Santa Style wins grant recognising student-led innovation and entrepreneurship

Santa Style wins grant recognising student-led innovation and entrepreneurship

In 2023 we were proud to launch a new and exciting co-curricular activity – Santa Style – an award-winning student-led ethical social enterprise initiative which integrates community and sustainability. To disrupt the cycle of fast fashion students designed a profitable online business start-up. Santa Style in 2023 rescued 500 items

21 February 2024

2023 HSC and IBDP Results

2023 HSC and IBDP Results

Huge congratulations to our Year 12 Class of 2023 who have achieved the strongest results in over a decade with almost 60% of our students achieving an ATAR of 90 and above and almost one in three receiving an ATAR over 95. We are also thrilled for Cece Addabbo

14 December 2023

Music makes the world go round

Music makes the world go round

In the latest episode of Santa Dialogues, College Principal Paulina Skerman and the panel discuss the benefits of music education and music’s power to enhance learning, improve wellbeing and bring joy.

11 December 2023

Making big trouble – Service, Social Justice and Advocacy

Making big trouble – Service, Social Justice and Advocacy

Episode 3 of our Santa Dialogues Podcast – Making big trouble – Service, Social Justice and Advocacy –is now live on Spotify and YouTube. This episode features ex-student and current teacher Jane Sulis OAM, ex-student Sarah Dale, Principal Solicitor at the Refugee Advice & Casework Service and Year 12 students Ruby Bron,

17 July 2023

Principal of the Year finalist

Principal of the Year finalist

Santa Sabina College is proud to announce that College Principal, Ms Paulina Skerman has been shortlisted as Principal of the Year in the Australian Education Awards 2023. This prestigious award recognises Ms Skerman’s exceptional leadership and the impact she has made to all facets of our community since her appointment

15 May 2023

Wellbeing matters

Wellbeing matters

Our planned, multi-faceted, evidence-based approach to wellbeing permeates every interaction at the College. Learning is closely linked to wellness and if we want our students to flourish at school then we need to create the optimum environment for that to occur. Strong relationships are the foundation of good mental health, and physical fitness

8 May 2023

Playing for life

Playing for life

The second episode of our Santa Dialogues podcast series hosted by College Principal Paulina Skerman – Active girls are healthy girls – playing for life – is now available on Spotify: shorturl.at/uJT07 or watch below on YouTube. The need to engage girls in more active lifestyles has never been

24 April 2023

Rocket science

Rocket science

Our Year 12 International Baccalaureate Diploma students completed their research-based assignments in Term 1 by conducting practical investigations on a topic of their choosing. In Physics Olivia Nakhle chose to investigate the effect of a payload on the acceleration of rockets. This involved Olivia 3D-printing rockets, modifying a payload chamber

20 April 2023

Industry partnership for authentic learning

Industry partnership for authentic learning

Commerce, HSC Business Studies and IB Business Management students attended a Santa Sabina industry partnership learning initiative – the Business Breakfast Workshop. Students learnt how a pre-eminent multinational conglomerate organises itself for success. This was an authentic learning experience for students to understand the application of business theory into real

20 April 2023

Art trifecta

Art trifecta

The artworks of students from across the years have been selected for awards and display in national and international competitions. Ava Anderson of Year 6 won her age category of the #SeaToSource Sea The Change Competition with her work, ‘Not the Orca’ (below left). Ella Hodge of Year 11 won

20 April 2023

Connecting students with tertiary and industry partners

Connecting students with tertiary and industry partners

As part of our careers Program, Year 12 student Olivia Churchland recently attended a Nurturing Aviation Day hosted by Sydney Flight College. Below is her reflection on the experience: On 25 February I attended the Nurturing Aviation Day held at Sydney Flight College. This was an enriching experience with speakers

15 March 2023