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St Hilda’s Visual Art students showcase work at QAGOMA for Creative Generation Excellence Awards

St Hilda’s School 2022 graduates Issy Hacon and Saskia Billson were recently selected for the Creative Generation Excellence Awards in Visual Art, with their work exhibited at the prestigious Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA). Find out more about visual art education at St Hilda’s and the experience of having work exhibited at QAGOMA

Reflections Dom Fay (Faith and Spirituality Coordinator, Coomera Anglican College), Natasha Materne (Head of RaVE, Coomera Anglican College) and The Rev'd Mary-Anne Rulfs (Associate Priest, The Parish of Robina) Reflections

How can parishes connect with schools?

“I’m a long-time advocate for schools and parishes working together. Our special service was a tangible and purposeful interaction between people whose common mission worshipping and serving in the Anglican tradition is the flourishing of families and individuals and making Christ known,” says The Rev’d Mary-Anne Rulfs from Resource Church The Parish of Robina

St Hilda’s School Head of Junior School Amanda Shuttlewood said she was excited to showcase the new Junior School building on what was a momentous occasion for the school and community

St Hilda’s Day centenary celebrated with unveiling of innovative precinct

St Hilda’s School unveiled its new state-of-the-art environmentally sustainable Junior School building recently while celebrating St Hilda’s Day and the 100th anniversary of the school’s Old Girls’ Association


Behind the scenes at the TSS and St Hilda's School production of Oliver!

Check out what students, staff and parents from The Southport School and St Hilda’s School said on the opening night of their latest collaboration – a production of Oliver! The coming-of-age stage musical, Oliver!, is based upon the 1838 novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens: “I’m nervous and excited because we’ve worked so hard for this. Twelve months of planning and eight months of just practise and practise. I’m sure we’ve got this,” said TSS student Max Scott


Being guided by the Holy Spirit in everyday life

“By intentionally growing in faith, taking time to reflect and discern before making decisions and sometimes choosing the less popular path are ways that we can be more open to the Holy Spirit guiding us,” says Lucy Dougherty from Gold Coast North Anglican Church and St Hilda’s School


Non Nobis Solum: How one St Hilda’s School student is living the school’s motto

“Since COVID-19 hit I have seen a lot more people living on the Gold Coast streets. I have also heard and read many stories of people losing their jobs. This made me feel very devastated and I knew that my family and I must try to help in any way we could,” says Year 6 St Hilda’s School student Gabrielle Aloysius, as she shares about a very special partnership she has forged between her school, her local church and business