Issue 1 | 3 February 2017

Message from the Principal

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Friends, Welcome to our 2017 School Year. While many students and teachers were enjoying their Christmas holidays, Stuartholme was industriously working away on finalising our building project, undertaking Antipodeans adventures and a Japanese trip and revamping our IT devices. The ‘filling in of the tunnel’ has …

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Key Dates

Please find below the key dates for  Term 1 2017

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News from the Nest

Dear Parents/Guardians, Welcome to the start of 2017 boarding life! For those of you new to our boarding community, welcome to the Stuartholme Boarding Family! I hope those of you who made it in on 23 January noticed all the bright new sofas and a fresh looking Nest. The girls …

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Parent Information Evenings

Thank you to the parents who have attended our first four Parent Information Evenings – some who have attended more than once. The aim of each evening is to share with parents significant events and programs pertaining to your daughters’ year level. Key staff, who work closely with your daughter, …

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Glass water bottles

I have advised students that they are not to bring glass water bottles to school. There is an added risk for your daughters should they break. I ask for your support in this. Andrea Reddan Deputy Principal Student Wellbeing  

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Building update

Returning families will notice a number of changes to Stuartholme in 2017 and the list is quite extensive! Around the school, you will notice a new rose/gardenia garden near the boarding stairs, refurbished Café lawn and new artificial grass installed to soften areas in the Year 7 lunch area. We would …

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Stuartholme Leadership Teams

With the new academic year underway, we wanted to update you on the various Leadership Teams within the School. Leadership Team L to R: Nicola Johnson, Deputy Principal Staff Wellbeing and Administration; Andrea Reddan, Deputy Principal Student Wellbeing; Laura Jones, Commercial Director; Kristen Sharpe, Principal; Sarah Daff, Director of Mission; …

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Academic and Student Services

2017 sees Academic and Student Services relocating to the circular drive in front of the Chapel, providing easy access to students, parents and teachers. Our new location has drawn together the whole teaching community into a central hub that enables teachers and support staff to share conversations on teaching and …

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New staff

We would like to introduce you to our new staff members who recently joined Stuartholme.        

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Science Snippets

What a fabulous year ahead that we have to look forward to! A big event for Science every year is the celebration of National Science Week (12 – 20 August, 2017). The theme will be ‘Future Earth’ and this topic will relate to the United Nations International Year of Sustainable …

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Debating in 2017

All teams and coaches are now finalised for the 2017 season. Sign up and payment was due at the end of January so please login to the Portal ASAP if you have yet to do so.  There are very limited places in Years 8-10 for students new to Stuartholme who …

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The Arts

Welcome to the Arts in 2017! The Stuartholme Arts Department is a vibrant, energetic, creative and welcoming area made up of eight highly talented staff. Their focus for the year is on a love of learning via dynamic teaching.  Each staff member is an experienced professional whose passion is the …

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Antipodeans China Trip

On 30 November, 2016 24 students, four teachers and two expedition leaders departed Brisbane to begin an adventure of a life time. The Antipodeans trip was spilt into three different sections, a sight-seeing section, a trekking expedition and a community project. When visiting the big cities and sightseeing we were …

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Music News

Private Music Tuition Private Music lessons have now commenced.  If you wish your daughter/s to enrol for music lessons in Term 1, please contact the Arts Co-Curricula Assistant, Mrs Sandy Beanland, as a matter of urgency by emailing music@stuartholme.com Ensemble Performance Dates: A list of Ensemble performance dates has been …

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Music on Sunday Ensemble Workshops

On Sunday, 12 February we will be conducting a series of workshops for all members of a Stuartholme band, choir or string orchestra in preparation for the year. Ensembles involved: Barat String Orchestra Duchesne String Ensemble Concert Band Wind Ensemble Joigny Voices Year 7 Choir The day is a wonderful …

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Equestrian News

At the 2016 Equestrian Queensland Annual Awards Evening on Saturday 28 January Stuartholme School was named ‘Equestrian Queensland 2016 School of the Year’. The award ‘recognises an affiliated school that has set itself apart from other schools through its high standard of organisation, governance, community engagement, and its resounding success. …

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Netball Trials

Please ensure that all students who are trialling for netball have signed onto the school Portal before netball trials commence in the next couple of weeks. Click here to go to the page then click on the box at the bottom of the page to sign on. 12/13 years – …

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Water polo

Over the Christmas holidays the under 14A Stuartholme water polo team competed at the Under 14 State Championships which were held in Brisbane. The girls played a fantastic tournament and are to be congratulated on taking home the silver medal in a thrilling grand final game against All Hallows’. These …

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Music at Twilight invitation

The Stuartholme Music Department warmly invites all members of the Stuartholme Community to the annual Music at Twilight. Please see the invitation below for all the details. RSVPs are not required, but for more information, please email music@stuartholme.com

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Looking for a way to become involved in the Stuartholme Community?

What about the Stuartholme Ladies Committee? Would you like: – to assist on the Open Day BBQ, Saturday 11 March – to attend a Working Bee in air conditioned comfort compiling some School Prospectus’ for Open Day on Thursday 16 February, Friday 24 February or Thursday 2 March from 9-11am – …

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STEAM Residential

Registrations are open for the next STEAM Residential, to be held 2-5 April 2017 for gifted girls currently in Years 5 & 6. Stuartholme School together with Clearing Skies host the STEAM Residential Program, a three day residential for gifted girls, from any school in Queensland. The Residential aims to …

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Photo Anthology

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