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01 Jun 2016
Year 9 students attended a series of inspirational talks and participated in energising group activities at yLead's Altitude Day. The girls gained advice on making good choices, building confidence and becoming active and inspirational leaders.
The annual one-day event featured guest speakers who addressed the philosophy that 'leadership is any action that makes the world we touch a better place'. Students listened to:
Nic Marchesi and Lucas Patchett, 2016 Australians of the Year and founders of Orange Sky Laundry (Brisbane)
Daniel Flynn, Cofounder Thankyou Group (Melbourne)
Barnaby Howath – Former AFL player and stroke survivor
yLead supports Australian Schools by creating learning experiences that empower young people to make a positive difference.
This week our Year 9 students took part in a ‘speed-dating’ style career workshop with recent Wenona alumnae as part of the Year 9 Careers Day ‘Anticipating the Skills of the Future’.
Our Year 9 students have acquired a deeper global awareness and understanding of other cultures through our Urban Journeys program.
It has been wonderful to see students from across the School excel at public speaking ...