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Career advice in an evolving world

The role of a Careers Adviser is a little like that of a life coach. Seeking career advice is about taking stock of where you’re at and where you want to grow and develop, reviewing your skills, and exploring different job and work contexts to move in that direction. Providing career advice in a school [...]

Building strong connections, together.

In the first few weeks of Term 1, Trinity has welcomed more than three-hundred and fifty new students to the School. These students have entered every cohort at the School from Pre-K to Year 11. In total, around two hundred and fifty new families have joined the extended School community this year. It is a [...]

Weekend Sports Roundup – Last beats first for maiden basketball win

When the last-placed team beats the ladder leaders it makes everyone take notice, and that was the feat achieved by Trinity’s basketball seconds. Their surprise 52-47 victory, their first of the season, led Trinity to a 27-13 record in all basketball matches against Barker at the weekend, and a 47-41 result overall in all sports. [...]

Tackling the connectedness crisis: how positive masculinity theory can build boys’ strengths

Are we facing a connectedness crisis amongst boys and young men in schools? That was the question posed by Dr. Rachel O’Brien, Secondary PDHPE Teacher and Middle School Housemaster, at the 2023 Positive Masculinity conference. Dr O’Brien was invited to present on the action project Connected Conversations: Insights from Trinity Grammar School. “The impact of [...]

The flying Trinitarian

Who knew that a Trinitarian invented the “black box” flight recorder, and had a Qantas aircraft named after him? This intriguing piece of history may be old hat to those steeped in School folklore. But it came to light, at least for newer Trinitarians, when Qantas announced that the “David Warren” Airbus A380 had returned [...]

The power of respect in learning communities

Heading back into a new School year, Trinity students have been encouraged to prioritise respect at every step of their learning journey.  Respect means treating something as if it matters; in the context of learning at Trinity, it is about respect for each other, respect for the environment, and respect for the learning that will [...]

Weekend Sports Roundup – Table tennis clean sweep

A half-century in cricket, a half-court three-pointer in basketball, and a full slate of victories in table tennis were among the highlights in weekend sport. But successes were at a premium against Cranbrook as Trinity teams ended up with 39 wins against 66 losses. Xander Casterns (10Ke) scored 53 as the Firsts slumped to 132 [...]

Navigating School-University Research Partnerships

At Trinity, teachers are supported and equipped to both draw on and conduct research to inform their practice. Dr Kimberley Pressick-Kilborn, Director of Research P-12 is the key driver of this, ensuring that the culture of curiosity at the School is carefully nurtured and opportunities for inquiry are identified.  Most recently, Dr Pressick-Kilborn coordinated a [...]

Trinity welcomes CAS Cadet Units for annual conference

In early February, Trinity played host to the CAS Cadet Leadership Conference for 2024. Taking place annually, the event is a combined effort by the Cadet Units of the CAS and their partnered schools, providing an invaluable opportunity for members of each Unit’s Cadet Executive, as well as staff, to discuss matters regarding their Units. [...]

World Cup cricket champion

Trinitarian Raf MacMillan has played a key role in Australia’s U19 World Cup cricket triumph over India. The Class of ’22 off-spinner took three wickets in the final at Benoni, South Africa, as Australia dismissed India for 174 inside 44 overs to win convincingly by 79 runs. His figures of 3-43 off 10 overs included [...]