Goodluck to Stephanie Sardinha (Year 12), Frances O’Brien (Year 7) and Olivia Alexander (Year 8) who are participating in the CSDA Public Speaking Grand Finals to be held at Marist College North Shore tonight at 7pm.

We would love to see as many of you there as possible to show support for the girls.

CSDA and Archdale Debating

Registration has closed for CSDA debating. Trials will need to be held to determine teams. Students should keep an eye on their emails for further information.


Mock Trial

Mock Trial has begun and Round 1 will be held next week against Normanhurst Boys on Wednesday 21  March. We wish the students and the staff involved the best of luck.



Congratulations to the students who participated in Rostrum Voice of Youth. This week Swetha Kumar and Gian Ellis-Gannell will also compete in Round 1. We wish them the best of luck.


Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations

On Tuesday 20 March, students in Years 9-12 are invited to attend a meeting with the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations, Mr Amos Washington. Mr Washington will be visiting Loreto Normanhurst to discuss and gain an insight into what the members of our community see for the future.

When: Tuesday 20 March
Time: 3.30-4.30
Where: Curran Theatre

UN Youth Australia is the youth partner of the United Nations Association of Australia, a member of the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA). The Youth Representative travels around Australia on a Listening Tour, consulting with young people and collecting their views. Upon finishing the initial consultation, the Australian Youth Ambassador will then travel to the United Nations in New York and deliver a speech on behalf of young Australians at the UN General Assembly. Upon his return, the report will be delivered to the Australian Government, and the results relayed back to the communities consulted.

Please see permission note  here if your daughter would like to attend.


Coaches and adjudicators

We are inviting ex-students and parents to be a part of the Oratory@LN team in 2018. We are looking for adjudicators and coaches and no experience is necessary, just simply an interest in all things oratory. You will need a Working with Children number.

If you are interested, please contact the oratory team via email

For further information, please refer to the Oratory@LN Handbook and or contact us via   email


Ms Bernadette O’Dwyer

Oratory Coordinator