the ruyton reporter
At Ruyton our teachers foster a love of
learning, valuing questions and curiosity. Girls
are encouraged to connect, explore, discover
and create, adopting a growth mindset in
order to respond to challenge with resilience
and persistence. As independent learners,
Ruyton students are inspired to reach their
full intellectual, physical, emotional and
social potential in a safe and supportive
environment. Learning is our core business
and the purpose behind all that we do at
Ruyton. There is no doubt that our girls and
teachers embrace every opportunity to learn
with passion and commitment!
From our Girls’ Perspective
Juliet B Year 5
What do you like most about
I love writing because I
like to express my ideas
in different ways. I write
narratives and poetry.
What achievements in your
learning are you most
I am proud of my
achievements in Maths.
I’m really proud of being
able to do all of my times
tables and long division, and to use big numbers for
subtraction and multiplication. I have also developed
in my reading. I can now read big chapter books and
I get a lot more into books than I did before. I love
getting transported into books.
Who has been a role model for you?
A person who is a role model to me is my sister, Mimi.
She always works hard and is always kind, caring and
helpful. Also, I’d say all of my classroom teachers who
support me and help me learn.
What co-curricular activities are you involved in?
I play in Paganini Strings and I love being in this group.
The teachers are great at being able to fit in all of the
different levels and they are so kind, caring and
Georgina T Year 5
What do you like most about learning?
When I am learning, I enjoy writing and its scope for
creativity. I enjoy being creative because when I am,
I can share my opinion and write what ever I want.
Who has been a role model for you?
My role models are William Barak and Anne Fraser Bon,
who tried to solve the state Aboriginal rights situation.
When I am older I want to become a lawyer or a radio
school teacher for remote communities so that I can
help as well. That is why I am working hard and putting
in effort at School.
What achievements are
you most proud of?
I am very proud of
coming fifth in the
hurdles at our state
competition. I went
through the House
Athletics, then SYDSA,
regionals, division and
activities are you
involved in and which do you enjoy the most?
I play the piano with Mrs Lane, I play basketball after
School on Thursdays and I am in the Navy Swimming
Squad. I am also in the before School Marimbafied
Ensemble and I think I enjoy Marimbafied the most.
Jemima J Year 10
What do you like most about your subject?
I enjoy Geography
because it is extremely
diverse. It helps me gain
an understanding of the
physical, human and
environmental world. I
enjoy learning about the
different countries of the
world and how they relate
to each other. I am able to
gain an understanding and
appreciation of the world,
which is useful when
What achievement in this subject are you most proud of?
I ammost proud of my field work on ethical trade, as
well as my report on the exporting of overseas coffee.
Who has been a role model for you and what is it about
them that you found inspirational?
Malala Yousafzai has been a role model for me as she
appreciates the importance of women’s education
and is not scared to voice her opinion.
What co-curricular activities are you involved?
I participate in GSV which is a great way to represent
the School and be involved in a selection of sports.