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Do you remember your first school camp? Going on your first school camp can be both super exciting and a little daunting for young people. So when our Year 3 girls set off to Stanwell Tops this month on their first ever... Read More 26th March, 2021. Category: Co-Curricular
Head of the River On Sunday 14 March, in lashing wind and rain, the annual Head of the River was held at Penrith. After the event was cancelled in 2020, the rowers and coaches were very excited about competing... Read More 19th March, 2021. Category: Co-Curricular
Life beyond the Ascham gate Life outside the School gates is both exciting and daunting for any school leaver. By participating in Ascham’s Year 10 Work Experience program and Year 11 Careers Mentor Lecture Series, Ascham Old Girls have been... Read More 15th March, 2021. Category: Community
International Women's Day Every year we celebrate International Women's Day (IWD) at Ascham and this year the celebrations extended over several days. Year 11 student Amelie Widin-Williams wrote a terrific report for the students and staff at Ascham... Read More 11th March, 2021. Category: Co-Curricular
Celebrating 135 Years of Ascham Ascham is 135 years old this year, which is cause for much celebration and reflection. Our annual yearbook, Charivari, has been published since 1903 (yes 118 years!) and its value as an incredible archival resource... Read More 05th March, 2021. Category: Ascham Archives
From the highlands to the desert Dr Ann Parker humbly says that receiving an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) last year is ‘a mystery’—yet a quick chat about her work as a doctor in remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory... Read More 02nd March, 2021. Category: Community
The immersive world of VR Ascham girls love their STEAM activities and lunchtime STEAM Clubs. This month in the Senior School STEAM club, students are immersing themselves in the inspiring world of Virtual Reality (VR). VR creates an entirely digital... Read More 26th February, 2021. Category: Co-Curricular
Edward steals hearts in Ascham Boarding Mrs Allysia Heness-Pugh joined Ascham this year as our new Head of Boarding. Now a few weeks into the term, Allysia has settled into life on campus with her husband, daughter and pooch Edward who... Read More 19th February, 2021. Category: Boarding
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