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The Holdovers

“In truth, The Holdovers features a sense of healing that is mutual amongst all three left at the school. The path that takes them there provides gentle lessons of compassion for all involved in community making. And, for Christian people, that’s all of us,” says Jonathan Sargeant from FormEdFaith at St Francis College

St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School English and Literature Teacher Mr Brett Dionysius accepting the prestigious Queensland Writers Fellowship at the Queensland Literary Awards ceremony in Brisbane in September 2023 (Photo: Joe Ruckli)

Well-versed St Aidan’s English teacher scoops major writers fellowship

As one of only three writers in the state to be awarded the prestigious Queensland Writers Fellowship, St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School English and Literature teacher Brett Dionysius is an inspirational role model to the school community for pursuing one’s literary passions as he develops his next poetry collection


Student-led radio station to launch at Flinders

Matthew Flinders Anglican College Secondary School students are starting a radio station and who better to teach them the ropes than one of the Sunshine Coast’s best, Old Flinderian and Hot 91.1FM Radio Host Sam Coward (Flinders Class of 1996)?


Toowoomba Anglican School student reaching for new leadership heights in Cambridge

“The highlight of my Cambridge trip was attending Corpus Christi College at the university. The college features amazing architecture, some of which dates back to the 14th century, and walking the grounds and hearing from the lecturers in a place that you’ve seen in books and movies were absolute highlights. Learning about the university’s achievements, like the discovery of the DNA double helix, and about some of the incredible people who have researched there, such as Professor Stephen Hawking, was a humbling experience,” says Toowoomba Anglican School student Grace Bell