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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.

Farewell Greg Caldwell

Greg Caldwell retires at end 2021 after serving as Head of Wadhurst for the past 15 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.

Bringing a fresh perspective to philanthropy

Carl Junot understands that no two people decide to take philanthropic action for the same reason, and that every act of giving is also an act of building community.

Conversations with elders encourage empathy

Through the Argo program, our Year 7 students have been forging new connections with the elders in their lives.

Good debaters argue, great debaters collaborate

Continuing an unprecedented four-year run of State debating wins, this year’s A Grade team shares their secret to success.

What we gain through service

A new publication is bringing together students, teachers and the community to answer a question core to our values: Why do we engage in service?

Where ‘little l’ leadership begins

For Grimwade House students, leadership has many dimensions, present at each new stage of learning.

Baillieu and Brumby share leadership perspectives

While their political views may have differed at times, two former Victorian Premiers trace many of their shared values back to their time at our School.

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.