There has been coverage from one media outlet very recently regarding the horrific attack which occurred in Pyrmont a few days ago. Coverage from that media outlet indicated that a boy from Sydney Grammar School was involved in this attack. That media outlet contacted the School by email for comment. In that email the name of the alleged Sydney Grammar School boy was included. The name included is not a Sydney Grammar School boy. We immediately advised this media outlet of this fact. Click here for the correction and apology from 7news.

Visitors and Residencies

The School aims to stimulate boys’ intellectual curiosity and to expand their horizons beyond the confines of the mandated syllabus.

Each year the School welcomes eminent writers, philosophers, scientists, musicians and sportsmen to teach, present talks, or conduct workshops with the boys. We also host an artist-in-residence for six months each year. Public lectures and recitals are often presented as part of their programme.

Recent visitors to the School have included Dr Christopher Clark (Professor of History, Cambridge); Michael Morpurgo (author, War Horse); Associate Professor Kevin Varvell (on the discovery of the Higgs Boson); Manhattan Transfer and The Idea of North (a capella singing groups); Richard Dawkins (author, The God Delusion); the British and Irish Lions; John Eales (former Wallaby captain); David Horton, Marco Luccio and Peter O’Doherty, (artists-in-residence); Richard Tognetti (leader, Australian Chamber Orchestra).

Other distinguished scholars to visit the School have included Prof. Nils Andersen (Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen), Prof. Simon Blackburn (Cambridge), Prof. Sir Geoffrey Lloyd (Cambridge), Dr Andrew Parker (Oxford), Prof. Bryan Gaensler (Harvard), Ms Marina Warner (London), Prof. Richard Hunter (Cambridge), Prof. Robert Tombs (Cambridge) and Prof. Robin Holloway (Cambridge).

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