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From the Principal, Mr Graham Leddie

Principal, Mr Graham Leddie

Principal, Mr Graham Leddie

Year 12 Trials 

Please continue to keep our Year 12 HSC ATAR students in your thoughts and prayers as they continue next week with the second week of HSC trial examinations. The boys have turned up this week with enthusiasm, punctuality and in good spirits. We wish them all the best over the weekend with their preparations. 

Years 7, 8 and 9 Academic Award Winners

Congratulations to our Semester 1 Academic Award winners in Years 7, 8 and 9. Their dedication and persistence has paid off and we congratulate them on their fine achievements. These boys were recognised at this week’s academic assembly.

Click here to view the list of Year 7 Academic Award winners

Click here to view the list of Year 8 Academic Award winners

Click here to view the list of Year 9 Academic Award winners

Click here to view the list of Year 10 Academic Award winners

Parents’ Association Meeting – Come and Join us in Person!

Tuesday, 8 August 2023 – 5pm-7pm – Senior Campus in the Grange Boardroom – All Welcome

All parents/carers are warmly invited to attend the Waverley College Parent Association (WCPA) meeting. The Principal and Deputy Principals will present reports on College activities and developments. WCPA meetings are normally held once per Term.

>>> Click here to RSVP.

>>> Click here to view the Agenda.

Managing Anxiety

Please read the interesting article by our College Psychologist, Ms Samantha Jessen in regards to managing anxiety, although at times uncomfortable, is a natural part of the human experience.

>>> Click here to view the newsletter article by Ms Samantha Jessen.

Speed Mentoring Session – Register Now Years 9, 10 and 11

On Wednesday, 16 August we will host our annual speed mentoring evening. The evening will take place 4pm-5.30pm in the Senior Library. 

Students will have the opportunity to engage in dynamic discussions about careers, skills, and studies with Waverley College alumni.

Talk to mentors from the areas of: Technology, gaming, business, entrepreneurship, trades, film and TV production, sport and allied health, real estate, legal …to name a few!

Students must please register their attendance HERE

HSC Art and Design Showcase – Save the Date – Friday, 18 August 2023

Parents, students and Waverley community members are invited to attend the Waverley College annual HSC Art and Design Showcase on Friday, 18 August at 6pm. The event is a collection of Year 12 major works from the students of 2023. 

>>> Click here to view the invitation.

Literacy Opportunities

There are some wonderful opportunities available for our students to extend their literary skills in the newsletter article authored by our Literacy Coordinator, Ms Mary Ryan.

>>> Click here to view the newsletter article by Ms Mary Ryan.

Final Round of Winter Co-Curricular

Good luck to all teams in the final round of winter co-curricular for most activities and to those going for respective premierships. Congratulations to our 1st Debating Team who won their debate against Aloysius’ College last week and congratulations to our 1st V Volleyballers who have already wrapped up the second division premiership.

Good luck to our 1st XI Football and 1st XV Rugby who are both competing for respective premierships this weekend. Lastly, well done to our Cross Country runners, Joshua Peters (Year 8), Evan Rowbotham (Year 8) 1st place, Campbell Groves (Year 12), Hugo Morgan (Year 12), Christian Miletic (Year 10) and who represented CAS and beat GPS last weekend.

Interschools Invitational Surfing Competition – Maroubra Beach

Congratulations to Judah Miller (Year 11), Fred Carmody (Year 10), Milan Mann (Year 11) and Cooper Gee (Year 11). Waverley College came 2nd to Narrabeen Team A out of 16 teams, missing the top spot by two points. The boys were great ambassadors, helping staff from Surfing NSW pack up after the event. Well done to Mr Adam Wallington for organising.

Sydney Interschool Snowsport Championships – Thredbo

Congratulations to Archie Francis (Year 5), Rory Palmer (Year 6) who finished 2nd in Alpine and 3rd in Skier X, Oscar Litchfield (Year 6), Connor Moran (Year 5), Archie Hoiles (Year 7), Jordan Mano (Year 8), Patrick Palmer (Year 8), Aidan Giusti (Year 8) and Charles Thompson (Year 12) on their great performances representing Waverley College at the Sydney Interschool Snowsport Championships. RoryPalmer, Patrick Palmer and Archie Francis have each qualified for the NSW State Championships in their respective events to be held in Perisher, 21-25 August.

2023 Non-Government Schools Census

The Australian Government requires certain information about non-government schools, staff and students to ensure that funding is calculated and managed correctly.

>>> Click here to view information regarding privacy and the 2023 Non-Government Schools Census.