12 01, 2021

Adelaide Cowan

I would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which I live, and pay my respects to Elders past, present, and emerging. Ginagay njawyn, ngaya yaam Adelaide. Ngaya yaam Gumbaiyngirr Worimi nyami. Ngaya ngayinggi Wonnarua, Maitland. Ginagay njawyn, hey you mob, my name’s Adelaide. I’m a Gumbaiynggirr and Worimi woman living on [...]

27 02, 2019

Elsie Stuart

It was in the early primary school years that her teachers and friends first had the good fortune of coming to know Elsie Stuart. Elsie and her brothers, Joseph and Isaac, travelled every day from North Rothbury to attend Linuwel School; it was a huge commitment for all involved but parents, Bev and Paul, made [...]

17 09, 2018

Zachary Crawford

Five years on… I left Linuwel in 2013, which ended one of the best experiences of my life. From Linuwel I went on to pursue year 11 and 12 at Saint Mary’s in Maitland with the hopes of graduating and studying History and Archaeology at University, which had been my plan since year 7 at [...]

27 08, 2018

Benjamin Pettit

My schooling life began at Linuwel in the Kindergarten. Linuwel School’s strong emphasis on the integration of visual art, dance, drama and music along with the way in which stories were used to shape and teach students has nurtured in me a true appreciation for the power of storytelling. Thus, when I graduated from the [...]

13 08, 2018

Anthony Ford

El Capitan (2,308m) is a vertical rock face in Yosemite National Park in California and one of our exstudents summited the sheer, granite rock faces several years ago with careful preparation but no former experience. This sums up Anthony Ford’s sense of adventure and thirst for physically challenging exploits which he has engaged in all [...]

26 07, 2018

Marguerite Pettit

In kindergarten we all sat around a big red rug taking it in turns to tell our news. Our enthusiastic teacher graciously listened as many of us repeated that we had each seen a rainbow lorikeet that morning. Despite some obvious similarities each of our stories were important. In first class we put on a [...]

3 05, 2018

Zachary Kesby

As a timid yet inquisitive 5-year-old, I arrived for my first day at Linuwel anxiously anticipating what was to come. Meeting Margaret, new friends who are still friends to this day and seeing, for the first time, the big red kindy rug which would come to represent everything safe, [...]

9 11, 2016

Siubhan Sadler

I have had many academic successes in my life including dux of my school, top of my school in mathematics, first in my university chemistry class (300 odd students), a first class honours bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering, a bachelor degree in mathematics with a high distinction average and a PhD in Chemical Engineering. [...]

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