The Sydney School of English achieves outstanding results in all tests but most notably in the Selective School and Scholarship Tests. High Distinctions and first places are routinely awarded. ‘The Best Writing School in Sydney’ is a description that the parents have attributed to the school. Here is a small sample of our student’s achievements.

  • Sydney Morning Herald, Young Writer of the Year
  • Write4Fun
  • First in Writing NSW ACER Scholarship, 4 years
  • Lionel Bowen Prize
  • Woolworths Australia Writing Competition
  • Pentel Writing Competition
  • Edith Smith Dawes Prize for Literature
  • Nestle Writing Competition
  • Sydney Youth Writing Festival Winner
  • Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Prize
  • State Library of NSW Poetry Writing
  • The Teacher’s Metaphor Magazine
  • Children’s Book Council of Australia