SCEGGS girls following their dreams
Distinctive, accomplished, articulate, confident, compassionate, understanding, individuals and constantly evolving.
SCEGGS girls stand out!
Dr Phoebe Meagher
Taronga Zoo Research and Pathology Coordinator
We congratulate Dr Phoebe Meagher, Taronga’s Research and Pathology Coordinator, for being recognised as a Superstar of STEM! Science and Technology Australia started Superstars of STEM to shine a light on Australian female scientists and technologists – role models for young women and girls – and to work towards equal representation in the media of women and men working in all fields in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).
Professor Elizabeth Elliott
Discipline of Paediatrics & Child Health
Elizabeth Elliott AM is Professor in Paediatrics and Child Health at the University of Sydney and Consultant Paediatrician at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Throughout her career she has been dedicated to improving health and quality of life for children in Australia and beyond, through education, research, clinical care and advocacy.
Marshall has long been regarded as the girl most likely to succeed Leisel Jones, seven years her senior, as Australia's premier female breaststroker. At just 15, she finished fourth at the Beijing Olympic trials and she has been knocking on the door of the national team ever since.
In May 2021, the SCEGGS Trust launched the Light Her Path campaign which will allow the school to redevelop Wilkinson House and expand our scholarship program. Our goal for 2021 is to raise at least $12 million to contribute to the redevelopment of Wilkinson House. Originally named Gwydir Flats
March 29, 2021
The SCEGGS community are thrilled to welcome Minnie to the Primary School. Minnie, Mrs Dempsey’s family dog, is part of a trial wellbeing program “Waggy Wednesday.” There is plentiful research supporting the physical and emotional health benefits for students of having a dog in the classroom. Minnie has had a
March 18, 2021
Congratulations to the Class of 2021 who recently participated in Cuts for Cancer. The girls raised more than $25,000 that will go towards supporting the fight against leukaemia. Their trimmed tresses were donated to Sustainable Salons to make wigs for people suffering from leukaemia.
March 16, 2021
International Women’s Day was acknowledged at SCEGGS Darlinghurst across the whole school. The day started with the Prefects welcoming students into the School with purple, green and white ribbons, each colour representing an element of International Women’s Day. The Primary School assembly theme was about our collective commitment to building
March 8, 2021
Social media plays an increasingly prominent role in the life of teenagers. Our school counsellor Philippa Gibson shares insight on how to encourage your teen to use social media in a positive way and to lower the risk of it having a negative impact on their mental health.
February 18, 2021