Sharing a Common Goal – A Passion for Lifelong Learning

Common Goal

The Northholm Grammar learning community provides a space and structure for students, parents, carers and staff to align around a shared goal – to achieve success and inspire a passion for lifelong learning. Last term, Northholm students from Kindergarten to Year 6 enjoyed an afternoon of ‘Sharing our Learning’ with their families, showcasing learning activities […]

Meeting the Needs Of Our Community


MY STORY – EXPERIENTIAL EARLY LEARNING My Story is a family owned preschool and long day-care service. Anna and I (Chloe) decided to create this community because we were dissatisfied with the bureaucracy and sterility of the big chains. We believe that warmth, responsiveness and meaningful relationships are the basis of excellent education and care. […]

Pacific Hills Christian School Road Ready

Pacific Hills Christian Road Ready School

BY CASSANDRA BEARDALL Thanks to Galmatic our Year 10s are road ready, having learned important aspects of car up-keep and maintenance. The students were immersed in practical skills during an interactive hands-on workshop. They learnt the correct way to jack the car and change the tyres, went under the bonnet and checked the oil, coolant […]

Hills Grammar A Classical Ceremony

Hills Grammar

Each year the new Hills Grammar scholars are welcomed into the cohort with a morning tea for staff and parents, a badge ceremony and an address by a former scholar. The covidera has presented many challenges for performance artists, however, it also has meant internationally-acclaimed classical pianist Van-Anh Nguyen (Class of 2004) was available to […]

Galston High School Shaves for a Cure

Galston High School Shaves for a Cure

At the end of last term, the Galston High School SRC ran an extremely successful (and fun!) World’s Greatest Shave event, raising an impressive amount for charity. Held on the 19th of March, almost $12,000 was raised in support of the Leukemia Foundation. Students filled the hall at lunch to watch on as the brave […]

Arcadian Quilters News

Arcadian Quilters

Arcadian Quilters News-Autumn is such a lovely time of year isn’t it? As the heat of summer fades away our gardens seem to visibly relax. Cooler afternoons can send us indoors, possibly looking into drawers and cupboards …. and look at what this quilter found, what a gem: (it’s now finished and ready for a […]

Exclusive Lunch and Trial Event with Hear Clear Australia

Hear Clear Australia

Hear Clear Australia is excited to announce that Oticon’s latest premium hearing aid, Oticon More™, is now available in-clinic. New technology in this hearing aid helps the wearer to hear all meaningful sounds around them. Hear Clear Australia will be holding an exclusive event where attendees will be taken out for a complimentary lunch at […]

Probus Ponderings – Let Us Bowl You Over!

Probus Ponderings

In April, the Combined Probus Club of Cherrybrook returned to its home at the Cherrybrook Community Centre to a most successful meeting followed by many entertaining activities. throughout the month, including the Premier’s Gala Concert and Castle Hill Players outing and a visit to the Museum of Fire at Penrith. While we have always enjoyed […]

Keep Occupied

Keep Occupied Job Satisfaction

As we age and we are less able to contribute to our communities and with the colder weather, it is easy to feel despondent. As well, we are still feeling the effects of the social isolation due to Covid-19 that everyone found so hard endure. What are the best ways to Keep Occupied?. James, a […]

Enjoy the Confidence that Comes from Belonging

Enjoy the Confidence

Enjoy the Confidence that Comes from Belonging. A retirement village might not be for everyone, however those who choose to make the move do agree that they should have done it sooner. For some it is the opportunity to meet new people and find companionship, while for others it’s about enjoying the freedom from maintaining […]