Junior School News

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This week's news from the Junior School

Getting to the heart of Home Languages  

With the theme of ‘Dreaming with Eyes Open’, Book Week was celebrated by the Preparatory School with a focus on how the Indigenous people of Australia embraced storytelling. Abigail Nel (Inquiry Learning Integrator) shares how the Prep students explored this topic and dug deeper into Home Languages.   To honour the connection between the theme [...]

Weekend Sports Roundup – Records tumble at CIS swimming

Trinity swimmers have set four records at the NSW CIS championships. Jonathan Nam (11St) broke two in winning the 16 years 50m and the 15-16 years 100m breaststroke. Grayson Doig (10He) set a new mark in the 15-16 years 100m butterfly, and Sterling Tuxford (9WH) did the same in the 12-14 years 200m butterfly. They [...]

The pub with no beer… 

But plenty of music and Irish accents  Trinity students have been spending hours in a pop-up campus “pub”, under-age maybe but with the School’s encouragement and blessing. They have also been sounding more Irish than Paddy’s Day.  The alcohol-free hostelry is otherwise known as the Assembly Hall, which has been transformed into an Irish pub [...]

The biggest classroom in NSW

Duncan Kendall’s latest “classroom” embraces the whole state.  The Old Trinitarian is a prime example of how an inspiring education produces inspiring educators, and his expertise has come full circle to benefit Trinity students for a second time.  As head of education at the Royal Agricultural Society (RAS), his brief is to encourage learning about [...]

Train Strike Cancelled | All Speech Days at Town Hall

With this evening's announcement about the train strike being cancelled, we've been reminded of the Mike Tyson quote that everyone has a plan until they receive a punch in the face. Moving faster than an old red rattler, we have made the quick decision to revert to Plan A! The opportunity to gather and celebrate [...]

New school communication platform in 2023 | Watch now and get ready for InSite

What is InSite? Launching in 2023, InSite is the School’s new online platform for communicating with Trinity's current parents, staff, and students; the place where information can be found and shared to help ensure our community is well-informed and engaged in a meaningful, targeted and timely manner. Targeted and timely is key – users will [...]

Delmar Gallery’s Final Exhibition of 2022

Delmar Gallery’s final exhibition for 2022 surveys Australian photojournalism of the last fifty years. Curated by Head On Foundation, Paper Tigers features sixty images by sixty of the best Australian photojournalists, and is part of the 2022 Head On Photo Festival. The need for truthful journalism has never been more critical. It is through the [...]

Uniform Shop | Limited appointments remaining

A reminder from the School Uniform shop that all new uniform fittings are strictly by appointment only. It is recommended that all new students to the school be fitted before the shop closes on 9 December 2022. There are a few appointment slots remaining. Parents are required to schedule an appointment for their son’s uniform [...]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the School. In Term 4, we will once again meet at the Head Master’s Residence to pray for the Junior and Senior Schools. Please join us for a time of encouragement, community-building, thanksgiving and to sincerely bring the needs of the School community before our gracious God. When: [...]

Green Patch: The Harvest

Term 4 in the Green Patch was all about harvesting our first compost cake and a bounty of vegetables. Years 5 and 6 have been creating a rainforest pocket at the far end of the Patch under the canopy of the spreading fig trees. Soil conditioning has been a priority in preparing the right conditions. [...]