In a year where ‘Connectedness’ is our whole school focus, we will have the opportunity to contemplate the nature of authentic relationships and, in particular, to consider how these can be founded in a strong sense of fairness, justice and respect. So will you celebrate St Valentine’s Day next week as the annual day, carefully crafted by advertisers, where you are able to make a public statement about ‘love’? Some of you may well receive bundles of loving correspondence, boxes of chocolates, and bunches of flowers, although I’m sure many of you, like me, will probably not receive …
In his book The Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell writes of a community living in Pennsylvania who had initially come from Italy. Although their diet was not at all good and the men smoked like there was no tomorrow, the incidence of heart disease was almost unknown for men under 65. This was during the time when heart disease was the cause of death for more men in the USA than any other reason.
Researchers looked into this and discovered that the richness of relationship that the Rosetans shared with one another was what set them apart from other communities …Read more
Welcome to 2018 at Carey! It has been wonderful to see so many familiar faces around campus with the commencement of Term 1 last week, and to welcome many new families to our very special community. In the spirit of this year’s theme of ‘Connection’, I encourage you to explore the myriad of ways you can get involved at Carey.
This year’s Commencement Service will be held on Thursday 15 February at St Paul’s Cathedral. It is always a wonderful night to officially launch the school year in a celebration of community. We look forward to seeing you at St Paul’s next Thursday.
International Women’s Day Breakfast
On Thursday 8 March we will be celebrating International Women’s Day at Carey. As a proudly co-educational school, we believe celebrating this day is an important part of our students’ understanding of the world. At this year’s International Women’s Day breakfast event, we are thrilled to present Tiffany Cherry, Old Carey Grammarian, sports …
Following its successful launch last year, we are excited to again be offering the Carey App in 2018. This wonderful app brings together several key information channels including: Daily Messages, Calendar, Absentee notification, Key contacts, Sports fixtures (Middle and …Read more
First introduced to the Carey community last year, SchoolTV is a resource aimed at giving our parents and the broader community an opportunity to explore and understand many of the mental issues that can affect our children.
This edition of SchoolTV focuses on school transitions. Starting school is not just about the first day, it is a process that begins when children and families begin preparation in the months before a new school year. The process involves many changes for children and …Read more
During a recent conversation with a friend and colleague of mine, a discussion took place about the inherent satisfaction of home renovation. We hypothesised that the intense gratification felt after building (or demolishing) something might be amplified for musicians because these are tasks that have a finite outcome and can actually be finished, where artistic pursuits are rather more open ended. Our work as performing artists is never finished as such. There is always a better tone to be produced, cleaner articulation to strive for, a better …Read more