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08 Mar 2016
This week, four students from Year 11 had the opportunity to attend a High Tea for Women in Defence at Gunners Barracks.
Sophie Cohen shared the following:
"This day was both inspiring and insightful into the lives of women in the Armed Forces. It reinforced to us that gender stereotypes are breaking down and there are now more opportunities for women in the Defence Force. Opportunities that will allow women; to utilise their skills, achieve their potential and fulfil their dreams of a career in the Armed Forces. After listening to the speakers we felt empowered and motivated to continue to pursue what we want to achieve as often these ideals are questioned by others and certainly considered a somewhat different journey to the norm. Overall, it was a fun and interesting day that really helped open our eyes to different opportunities for future careers and if anyone has the opportunity to participate in this event again I would highly recommend attending.”
Boarding Prefect, Georgia, gave this powerful speech about human-induced climate change and the ongoing impact the drought is having on Australian families and communities.
With a guest speaker and an excursion for our Year 11 Legal Studies students, and a fantastic HSC workshop for our Year 12 Business Studies students, it’s been a huge week of learning for Social Scien ...
In the words of Year 11 Prefect, Jade, 20 seconds of courage is all you need to start a conversation with the person next to you.