Old Scholars’ Reunions and Events 2017

All Old Scholars are invited to join the activities scheduled for 2017. 

The interactive program below provides details about Old Scholars' Week events and other upcoming functions. Each event has a link to facilitate the booking process and payment. 

Annual Dinner 2017

The Old Scholars’ Dinner is the highlight of Old Scholars’ Week.
Our 2017 Reunion Convenors will be organising special tables for reunion years.
$90pp - 3 courses (including drinks).

Click here to book!

Old Scholars' Centenary Dinner 2018

Save the date - Old Scholars' Centenary Dinner, Saturday 26 May 2018 at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

We are particularly excited about next year's dinner! The Walford Old Scholars’ Association has a long history, and will be celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2018.

Please save the date so that we can make next year’s Dinner a memorable occasion and a celebration worthy of our Associations’ 100th Birthday.

Register your interest to be a Table/Year Group Captain

2017 Old Scholars' Week Program

Monday 22 May - Saturday 27 May
We have a fun week of activities scheduled for the last week of May.

  • Mon22May

    Playgroup Session for Old Scholars' Mums & Babies

    1:30pm @ ELC

    Enjoy a relaxed playgroup session with other Walford Old Scholars and their children.

  • Tue23May

    Old Scholars v Student Netball Match

    12:30pm @ Walford Sport Centre

    Come and cheer the girls on as Old Scholars challenge current Walford students on the courts.

  • Thu25May

    Holy Communion & Morning Tea

    10:00am @ St. Elizabeth Chapel

    You are invited to join us for a special service conducted by Rev’d Tracey Gracey in honour of our Old Scholar community. Join us for morning tea following the service.

  • Thu25May

    Back to School Assembly and Rose Bowl Debate

    11:30am @ Helen Reid Hall

    Revisit your Walford memories and support our Old Scholars’ Debating Team during this Back to School Assembly.

  • Thu25May

    Old Scholars’ Luncheon

    12:45pm @ St. Elizabeth Chapel

    Catch up with your friends after the Back to School Assembly over a delicious two-course meal in the Chapel. $45pp.

  • Fri26May

    Annual Dinner

    7:00pm @ Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens

    The Old Scholars’ Dinner is the highlight of Old Scholars’ Week. Everyone is welcome.

  • Sat27May


    10:30am @ Walford Conference Room

    All members of the Association are welcome to attend and we encourage anyone interested in joining the Committee to nominate at this time.

  • Sat27May

    School Tour

    11:30am. Meeting point: Walford Chapel

    Tour Walford to see a showcase of the current facilities and to see what has changed.


Upcoming Events 

Friday 14 July - Bridge Day
Fig Tree Café at 10am. Cost: $25pp
Join us for a delicious lunch and our annual round of bridge at the Fig Tree Café. Please remember to bring your table, tablecloth and playing cards. Bookings and tickets: Annette Moretti (Trott ’53) 8293 7450

Friday 28 July - Melbourne Reunion (More details to follow)

Saturday 19 August - 20 Year Reunion
School Tour: St Elizabeth Chapel, 10.30am
Lunch: The Leicester. 12 for a 12.30pm start.

Thursday 7 September - Sydney Reunion

Friday 22 September - Old Scholars' Mums and Bubs Playgroup Session
Walford ELC at 1.30pm
We welcome Old Scholars and their children for a special playgroup session at Walford's Early Learning Centre.

Saturday 30 September - 10 Year Reunion (More details to follow)

Friday 27 October - Young Old Scholars’ Catch up
Walford Fig Tree Lawn, 6pm – 9pm. Cost $30pp. An enjoyable balmy evening full of chatter, laughs and lots of fond memories.  An event for Old Scholars from 2012 – 2016.

Thursday 16 November - Christmas Drinks under the Fig Tree
Fig Tree Lawn at 5.30pm


Old Scholars’ Convenors 2017 

1957 – 60 Year Reunion

Jenny Opie (O'Grady)
0428 828 005

Anne Reuter (Chesterman)
8431 1550

Susan Porter (Redman)
8379 0307

Virginia Rowland (Ashton)
0428 826 547

1967 – 50 Year Reunion

Marnie Watts (Young)
0439 030 734

1977 – 40 Year Reunion

Kathy Matthews (Snewin)
0421 098 862

Louise Ellis (Chauncey)
0400 560 638


1987 – 30 Year Reunion

Georgina Young (Robinson)
0419 036 448

1997 – 20 Year Reunion

Sally Hicks (Williamson)
0438 726 661

Alice Duncan (Tolley)
0418 843 352

2007 – 10 Year Reunion

April Bickley
0431 296 083

2012 – 5 Year Reunion

Genevieve Garret
0439 290 028

Laura Shields
0418 857 035


Melbourne Reunion 

Caroline Athey (May ’91) 
0412 298 939

Kate Wilson (Alexander ’91)
0402 437 735

Claire Kolodziej (’04)
0438 180 786

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We are currently planning many other exciting activities for Walford Old Scholars, which will be communicated by email closer to the date.

Please make sure we have your current mobile number and email address so we can stay in touch.

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