It's Kids' Weekend at Writers' Week on March 4 and 5. The event has partnered with Walford Anglican School for Girls; students will volunteer over the weekend helping children to make hand fans.
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Children's author/illustrator Andrew Joyner at Walford Anglican School for Girls with students Deamanthe, 11, Ruby, 10, and Ellie, 11.
Children's author/illustrator Andrew Joyner at Walford Anglican School for Girls. Walford students will be volunteering at the Adelaide Writer's week.
Highest achieving IB Diploma graduates shared their plans for future studies. Included is Kaitlin Beddome who achieved an ATAR of 99.80. Lucy Fraenkel, as joint Dux of IB, also attained 99.80.
Sophie Pontifex (Year 7) has won Novita Children's Services 2016 Carol Dibben Encouragement Award, in recognition of her persistence, resilience and commitment to achieving personal goals.
The Adelaide-raised writer talks to Deborah Bogle about family, scholarship and the creative impulse behind her award-winning debut novel Music and Freedom
Unley Council and Social Entrepreneurship and Education Design to run excursions focused on entrepreneurship for students
More secondary teachers are employed than primary school teachers in South Australia, the opposite to the national trend. Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show 9700 people are employed as secondary teachers, compared with 8500 primary school teachers.
Walford Anglican School for Girls held a Lenten fundraising campaign, from which money raised will go to support the building of a medical clinic in Companion Diocese Bor
Walford's senior rowers are focusing on racing - and not revenge - as they bid to reclaim top honours at this weekend's Head of the River regatta.
From her subject choices to her study habits and even her Research Project topic, Neha Bishnoi’s Year 12 efforts were single-mindedly geared towards her career goal of becoming a doctor. The Walford graduate, 18, achieved five merits, which she attributes to choosing subjects that interested her and were relevant to her aspirations. “Biology is the study of how the body works and is relevant to medicine,” Neha, says.
Rory Balding, Martina Theodorakakos and Harriet Hewiston have some of the best minds in the country. Last month, Walford Anglican School for Girls took three teams to Sydney to compete in Tournament of Minds and finished second in the secondary language literature and social science sections.
The contribution of local students to World War I will be honoured today with the unveiling of a series of memorial plaques.
Mentoring shy or younger students, cooking meals for the disadvantaged and raising funds to educate breast care nurses - these are just a few examples of contributions Walford students made this year to the communities that have supported them on their own learning journey.
The Walford Anglican School for Girls students are among 70 from the east and inner south who listen to reading by younger, less privileged children over the phone as part of the program.
More street parties, better sporting grounds and cultural celebrations - this is these young people's vision for the Unley for the future. The council's Living Young Action Plan is aimed at residents aged 5-24. Harriet and Dana, both 15 and students at Walford, said that more street parties would improve the area for young people.
Walford student Annabelle Hall has written, illustrated and published her own book to help Adelaide’s homeless. The 15-year-old will donate all proceeds from her tale about a homeless cat, Cleo’s Search for a Purr-fect Home, to the city’s Hutt St Centre. The Walford student started working on the book earlier this year as part of her personal project, a requirement of all Year 10 students at the school.
The number of Australian secondary schools offering an internationally recognised diploma program for university entry has doubled in the past 15 years as parents demand a more globally focused curriculum, an education expert says.
Walford Students have competed in a paper plane competition to raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service
Walford rowers Lucy Aylward and Rosie Barnett will compete in the prestigious Head of the River competition this weekend. UNLEY High’s senior boys’ rowing team will chase its first piece of silverware in 28 years in this weekend’s Head of the River at West Lakes.
Old Scholar Sophie Blackall ('87) visited Walford on Wednesday 18 February and talked to the girls about finding their passion and making it fulfilling and rewarding.
Walford student, Helena Schwerdt is beating rivals twice her age in her debut senior season in the SA Athletics League.
Abeny Kuol, first student from a refugee background to be appointed school captain at Walford Anglican School for Girls, is appreciative of the chances Australia has given her.
Abeny, 17, is the first student of refugee background to become school captain at Walford Anglican School for Girls - a position she was elected to within six months of beginning at the Hyde Park college.
Just ask 89-year-old Betty Gransbury (Walford Old Scholar), who leads three generation of University of Adelaide alumni, including son John and granddaughter Laura, 29 who is also a Walford Old Scholar.
The Year 8 students from Walford Anglican School for Girls raised $5,000 to buy bikes for 20 children who are part of The Smith Family's Learning for Life Scholarship, which helps children with learning difficulties.
Walford Old Scholars, Meg Barnett and Carrie Moyes have all revelled in their first year of study at Adelaide University after achieving top tertiary admission ranks of 99.95 last year.
Eleanor Caroline Wells attended Walford from 1930 to 1939, excelling at sport, especially tennis and basketball and was appointed School Captain in 1939.
For Walford Old Scholar, Kathleen Pishas ('05) making her mark in science is not about personal recognition. It is about the children she may one day be able to save.
A partnership strategy that "the Chinese will kill for" is underpinning Adelaide-based ERA Publications' new distribution arrangements in Asia's biggest market
Walford Old Scholar, Dr Danielle Moreau (’01) has a dream - to make aircraft landing at Adelaide Airport quieter, our submarines more stealthy, wind turbines less annoying and even household appliances less noisy.
Boarding school in the city is an option many local families explore. The Ryan family, from Kimba, spoke to us abut their decision for their daughter, Larissa, to board at Walford Anglican School for Girls in Adelaide.
Classroom learning comes with a distinctly hands-on flavour at Walford Anglican School for Girls.
Walford’s Jubilee Secret Garden, located in their Junior School, recognises the need for children to flourish in a natural environment that stimulates both their imagination and their physical wellbeing.
Not stepping on cracks in the footpath is an age-old superstition, but for Isabelle, 7, it is a game she plays on her walk to school.
This year marks the 15th year for Walk Safely To School Day - an occasion that encourages primary school students to walk to school on May 23.
The Walford Early Learning Centre offers boys and girls a stimulating and well-resourced environment where learning is driven by the children's own interests and strengths to encourage their curiosity and sense of wonder in learning about their world.
Winning at Adelaide's biggest school rowing competition has become an habit for two eastern schools. For the fifth consecutive time, Walford Anglican School for Girls team claimed the Florence Eaton trophy at the annual Head of the River rowing regatta.
Walford Old Scholar Elise Lavers, receives bravery commendation for pulling Michael Demasi from water near great white shark. Miss Lavers said the experience had triggered a keen interest in sharks and she had applied for an internship to a research program in South Africa.
Walford Old Scholar Jenna McCormick says winning the Lady Reds' player of the year was a shock.