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Pop Art: Blast into the future

1960s Pop Art was known for its focus on elevating the banal and mundane to an iconic and reverential status.

auspicia in Latin reading competition

Latin is a relatively small VCE subject in terms of student numbers across Victoria, but it is one in which Melbourne Grammar students excel.

What have we learnt?

Students have spent time in an off-campus learning mode this year. However, Headmaster, Mr Philip Grutzner, explains why online learning can never effectively replace the traditional approach.

The power of strong educational foundations

“Grimwade House teaches you to believe in something and work hard for it,” says Vivienne Crompton, whose passion for our School led her back to the Old Melburnians Council.

Why you should listen in Chapel

Spiritual reflection is a cornerstone of education at Melbourne Grammar explains Henry Carmichael, Year 12 student and 2020 Sir Kingsley Norris Orator, in his winning speech.

The winding path to creative success

David Morton’s artistic career is defined by his openness to learning in all its forms.

The history classroom leads to a remarkable career

Advocating for Australia in Washington during the East Timor crisis was only the beginning for Christian Bennett.

How evil leaders are elected and what we must learn from...

2020 Junior Orator and Year 9 student, Daniel Cash, explores how the mistakes made throughout history continue to occur in his Sir Kingsley Norris Oratory Competition speech.

Excellence in oration

Each year the Senior School celebrates the best of public speaking through the Sir Kingsley Norris Oratory Competition, and this year was no different.

Poetry in motion

Year 5 students take their first steps in public speaking through the annual Year 5 Poetry competition.