Build your own Prospectus
In an exciting initiative the Development Office has been working
on a project called Build your own Prospectus. As far as we are
aware, we will be one of the first schools in Australia to use this
tool, whereby parents interested in specific areas of the School
can put together their own prospectus online. For instance, if you
are thinking of enrolling your daughter in Year 5 and she is
passionate about music you can select this specific area, without
acquiring superfluous information. Or if your daughter is coming
into Year 7 and loves sport and drama, you will be able to build your
prospectus using just these specific areas.We think it will make
the information parents select much more targeted. This project
will be launched in Term 4. Visit our website today www.ruyton.vic.
edu.au and have a look at Build Your Own Prospectus to see what
The School’s Registrar, Mrs Nadine Hibbert, runs our ‘front of house’
area and she is the first port of call for all enrolments. She looks
after our Open Days and Principal’s Conversations and conducts
tours of the School. She can be contacted on 03 9819 2422 firstname.lastname@example.org
or go towww.ruyton.vic.edu.au/
enrolments/enrol for information about enrolments.
The Board of Directors accepted the resignation of Mr Andrew Smith in May this year
after almost seven years of service as a Board member. As Vice President
(Engagement) of Swinburne University, Andrew’s educational knowledge and
expertise has enriched the governance and strategic thinking of the School. On behalf
of the Ruyton community we thank Andrew for his time, energy and expertise as
a Board member and congratulate him on his appointment as National President of
Each Board member brings a unique set of skills and experience to the Board. With
Andrew’s departure the Nominations Committee undertook to recruit an experienced
educator with expertise in contemporary educational research, policy and practice;
maintaining the balance and breadth of key skill sets and perspectives.
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mrs Margery Evans to the Board,
effective from October 2015. Margery is an experienced educator and has held
significant government educational leadership roles in Victoria, South Australia and
Western Australia. Since 2010 she has been the Chief Executive Officer of the
Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL). In this role Margery is
responsible for leading a peak national agency to achieve significant educational
reform in teaching and school leadership, in order to improve student performance.
I look forward to Margery’s valuable contribution to Ruyton and to welcoming her
to our community.
Ms Kathryn Watt,
President of the Board