To the 11A CSDA team who won their quarter final debate on the last Friday of Term 2. The team will compete in the Semi Finals tonight. Please join us at Mount St Benedict’s College for a great night of debating, starting at 7pm.

To the students who participated in trials for the Legacy Public Speaking Competition this week. It was great to see a number of Year 7 and 8 students participating in the trials. Congratulations to Frances O’Brien (Year 8) and Tahlia Moses (Year 7) who were selected to represent Loreto Normanhurst at this years’ competition to be held in the coming weeks.


Mock Trial

Congratulations to our Mock Trial students who last night won their first round of Finals, by one point against Cherrybrook Technology High School. The following students participated in last night’s trial.

  • Annika Shankar, Year 10
  • Lily Hudson,  Year 10
  • Lily Martin, Year 11
  • Isobel King, Year 11
  • Lucy Findlay, Year 10
  • Molly Carter, Year 11
  • Gabriella Sposari, Year 11
  • Claudia Lyndon, Year 11


Archdale Debating

Round 6 will be held at Loreto Normanhurst this coming Tuesday. Year 7 and Year 8 debates will begin at 5:30pm and Year 9, 10, and 11 debates will begin at 6:30pm. You are warmly invited to join us for our last round of debates held at home.


UN Youth Crisis Point

NSW United Nations Youth are running a crisis point summit for students in Years 7-10. It is practical problem based one-day activity, where students work together in real time to develop a real working solution to a problem that is given to the students on the day. This is a new initiative run by Youth UN and is for students who want to challenge themselves. If you are interested, please contact Ms O’Dwyer ASAP.


UN Youth NSW Junior Leadership Weekend

Registrations are now open for students in Years  7 and 8 who are interested in making a change and being a leader. This is a two day program run by Youth UN NSW and held in September. Take a look here and if you are interested, please contact Ms O’Dwyer. 

For further information, please contact us at oratory@loretonh.nsw.edu.au


Mrs Bernadette O’Dwyer

Oratory Coordinator