Home Edition 137, October 2021
Edition 137, October 2021
From the Headmaster
There are numerous people in our School community who are the very best at what they do, and this is often underpinned by a highly competitive spirit. This level of motivation to succeed varies across individuals but it invariably works best when it goes hand in hand with a strong focus on collaboration and a respect for others.
Excellence and Achievement
The passion and persistence of our fifth Gold Medallist
“My Olympic dream came to life at Grimwade,” says Jessica Morrison, who has faced multiple setbacks on her path to a Gold Medal.
Premier’s Award success
Six current and former students achieve one of the highest academic pinnacles.
2021 Hockey premiership
Congratulations to the First XI Hockey team on their 2021 success.
Finding connection in a fractured time
As a boarding family, the Smiths have had to adapt many times throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and find new opportunities to give and receive support.
New Head of Wadhurst appointed
Anna-Louise Simpson will commence as Head of Wadhurst in January 2022.
Flack Park, sanctuary in the city
The latest custodian of Edwin Flack Park is using her knowledge and initiative to create a habitat corridor for Melbourne’s fauna.
A scholarship history that spans generations
Eighty years after his death, Edwin Flack’s generosity is still having a positive impact on Melbourne Grammar students, their broader community, and the world at large.
Old Melburnians giving back
We encourage Old Melburnians to stay in touch through:
– Reunions, OM Journeys and other events
Learning During Lockdown
Confidence, resilience and new friendships
Even though performances are paused, preparing to go on stage has been a transformative experience for our Year 6 and 7 drama students.
Science Week: different by design
Staging Science Week during a COVID-19 lockdown led to new approaches and mindsets.
Walk for Women sparks a broader conversation
Undeterred by changing restrictions, student organisers found new ways to make this year’s Walk for Women as significant as any other.
Music concerts continue during lockdown
Performance in front of an audience is an important aspect of a musician's education.