Over time, some things rust. Others remain stable, while a precious few flower and grow. This is Wahroonga Adventist School’s 110th year of existence and, remarkably, it has the highest enrollment in its illustrious history.
“I didn’t realise just how well our students had performed,” laughs Michelle Streatfeild, principal of Wahroonga Adventist School in Sydney, “until I started getting calls from parents desperate to enrol their kids."
Generations of students have honed their cricket skills on the Wahroonga Adventist School oval, grazed their knees on its asphalt playground and played with their younger siblings on the jungle gym at lunchtime. But those days are now over.