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From The Principal, Mr Graham Leddie

Principal, Mr Graham Leddie

Principal, Mr Graham Leddie

Thank you

Thank you to staff, parents, alumni and students who have made Term 2 a both successful and productive one across the boys’ spiritual, cognitive, social, emotional and physical dimensions. School Reports for Year 7-10 should have been received yesterday which provide an opportunity to celebrate successes and review areas of development. 

Safe travels to our 46 students and 6 staff members as they embark on the 2024 European Music Tour. They have been practising and working towards this trip for 8 months and over the next 15 days, they will perform and immerse themselves in musical and cultural experiences throughout Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Italy, and Switzerland. 

European Music Tour

We also wish safe travels and wonderful learning experiences to three immersion groups who are heading to Fiji, Cambodia and Timor Leste during this break.  

Fiji Immersion

Timor-Leste Immersion

Congratulations James Peate!

Congratulations to James Peate on winning the NSW Speaking competition over the weekend. This is a wonderful achievement for James who is only in Year 11. We will show some of the speech that James’ delivered at College Assembly early next term. James will represent the State at the Nationals being held in Hobart in Term 3. 

Congratulations Jack George!

Congratulations to Jack George in Year 12 who represented Waverley College at the VET Training Awards as a regional finalist, and won the category of ‘VET Student of the Year.’  He will represent Waverley College at state level next month.

Year 12

Please keep our Year 12’s in your thoughts and prayers at this busy and crucial time of the year, as they continue their preparation for their upcoming trial and then HSC examinations. Thank you to our staff who continue to offer extra tutorials throughout this Term, and through this upcoming holiday period. Please ensure your son maintains good exercise, relaxation time, reduced screen time, good sleep patterns and a healthy diet during this time. Please do not allow your son to change his normal sleep patterns drastically and sleep in. A consistent approach to his day over the next few months is what is required.

Hearts 4 Arch

Thank you for the support of our community in raising over $4400 for the Hearts 4 Arch charity vision. These funds will provide the Sydney Children’s Hospital Cardiac Unit with the ability to purchase value mobile devices that deliver accurate, personalised heart data to doctors, anytime and anywhere. 

Staff Update

On behalf of the College Community, I would like to extend our thanks and appreciation to the following staff who will be leaving us at the end of semester. Ms Carolyn Quirke, Science Teacher, Ms Fiona O’Connor, Maths Teacher, and Ms Alysha Pyne, Science Technician. We also wish Junior School Psychologist, Ms Alex McCredie all the best as she takes leave from the College. We welcome Ms Jacinta Lynch (psychologist) who is replacing Alex. Jacinta comes from us having worked as a school psychologist at Reddam House and Brigidine College. She also works as an Outreach Program Counsellor with Veteran and Families Counselling Service.  She will work with us in the Junior School Mondays and Wednesdays from 22 July 2024 until 24 September 2025.

House Competition Update 

After a well run and well-fought house chess series this week, the semester House results have been updated below. Congratulations to Green House (1st Place), and Brennan and Conlon Houses who are both in equal second place at the halfway point of the year. 

House Junior chess Int. chess Senior chess House Totals
Aungier 10 15 15 370
Brennan 10 10 25 445
Conlon 25 10 10 445
Green 25 25 10 460
Lacey 10 20 15 295
O’Connor 15 10 10 285
Quinn 10 10 20 360
Tevlin 15 15 10 400

Mary Immaculate Church Event  

Come and be entertained by the Sydney Male Choir and St Clare’s College when they join to RAISE YOU UP – Singing a mix of Jazz, Pop, Opera, Gospel, and Musicals including Queen | Les Misérables | Non Nobis Domine…and much more!

Where: Mary Immaculate Catholic Church, 45A Victoria Street, Waverley

When: 2pm, Sunday, 4 August

Tickets: $35 ($30 early bird until 28th July) | Children free

Buy tickets online or at the door.

The concert will serve as a fundraiser for the House of Welcome, a service of St Francis Social Services for refugees and asylum seekers.


Our latest copy of our College magazine, Wavelength, has arrived! If you are an Old Boy, you will receive this in the post over the next few days. Otherwise, feel free to collect from reception.

In the meantime, please view the digital copy HERE.