A Uniting Church coeducational independent day and boarding school on Kaurna Country, Adelaide, South Australia
Early Learning to Year 12
The Westminster Surf Team competed in the School Sport Surfing Championships at Goolwa in Week 10 of Term 1 in some wintery conditions. Congratulations to the following students who made it through to the Semi-Finals:
Well done to Toby Sutton and Harry White who made it through to the Finals and placed 3rd. All teams have qualified for the State Championships to be held in Term 2. Good luck!
Scarlett Budgen (Year 7 Jeffries) recently competed at the State Individual Athletics Championship. Scarlett entered the maximum 5 events, Under 12 800m, 400m, 200m 100m and 80m Hurdles.
Scarlett's results were:
Scarlett won several Eastern District Club awards to finish off her athletic season, achieving 1st U12 Girls, most improved U12 Girl and best U12-U14 Club Athlete. Congratulations Scarlett!
After medalling at the South Australian Track and Field Championships in February, Westminster had five students make the trip to Sydney to compete in the Australian National Track and Field Championships.
Kayla Graham (Year 12 Fricker) represented SA at the Under 19 Netball Nationals in Hobart during the first week of the holidays. Kayla and her team finished second, going down to NSW by two goals in the final. Kayla was named as the Most Valuable Player for the tournament.
Noah Hunter (Year 7 Heaslip) came first in Gymnastics States Level 5 recently. He received three golds, two silver and one bronze which means he placed in every apparatus. He won the competition overall. This means he will be going up a level and next year will have the opportunity to compete at Nationals
Hriday Patel ('21) won the Way College Prize for the top SACE Chemistry student in 2021. Congratulations Hriday!
Congratulations to Ruby Insanally (Year 8 Kelly) and Isaac Afonso (Year 8 Woollacott) who recently competed in State Championships for trampolining. Ruby came first in both synchronised and individual and Isaac came second in synchronised and third in individual. They will be competing at the Nationals on the Gold Coast. Good luck to you both.
Congratulations to Jessica McManus (Year 12 Jeffries) who has been selected in the U18 Australian team to compete at the Oceania Championships in Queensland this June.
Austin Hocking (Year 8 Carter)
Keira Hunt (Year 8 Kelly)
Ella Burgess (Year 9 Forder)
Ethan Lewis (Year 9 Woollacott)
Alice Mengersen (Year 9 Kelly)
Sophia Ulanova (Year 9 Heaslip)
Grace Wakefield (Year 9 Kelly)
Jessica Young (Year 9 Woollacott)
Abbie Cross (Year 8 Clark)
Kate Daniel (Year 8 Carter)
Harry Davison (Year 8 Woollacott)
Gerard McGinley (Year 8 Heaslip)
Adelle Parkinson-Need (Year 8 Fereday)
Kaitlyn Pereira (Year 8 Heaslip)
Natalie von Borell Viana (Year 8 Clark)
Cynthia Zhang (Year 8 Clark)
Eva Bratkovic (Year 9 Dunstan)
Joshua Bund (Year 9 Jeffries)
Charlie Edwards (Year 9 Carter)
Ryan George (Year 9 Carter)
Emily Mableson (Year 9 Dunstan)
Lulu Rawson (Year 9 Kelly)
Grace Riches (Year 9 Kelly)
Suhavi Sethi (Year 9 Kelly)
James Young (Year 9 Forder)
Mia Argent (Year 8 Jeffries)
Isabella Barnes (Year 8 Woollacott)
Molly Bright (Year 8 Fereday)
Anna Goad (Year 8 Carter)
Jack Parkinson (Year 8 Woollacott)
Janet Wang (Year 8 Fereday)
Zara Chowdhury (Year 9 Woollacott)
Leo Davis (Year 9 Dunstan)
Olivia Fok (Year 9 Fereday)
Nicholas Nick Foster (Year 9 Heaslip)
Sarah Gomez (Year 9 Carter)
Kitty Huang (Year 9 Woollacott)
Evelyn Lin (Year 9 Fricker)
Eliza Maloney (Year 9 Carter)
Michael Pope (Year 9 Forder)
Tehya Russell (Year 9 Fereday)
Education Perfect Languages World Championships 2022
In Term 1, our Language students participated in the World’s Largest Online Languages Competition. Overall, for the three languages (Chinese, German and Japanese), Westminster achieved third place in South Australia out of 81 schools. Congratulations to the following students on their awards.
Bronze Award - for students who achieved over 1000 points during the competition period.
Max Van Kruyssen
Silver Award - for students who achieved over 2000 points during the competition period.
Gold Award - for students who achieved over 3000 points during the competition period.
Emerald Award = for students who achieved over 5000 points during the competition period.
Highest Elite Award - for students who achieved over 10,000 points during the competition period.
Isaac and Yunshan answered over 13,000 points during the competition period, placing them in the top 1% of over 208,000 competitors from around the world! Congratulations to all of our participating Language students!