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Years 5-11 Display Passion, Dedication and Awesome Teamwork at da Vinci Decathlon

On 24, 25 and 26 May, Waverley College entered teams from Years 5-11 into the annual da Vinci Decathlon competition. This year, the event was conducted via Zoom.

All students showed great enthusiasm for the duration of the day, and participated in 10 challenges across each team in:

  • Art and poetry
  • Ideation
  • Mathematics
  • Engineering
  • Creative producing
  • Code breaking
  • English
  • Cartography
  • Science

All teams displayed passion, dedication and awesome team work.


We would like to congratulate all students for their hard work and participation in this valuable event:

  • Year 5: Freddie Fearon, Leo Vigil, James Ganson, James Draper, Joseph O’Reilly, Ryan Loughrey, Dash McDonough, Max Service
  • Year 6: Henry Jones, Alex Kingma, Sam Ireland, Ishaan Jeena, Henry Walker, Jasper Lumsden, Charlie Tucker, Quinn Brodie
  • Year 7: Evan Service, James Kriska, Alexander Avdalis, Henry Goldrich, Toby Johnson, Luca Hjorring, Jed Jarrett, Sonny Campbell, Daniel Morrow
  • Year 8: Ben Cromer, James Sant, Ben Capaan, Ethan Ooi, James Barber, Brooklyn Lagos, Dante Fearn
  • Year 9: Dominic Schofield, Yannick Hott, James Peate, Tom Donaldson, Cameron Vincent Hull, Axl Igra, Nicholas Zanapalis, Thomas Jackson Whitlock, Zoltahn Szabo
  • Year 10: Jock Edwards, Ricardo Zanapalis, Declan McAuliffe, James Birbas, Bailey Barker, Aodhan Williams 
  • Year 11: Finn Stranix, Tom Hughes, Ben Stirling, Caleb Urquhart, Jamie Khov, Matt Woods, Liam Wood 

Thank you to our dedicated teachers who provided assistance over these days: Mr William Roberts, Ms Melanie Stephens, Mr Richard Chen, Ms Margaret Fitzgerald and Mrs Deanne Edwards.


Mr William Roberts

Head of Library and English Teacher



Ms Melanie Stephens

English Teacher



Mr Richard Chen

Science Teacher