Celebrating our 10 year anniversary at GEC

Galston Equestrian Club has been operating as a riding club for 10 years. Where has that time gone? The opening ceremony for GEC was held at the Rural Sports Facility in August 2008. A dressage display by Mel Parbery, who at the time was a local instructor, took place that day and show jumping was […]

Arcadia Pony Club rider delivers amazing results at Pony Club Nationals!

Maddie and Good Scout – winners are grinners!

The 2019 Thoroughbred Industry Careers Pony Club Australia National Championships, hosted by PCA NSW were held recently, from the 7th to 13th October at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre, Horsley Park. Arcadia Pony Club’s very own long time member Maddie Breatnach and her horse Good Scout were representing NSW in the sub-junior division competing in […]


Mitchell Old (Year 12) holds the position of Co-School Captain at Northholm Grammar School. On Friday 20th September, Mitchell was presented with the John Lincoln Youth Community Service Award by the Governor of NSW, Her Excellency The Honourable Margaret Beazley AO QC, at NSW Government House. The John Lincoln Youth Community Service Award was instituted […]

Galston High School Goes for Gold!

Chloe Anjoul (Year 11) and Victoria Cullen (Year 12) together with Australian Olympic Committee

Galston High School students Chloe Anjoul (Year 11) and Victoria Cullen (Year 12) were recently selected to participate in the Australian Olympic Change-Maker program. The program celebrates students who demonstrate the Olympic Spirit through leadership and driving positive change in their communities, and provides the opportunity to come together with other like-minded young people from […]


They don’t have their P’s yet but they are racing an F1 car at up to 80 kilometres per hour on a track. A group of Year 11 students from Pacific Hills Christian School, at Dural, have joined the global F1 in Schools STEM Challenge and are using this experience to advance their understanding of […]

Arcadia Public School – Outstanding efforts from wonderful opportunities!

Marli’s lovely smile says it all! Great pride and a well-deserved sense of achievement. In October Marli in Year 6 competed at the 2019 PSSA North Sydney Regional Athletics Carnival at the ANZ Stadium. Marli is an outstanding athlete, placing sixth in the 200m final and eleventh from 22 in the 1500m final. Congratulations Marli! […]


Congratulations to our Relay Team which came first at the Sydney North Athletics Carnival at Homebush in record time. The team will now represent not just Hillside but all of Sydney North at the State Athletics Carnival in November. A wonderful achievement for the team. This success follows on from the Touch Football Team coming […]

News from Uniting Care Galston Early Learning Centre

On Friday the 18th of October we held our annual Twilight Markets which highlighted the wonderful community that we live in and celebrated the contributions that the local schools provide for our children. The Twilight Markets attracted a number of stalls and provided entertainment and activities for all age groups. The Markets also encouraged the […]


After many months of planning and preparation the Mini Fete (which is a keenly anticipated annual fund raising event) was held in the last week of Term 3. Congratulations to our highly responsible Year 6 students, along with Year 5 students who stepped up to assist Year 6; many parents (who worked behind the scenes); […]


Hills Grammar are looking forward to another Spring Fair on 10 November, 11am-4pm at their Kenthurst campus. Their last Fair was in 2017, when Hills Grammar’s Parents and Friends Association (PAFA) hosted an extraordinary day, with local businesses taking up market stalls, they had a huge variety in rides, and great food options. This year […]