Home Edition 138, December 2021
Edition 138, December 2021
A year of perseverance and progress
Chair of Council Andrew Michelmore reflects on the changes that marked 2021, and the achievements of the School community.
What is important?
The past 22 months have caused many to question what they value most and what makes for a good life.
Being an Old Melburnian
Being an Old Melburnian is a lifelong journey - but how does this translate in practice?
The intersection of data and strategy
Finding local solutions to a global challenge
Now working for the World Health Organisation, Scott Pendergast shares his path to a career in international development, and how he maintains a work-life balance.
Data matters, but people matter more
Working at the intersection of customer experience and data strategy, Kate Mann says what matters most in her role is understanding people.
An open mind leads to tech success
Entrepreneur Huw Birrell is working to transform the fast-moving food industry. Recently, he took time out to share his insights with our Old Melburnian community.
The use of data within schools
Data is an essential part of any educator's toolkit but, like any tool, it needs be to used properly.
Learn, achieve, grow
The illustrations of how philanthropy has, and continues to, shape our School's programs and culture are myriad.
Thank you to the many members of our School community who have made a contribution to the School over the past two years.
A new scholarship to pay it forward
Martin Hoe knows first-hand how transformative scholarship support can be. Now, he wants to share this support with the next generation.
Commitment, enthusiasm, and the secret to rowing success
Dedicated teacher, much-loved rowing coach, and continuing supporter of our School Old Melburnian Tony Smith reflects on his lifetime of service.
Farewell Greg Caldwell
Greg Caldwell retires at end 2021 after serving as Head of Wadhurst for the past 15 years.
A new opportunity for connection and care
Already a respected French teacher at Wadhurst, Adrienne Richardson is excited by the possibilities of her new role in our boarding community.
A two-way exchange of experience and knowledge
Our Career Masterclass programme offers opportunities for both mentors and mentees to see their life paths from new perspectives.
A history of our Boat Houses
Over the years, our various Boat Houses have been a place of celebration, excellence and, on occasion, tragedy.