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Saint Stephen’s College student earns a place among ‘academic elite’
An impressive 99.9 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) and an OP1 has earned Saint Stephen’s College Dux Matthew Bishop an offer of a full scholarship into Melbourne University this year - and a place among the country’s ‘academic elite’.
College Headmaster, Jamie Dorrington, said Matthew was one of three OP1 achievers at the College in 2014. Four OP2 students also received an equivalent OP1 score.Read more »
Saint Stephen’s College Students meet HRH Prince Edward
It was a ‘right Royal visit’ to Brisbane recently for nine Saint Stephen's College students who attended the address by HRH Prince Edward of Wessex, the third son of Prince Phillip who with Kurt Han, started the Duke of Edinburgh and Outward Bound programmes.
Saint Stephen’s College Duke of Edinburgh Programme Coordinator, Shelly Spargo, who accompanied the students on the royal visit, said outdoor experience was an important part of the College’s approach to education.Read more »
'Blended learning' lures Head of Microsoft Korea
The ‘blended learning’ approach of technology in education at Saint Stephen’s College recently attracted a high profile visit from the Education Lead of Microsoft Korea, Mr Jemin Chun.
Mr Chun said Saint Stephen’s College was one of only two schools chosen as part of a brief ‘tour of innovative schools in Australia’.Read more »
Students take part in State Honours Ensemble Programme
Six very talented musicians from Saint Stephen’s College enjoyed a challenging State Honours workshop week at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University in the second week of their spring holidays.
Each year, the State Ensemble Honours Programme (SHEP) brings together the finest young musicians under the tutelage of a team of eminent international and national conductors, in a world-class environment.
Its pursuit of excellence defines it as one of the highest quality performance avenues available to young ensemble-based instrumentalists in Queensland.
The programme sees voice, string, wind, brass and percussion students take part in an intensive four-day programme that culminates in a Gala Concert in the Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, South Bank. Saint Stephen’s College was represented by Andress Obenza, Tabatha Ashmore, Mitchell Hobbs, Matthew Thompson, Jin You and Naomi Lorimer. Well done!
An official opening and blessing of new age learning facilities on Saint Stephen’s Day
The Saint Stephen’s College new multi-million dollar Science-in-Action, Team Projects, Learning Enhancement and Arts and Applied Technology precinct was officially opened and blessed on Saint Stephen’s Day - Friday 19 September 2014.
Queensland Minister for Education, Training and Employment and Member for Surfers Paradise the Hon John-Paul Langbroek, and the Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen opened the state-of-the-art facilities, with a plaque unveiling.Read more »