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Introducing College Counsellor Tania Rugiero

Introducing College Counsellor Tania Rugiero

Balance. Making the most of your downtime as well as your study time. Taking a break from social media. Remembering and returning to what keeps you happy when you’re not stressed – these are the most important takeaways Ms Tania Rugiero gives our girls when they are stressed or

1 November 2018

From inspiration to innovation in the Middle Years

From inspiration to innovation in the Middle Years

Santa’s unique Middle Years program for Years 6 to 8 taps into students’ individual passions and harnesses their creativity. Along the way they learn research and presentation skills and the dynamics of teamwork. Students identify and investigate matters, keep a journal of processes and present products and outcomes to transform

24 October 2018

Student Leaders 2018-2019

Student Leaders 2018-2019

In Term 4 2018 we ushered in our newly elected student leaders for the 2018-19 period. Being elected to a leadership position is a great honour and reflects a number of important characteristics and traits of these young women.  Inducting the leaders involves several traditions unique to Santa Sabina.

18 October 2018

The best in science writing – recognition from UNSW

The best in science writing – recognition from UNSW

Congratulations Preethika Mathan who has been recognised by the University of NSW as the best student science writer in Australia in 2018! Preethika has just been announced as the winner of the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2018. Preethika, in Year 7, beat entrants from Years 7

9 October 2018

Solomon Islands immersion 2018

Solomon Islands immersion 2018

Blog post 1 Friday 28 September Written by Crystal Azzi Sydney to Honiara Our extremely long day began at 4:30am where we all met at Sydney Domestic Airport. Due to an hour’s flight delay, the group decided to grab some breakfast at the airport. As we

3 October 2018

Farewell Year 12!

Farewell Year 12!

The last day of Term 3 was a beautiful and bittersweet day to say farewell to Year 12. We celebrated friendships and memories – some across 13 years for the many girls who have been at Santa since Kindergarten. Our best wishes to all our Year 12s for the

2 October 2018

South Africa immersion 2018

South Africa immersion 2018

Blog post 1:  Saturday 29 September  Written by Romy O’Keeffe Johannesburg: Constitution Hill, art Africa, Apartheid museum Today we started out relatively early – Emily and I were up at 7:00am. We then all then met up as

2 October 2018

Santa Sabina on national TV news

Santa Sabina on national TV news

 PLAY VIDEO Congratulations to our ex-student Yvonne Strahovski on being nominated for an Emmy. Yvonne was nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category and was the only Australian nominee in the 2018 Emmy Awards in

19 September 2018

How we express ourselves

How we express ourselves

The annual IB Primary Years Programme Exhibition was another triumph in 2018. Held on 13 September, the Year 5 exhibition’s Central Idea was that “communities reflect the values of their members” and the theme was “how we express ourselves”.  The girls of Year 5 had worked hard ahead of the

17 September 2018

HSC major works exhibition

HSC major works exhibition

Glorious works of art and exceptional major projects have been created by our Year 12s for the HSC subjects of Visual Arts and Design & Technology. At the opening of the exhibition, some of the students explained their motivation, methods and goals for their exceptional work. Watch the video

13 September 2018

Prayer Companions

Prayer Companions

The Dominican Sisters who are Prayer Companions to our Year 12 students mean so much to the girls as they prepare for the HSC exams. For the last ten years or more the Sisters and the students have been getting together at an annual event during Term 3 –

13 September 2018

Celebrating fathers at Santa

Celebrating fathers at Santa

Fathers were honoured by their daughters and sons at our Father’s Day Mass early this month. Mass took place at two different times to suit as many dads as possible. The Chapel was packed! There were two timeslots for breakfast as well, both generously provided by our P&F and served

12 September 2018