‘100 Stories’ brings you stories that are out of the ordinary from Scotch Oakburn – insights into just some of the exceptional people and events that help make the College an extraordinary community of life long learners.

Every story from every year would literally run into the thousands. Here you will find just 100 over 2017. It gives you a taste of this exceptional place. Enjoy and be inspired. If you like them, we encourage you to share.

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Thinking Project

Thinking Project
Scotch Oakburn students are tackling complex real world problems in creative new ways in a new subject elective, the Thinking Project ...
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A busy time in music

A busy time in music
It has been a very busy time for many of the College’s music students who performed at the recent Launceston Competitions.  All of the students represented the College with distinction in solo, duet and ensemble performances.  The music students listed below performed exceptionally well gaining first, second or third place ...
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Tennis connections

Tennis connections
One of the most successful tennis doubles players in the history of the game, Australian Todd Woodbridge, caught up with his family’s former nanny when he visited Scotch Oakburn Junior School on Thursday, 8 June. The Junior School’s 21st Century Literacy Teacher, Kylie Brewster, was nanny to Woodbridge’s then-infant children, ...
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Three records broken

Three records broken
Three Junior School students broke records at the House Cross Country event at Scotch Oakburn Park in Term 2. The record breakers were Isla Irani, 8, of Year 2; Sophie Marshall, 10, of Year 4; and Henry Jones, 9, also of Year 4. The Head of Junior School, Lachie Wright, ...
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Principal’s Message

Principal's Message
Today, Friday 2 June 2017, we officially opened Helix and handed over the keys to our wonderful students and amazing teachers ...
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Debating win

Debating win
Scotch Oakburn’s senior debaters won both the Parliamentary Shield and Plate in the 39th annual Parliamentary Shield Competition in May ...
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A passion for bagpipes

A passion for bagpipes
The possibility of playing the bagpipes in Scotland next year looms for two Senior School students ...
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Jeremy Dutton ('03) flying high
Vanuatu - Cyclone assistance With Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Iraq The next stage in Jeremy Dutton’s high flying career is set for take-off as he leaves a role in the Royal Australian Air Force for a new job with Qantas. It is a dream come true for Brisbane-based Jeremy ...
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Focus on photography

Focus on photography
A focus on photography put Alexandra Phillips in the frame for a heritage competition prize ...
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All Schools Gymkhana success
Equestrian Captain, Year 11 student Laura Chalmers, led a team of 25 riders from Years 2 to 12, to retain all four trophies it won last year at the annual All Schools Gymkhana on a cold and rainy day at Deloraine Showgrounds in April ...
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