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Olympians and lifelong exercisers: there’s room for both

When you take over a school athletics programme that is widely acknowledged as one of the best in Australia, what can you do to improve it? Plenty, according to Matthew Wade, successor to Andrew Murphy as Trinity’s Director of Track and Field.  “COVID-19 caused performance levels to drop across the country. As a result, if [...]

Lord of the rings 

Gymnast welcomed to hall of fame  Champion gymnast and medical doctor Prashanth Sellathurai (Class of 2005), who has been inducted into his sport’s Hall of Fame, says he wouldn’t be where he is today without the support he received at Trinity.  The 36-year-old winner of five Commonwealth Games medals, who is continuing his studies in [...]

Weekend Sports Roundup – Eight new national champions in one week

Eight Trinity students have been crowned national champions across 13 events in four sports. Adding to the bumper week in sport was Director of Swimming Ben Tuxford’s appointment as one of six coaches for the Australian team at next month’s world junior championships in Israel. His Trinity charges combined to win 15 medals, 10 of [...]

Out and about with Berea Mission 2023

A staple in the School’s calendar, Berea Mission sees students from Trinity spread across Sydney to put their leadership skills to the test and share God’s Word with students from other schools.  As ever, this year’s Bereans found the experience eye-opening, challenging and rewarding. Don’t take our word for it, hear from the students themselves!  [...]

Weekend Sports Roundup – Fencers win gold

The rugby season did not end as hundreds of Trinity supporters had hoped but the School’s fencers leapt into the spotlight with gold medal performances. Playing for a share of the title for the first time in a decade, Trinity’s first XV went down 43-3 to champions Waverley. The seconds also lost heavily on a [...]

Japanese guests taste culture Down Under

Trinity's latest Japanese visitors have enjoyed a varied slice of Aussie life - from Vegemite sandwiches, meat pies and lamingtons to Bondi beach, football and friendship. The exchange group from Kwansei Gakuin school, near Osaka in western Japan, stayed for a week in pairs with host Trinity families in what was described as a bonding [...]

Connection to Country – an outback adventure 

Schooling in the voice of reconciliation  They ate green ants and other bush tucker, learned Aboriginal words, made spears, cooked damper, swam in waterholes and played footy; they made soap from tree ferns, caught rainwater in leaves, painted, wove baskets, visited the local school and heard stories from Aboriginal elders.  Of all the things Trinity [...]

Weekend Sports Roundup – Thrilling rugby win stokes premiership fever

Excitement is building ahead of a first XV rugby premiership tilt after Trinity’s nail-biting one-point victory over Barker. The lead changed hands no fewer than six times before Trinity prevailed 23-22 thanks to a successful penalty three minutes from time, followed by a Barker penalty miss with one minute left. The premiership will be decided [...]

All-Australian AFL rep

Caiden stars in title-winning team Caiden Cleary (’22) has his sights set on a budding AFL career after being named in the All-Australian U18 team at the national championships. (Photo by Morgan Hancock/AFL Photos) The Sydney Swans Academy midfielder was part of the history-making Allies team - composed of talent from NSW, the ACT, Northern [...]

Passing on the “baton of faith” 

Christianity across generations  Christianity used to be “uncool” at school, but things have changed – that’s the discovery one Old Boy was delighted to make after returning to Trinity to share his love of God at the annual Christian ministry meeting.  Sam Chan, author, evangelist, and former boarder from the class of 1984, said that [...]