Home Edition 139, April 2022

Edition 139, April 2022

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.

Leadership Update

Meet the new Head of Wadhurst

Anna-Louise Simpson highlights the advantages of a middle school, and why she chose to make the move to Wadhurst.

A change in Foundation leadership

Julian Smith (OM 1975) is the new President of the Melbourne Grammar School Foundation.

New models of service and success

Our new OM Council President continues to be guided by Melbourne Grammar values and the confidence he gained at our School.

Thank you to an outstanding leader

We recognise Philip Solomon QC (OM 1986) who has made many contributions to the School over many years.

Focus on Visual Arts

Building opportunity in a high-pressure world

A pragmatic attitude defines the work of an Old Melburnian whose photography now appears on the cover of Vogue.

Creating the look for superheroes and everyday heroes

With a job that involves working on blockbuster sets, Anna de Meyrick says organisation is key to her creativity.

Why traditional photography still matters

In the tiny world of the darkroom, our Photography students are discovering new ways of thinking and seeing themselves.

Stepping out for student photography

Views outside the School gates taken by Year 9 and 10 students.

Perspectives on Education

The social nature of learning

"At Melbourne Grammar, the joy of learning comes through the human interactions we share," says our Director of Teaching and Research.

Success and Achievement

Congratulations to our Winter Olympians

Three Old Melburnians represented Australia at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.

A Paralympian’s insights on perseverance

After trying numerous options at Melbourne Grammar, Paralympian James Millar decided skiing would be his sport, and went on to represent his country.

Superb 2021 VCE results

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 on their application and endeavour throughout a difficult year.

2021 post-school destinations

After what can only be described as another tumultuous year, it is heartening to report that all 2021 Year 12 students planning to...

The unexpected benefits of aspiration

2021 Academic Head of School, Peter Frangos, explores how the journey can mean more than an eventual achievement.

OzCLO success

A group of Senior School students have reached third place in the national championship.

An undefeated season for our cricketers

Congratulations to our premiership team.

2022 Australia Day Honours

Melbourne Grammar School congratulates all members of our community recognised through the 2022 Australia Day Honours.

Meet the 2022 School Captains

Our 2022 Captains are an outstanding group of young leaders.

School News

The sound of collaboration

Our Senior School Product Design students have built links with a small rural school to bring their latest project to life.

A silver anniversary 27 years in the making

Members of the Witherby Tower Society came together to celebrate a milestone.

Campuses come to life through cultural connections

The cultural diversity of our learning program, our students and our community was celebrated through recent festive events.

A boarder’s reflection

James Kealy (OM 2021) highlights the pros and cons of boarding at Melbourne Grammar, and recognises those who helped him on his journey.

How a seamless learning space builds curiosity

Our new Head of Science & Technology Simon Maaser shares how the Geoff Handbury Science and Technology Hub acts as a catalyst for learning.

The two hours’ traffic of this year’s Quad Play

'Romeo and Juliet' set on Brunswick's Sydney Road - a breath of new life.