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2016

AUSTRALIAN ALL SCHOOLS REVIEW DAY THREE

Athletics NSW
Sunday 4 December 2016
Abi Stevanovic was outstanding in the U16 200m hurdles, breaking the meet record with her slightly wind assisted time of 27.15.
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DEVELOPING A GLOBAL EDUCATION PROGRAM

Independent Journal
Volume 41 No 1 May 2016
Dr Paul Burgis addressed colleagues, at the 2015 AHISA Biennial Conference, on the rationale for PLC Sydney's global education program.
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RECORD BREAKER AWARDED FOR HIGH ACHIEVEMENT

Wellington Times
27 January 2016
As a result of her significant swimming achievements, Kyla Tasker was awarded a full scholarship to attend PLC Sydney. 
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2015

inner west hsc students take out top marks in languages, history, design and religion

Inner West Courier
15 December 2015
Two PLC Sydney students were amongst six inner west students who topped the state in various HSC subject in 2015.
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RECORD BID MAKES FOR ELECTRIC VIBE

Inner West Courier
25 August 2015
PLC Sydney has successfully attempted to break the Guinness World Record for the Longest Human Electrical Circuit. 
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STRIVE FOR MORE AT PLC

The Land
August 2015
Benefits of boarding at PLC Sydney for sisters Edwina and Beatrice Hobson who are both keen sportswomen.
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CHILDREN INCREASINGLY EXPECTED TO DO HOMEWORK IN THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS

Sydney Morning Herald
4 July 2015
Article explores the benefits and disadvantages of homework for children. Includes comments from parents of Year 1 student Ruby Stephenson and Mr Mohan Dhall, PLC Sydney teacher and Chief Executive of the Australian Tutoring Association.
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DR BURGIS RECOGNISED IN LIST OF INFLUENTIAL LEADERS IN EDUCATION 

The Educator
15 June 2015
The latest issue of The Educator magazine features the inaugural ‘Hot List’ of leaders who are making a difference in the field of education. More than 30 educational professionals are listed, including PLC Sydney Principal, Dr Paul Burgis, who has been noted for his research in the development of student knowledge, attitudes and values regarding poverty.
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LUCY TEACHES TODD HOW TO BECOME MORE ADAPTABLE

ABC TV
22 May 2015
PLC Sydney Ex-Student and Olympic Bi-athlete, Lucy Glanville, has appeared in the first episode of Todd Sampson’s second series of Redesign my Brain. In this segment Lucy demonstrates how she controls her heart rate, a necessary skill for her demanding sport, which enables her to quickly switch between cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.
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PLC SYDNEY LISTED IN TOP TEN INDEPENDENT GIRLS' SCHOOLS IN SYDNEY

Business Insider
22 May 2015
Business and technology news website, Business Insider, recently compiled a list of the top ten independent girls’ schools in Sydney. PLC Sydney was ranked in eighth position.
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FISH-LIKE SWIMMING TEAM LAPS UP GLORY FOR SCHOOL

Inner West Courier
12 May 2015
PLC Sydney Junior School Swimming team wins state final of 4x50m Senior Girls freestyle relay, making them the fastest primary school girls’ swim team in NSW.
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GEORGIA SMITH DREAMS OF PLAYING IN NWPL

Inner West Courier
14 April 2015
Year 8 student Georgia Smith selected for Water Polo state training squad.
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IN THE PRIZE FOR A DRAW

Inner West Courier
10 March 2015
Adelaide Perry Prize for Drawing celebrates its tenth anniversary and a record number of entries this year.
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THE REAL PURPOSE OF AN EDUCATION

Sydney Morning Herald
28 February 2015
As an independent school PLC Sydney provides a holistic education through a wide range of academic, co-curricular and service learning activities, underpinned by a foundation of Christian faith.
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HALL TO KEEP HERITAGE

Inner West Courier
24 February 2015
Shubra Hall and other PLC Sydney buildings added to State Heritage Register.
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COLLEGE GIRLS SCORE GREAT RESULTS

Inner West Courier
20 January 2015
PLC Sydney celebrates impressive results in 2014 HSC.
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ANNA-LOUISE HAS A BRIGHT FUTURE

Burwood Scene
16 January 2015
PLC Sydney celebrates impressive results in 2014 HSC.
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