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2018

  • Investing in our staff - "An adult who is always learning, will raise young women who are always learning. " Dr Briony Scott
  • Student Blog: Pursuit of perfection - At our Principal’s Assembly this week, Mya (Year 11) spoke about the link between perfectionism and failure.
  • Student Blog - Embracing failure - Isobel (Year 11) reminded us all at our Principal’s Assembly this week, that the biggest, most transformative moments of our lives often come through crisis or failure.
  • Student Blog:Promoting girl power - To commemorate the United Nations Annual International Day of the Girl Child, girls from across the year groups spoke at our Principal’s Assembly this week, about how to promote girl power.
  • Student Blog: Accept yourself - At Assembly this week, Chloe (Year 11) spoke about her personal struggles with self-acceptance.
  • Student Blog: Everybody makes mistakes - Olivia (Year 11) is our new Head Prefect, but like everyone, has had her fair share of failure. Here’s her advice on how to deal with it.
  • Student Blog: Face your fear - When Jasmine (Year 10), Lily (Year 9) and Isabella (Year 8) were asked to speak at Assembly, they had to confront their fear of being imperfect. Here is what they had to say.
  • Student Blog: Lest we forget - Sunday, 11 November 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice which ended the First World War (1914–18). Isabella (Year 11) gave this speech at a special Remembrance Day Assembly this week.
  • Student Blog: Life in our Boarding House - What’s boarding like at Wenona? This week, Jessica, our new Boarding Prefect for 2018-2019, gave us the lowdown on food, friends and fitting in.
  • Student Blog: Living with regret - Claudia and Sophie in Year 10 address the concepts of living with regret and seeing failure as ‘a lack of success’.
  • Student Blog: Peace and Gratitude Day - On Tuesday, Paige (Year 11) spoke at our Principal’s Assembly about the importance of celebrating Peace and Gratitude Day, and acknowledging the many freedoms we take for granted here in Australia.
  • Student Blog: The dangerous act of comparison - Claudia (Year 11) is one of the Performing Arts Prefects for 2018/2019, otherwise known as one of the leaders of the performing arts cult. And she’s a perfectionist.
  • Student Blog: Wear sunscreen everyone! - This week, Zara (Year 11) offered up some sage words of wisdom to Senior School: never compare yourself to anyone else. Oh and wear sunscreen!
  • Weekly Student Blog - During the winter holidays, Sibel (Year 11) attended the Envision Global Young Leaders Conference in Washington DC and New York City.
  • Weekly Student Blog - At our Principal’s Assembly this week, Nina, our outgoing Head Prefect (2017/2018) gave these words of advice to her student cohort as she handed over the reins to the new student leadership team.