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From the Head Master

In writing my article for the final weekly Bulletins for 2021, I find myself looking both forward and back. I am very thankful that the rhythm of School life has been maintained without a confirmed case of COVID-19 at school through this term. After the extended time at home in the second half of the […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

St John Unfolds the Great Mystery of the Incarnation The Word Became Flesh In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the […]

News from the Field Studies Centre

This week marks the final four-week Field Studies Programme (FSP) at the Woollamia Campus. It has been a great experience for the boys in attendance, who for much of the second half of the year, looked like they would miss the opportunity. Our School has a long tradition of designing and delivering challenging and engaging […]

Tennis Holiday Clinic

The Trinity Grammar School Holiday Tennis Clinic will be conducted at the Trinity Tennis Centre during the December Holiday period, 2021. The clinic will be offered to Middle School boys in Years 7 to 9. The clinic is designed to be fun yet challenging, incorporating the following; Stroke production Footwork Hand eye coordination Tennis motor skills Tennis fitness Tennis based games Tennis rules and etiquette Tennis strategy […]

Christmas Lessons and Carols

Please enjoy Trinity’s celebration of the birth of Christ in an abridged format to our traditional Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols.        

News from The Arthur Holt Library

This week, the Library has given over its walls, windows and electronic displays to the excellent work of some of our Year 10 boys. We were so impressed by some of the work that was completed for their Independent Projects that we felt compelled to grant it a wider audience. Some were presented as videos, […]

Basketball News

It was great to see 27 teams hit the court against Waverley on Saturday. There were some positive results, but that wasn’t the focus of the day; it was giving plenty of boys the opportunity to show their wares. Outside the Firsts and seconds the Opens were very good with the Thirds to Sevenths coming […]

Duke of Ed awards on offer at Woollamia

Year 9 students get new opportunity in 2022 Students have been offered a bonus as part of their Programme to Trinity’s Field Studies Centre at Woollamia – the chance to complete the bulk of a Duke of Edinburgh (DOE) award on site. The south coast sojourn presents an ideal chance to undertake the two “adventurous […]

NSW Water Polo Representative News

Congratulations to the following Trinity students who have been recently selected in NSW representative teams. Thomas R. (12Ke) – NSW Born 2004 Team Harrison E. (12La) – NSW Born 2004 TeamRhys Williams (12St) – Reserve Lucas Y. (10Yo) – NSW Born 2005 TeamHarper Stewart (10St) – NSW Born 2005 Team Lucas B. (10La) – NSW […]

Track and Field | Illawong High Velocity Meet

Saturday, 27 November 2021 | The Ridge – Illawong A small group of Trinity Athletics Club athletes braved the freezing cold winds at what is often coined ‘The Fridge’! to compete at the High Velocity Meet. Although cold, favourable tail winds helped a number of athletes to a PB. 100m Men Seb Moir (2017) – […]

Colours Awarded | Term 4, 2021

Askew, Oliver (10We) Line Track and Field NSW Nitro Schools Intermediate Champs 2021 Dedousis, John (11Mu) Honours Music Dedousis, George (11Mu) Honours Music Gillard, Luca (9St) Line Track and Field NSW Nitro Schools Intermediate Champs 2021 Lin, Joseph (11ST) Honours Music Ma, Kevin (9Fo) Line Track and Field NSW Nitro Schools Intermediate Champs 2021 Maloney, […]

Academic Focus

Academic Excellence Citations and Engagement Citations - Semester Two I am delighted to publish the names of students who have achieved academic and engagement awards for commitment to their studies during Semester Two. As I review the data for the semester, I am once again impressed by the strong relationship between a student’s deliberate engagement, [...]

Concerto Competition Update

The results of this year’s Concerto Competition are in! We were very fortunate to have Fiona Ziegler, Assistant Concertmaster of the SSO as our adjudicator this year. Fiona gave very encouraging and helpful feedback for each of our boys, stating: I was so impressed by the standard of your students and the diligence and concentration […]

School Holidays Training Fixtures

As we approach term break there are several sport training sessions and fixtures across the holidays available to boys. A copy of the School Holiday fixtures will be made available via the Sports Notice board and School App. Parents should have already received correspondence from Campus Administration regarding session information and parental consent required for […]

Water Polo Trials

Saturday, 20 November 2021 It was a fantastic feeling to return to the Trinity Centenary Centre Pool for an inter-school friendly fixture against Cranbrook School. Having put in a number of weeks preparing well at training, it was great to be able to experience a match for most Trinity teams and their respective members. Overall, […]

Cricket News | 1st and 2nd XI Cricket Vs St Patrick’s

After a lengthy delay due to COVID restrictions, Trinity’s 1st and 2nd XI Cricket players were finally able to dust the whites off and get out on the field for their first trial game of the season against St Pat’s. The 1st XI side assembled at the picturesque TGS 1 and found themselves in the […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

This week marked the culmination of the Year 10 Independent Projects. The boys submitted their final pieces on Thursday along with their reflections on what they have learned from the process and what they will do differently the next time that they are tasked with a project of this kind. Some of the work is […]

Cadets | AFT Preparation Activity – Exercise Greenfield

Despite cloudy skies and cancelled Bivouac plans, our Recruit Cadet and Headquarters Companies attended Exercise Greenfield on Monday November 22 and Tuesday November 23 with enthusiasm and energy. The schedule was action-packed and exposed our newest cadets to educational, practical, and fun activities to prepare them for their first AFT (Annual Field Training) experience next […]

Track and Field | NSW State Relays

Saturday, 20 November and Sunday, 21 November 2021 SOPAC – Main Stadium Although a small club, it was wonderful to see that Trinity Athletics Club had 28 teams entered in the NSW State Relays making the green and white visible throughout the weekend. Excellent results from all teams with many personal best performance and medals. […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please [...]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

If you are bringing and/or collecting your son by car, please remain in your vehicle in the carpark. The carpark is likely to be very busy. Please be patient and follow the directions of the staff. To ease the likely congestion and limit any potential inconvenience for the local residents, and particularly if you are […]

Careers

Mentor or Coach? Most adults will be able to identify mentors in their lives – people who have been a good ‘sounding board’ for them in both personal and professional situations. It is our shared hope for our boys that they connect with people throughout their lives who will support them in their decision-making, and […]

From the Head Master

One of the more commonly used metaphors when thinking about the passage of time likens periods of one’s life to the chapters of a book. It verges on being a cliché, but the reason metaphors become clichéd is that they express an obvious truth. Life does come to us in chapters. There is a beginning […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

There are no significant changes to our arrangements for Week 9. All players who have a sport commitment tomorrow, even if it is an internal trial or training session, will be required to check in using a QR code, and all students over the age of 16 will be required to show evidence of their […]

News from the Field Studies Centre

Encouragement is something that we all need from time to time. It can come in many forms and from many places. Our team at the Field Studies Centre are fantastic encouragers of the boys during their stay at the Woollamia Campus. From our amazing kitchen staff to the campus administration team; the teachers to the [...]

Year 7 (2022) Orientation Day

It was wonderful to welcome our Year 7 (2022) boys on Orientation Day, Friday 19 November. The boys were hosted by Housemasters – Middle School, House Captains and Peer Support leaders, and experienced a range of activities during the day. These included a Chapel service and House and School orientation, swimming and library sessions. The [...]

Basketball News

It’s been a very different start to the summer season, which is expected under the circumstances. Normally we would have finished the first round of games of the CAS season. The boys have been going through plenty of training sessions over the last four weeks and the majority of teams look forward to taking on […]

From the Head Master

I have a nerve-wracking concern that I may have done something dumb. Earlier this week, I commented to a colleague that things appear to be running quite smoothly. The situation with COVID appears to be more and more under control across the State, the resumption of ‘normal’ School life continues to unfold, and there is […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

As part of the continued easing of restrictions being rolled out by NSW Health and the State Government, there have been several small but significant updates to our arrangements. Sport Commitments and COVID safety All players who have a sport commitment tomorrow and on 27 November, even if it is an internal trial or training […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

We were delighted to welcome the new Year 7s into the library this week as part of their official Orientation Day. It’s always an absolute joy to meet the boys and to introduce them to the library space and our collection. In the hope of setting good habits early, it has also become customary for […]

Track and Field NSW 3000m Championships and Supporting Events

SOPAC – Warm-up Arena | Saturday, 13 November 2021 With a great season opener for many of our athletes at NSW Schools Nitro, our Trinity Athletics Club was represented strongly in both the Supporting events competition at SOPAC and the NSW 3000m Championships. Strong winds made it difficult for the early 400m events, but it […]

Concerto Competition Finalists 2021

Judging of the Heats of the 2021 Concerto Competition have been completed and the following boys were successful in moving forward to the Finals: Infants Section Lewis W. (Preparatory School) Lucas L. (Junior School) Ryan F. (Junior School) Junior Section Cayden T. (Preparatory School) Jaemin W. (Preparatory School) Clancy L. (Junior School) Benjamin L. (Junior […]

News from the Field Studies Centre

Almost two weeks has flown by for the boys on the current Field Studies Programme. It has been great to watch the students challenge themselves as they engage in a sequence of outdoor activities that have been designed to help them stretch their comfort zone and develop as a member of a team. From low […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please [...]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

If you are bringing and/or collecting your son by car, please remain in your vehicle in the carpark. The carpark is likely to be very busy. Please be patient and follow the directions of the staff. To ease the likely congestion and limit any potential inconvenience for the local residents, and particularly if you are […]

From the Head Master

Continuity and change are strangely mixed in schools. There are dimensions of school that have great stability, but there is a constant current of change running through the community. I have been reflecting on this dynamic recently with reference to our buildings and facilities. From time to time, through the work of our Archives team, […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

As part of the continued easing of restrictions being rolled out by NSW Health and the State Government, there have been several important updates to our arrangements. Sport training continues for all students in Year 7 to Year 11 and most students are likely to have a compulsory trial or training commitment on Saturday the […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

If you are bringing and/or collecting your son by car, please remain in your vehicle in the carpark. The carpark is likely to be very busy. Please be patient and follow the directions of the staff. To ease the likely congestion and limit any potential inconvenience for the local residents, and particularly if you are […]

News from the Field Studies Centre

There was an air of excitement around the Field Studies Centre leading into this week as preparations were made before the final group of students for the year arrived on Monday. A couple of hours after leaving Summer Hill, following an early start, the boys stepped off the bus looking more than ready to engage […]

A quick note on App Notifications

If you’ve recently updated the app and are not seeing any notices, you may not be subscribe to the right tags. To do so: Select the Settings (cog) icon at the bottom of the App, then Select Subscriptions. Tick each of the tags that you would like to receive notifications for. You can also subscribe to the calendar from the same [...]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

News from the Arthur Holt Library

While the weather has been dreary outside, we have been thrilled to welcome our new Year 12 cohort into the warmth of our space this week. From 4pm to 6pm Monday to Thursday, Year 12s can access the Library for quiet study and mentor support. Many have taken up this opportunity and begun to fill […]

Mock Trial Quarter Finals vs William Clarke College

On the afternoon of Tuesday, 9 November, Trinity’s Mock Trial team, comprised of Daksh C. (12He), Keith K. (12WH), Will M. (12WH), Joshua P. (12La), Dylan W. (12La), Christopher K. (10La) and Liam W. (10Ar), encountered a determined side from William Clarke College in the Quarter Finals of the 2021 NSW Mock Trial Competition. As […]

Track and Field | NSW School Nitro Championships

Saturday, 6 November 2021 SOPAC – Warm-Up Arena The first competition for the season for our Trinity Athletics team after a long hiatus was the NSW Schools Nitro on the 6th November 2021 at SOPAC Warm-Up Arena. The boys were excited to compete again and we had four teams representing Trinity Grammar School. It was […]

Careers

When organisations write their strategic plans, they will include a mission statement or similar, and then outline goals and strategies to provide a framework to manage tasks or projects to achieve their goals. This process can equally be applied to help young people make plans for post school study and work. Having a ‘mission statement’ […]

Year 7 to 12 Mother and Son Dinner

As COVID challenged plans to gather for the usual Mother-Son Dinner, theSummer Hill Auxiliary arranged a great alternative: Mother-Son Pre-Recorded Cooking Class The recorded cooking class from Madame Foodie, created especially for Trinity, teaches you how to make the following dishes:  Fresh Spring Rolls with poached coconut chicken  Stuffed Squid  Polenta Spiced Crusted Chicken  Satay […]

Postponement of Routine School Vaccination Program in 2021 (For Year 7 and Year 10 students)

Due to COVID-19, the HPV, dTpa and meningococcal vaccination program has been postponed for 2021 and will recommence in 2022.  All students who missed out on these vaccinations will be offered catch-up vaccinations in 2022. In the interim, parents may choose to take their eligible children to their GP for a free HPV or dTpa […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please [...]

Academic Focus

As we complete our second week of the return to face to face learning, it is marvellous to see we have settled well into learning together again, albeit with some significant changes to the way things used to be. The mood of general positivity around the return to campus has not yet faded – we […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

There have been several updates to our arrangements for Week 6. As part of the gradual easing of restrictions being rolled out by NSW Health and the State Government, a number of co-curricular activities will resume from Monday 8 November, including Cadets (for Trinity students only) and some music lessons. Your son will be informed […]

From the Head Master

One of the more contentious issues in 2020 as we emerged from the first wave of COVID-19 was the inconsistent approach taken with reference to community sport and inter-school sport. The government has indicated that the approach will be consistent this time, for which we are thankful. However, the guidelines for community sport have some […]

A quick note on App Notifications

If you’ve recently updated the app and are not seeing any notices, you may not be subscribed to the right tags. To do so: 1.  Select the Settings (cog) icon at the bottom of the App, then 2.  Select Subscriptions. 3.  Tick each of the tags that you would like to receive notifications for. You can also subscribe to the calendar from the same […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

I think we can all agree that this year has been something of a challenge. In recognition of this, we wanted to give those boys who managed to complete the Premier’s Reading Challenge (despite having every reason not to) an extra big congratulations. And what better way to reward a reader than with a book. […]

Mother and Son Dinner

Years 7 to 12: cooking class or delivered, you choose As COVID had challenged plans to gather for the usual Mother-Son Dinner, the Summer Hill Auxiliary have arranged two great alternatives: Mother-Son Pre-Recorded Cooking Class The recorded cooking class from Madame Foodie, created especially for Trinity, teaches you how to make the following dishes:  Fresh […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please […]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

If you are bringing and/or collecting your son by car, please remain in your vehicle in the carpark. The carpark is likely to be very busy. Please be patient and follow the directions of the staff. To ease the likely congestion and limit any potential inconvenience for the local residents, and particularly if you are […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

From the Head Master

As the second week of the return to School draws to a conclusion, I find myself very thankful on a number of fronts. I am thankful that our arrangements to operate the School in a COVID-safe way appear to be manageable. I am thankful that there have not been any confirmed cases at our School [...]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

Sport has the … power to inspire … to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand.– Nelson Mandela There has been a significant change to our proposed arrangements for Week 5. Following the Premier’s announcement this week, scheduled sport training resumes on Campus for [...]

Academic Focus: Self-Regulated Learners

One of the most useful pieces of information on secondary school academic reports is the feedback provided about a student’s self-management in a particular area of the Trinity curriculum. The first criteria determining a student’s engagement score in a subject, or in the House, Sport, Co-curricular contexts, is the extent to which he demonstrates commitment [...]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

From the Head Master

One thing that is abundantly clear in our public discourse is that we want clarity. The daily press briefings by the Premier and others frequently emphasise their desire to provide clarity. The queries put to them by journalists and commentators in various forms decry the lack of clarity and call for more clarity. We all […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of thing shall be well. Julian of Norwich You may or may not be aware that the Head Master, the Head of the Middle School, the Head of the Senior School and one of the Chaplains presents a piece to camera for your […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

Some stories are so good that they never die. They just get told over and over again by different generations in ever-evolving forms. Some of the best examples of this are the Greek Myths. These ancient tales continue to inspire writers from all over the world – and none more so than modern comic book […]

Careers

There have been advantages in conducting careers conversations via Teams this term. Students have a little more flexibility in their timetables to schedule these conversations when it suits them best. As well, their lack of after school commitments and travel time at the end of the day has enabled them to use this time to […]

Summer Hill Auxiliary | Meeting

On behalf of the Summer Hill Auxiliary, I would like to extend an invitation for you to attend the next meeting on Monday, 6 September, 2021.  This meeting will be held at 6pm via TEAMs.   If you would like to attend this meeting please RSVP to the following email, rcrawford@trinity.nsw.edu.au to register.  An invite to the TEAMs meeting will be sent […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Parents & Friends’ Association | Meeting

On behalf of the Parents & Friends’ Association, I would like to extend an invitation for you to attend the next meeting on Monday, 6 September, 2021. This meeting will be held at 7pm via TEAMs. Please note, if you would like to attend this meeting please RSVP to the following email, rcrawford@trinity.nsw.edu.au to register. […]

R U OK?

RU OK? Day is Thursday 9th September.  Trinity students, staff and families are being encouraged to check in on each other as the School shines a light on mental health and RU OK Day. Staff, students (and parents) are encouraged to download the RU OK background for video calls on the day (below) wear a yellow […]

Eat well, live well, perform well: special event

Trinity’s passionate team of athletic performance and development specialists have lined up a special event for Trinity parents and students keen to understand how nutrition contributes to peak performance. Jess Spendlove, from the Health and Performance Collective, will present a livestream from 5:30pm – 6:30pm on 13th September called Nutrition for Performance in School and […]

Championship Winning Debaters: 10A CAS Team

The winter of COVID discontent, to paraphrase William Shakespeare, has affected the entire Trinity Debating community, forcing the 2021 CAS Debating competition into the realms of virtual debating. Naturally, this has meant our debaters have needed to be adept at overcoming the challenges of communicating with team-mates, presenting in front of a computer, coping with […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

If, like us, one of the things that you miss most about life before lockdown is gathering book recommendations from everyone that you meet, then we have good news. As anyone currently working their way through our Library Bingo reading challenge knows, it can be hard to find out which books your colleagues, bosses, librarian […]

CAS Debating: Round 5

1st III It was certainly a momentous occasion on 20 August for Trinity’s First III Debating Team. Team members W. Martin (12WH), K. Kwok (12WH) and J. Perera (12La) took part in their last ever formal debate representing the School, marking the end of an unorthodox yet fulfilling season as well as the members’ high school debating […]

From the Head Master

During the daily press conference today, the Premier and the Education Minister made a number of significant announcements regarding the return to school. I imagine that many people watched the conference or have read about it in the news since. Recognising that any statements about what the future holds need to be made tentatively, it […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill 

What makes Trinity, Trinity? It is an important question for us to consider…

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

Debating | CAS Round 4

7B On 13 August 2021, the CAS 7Bs team were debating against a formidable team from St. Aloysius’ College. The topic of the debate was “That PDHPE (Physical Education) classes should be compulsory for the HSC”. We were debating the affirmative side of this topic or the ‘for’ side. With a good planning session from […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

This week was Science Week, and what a week it was! The theme this year was ‘Food: Different by Design’, which gave us ample opportunity to spark discussion around such issues as sustainability, healthy eating and the use of native ingredients.Each morning kicked off with a Science Conundrum, with the day’s winner receiving a themed […]

Careers

I watched an interview this week with Catherine Friday from EY, who co-authored the report “The peak of higher education — a new world for the university of the future”. This report was written building on her previous papers “Can the universities of today lead learning for tomorrow?” (2018) and “University of the future” (2012). […]

From the Head Master

During the week I came across a new concept that I am attempting to make use of in the interests of good mental health. Most of us know all about the benefits of having a ‘To Do’ list, whereby we capture those things that need doing. A ‘To Do’ list can reduce cognitive load by […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

Some time ago I came across an article in The Age, The four secret ingredients that can turn good schools into great schools. The headline caught my attention because I think Trinity is already a great school and I was interested to see how we stacked up. Some of what follows is a precis from […]

A prayer during times of lockdown

A brief prayer of thanksgiving that I have relied upon throughout lockdown as we have faced challenges as a community, and as a nation, and as a world, in so many ways: Loving Father, We asked for strength, and you gave us difficulties to make us strong. We asked for wisdom, and you gave us […]

Academic Focus | Year 12 Online Assessment

This week the School has focussed upon preparing Year 12 students to complete online assessments in Week 6 and 7, in place of the traditional Trial Examinations, which can no longer take place. My congratulations to the students for the mature and diligent approach they have taken to this preparation phase – they have engaged […]

From the Head Master

This week marks the mid-point of Term 3, and it is safe to say that it is not the term that we had expected. I lay in bed this morning, metaphorically girding my loins to face the day, and my mind went to the disappointments of the term. The list of things – events, experiences, […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

Integrity is doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. C.S. Lewis This week the School spoke with your sons about integrity, which The Oxford Dictionary defines as “the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles” and lists “uprightness” and, interestingly, “wholeness” as synonyms. It is a quality that is spoken […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Debating News | CAS Round 3

7B Debating Report On 6 August, the 7B CAS team debated against Waverley College on the topic that ‘All corporate boards should be represented by 50% women’. After a very close debate we as the affirmative were successful. We argued that a board with 50% women will allow for a more diverse opinion which will […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

It was Albert Einstein who said that the measure of intelligence is the ability to change, but even he couldn’t have foreseen the levels of flexibility required of all of us under the present circumstances. We’ve all had to change the ways we work, whether we’re students, teachers, parents or the organisers of the Premier’s […]

Music News | Senior School

The Music Department is up and running with its online lessons and practice materials for boys right across the School.Instrumental staff report the rewarding engagement of students from online lessons. If you have not availed yourself yet of this service, I encourage you to, as music lessons and practice are a welcome break from online […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

Letter from The Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC – Governor of NSW

Her Excellency the Governor of New South Wales has prepared a short video message from her lockdown in Government House to thank and encourage school communities across NSW. In it, her Excellency the Honourable Margaret Beazley AC QC, thanks schools for all that they are doing to navigate the current circumstances and take care of students and […]

A second helping of Breakfast photos

Further to last week’s ‘egg’cellent report, more photos have been sent through from the Trinity community who have been cooking up a breakfast storm at home. We are delighted to share these additional photos below and thank the families for sending them through.

News from The Arthur Holt Library

We all know how hard it can be to find some time for yourself in a lockdown, and that’s why one of the undoubted highlights of the past few weeks has been the return of Movie Club. Thanks to the Library’s ClickView service, we’ve all been able to enjoy some great movies from the comfort […]

From the Head Master

Not for the first time, the COVID-19 advice has shifted and is requiring the School to modify its plans. While it has been clear for a couple of weeks that the month of August would involve remote learning for most students in Greater Sydney, the School has been working towards bringing Year 12 back for […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything … (and) the peace of God which transcends all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6a,7b Much of the work that has been happening in the background during this term’s Remote Learning has been on monitoring our young people’s mental […]

Breakfast meeting ‘egg’citement

Middle School Fathers got into the Trinity spirit this past week, sharing breakfast and time with their sons. It’s the most important meal of the day, after all! Thanks to all the families who snapped a selfie and shared it with us. A small benefit of lockdown, the lack of commute for many adds in […]

Careers

Looking forward, looking back It has been wonderful speaking with boys about their post-school plans. Our students’ interests are wide and varied – they want to design, they want to build, they want to write, to teach, to heal and to entertain. They ask me about ways to achieve these goals and are open to […]

Debating – CAS Round 2

7B DEBATING REPORT On 30 July, the CAS 7B team debated against a strong Barker team on the topic that ‘Performance enhancing drugs should be used in professional sports’. After a very close debate we were successful. The affirmative team (Barker) argued that allowing all professional athletes to use performance enhancing drugs would create an […]

Co-curricular life goes on in lockdown

From sport to music and other activities like debating and chess, Co-curricular subjects have been powering ahead during lockdown, providing much-appreciated variety to the Trinity educational experience. As one debater observed, students might feel “weird” making impassioned arguments to their computer screens. But the regular CAS competition has continued unabated and the online format even […]

Coping with COVID

Timely tips from two School Captains Talk to your mates and family, stick to a routine, remain positive, stay active, engage with your teachers, get plenty of sleep, be adaptable, learn new personal skills … all sage pieces of advice for surviving our enforced lockdown and remote learning. But there’s nothing quite like hearing a […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

From the Head Master

This week we saw a number of shifts in the COVID-19 restrictions that have implications for the School. Remote learning to continue The key issue is that schools in Greater Sydney will remain under Level 4 restrictions for another four weeks; in Trinity’s context, we will be in remote mode until at least the end […]

Academic Focus

As we conclude our third week of remote learning, I congratulate students for the fine way in which they have stepped into the online learning environment. They have organised themselves to be in the videoconference at the appointed time, followed the protocols, participated, contributed, asked questions, led discussions in Teams breakout rooms, submitted their learning […]

From the Deputy Head Master

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and the wisdom to know the difference. Amen At Trinity, we take the welfare and wellbeing of your sons very seriously. One way this is reflected in the School’s procedures is through the Welfare Teams. If […]

Parents & Friends’ Association | Notice of AGM

On behalf of the Parents & Friends’ Association, I would like to extend an invitation for you to attend the next meeting on Monday, 2 August, 2021. This meeting will be held at 7pm via TEAMs. Please note, this meeting is the Annual General Meeting and if you are interested in a position on the […]

Summer Hill Auxiliary | Meeting

On behalf of the Summer Hill Auxiliary, I would like to extend an invitation for you to attend the next meeting on Monday, 2 August, 2021.  This meeting will be held at 6pm via TEAMs.  If you would like to attend this meeting please RSVP to the following email, rcrawford@trinity.nsw.edu.au to register.  An invite to the TEAMs […]

Book a breakfast meeting with your son

Middle School Fathers received an email this week asking them to arrange a new sort of breakfast meeting. Forget complex agendas and video meetings with work colleagues, we want you to have a breakfast meeting with your son. Over the next couple of weeks, share some time, share breakfast together, then share your group selfie […]

Learning in lockdown

Assembling bicycles, skipping rope challenges, turning dining rooms into mini sporting arenas … Trinity students and their families have been adapting to the challenges of lockdown and remote learning in typically positive style. They’ve also been making the most of something that in normal times can be in short supply – each other’s company, as […]

Debating News

FIRST III DEBATING REPORT While the COVID-19 induced lockdown has forced a halt to nearly every aspect of our lives, even a global pandemic is not enough to stop Trinity’s Debating Society, as Friday 23 July saw the start of Trinity’s CAS Debating campaign, albeit in a remote manner, with the 2021 CAS Debating Season being […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

News from The Arthur Holt Library

There are many challenges facing a library in lockdown, but none are more pressing than the need to provide access to resources when your physical space is off limits. In response to this challenge, the team at The Arthur Holt Library recently underwent professional development with the State Library of New South Wales to better […]

From the Head Master

The inescapable impression emerging from the public health advice is that we are settling in for a long haul with reference to the current restrictions. It would appear that the transmissibility of the Delta variant and the current level of vaccination in the community will require us to continue in the attempts to suppress the […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can; And wisdom to know the difference. – Reinhold Niebuhr Almost a year ago, newly minted School Officer, Tyson Jackson 12Fo, spoke to the boys and young men of the School about the challenges we had faced […]

Managing anxiety and uncertainty: resources

It’s been a stressful time as we deal with coronavirus (COVID-19) in NSW and the uncertainty it brings. What life will look like over the next few months has changed and many are feeling anxious about what this means. Trinity’s Counselling Services are gathering resources to help manage wellbeing and will include them each week […]

Trinity Trio Primed for Olympic Action

Old Boys’ Tokyo schedule After an agonising extra year’s wait, it’s finally time for our Olympians to shine in Tokyo. Trinity has a record-equalling three Old Boys competing – a feat achieved only once before, in Athens in 2004. Sprinter Rohan Browning, 1500m runner Oliver Hoare, and platform diver Sam Fricker will all spring into […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

News from The Arthur Holt Library | Extended Essay Guide

This week, we debuted the new Trinity Grammar School Extended Essay guide to senior students enrolled in the IB Diploma Programme. The Extended Essay is a 4,000-word piece of independent research that every boy on the programme must complete in one of his areas of study. It can seem an onerous task to students unused […]

Careers

Established in July last year, the National Skills Commission’s role is to provide advice and leadership on Australia’s labour market and current, emerging and future workforce skills needs. One of the three primary focus areas for the Commission is around aligning skill development with labour market needs. The training ‘industry’ has engaged in many iterations […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

From the Head Master

As we come to the close of our first week of remote learning for more than a year, the overwhelming impression is that the School has transitioned to this mode very smoothly indeed. During the course of the week, I have been seeking feedback from boys, from staff and from parents, as have many of […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and the wisdom to know the difference. Amen As we begin another term of Remote Learning, and in the lead up to the examination and assessment period, particularly for Year 12, it is important to acknowledge […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the Junior and Senior School. In Term 3, we will meet via Zoom until we can again meet at the Summer Hill campus: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.15am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: via Zoom So grab a cuppa and please join […]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Swimming | 2021 Australian Olympic Swimming Trials Report

2021 Australian Olympic Swimming Trials – SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre, 12/06/21 – 17/06/21 There is no way that anyone could have predicted that there would be a 5-year quadrennial between the 2016 Rio Olympics and the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, but in just another instance whereby COVID-19 has forced us to remain adaptable, the […]

Swimming | 2021 Metro South West (MSW) Swimming Winter Championships

SOPAC 19-20/6/2021 Trinity Grammar School was represented by 40 students in the MSW Winter Swimming Championships, held on Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th June 2021 at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, Homebush Sydney. MSW Swimming Winter Championships was the first meet of the 2021 winter short course season. Many of our Students were hungry […]

EVENT POSTPONED | Arthur’s Authors: Dr John Dickson

In the interest of protecting the health and safety of our community during this period of restrictions, sadly, we have once again had to postpone our much-anticipated Arthur’s Authors event featuring Dr John Dickson and his book Bullies and Saints, which was scheduled for next Tuesday, 20 July 2021. All ticket holders have been contacted […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

It was with a heavy heart that we closed the doors to the Arthur Holt Library this week, but rest assured that while we might not be able to welcome you all in person, we are very much open for business. We would welcome your emails if you have any specific questions and our team […]

Healing words for NAIDOC week

Why ‘welcome to country’ means so much A Trinity student has produced a touching explanation of the deep traditional significance of “welcome to country” rituals as part of his NAIDOC Week research. “Have you ever heard of a word that goes beyond dictionary meaning? A word so encompassing, so rich that language cannot do it […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

From the Head Master

At this morning’s quad assembly, I announced the appointment of the 2022 School Officers. There are thirty-two School Officers at Trinity: a School Captain; three School vice-Captains; sixteen House Captains; and twelve Prefects. These young men have a formal responsibility of leading our School students during the course of their final year at the School. […]

Managing a successful term break in Senior School

This week I had the pleasure of addressing the Senior School assembly as they headed into the mid-year break. My message had two themes, and I am sure the students have heard me represent these themes to them before! Firstly, I offered the perspective that the pain of discipline is never as great as the […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

Over the last couple of weeks we have acknowledged a slew of representative selections in Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Swimming and Volleyball. After many, many years at Trinity, I am still continually amazed at the level of athletic talent this school produces, year after year, with CAS, CIS, State […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

There’s been something of a focus on our Year 11 IB Diploma Program boys of late. Next term will see the boys begin their Extended Essays, a 4,000-word piece of research that will enable these students to develop many of the skills that will see them through university and beyond. In preparation, The Arthur Holt […]

Careers

More than goals In the last Year 12 Careers Session this term, I presented a mystical image of a crystal ball and challenged the boys with the concept of the ‘quest’ that they were on. Not a quest to achieve goals that relate to marks to be achieved, courses to be accepted on to study […]

Rugby – Representative Selections

Despite the break from the CAS competition there have been numerous Trinitarians plying their skills on the rugby field. The significant efforts of our young men have been rewarded, with several students selected in a variety of teams. From their efforts in the CAS 1st XV Competition, Olly White (12FO) was selected for the CAS […]

Arthur’s Authors | Inaugural Event Rescheduled!

RESCHEDULED DATE. Our inaugural Arthur’s Authors event has been rescheduled for Tuesday 20 July, 2021. In conversation with the History Faculty’s Mr Matthew Driscoll, Dr John Dickson will be sharing insights on his new book: Bullies and Saints. Ticket holders will be contacted via email with further details. Thank you for your understanding. We look […]

Free curator’s talk this Sunday

Learn about art from the Maningrida region of Arnhem Land, NT, with guest curator Bronwyn Rennex. Join her for a free floor talk and walk through Delmar Gallery’s current exhibition. Lineage celebrates the work of contemporary women artists from across the region, highlighting the strong traditions of fibre sculpture and weaving. Ms Rennex has worked […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the School. In Term 2, we will meet at the Summer Hill campus, for Junior and Senior School: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.30am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: The Dining Hall So grab a cuppa and please join us […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Evening of Prayer

Wednesday 28 July 2021 | 8pm to 9.30pm You are warmly invited to the Parents and Supporters’ Prayer Meeting at the Head Master’s Residence. Come and join in an evening where we pray for the many needs of our School community and hear something of the Christian Ministry within our School. Supper is provided. Please […]

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Cross County Report | CIS Championships – 10 June 2021

The CIS NSW Championships were held on Thursday, June 10, on the vast, uncovered, hilly, muddy terrain of Eastern Creek Raceway, and Trinity recorded some remarkable individual and team results as part of the CAS contingent. Here are the highlights: Trinity Team Victories: U13s: Matthew McLachlan, Kobe Stewart, Angus Royal, Joshua Lubke U16s: Jack Waide, […]

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

Australian Water Polo Representative News

Congratulations to Harper Stewart (10St) and Lucas Young (10We) on their recent selection in the Australian Born 2005 Cadet Team. Both Harper and Lucas will be travelling to New Zealand with the team in July. Additionally, Congratulations to Thomas Rathbone (11Ke) on his selection in the Australian Born 2004 Youth Squad. Thomas will be involved […]

From the Uniform Shop | Holiday Trading Hours

Trinity Grammar School Uniform Shop will close for the school holidays on Friday 18 June at 4.00pm. School Holiday Trading Hours Friday, 9 July | 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday, 12 July | 9.00am to 4.00pm Extended Trading Hours First Saturday of every Term Saturday, 17 July | 9.00am to 2.00pm The uniform shop will return […]

Virtual exhibition online now

Visit “Lineage” anytime online at https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=kPmt7T7npkQ The exhibition continues at Delmar Gallery until 18 July and will be open during the winter break. The Maningrida region in Arnhem Land is one of the most linguistically diverse places in the world, with 12 distinct languages spoken by over 110 clan groups. The landscape is equally diverse, […]

From the Uniform Shop | Holiday Trading Hours

The Uniform Shop will close for the school holidays on Friday, 18 June at 4.00pm. Holiday Trading Hours Friday, 9 July | 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday, 12 July | 9.00am to 4.00pm Alternatively, you are welcome to purchase from the online uniform shop at your convenience and your order will be filled when the store is next open.  […]

From the Head Master

As the middle of the calendar year approaches, this may be an appropriate point to update the community on the progress with the various building projects that are underway across our campuses. Development of facilities is an ongoing reality in the life of schools. Sometimes this is required by growth, as we are seeing on […]

Academic Focus Article: What do we mean by student growth?

This week has offered me two opportunities to reflect upon the importance of growth and what that means in the context of Trinity Grammar School. On Tuesday I was fortunate in attending and presenting at the NSW Association of Independent Schools’ ICT Leadership conference. With Mark Thompson, the School’s Business Analyst, I outlined the collaborative […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

Several years ago, on a trip to Brisbane to visit Anglican Church Grammar School, Churchie, I was given a copy of a publication called, Making of Men-101 Tips. It was such an excellent summary that I kept it in my drawer for years. Next term’s Life Skills Programme will turn its attention to articulating to […]

Colours Awarded | Term 2, 2021

ANDREWS, JAMES (11LA) LINE CAS 2ND V BASKETBALL 2021 ANGUS, MILES (10WH) LINE DEAS BRONZE AWARD 2021 BALDEO, KESHAV (11HE) LINE CADETS DRILL SQUAD SERVICE 2021 BARRETT, ADRIAN (12FO) LINE CAS  SWIMMING  2021 BIERNOFF-GILES, TOBY (10LA) HALF  MAJOR PRODUCTION 2021 BLANCHFIELD, WILLIAM (12HO) HALF  MAJOR PRODUCTION 2021 BRISCOE, RORY (11DU) HALF  MAJOR PRODUCTION 2021 BRITTON, […]

Rugby v Knox Grammar School

Saturday, 5 June 2021 | Results. A tough day of results for Trinity against CAS rivals, Knox, with just three victories across the 15 matches that took place. There were some bright points on the day, with both the 13A and 15A sides securing victories and the 14A side falling just short, after Knox scored […]

House Track and Field Championships

Recent history of the House Track and Field championships showcases a series of “three-peats”: Latham 2001-3, School 2009-11 and Hilliard 2013-15. Taubman’s turn seemed to arrive in 2019, but we were denied the opportunity for back-to-back wins in 2020 with COVID restrictions on gathering. Happily, fortune favoured us again this year. Conditions on the day […]

Football News | Week 8

Last Saturday was the last CAS round for this term and it finished against Knox Grammar, against whom we always look forward to competing. It was a busy day at Trinity with a compulsory crowd for the 1st XI match, the Old Boys in attendance at their annual event, and a School Open Day for […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Save The Date

Year 11 Mother and Son Breakfast Thursday, 22 July 2021 More details to follow. Proudly brought to you by the Summer Hill Auxiliary

From the Uniform Shop | Call For Green Blazers

Students who would like lines embroidered, please bring your blazer to the Uniform Shop before 4pm Thursday, 17 June, 2021 – no exceptions. Due to COVID-19 Health and Safety requirements, coats must be dry-cleaned with a current receipt attached to garment as proof of dry cleaning otherwise they cannot be accepted. Blazers will be available […]

Request for volunteers to provide Exam Support for students with approved Disability Provisions

All Year Groups 7-12 Trinity Education Support Services (TESS) oversees the implementation of Disability Provisions for students who need exam/assessment support and have had this approved either by the School or NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). We are seeking help from our school community to administer the disability provisions for the upcoming exam block from […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the School. In Term 2, we will meet at the Summer Hill campus, for Junior and Senior School: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.30am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: The Dining Hall So grab a cuppa and please join us […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

Reminders As we near the end of another term, it falls to us to issue a couple of timely reminders. The first is for anyone with overdue books to bring them back into The Arthur Holt Library as soon as possible. We do issue fines at the end of each term, but we would much […]

Diving | CIS NSW All Schools Competition

Our divers brought home some great results at the CIS NSW All Schools Competition. Five boys qualified for the event and four participated. The results are very impressive: Lachlan Nguyen demonstrated very solid and impressive performances in this season. He won 1st in the 15-16years Platform, and 2nd in the 16 Year Springboard at CIS. […]

Tennis Round 7 vs Knox

The last round for this term was contested against Knox Grammar School with all teams facing a strong black and blue opposition. The 1st IV set the tone early with a fantastic hard-fought victory, but the majority of other Trinity teams struggled against their quality opponents. The 1st IV played at home, at the Trinity […]

2021 Winter Concert

Tuesday evening this week was the opportunity for our Intermediate Music Ensembles and a range of Middle School Soloists to perform for parents, friends and staff. The concert began with the Concert Band, directed by Mr Henry and Mr Dimitrievski, with a retro experience – the score to ‘Back to the Future’. Mr Malyusz then […]

Volleyball News

Trinity defeated Knox Grammar School 3-0 (25-0, 25-0, 25-0) With the boys up against their hardest opponent of the CAS season, the men in green were keen to establish their dominance to hopefully cement their chances of the premiership. The first set began with big cross-court hitting throughout from Samuel Vickery (12WJ) who in combination with […]

Cross Country Report – Meet 8 – Cranbrook Relays – 5.6.21

The first relay event of the season brought great excitement and team spirit to the CAS/GPS Cross Country community last Saturday. Hosted by Cranbrook, the relay was run on a notoriously difficult, hilly relay course at North Ryde Common. Such was the intensity of the shorter but faster race that some of our senior runners […]

From the Head Master

There is a certain reassurance that comes with familiar rhythms and patterns of life. I imagine that there are all sorts of explanations for this, including the importance of familiarity in reducing cognitive load, the comfort that stems from positive prior experiences, and the reduction of anxiety about the unknown. Be that as it may, […]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

Anything but a yes vote to this question would do injury to our reputation among fair-minded people everywhere (on the subject of the 1967 Constitutional Referendum).  Harold Holt, 26 May 1967 I want to promise you that this act of restitution which we perform today will not stand alone – your fight was not for […]

Old boy and Olympic hopeful presents Head Master’s Dash medals

Today on Quad our 2021 Head Master’s Dash winners were presented their medals by Rohan Browning (2015). Rohan, who won the Dash in 2015, will be competing at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in the 100m. He commented how special events like the Head Master’s Dash and the CAS Track and Field Championships had helped […]

Middle School dance cancelled

The Years 7-9 Middle School Dance scheduled for Wednesday 16 June 2021 in the Sports Centre has been cancelled

Advance Notice for Compulsory Home Games 2021

Students in Years 7 to 11 will be required to attend two Compulsory Home Game fixtures throughout the season. Below are the two final options if your son did not attend a home game last Saturday 29 May 2021. Saturday 5 June – Trinity vs Knox (Football, Volleyball, Rugby) Saturday 31 July – Trinity vs […]

Cross Country | Barker Invitational

Saturday, 29 May 2021 It was the first trying race, weather-wise, for our runners last Saturday at the Barker Invitational at North Ryde Common. Cold, windy conditions made the warm-up particularly important! As always, our runners showed great spirit in their determination to complete and conquer a difficult course; reversed from its usual direction, there […]

House Championships Track & Field

Monday 7 June 2021 | Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre from 8:25am to 2:30pm Compulsory for all students in Years 7 to 12 to attend Your son will be attending the Years 7 to 12 House Championships Track & Field at Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre on Monday 7 June 2021.  It is a compulsory […]

Swimming | NSW All Schools Swimming Championships

2021 NSW All Schools Swimming Championships – SOPAC | Friday, 28 May 2021 Trinity Grammar School had a very strong representation in the NSW CIS team at the 31st NSW All Schools Swimming Championships on Friday 28th May at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, with a total of 19 students competing in combination of both […]

Trinity Mock Trial

On Monday the 24th of May, the Trinity Mock Trial team, consisting of D. Chuchra, J. Perera, K. Kwok, W. Martin, D. Wang and C. Kong, hosted Tempe High School for Round 3 of the NSW Mock Trial Competition. Coming off the back of the recent victory against St. Maroun’s College, the team was excited […]

Volleyball vs St Aloysius’ College

Trinity Defeated St Aloysius’ 3-0 (25-11, 25-11, 25-15) This week’s fixture saw the first compulsory game of the season, which the boys were eager to experience. The match began with a constant back and forth between the two sides until Blake Plavsic (12WH) asserted his dominance through the middle with multiple cross court swings. Patrick Mansfield […]

Tennis | Round 6 vs St Aloysius’ College

In last Saturday’s fixture, Trinity was pitted against St. Aloysius’ College who were at full strength and capacity, proving to be determined and competitive opponents. This week the 1st IV continued to be under-strength missing a player, but the team still put up a courageous fight. The 1st IV were hoping to have a repeat […]

Careers

Connecting your thinking with the decisions you make During Chapel this week, Mr Webster referred to the concept of Critical Thinking, and invited boys to reflect on their understanding of the place that religion has in causing unrest and differences of opinion. Like the person who reads the headline of a news article, then comments […]

Arthur’s Authors | Join us for an Inaugural Event!

We are thrilled to announce the inaugural Arthur’s Authors event, a collaboration between The Arthur Holt Library and the History Department. Join us for a light breakfast, and the chance to hear Dr John Dickson in conversation with Mr Matthew Driscoll, of Trinity’s History Department, as they discuss John’s new book, Bullies and Saints : An […]

From the Uniform Shop | Call For Green Blazers

Students who would like lines embroidered, please bring your blazer to the Uniform Shop before 4pm Thursday, 17 June, 2021 – no exceptions. Due to COVID-19 Health and Safety requirements, coats must be dry-cleaned with a current receipt attached to garment as proof of dry cleaning otherwise they cannot be accepted. Blazers will be available […]

Football vs St Aloysius’

Week 7, Term II, 2021 Excitement was in the air last Saturday as all sports connected to play St Aloysius’ in a round of CAS sport. Excitement was also created through this being our second round in the draw the 1st XI playing at home in their first compulsory crowd since 2019. Thank you to […]

Academic Focus: Self-Regulated Learners

One of the most useful pieces of information on secondary school academic reports is the feedback provided about a student’s self-management in a particular area of the Trinity curriculum.  The first criteria determining a student’s engagement score in a subject, or in the House, Sport, Co-curricular contexts, is the extent to which he demonstrates commitment […]

Trinity AFL

CAS Round 6 | Saturday, 29 May 2021 Trinity AFL was again split this weekend, with the 1sts taking on St Ignatius (Riverview) in overcast and windy conditions, while the 7/8 As and Bs made the longest road trip in CAS to face Barker at Rofe Park. The 1sts unfortunately had a hard-fought loss, not […]

Rugby vs St. Aloysius’ College

Results | Saturday, 29 May 2021 Trinity experienced a very successful outing in the 1st round of CAS fixtures, winning eight of our 11 matches against St. Aloysius’. In our 2 ‘unmatched’ fixtures our 14As secured victory over St. Pius X, and our 4th XV came up short against Scots. Our games against Knox this […]

Duke of Ed Gold Award Ceremony, May 25th 2021

Last Tuesday, seven of our Trinity young men were awarded their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards by the Honourable Margaret Beazley, Governor of New South Wales. Hard-fought and highly prized, these awards mark the end of an ‘adventurous journey’ that the students have been on, starting when they committed to joining the Bronze DEAS in […]

News from The Arthur Holt Library

One of our most important jobs in The Arthur Holt Library is to actively promote reading across the school and to encourage students to value reading for pleasure, as well as for academic purposes. In her article ‘We Talk Books’, published in the November issue of English in Australia, Margaret Merga emphasises how book discussions […]

Open this weekend at Delmar Gallery

Lineage celebrates the work of contemporary women artists from across the Maningrida region in Arnhem Land NT. Their strong tradition of fibre sculpture and weaving is at the heart of the exhibition, complemented by handprinted fabrics and works on paper painted with earth pigments, completed during the COVID lockdown.   The exhibition is presented in association with […]

Basketball News

“Buvac and Williams selected in NSW All Schools.” T Buvac (12WJ) and D Williams’ (12Yo) outstanding year continued when on Monday both boys were selected in the NSW All Schools Team after putting in strong performances for NSWCIS at the annual NSW All Schools tournament. Buvac was one of the standouts in the first game […]

Save The Date

Year 11 Mother and Son Breakfast Thursday, 22 July 2021 More details to follow. Proudly brought to you by the Summer Hill Auxiliary

Student Absence Notice

The preferred channel to report an absence is via the School app. If your son requires a leave of absence from school, please continue to request leave in advance by writing to the relevant Head of School for permission. To download the Trinity School app, please visit the Google Play store for Android, and the Apple Store for Apple iOS […]

Co-Curricular Photographs 2021

During Weeks 6 and 7, Middle School and Senior School Co-Curricular Photographs will be taken on Chapel Way during Lunch time. Tuesday 8th June, 2021 | Co-Curricular Music Schedule Student are requested to be in full School uniform and have their Trinity ID card. Photographs can be ordered online through the Melba Studios website. Simon […]

Dates for the Diary

Full details of dates and times of co-curricular programmes, can be found in the diary…

Revised dates for Parents and Friends’ Association and Summer Hill Auxiliary

The Parents and Friends’ Association and Summer Hill Auxiliary have announced revised meeting dates for 2021. Please click here to download a printable PDF of the new dates. Term 2 Summer Hill Auxiliary Monday 7 June Common Room 6 – 7 pm P&F Association Monday 7 June Terrace Room 7 – 8:30 pm Term 3 […]

Trinity Prayer Group | Summer Hill Campus

Parents and friends continue to pray for our boys and the School. In Term 2, we will meet at the Summer Hill campus, for Junior and Senior School: When:  Tuesdays | 8.30 – 9.30am on the even weeks of term (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8). Where: The Dining Hall So grab a cuppa and please join us […]

New link to parent survey

Please complete the School’s parent survey.

Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus)

Click here to read the Traffic Management Plan (Summer Hill Campus).

News from The Arthur Holt Library

If anyone reading this is a mother, may we take the opportunity to wish you a very happy Mother’s Day on behalf of everyone in The Arthur Holt Library (better late than never). This year, we encouraged the boys to borrow a book to bring home to their mothers or grandmothers, and organised a display [...]

From the Deputy Head Master – Summer Hill

Almost a year ago, newly minted School Officer, Tyson Jackson 12Fo, spoke to the boys and young men of the School about the challenges we had faced in 2020, and which we thought we had left behind.

Easter Message 2021

News from The Arthur Holt Library

Monday 8 March was International Women’s Day. Of course, the day is primarily a chance to celebrate how far women have come, both in terms of their rights and freedoms and their subsequent achievements in all areas of society, politics and the arts. But the day is also an opportunity to take note of where […]

Head Master challenges boys to tackle gender inequality

Head Master Tim Bowden today challenged Trinity boys to help tackle gender inequality “right here, right now”. In a speech continuing from yesterday’s International Women’s Day, he said inequality between the sexes was likely to be an ongoing challenge that vexed society. “It’s a global issue but the action we take to fix it will [...]

News from the Arthur Holt Library

We’ve been talking a lot lately about the benefits of reading and about the kinds of research-based strategies that encourage and support it. This week gave us all a chance to see some of the progress that we’ve made and to celebrate some notable success stories. The week started with Library Lovers’ Day, an initiative […]

Head Master 2020 Address to parents

Head Master’s men of character message

Head Master Tim Bowden has urged incoming Year 12 students to stamp themselves as young men of character when facing ethical dilemmas, highlighting the story of a police drug raid to explain why they should look beyond “unthinking loyalty” to their peers. He recalled the reflections of a rookie policeman once involved in a late-night [...]

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