen’s experience a little different and resulted in his development of an award-winning app. Dylan experienced the consequences of New South Wales’ infamous 2019 summer of bushfires firsthand. He was…

Brownlie qualifies for nationals

Brownlie qualifies for nationals

Year 12 student Lucy Brownlie competed in the State Final of the Rostrum Public Speaking competition earlier this term. In this interview she speaks about the competition and the challenge of dealing with public speaking jitters. Lucy Brownlie What did the competition involve? It firstly involved writing an original speech on a broad topic.

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.

Extraordinary diorama created by Year 4 student for Remembrance Day

Extraordinary diorama created by Year 4 student for Remembrance Day

For Remembrance Day 2020, one talented Year 4 student put his incredibly intricate display of a World War 1 battefield diorama on display in the St Andrew’s Cathedral School foyer. Mahé developed a passion for war history after a visit to the Western Front in France and Belgium in 2019…

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…

In profile: actor Trystan Go

In profile: actor Trystan Go

Year 11 student Trystan Go, who stars in the SBS TV series The Family Law, recently returned to school after six weeks away, filming Season 3. Anthony Segaert caught up with Trystan to discover how he balances an acting career with schoolwork. Trystan Go stars in The Family Law on…