MLC School in the Media
At MLC School our community creates unrivalled experiences, seeks to serve humanity and creates powerful learning opportunities in many forms. See below for articles about MLC School in the media.
Guest Speaker Rebecca Kamen Shares the Interconnectivity of Art, Science, Spirituality
Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School – 7 April
During a visit to Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, artist Rebecca Kamen spoke about how she found a way to merge her seemingly opposite passions, allowing her to bring science to life through art. She discussed several of her recent projects, including STRATA with MLC School in Sydney, Australia.
MLC School and Newington College Celebrate International Women's Day
Newington College – 8 March
On International Women's Day, MLC School's School Captain and Vice-Captains were invited to speak at Newington College. They shared their experiences as women and encouraged everyone to #BeBoldForChange and work together to treat all people with respect in order to achieve gender equality.
Studio 1 – 27 February 2017
We're speaking with Saffron Howden and junior reporter Diya about writing news for kids.
Australian violinist Emily Sun plays at Buckingham Palace
Limelight – 13 February 2017
Last week, a concert for HRH Prince Charles, tonight a recital at Wigmore Hall: exciting times for the Sydney-born musician.
Meet Vimala Raman, one of the biggest Aussie movie stars you've never heard of
Sydney Morning Herald – 10 February 2017
Vimala Raman grew up in suburban Sydney and hung out in Westfield malls. These days, she’s mobbed in the streets in India. Meet our homegrown darling of Indian cinema.
Meet the press: Crinkling News is a national newspaper aimed at seven to fourteen-year-olds
ABC 7.30 Report – 9 February 2017
Junior reporter Diya Mehta is one of Crinking News star reporters. She spends a week at the Sydney Morning Herald, honing her skills.
Balanced life is key to Success
Inner West Courier – 18 January 2017
Believe in yourself is the advice Angelique Barrett has for future students sitting the HSC.
Historic feat from student
Inner West Courier – 20 December 2016
An essay about Albert Namatjira has delivered MLC School student Rachel Wang the National Young Historian of the Year award.
HSC top performers share their tips for success
ABC News – 16 December 2016
MLC School Year 12 student Olivia Michaela Klianis speaks about her strategies for success.
Caitlin is making waves in her sport
Inner West Courier – 29 November 2016
Sailing has long been considered a sport for males, but Burwood schoolgirl Caitlin Hartnett is proving the stereotype to be no more than a myth.
Girls learn better without boys
Sydney Morning Herald – 14 September 2016
As a teacher in girls' schools for most of my career in education, I have had several significant "aha" moments that have shown me the power of single sex groupings.
Tale of ill-fated lovers wins praise
Inner West Courier – 6 September 2016
Some talented inner west students have danced their way to several accolades in the Wakakirri Secondary Schools Challenge.
Going for gold
Inner West Courier – 2 August 2016
Two of our Old Girls, Amie Thompson (2013) and Jessica Ashwood (2011) are representing Australia in the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics.
Olympians of song world
Inner West Courier – 26 July 2016
They have thrilled audiences on the other side of the globe, and now it's Sydney's turn to hear the acclaimed Cantamus Girls Choir...The girls choir are visiting MLC School in Burwood on Saturday to help celebrate the school's 130th anniversary and add a new dimension to their music program.
Weekends with Simon Marnie
702 ABC Sydney – 25 May 2016
Simon discusses Rhythmic Gymnastics with MLC School student and currently ranked Second in the Junior International Level Gymnast, Tara Wilkie.
Listen to the interview here.
Hip hop artist Urthboy celebrates the women in his life
ABC 7.30 Report – 6 May 2016
Challenging the hip-hop stereotype of misogyny, Urthboy's latest album looks at the women in his life, from his inspirational mother (Old Girl Kerrie Levinson, 1963) to his young daughter.
Sydney teen caring for father and brother starts support network to encourage and inspire young carers
Daily Telegraph – 6 May 2016
SCHOOL and work are stressful enough for most young people — but some also bear the burden of caring for their sick relatives.
Year 11 MLC School student Mary Pilkinton, 16, is one of several young carers in NSW.
Meet 14-year-old Diya Mehta who interviewed Australia's PM
SBS – 22 April 2016
Diya Mehta, 14, interviewed prime minister Malcolm Turnbull for Crinkling News –Australia's first national newspaper for kids.
Lidcombe teenager performs with Australian Youth Orchestra at Riverside Theatres in Parramatta
The Daily Telegraph – 15 April 2016
Yaeji 'Tiffany' Son, 16, sat front and centre in the first row of the semicircular orchestra at Wednesday’s rehearsal.
Students put the PM under pressure
The Hills Shire Times – 15 March 2016
THE nations political leaders are used to regularly being grilled on a range of issues, but not by two Year 9 students.
Year 9 Students Quiz Politicians
Inner West Courier – 15 March 2016
TWO Year 9 students gave the press gallery a run for its money when they interviewed three federal leaders last week.
Beyond Mindcraft: Teaching kids to create
Sydney Morning Herald – 27 – 28 February 2016
It's full-STEAM ahead for digital thinkers and do-ers.
Regatta a milestone
Inner West Courier – 9 February 2016
MLC School will celebrate the 21st anniversary of its annual regatta at Bayview Park in Concord.
High-achieving student scores top result
Northern District Times – January 13 2016
Carlingford student Ivy Jiang has made a stand on the world stage by achieving a perfect score of 45 in the International Baccalaureate exam.
Girls celebrate study result
Auburn Review – January 12 2016
MLC students Tarisha Gunaratnam and Hyehee Shin are celebrating their success in the 2015 International Baccalaureate (IB) exams.
Top results for MLC School
Burwood Scene – January 6 2016
MLC School is one of the global leaders in the International Baccalaureate with five more perfect scores this year, taking to 30 the number of perfect scores in the last seven years.
Sydney students star as International Baccalaureate exam results are released
Young Star of the Cello – Rachel Siu
ABC Radio National – July 2 2015
Rachel Siu speaks with Life Matters host Natasha Mitchell about being selected into the pretigious Juilliard School in New York.
MLC student Mary Pilkinton will tour South Australia in her tenth year with the Australian Girls’ Choir
Inner West Courier – June 26 2016
MLC student Mary Pilkinton, 15, has been with the choir for 10 years and will visit Victor Harbour, Adelaide, Murray Bridge, Clare and the Barossa Valley on their next tour.
Rowing NSW Schoolboy & Schoolgirl Video Competition
Rowing NSW – April 2 2015
MLC School have won the best schoolgirl video category overcoming Loreto Normanhurst to eventually win with 1646 votes.
Alex Corbett is an outside chance of a Stingers’ call up
Inner West Courier – March 25 2015
Alex Corbett is a player with a future, and at 17 she’s turning heads in water polo circles.
Phillipa Miller wins the Teacher Award in the 2015 BHP Billiton Science and Engineering Awards
Young Scientist – February 25 2015
Phillipa Miller embeds open-ended scientific investigations into cross-curriculum Collaborative Learning Projects within her Junior School
NSW International Baccalaureate students
Sydney Morning Herald – January 5 2015
Rocking Queen Bed
Australian Wood Review – 21 December 2014
Julia Laman wins 'best overall' award for her queen bed.
Adele Jackson's foot in the door at Google
Northern District Times – 19 November 2014
Top tech skills earn Adele Jackson a Google Scholarship.
Lisa on her way to NYC
Inner West Courier – 19 August 2014
Lisa Sung, 18 has won a scholarship to the pretigious Juilliard School in New York.
Latifa Tasipale releases her new single, 'Games' in Australia
The Daily Telegraph – 28 July 2014
Latifa Tee’s debut single is already making progress in the US but its release in Australia is what she’s most excited about.
Sydney students fall down the rabbit hole
Sydney Morning Herald – 22 July 2014
MLC School's Year 6 students ventured into the city dressed as Alice in Wonderland resulting in a powerful learning, immersive experience.
Taste of the outback
Barrier Daily Truth – 11 June 2014
Officially it’s in the same state, but for the inner Sydney students of MLC School, Broken Hill might as well be foreign soil.
Step back in time
Barrier Daily Truth – 24 May 2014
The Broken Hill City Library has been a treasure trove of information for Sydney's MLC School Years 9 students visiting the region.
Run of good fortune takes Anna to the US
Inner West Courier – 13 May 2014
WHEN Anna Laman sat for the Higher School Certificate at MLC School Burwood, last year, she dreamt of a university scholarship that would allow her to pursue her passion for athletics while she studied.
Gymnast Greenbaum is really flying high
The Leader – 5 March 2014
DEBORAH Greenbaum is proving to be one of the most versatile gymnasts in the country.
The 17 year old from Blakehurst is competing in both artistic and aerobic gymnastics at high levels, having won dozens of state and national trophies and medals since taking up the sport at the age of four.Read more
Gymnast Greenbaum on way to World Cup
The Australian Jewish News – 5 February 2014
AFTER a superb year of results at state and national events, Sydneysider Deborah Greenbaum has been selected to represent Australia at the upcoming 2014 Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG) Aerobic Gymnastics World Cup in Tokyo in April.
Angela follows in family's footsteps
Canterbury Bankstown Express – 28 January 2014
Angela Cartwright will follow a family tradition and study at the University of Sydney after acheiving a perfect result in the 2013 International Baccalaureate.
MLC girls are Bacc in town
Inner West Courier – 23 January 2014
FIVE inner-west students from MLC School, Burwood have received perfect scores in the 2013 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma making it the best performed school in Australia.
Baccalaureate studiers at private school top HSC's best performer
Sydney Morning Herald – 8 January 2014
Eight International Baccalaureate students at one Sydney private school scored the top ATAR of 99.95 compared to six HSC students at James Ruse Agricultural High School, raising questions about whether the alternative qualification gives students an advantage in university admission.
International Baccalaureate exams: Australian students among top performers
Sydney Morning Herald – 6 January 2014
MLC School at Burwood achieved an unprecedented result - eight of its 45 students scored 45. More than 90 per cent of the school's IB students achieved a score equivalent to an ATAR above 90.