Winter Dinner 2017

Saturday 29 July

Come, we shall have some fun now!*

This bi-annual event is a major fund-raiser for the Parents & Friends Association. A lot of hard work went into this themed night by the Winter Dinner Committee, led this year, by Danielle Crews (Joint P&F President). Held at Sydney Hilton, this 'enchanted evening' included entertainment from The John Field Band along with MC, Mark Beretta (LK parent and Sunrise Sports Presenter). . *Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll

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Ex-students’ Union Dinner

Friday 28 April

Loreto Kirribilli Ex-students' Union gathered current parents, ex-students and ex-parents to a dinner in Centenary Hall from 6:30pm. Facilitator/panelist: Nicole Sheffield, Chief Digital Officer of News Corp Australia Guest panelists:

  • Caro Hanna-Meldrum (‘99), Journalist ABC 7:30 Report, Walkely Award Winner, Logie Winner
  • Katrina Kimmorely (‘04), Co-founder of Pollinate Energy, India
  • Claudia McEwen (‘11), Founder of Wake Up & 2014 NSW Pride of Australia Young Leaders Award
  • Emma Rossi (‘84), Board Director of Mary’s House
Entertainment by Sarah Mazzurco (‘13), recipient of the Johnny O’Keefe Encouragement ‘MO’ Award for best new talent in 2016

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Grandparents’ High Tea

Tuesday 21 February

Grandparents joined their granddaughter(s) for an afternoon of High Tea, music, connection and technology in the Senior School, followed by a guided school tour.

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New Parents’ Morning Tea

Wednesday 1 February

This morning the P&F welcomed new families from Year 5 and 7 as well as new families in other years to the school with a delicious morning tea and a friendly chat.

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Volunteers’ Thank You Lunch

Friday 18 November

Loreto Kirribilli's generous coordinators and volunteers attended a sit-down luncheon in Centenary Hall from midday until 2:30pm. This annual luncheon is hosted each November in appreciation of the countless hours of dedicated support from a community of parents who continually give generously of their time to share their skills and expertise in volunteering for P&F events, Masses, sport, the arts, the canteen, Uniform Shop, as scribes, guest speakers and members of the Ex-students’ Union.

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Golf & Tennis Day

Thursday 8 September

Sponsors and members of the Loreto community enjoyed a fine day of Ambrose Golf at the Manly Golf Club and Round Robin Tennis at the Manly Lawn Tennis Centre raising much needed funds to support our Loreto Sisters in building their first Pre-Primary and Community School in Timor-Lest. Fashion Designer, Gemma Saccasan, spoke of her own 'courage to move' during lunch in the Tennis Club House. Gemma donated one of her creations from Mercedes-Benz FashionWeek (to be made to the size of the winning bidder) as a live auction item. Dinner was held at the Manly Golf Club with guest speaker, Australian former rugby union player, John Eales AM speaking on the topic 'courage to move'. Sr Natalie Houlihan gave a fascinating presentation on the development of the project in Timor-Lest.

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Ex-students Centenary Dinner Dance

Friday 26 August

The Loreto Kirribilli Ex-students' Union was established by Mother Philomena Heaton in 1916, so they celebrated their Centenary with a Dinner Dance in Centenary Hall. Helen Dalley was Master of Ceremonies with entertainment by Prinnie Stevens and her band.

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Kirribilli/Normanhurst Morning Tea

Friday 13 May

Every year the P&F from both schools enjoy one another’s company at alternate venues and celebrate the common bond of being Loreto schools in the same city and it’s always fun to see the other Loreto campus. This year the Morning Tea was at Loreto Kirribilli with guest speaker, Sr Margaret Sheppard RSM. Sr Margaret has considerable passion and personal experience working with asylum seekers within Detention Centres on Christmas Island and Curtin and shared some of this experience and her insights in the context of Mercy in action. .

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P&F Luncheon

Thursday 30 March

This year's P&F Luncheon at Manly Golf Club, featuring lively guest speaker Kylea Tink, CEO of Camp Quality.

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P&F Welcome Cocktail Party

Friday 10 February

This whole-of-school event hosted by the P&F Association was on a balmy Friday night, to welcome in the new school year. It was a fabulous evening on the lawns outside the Centenary Hall.

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