The St Spyridon College Affiliations And Memberships
The Independent Schools Australia (ISA) represents the interests of the independent school sector on a national basis such as in relation to Commonwealth funding and representation on national policy making bodies. Its eight Member State and Territory Associations of Independent Schools represent a sector with 1,105 schools and 598,309 full-time equivalent (FTE) students, 16 percent of all school enrolments in Australia. Mrs Katsogiannis, Head of College, is a member of this prestigious body.
The AIS is the umbrella organisation that serves the interests of all independent schools in the State. It guards the rights of member schools to expound their philosophy and also protects the rights of parents to choose the kind of education they want for their children. The Association renders advice to member schools on all legal and administrative matters related to education and ensures that our school’s voice is heard on significant issues affecting the education of our students.
3. Greek Orthodox Board of Education New South Wales (GOBE NSW)
Membership of this Board includes the Heads, the Parish President/Board Chairman and a Reverend Father from each College and Parish. Its aims include the coordination of whole Archdiocese events and the furthering of the interests of all schools in the sector.
4. AHISA (Association of Heads of Independent Schools in Australia)
The Head of College is a member of AHISA. This is the peak body of Independent Schools Heads in Australia. The NSW Branch meets four times per year. The Association exists as a means by which Heads may meet for the exchange of information.
5. HICES (Heads of Co-educational Independent Schools)
The Head of College is a member of HICES. This body provides a medium for providing opportunities for school participation in leadership training and the organisation of such events as athletics, swimming, diving, cross-country, music and special ability events.
6. IPSHA (Independent Primary Schools Heads Association)
This forum avails the Junior School Heads with opportunities to interact at the State and National levels. Benefits for our College include access to travelling art displays, participation in music festivals, sharing in sporting and cultural activities, and development of professional fellowship.
Spyridon College is a member of the ISA. Weekly competitive games are played on a Saturday.
The ISA is a highly reputable sporting body that provides a pathway to elite sporting competition.
Full Member Schools:
|All Saints College Bathurst||Barker College||Blue Mountains Grammar|
|Central Coast Grammar||Chevalier College||Kinross Wolaroi|
|Oakhill College||Oxley College||Redfield College|
|Redlands||Snowy Mountains Grammar||St Andrew’s Cathedral School|
|St Augustine’s College||St Gregory’s College||St Patrick’s College|
|St Paul’s Grammar||St Pius X College||St Spyridon College|
|St Stanislaus College||Scots All Saints College Bathurst|
8. ASISSA (All Suburbs Independent Schools Sports Association)
ASSISA is strictly a sporting body that includes Athletics, Swimming and Cross Country Carnivals as well as competitive sport for the Year 6 students.
Member Schools include:
Al Sadiq College Primary Campus
Al Zahra College
Amity College, Auburn
Christadelphian Heritage College Sydney
Hills Adventist College
International Football School
International Grammar School
Italian Bilingual School
Kesser Torah College
Mount Sinai College
Reddam House Primary School
Redeemer Baptist School
St Andrew‘s Cathedral
St Andrew‘s Cathedral School
St Mark’s Coptic Orthodox College
St Mary & St Mina Coptic
Orthodox College – Bexley
St Spyridon College Junior School Campus
Wahroonga Adventist School
9. St Spyridon Parish and Community of South East Sydney
‘St Spyridon’ is a canonical Orthodox Church serving the spiritual and community needs of South East Sydney. It functions through the authority of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.