Affiliations And Memberships

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The St Spyridon College Affiliations And Memberships

1. ISCA (Independent Schools Council of Australia)

The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) 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 1,007 schools and 441,455 full-time equivalent (FTE) students, 13 percent of all school enrolments in Australia. Mrs Katsogiannis is a member of this prestigious National Council.

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2. AIS (The Association of Independent Schools)

The AIS is the umbrella organisation which serves the interests of all independent schools in the State. It guards the rights of member schools to expound their particular 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. Mrs Katsogiannis, Head of College, is a member of the AIS Secondary Professional Development Advisory Group.

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3. AHISA (Association of Heads of Independent Schools in Australia)

Mrs Katsogiannis, 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. There is no contact between students of AHISA Schools. The Association exists as a means by which Heads may meet for the exchange of information.

4. HICES (Heads of Co-educational Independent Schools)

Mrs Katsogiannis, 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.

Mrs Synesios is a member of HICES Junior Schools. Mrs Katsogiannis is a member of HICES Senior Schools.

5. IPSHA (Independent Primary Schools Heads Association)

Mrs Synesios, Principal Junior School is a member of JSHAA This is a forum which avails the Junior School Heads with opportunities to interact with 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. Mr Dookie is a member of the JSHAA Deputies Group.

6. ISA (Independent Sporting Association)

The ISA is strictly a sporting body, made up of the following member schools:

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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


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 Stanislaus College

Scots All Saints College Bathurst


7. 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
Arkana College
Christadelphian Heritage College Sydney
Emanuel School
Galstaun College
Hills Adventist College
International Football School
International Grammar School
Italian Bilingual School
Kesser Torah College
Moriah College
Mount Sinai College
Reddam House Primary School
Redeemer Baptist School
St Andrews Cathedral
Gawura School
St Andrews 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

8. 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.

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