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Conversations

We asked our faculty and students what they think about life at Waverley. Discover the conversations they've had and the articles they've written by exploring the posts below.

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Debating at Waverley

The Year 10 debating team and their coaches, Andrew Andrews and Cassandra Hill, talk about what debating can do for students.

Work Education at Waverley

Joshua Bale, Year 10, and Joel Ellis, Year 11, talk to the Head of Learning Support about why they found Work Education so valuable.

Marine Studies: insight into our oceans

Science teacher, Keith Gawman, discusses the new Marine Studies course and the importance of conserving our oceans with two of his students.

Junior Campus (5-6)

What a difference Years 5 & 6 make

At our Junior School, the transition to being a high school student is smoothed, minds are challenged and a Senior School place guaranteed.

Liberating students’ potential: learning support

Head of Learning Support, David Parnell, discusses the benefits of the program he runs, with students Joshua Bale and Joel Ellis.

Boy Student in classroom with arm raised

Liberating students’ potential: higher-level learning

Our Heads of Department discuss motivating students to reach higher levels of learning with Elizabeth Watson, our Director of Learning

Physical Theatre: the art of expressivity

Alison Jinga (Head of Drama) and students discuss skills development and personal growth they experienced while studying Physical Theatre

Religious Education and academic life

Our Head of Religious Education, Martina Cooper, discusses the role of the Catholic faith in College life.

Teacher in front of whiteboard teaching Spanish

What can learning languages do for students?

Suzanne Richards, Head of Languages, discusses language learning with students from Years 10 and 11

10 reasons to switch schools in Year 5

How do you decide whether moving schools at the end of Year 4 is right for your son?

Quality Teaching

Professor Donna Cross speaks with Westley Field, Director of Learning Innovation

Student Wellbeing

Professor Donna Cross speaks with Westley Field, Director of Learning Innovation

Resilience

Professor Donna Cross speaks with Westley Field, Director of Learning Innovation

Wellbeing Groups

Teacher and Wellbeing Mentor Nehal Badiani speaks with her Wellbeing Group about their goals for the year, and how they are tracking so far

Building positive relationships

The Junior School Boys choir in rehearsal with Mrs Michelle Rollins in The Performing Arts Centre

The Liberate Classroom in action

Westley Field and Nicholas Brophy teaching a Year 7 class using the 'Liberate Model'