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Our girls lead busy and interesting lives and pursue a wide range of activities and interests both within the classroom and through Ascham’s extensive co-curricular program.

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Shakirah plays AFL in the USA At just 15 years of age, Year 10 Ascham boarder Shakirah Stevens will jet off to California in mid-October for two weeks as part of the elite sporting program Aussie Sparks, the USA Australian Football... Read More 14th September, 2017. Category: News
International talent in our boarding community In Ascham boarding, we are lucky enough to count several international students as part of our community. Our girls who herald from countries outside of Australia bring invaluable linguistic and cultural wealth to our School,... Read More 12th September, 2017. Category: News
The 10th Ascham Forest is planted out The first Ascham Forest was established by students and staff at the property of an Ascham family in Spring Ridge in 2008. Since then over 6,500 trees have been planted at various Ascham family properties... Read More 01st September, 2017. Category: News
Books for the Bush 2017 We are delighted to launch our annual collection of Books for the Bush, a Hillingdon (Prep–Year 2) initiative to maintain links and spread our love of reading with those primary schools that were attended by... Read More 29th August, 2017. Category: News
Ascham girls shine at Sydney Eisteddfod Ascham Speech and Drama students gave stellar performances and brought home excellent results at the Sydney Eisteddfod on 13 August. Our girls competed in four events, performing with poise, confidence and commendable on-stage professionalism. Ruby... Read More 23rd August, 2017. Category: News
YMCA Youth Parliament training camp Ascham girls are involved in wide array of leadership opportunities every year that extend and challenge them. Youth Parliament is for young people in Years 8 to 12, and they are given the opportunity to... Read More 15th August, 2017. Category: News
Fear and Misery of the Third Reich For their Drama production this year, Year 11 recently tackled one of Bertolt Brecht’s most famous plays, Fear and Misery of the Third Reich. Rehearsed as part of the curriculum, this often-performed work explores the paranoia... Read More 03rd August, 2017. Category: News
New York Art and Drama Tour 2017 During the winter school holidays, a group of Ascham girls and staff flew north to enjoy the art, theatre and sunshine of summer in New York City. Here, two of our Year 10 students recall... Read More 20th July, 2017. Category: News
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