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Inaugural OLA Fellowship 2021

"To engage, connect and provide relevant support to our alumnae and students, to foster a lasting and meaningful relationship with the Lauriston community for life."

2021’s International Day of the Girl highlights our digital generation

Monday, October 11 is the International Day of the Girl and the theme for 2021 is Digital Generation. Our Generation. 

Through an indigenous lens - Teaching and learning at Howqua

“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love and then we return home.”  Australian Indigenous Proverb

Striding out for pathways to empowerment

In The Age (Saturday 11 September 2021), Principal, Susan Just shares why she believes helping students develop adaptability and resilience is necessary in preparing them for their future and how our Year 9 Howqua program helps shine a light on the capabilities of young women.

Benefitting the future self by embracing new opportunities

Do something today that your future self will thank you for.

The invaluable benefits of staying connected with music

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” Plato

Cultivating hope to achieve goals

“Hope is not the conviction that things will turn out well, but the conviction that what you are doing is meaningful, regardless of how it will turn out in the end.” Vaclav Havel

The importance of the early years

The intellectual capacities of children are significant and their understanding of their learning experiences and life experiences is sophisticated and meaningful.

Making good trouble – thoughtfully disrupting the status quo

Being quiet is comfortable. Keeping things the way they’ve been is comfortable. And all comfort has done is maintain the status quo. Luvvie Ajayi

Flying High - Aviation at Lauriston

‘Too often we give children answers to remember, rather than problems to solve.’ Roger Lewin

Winner of Fathers of Lauriston Raffle Announced

The Centurion Club Syndicate was revealed as holders of the winning ticket (#156) for the Fathers of Lauriston Raffle. A very excited Andrew Fast, organizer of the syndicate, was thrilled to receive a call from Principal Susan Just advising of the win.

120 Tree – Art Installation

A new art installation inspired by our iconic Moreton Bay fig is helping to build the future for Lauriston girls.

The value of our Howqua program

Our unique Year 9 Howqua program is an extensive academic, pastoral and outdoor program for the full school year in the Victorian High Country.

Celebrating the past, building their future

Your opportunity to celebrate 120 years of girls’ education and help to build their future.

Gifts in Will Week@Lauriston, 19 – 26 April 2021

The celebration of 120 years of Lauriston education brings into focus the stories and histories of people who have helped make Lauriston the school it is today. 

Our 120 Anniversary Picnic Day

Despite inclement weather, our Lauriston community came out in force on Sunday 21 March to celebrate 120 years of girls' education.

Building Her Future

 

 Construction of our new Sports, Health and Wellbeing Precinct commenced in mid-December and is due to be completed in Term 1, 2022

A Conversation about Consent

Principal Susan Just writes about the topic of consent, how it is addressed within our school curriculum, and the shared role that teachers and parents play in raising awareness about consent

Choosing to Challenge in our 120th Year

Inspiring our young women to have a voice in decision-making, not only as citizens but as leaders.

Our young alumnae making waves in the Arts

Our 2020 graduates have hit the ground running this year in the Arts arena and we want to trumpet their achievements near and far!

Our Class of 2020 Results

 The incredible results of our Class of 2020 were testament to their courage, resilience and determination in the face of adversity. 

120 years of girls’ education

As part of our 120th anniversary celebrations we have produced a video showcasing some of our alumnae reflecting upon their time at Lauriston. This video, which will be launched in the lead up to International Women’s Day, features local and international alumnae all making a difference in their own way. Dr Jane Freemantle is one of these women.

Lauriston Celebrates 120 Years in 2021

International Women’s Day, a Community Picnic, Captain’s Corner and a Heritage Trail are just some of the events and activities planned for 2021…

Girls’ Schools Shine

New research shows girls’ school students outscore co-ed girls on all academic measures

Introducing our 2022 Launchpad Scholarship

Encouraging creativity in STEM

Lauriston named one of Australia’s top Innovative Schools 2020

We are thrilled to announce that Lauriston Girls’ School has been named as one of Australia’s top 2020 Innovative Schools. 

Art inspired by Adversity

Our 2020 VCE and IB Exhibition reflected the influence COVID-19 has had on Art at Lauriston this year.

Flying High

 ‘Where are the female pilots?’

‘Stay, Play & Talk’

Lauriston Kindergarten’s new program helping kids recover from the social restrictions of COVID-19

Preparing our Girls for the Digital Future

Susan Just shares her thoughts on the latest research around the digital future for our girls

Maintaining positivity during the pandemic

As we prepare for a return to face-to-face learning, student wellbeing remains a top priority.

Looking to the Future

Principal Susan Just reflects on the skills and dispositions our students will need in this rapidly changing future.

Collaboration and Creativity during COVID-19

Principal Susan Just reflects on how staff and students have collaborated and innovated to meet the challenges of COVID-19

Fun Activities for Holidays at Home

Embedding STEM into our Curriculum

 

2021 School Captains

We are delighted to announce our 2021 School Captains, Amelie Graham and Megan Ho.

Our Indigenous Kindergarten Program

Listening Deeply with Murrundindi

The Coronacoaster

Dr Michael Carr-Greg: Managing the Coronacoaster

Wellbeing at Lauriston

Wellbeing at Lauriston

Rising to the challenges of COVID-19

Lauriston Micro-credentials

Lauriston launches its exciting micro-credentialing initiative

Lauriston teachers in 2020 Educator's Hotlist

Australia's most influential educators Hotlist features Lindy Grahn and Owen Flattery

Building Project

Our exciting Building Project slowly unfolds…

Community Service

Community service inspiring social change during COVID-19

Wellbeing

Embracing mental health and building an inclusive community

Lizzie O’Shea

Lawyer, author, television presenter and human rights advocator…

Bella Northrop

Destined for the stage – Bella Northrop pursues her dreams.