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ArticleFrom the Principal

Posted 14 October 2015

I would like to extend a warm welcome back for the start of Term 4 to all members of the Radford community... I trust you had an opportunity to spend some relaxing time with family and friends over the holidays and are now ready to face what is arguably the busiest term of the year... Over the next eight weeks an eno

ArticleFrom the Head of Secondary School

Posted 22 July 2015

As students return this week from their break, there has been a lovely sense of community and connection with recounted stories and adventure and leisure... We start the term running, with several events across the secondary school in year groups, academics, service and sports... 23-25 July Year 12 ? Revue Red

ArticleInteraction, collaboration and learning

Posted 14 June 2017

It has been said that "Learning is based on interaction"... Stephen Spielberg is quoted as saying "When I was a kid there was no collaboration, it’s you with a camera bossing your friends around... But as an adult, filmmaking is all about appreciating, and sharing the talents of the people who surround you, knowin

Article'No limits to learning!'

Posted 6 March 2017

The words 'No limits to learning!' conclude our Principal?s message in the video on the College Website, aptly describing how we wish our students and teachers to approach learning at Radford... This week I have spoken to Years 7?12 students about the after-school learning opportunities available through our Homework

ArticleInter-school da Vinci Decathlon is on again

Posted 27 May 2015

By Assistant Head of Junior School Years 3-6, Marina Malcolm We are excited to announce that Radford College Junior School, current holders of the perpetual trophy, will be entering two teams to participate in this year?s da Vinci Decathlon to be held on Thursday 28 May at Canberra Grammar School... The da Vinci De

ArticleFrom the Director of Assessment, Reporting and Curriculum

Posted 30 May 2018

NAPLAN Online After more than a year of trials, remediation and painstaking planning, NAPLAN Online has finally come and gone... The testing again produced some challenges, such as those already communicated to parents of students in Years 3 and 5... After encountering numerous obstacles in the trial stages, with the

ArticleRadford ranks 8th in Australia in Snowsports

Posted 22 September 2015

By Belinda Reitstatter, Snowsports Coordinator Radford College was represented by its largest-ever snowsports team at the Australian National Championships in Mt... Buller, Victoria, last week... Congratulations to every member who raced in the five-day competition's range of skiing and snowboarding events... Dy

ArticleInternational Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Posted 23 May 2017

By Lindy Braithwaite, Senior Studies Coordinator Radford is fortunate to have access to the world-class education system run by the ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies... As history shows, universities and employers regard our students favourably... That said, in a changing world, the ability to be able to offer an

ArticleFrom the Principal

Posted 23 November 2016

As this week marks the first anniversary of the official launch of our Radford College Strategic Plan: A Vision for the Future 2016?2020, it is timely to review the progress that has been made over the past 12 months and start to plan our goals for the 2017 academic year... In reviewing the progress, I have pulled out

PageThe Radford Experience

Radford College is a thriving independent school dedicated to educating and supporting students to become compassionate, adaptable, global citizens... The school is a modern Anglican co-educational day school which recognises that each student has unique potential... We help them fulfil their potential by offering a