Parents lead push for state high school to be built in the inner city

(by Amy McNeilage, 10 February 2014, Sydney Morning Herald)

The campaign for an inner-city high school began, like many calls to action, at a dinner party. 

Three years ago a few young couples were catching up over a glass of wine at a Surry Hills terrace that overlooks the academically selective Sydney Boys and Sydney Girls high schools.

"Those schools were so close to where we all lived, yet they were completely out of reach for our kids,’’ Skye Molyneux said. ‘‘We were just thinking, ‘Gosh, our kids have had this great primary school experience and they are really close friends but when it comes to high school they’ll get scattered across the city’.