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From achievements on the sporting field or stage to helping those in need, learn more about our vibrant school community.

Resilience – an emotional super-power

“Do not judge me by my success, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” Nelson Mandela

The extracurricular balancing act

“We’re a nation of exhausted and over-stressed adults raising over-scheduled children.” Brene Brown

Developing flexible career skills in young people

“Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse

The importance of raising brave girls

“Bravery is the audacity to be unhindered by failures, and to walk with freedom, strength and hope in the face of things unknown.”

Feng-Yuan Liu (2004)

“It was at Lauriston that I cultivated my curiosity to explore new avenues, developed the courage to just ‘give it a go’, and instilled in me my commitment to excellence that got me to keep showing up, keep practicing and keep moving forward even when things got tough.”

Processing life through art

“Art is a place for children to learn to trust their ideas, themselves, and to explore what is possible.” Maryann F Kohl

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