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Type of School: Rudolf Steiner School 2022 Tuition Fees: First child: $2865 per term; Second child: $2215 per term; Third child: $1905 per term; Fourth and subsequent children: $680 per term Intake Years: Pre-Kindy - year 6 Scholarships: NA Tours and Open days: Book a Tour here Special Programmes and Activities: Handcraft, Music, Woodwork, Language, Sport General Comments: Alongside a very high standard of academic education, our curriculum places great importance on imagination and creativity and fully engages the child. It is designed to instil confidence and provide a sense of social and environmental responsibility Based on Steiner principles. We offer a nurturing environment to address the changing needs and capabilities of children at each stage of their development. Our curriculum and method of teaching enhances a deep and rounded learning.   ...

Type of School: Oxley Christian College is a beautifully situated Early Years to Year 12 co-educational, non-denominational Christian school in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne. We have an enrolment of approximately 1000 students, and a brand-new Junior School building (ready for classes in Term 3). Embedded in the wider framework of Christian Education, Explicit Direct Instruction and Active Learning, our emphasis is on the formation of the whole person. And so, we take delight in God’s love for us through inspired learning. Fees: Information regarding fees, costs and scholarships see College website Intake Years: Our state-of-the-art Early Learning Centre, known as Oxley Kids, offers the best in Long and Short Day Care, Kindergarten and Outside School Hours Care. The Junior School has 3 streams from Prep to Year 6; while the Senior School encompasses 4 streams of Years 7 through 12. Students in Years 7-9 are part of the ‘Middle Years’, and students in Years 10-12 are part of the ‘Senior Years’. The College mainly enrols students in the Prep’ and Year 7 levels. All other year levels are subject to availability. Enrolment: We are currently taking new enrolments for 2022 onwards. At Oxley: You will find a warm and welcoming community committed to an educational perspective embedded in the Christian faith. We encourage students to be their best. We want students to flourish and take delight in their academic learning and development of Christian character. With excellent results each year, our students select various tertiary destinations in a wide variety of studies. We offer a rigorous educational program alongside many co-curricular programs, leadership and service opportunities and an international mindedness. There are international exchange programs, international educational and missions tours, and international student enrolments. We have pastoral care programs that nurture student mindfulness, wellbeing and resilience. Our co-curricular programs offer experiences in outdoor education, adventure activities, City Cite experiences, cultural, artistic and sporting events. School productions are held every year. Our information and computer technology program involves student ownership of a MS Surface Pro device. Families are welcome to apply for an academic scholarship program in both Junior and Senior schools. Tours: We invite you to visit our College, to understand our school culture and experience the atmosphere that sets Oxley apart. 2021 Open Day: College Open Day was on May 1, from 10.30am to 2.30pm. School at Work Information: School at Work sessions begin at 10.15am for Registration, with the Principal’s Address at 10.30am followed by morning tea and a College Tour (finishes at 12pm). Our Principal, Dr Douglas Peck, and staff look forward to meeting you at one of our special events or by personal appointment. To reserve a place at our next School at Work session, please visit our website or contact our Registrar on 03 9131 6217 to arrange a suitable time for an individual tour. General Comments: Close to community facilities, Oxley Christian College is located on 19 ha of magnificent grounds with gardens and large green areas for relaxation and play. A large sports complex adds to a well-resourced setting. In offering a complete educational experience – from Early Learning to Year 12 – Oxley Christian College fosters a sense of community, security and belonging. Interaction between all year levels is supported as an important aspect of social responsibility and development....

Type of School: Barker College is a fully coeducational Anglican School for students from Pre-K – Year 12, with a unique Senior Boarding School for students in Years 10 – 12. Located on Sydney’s Upper North Shore, Barker is easily accessible by train and bus. Intake Years: Pre-K, Year 3, Year 5, Year 7 and Boarding Year 10 Scholarships and Exam Dates: Year 7 – Academic and Music; Year 10 – Academic, Music, Bursary and Boarding. See website for scholarship exam dates. Special Programs: After-School Care, Enrichment Classes, Robotics, Debating, STEAM programs and after-school activities. Students participate in a wide variety of sports, music performances and drama productions. Co-Curricular Activities: The co-curricular activities vary for each of our schools. Please see our website for details. School Tour Dates: Discover what an education at Barker may look like for your child via one of our online videos and arranging an online meeting with a member of our Senior staff. To book an online tour meeting, please visit our website. General Comments: There are two distinct differences at Barker College. One is that it's a school that deliberately and intentionally allows people to thrive in a holistic sense – emotionally, physiologically, physically, academically. The second thing is that we have a firm coeducational identity and a firm expression of that. It’s a view that everybody can find a place and thrive irrespective of interests, skillset or capacity and be committed to doing that in a way that brings young men and young women together for the proper expression of human interaction and identity. This is an exciting time to be considering a Barker education for your child. The School’s culture is inclusive, innovative and full of hope for the future. We are very excited about the years that lie ahead.    ...

Type of School: We are an Independent Democratic School, member of ADEC (Australasian Democratic Education Community) and IDEC (International Democratic Education Conference). Intake Years: Preschool from three years of age and Primary years K–6. Your child may start school at any stage throughout the year General Comments: Currambena is a democratic school based on the North Shore of Sydney that offers a child-centred education for both preschool and primary school children. Established  50 years ago, we have long been recognised as a leader in innovative educational thinking. At Currambena, we deliver a holistic approach to learning, with the help of a flexible curriculum, which focuses on developing a child’s skills for life as well as high academic standards. School Tours: Please check our website for information regarding open days.  ...

Type of School: Independent Girls: 6mths to Year 12. Offers VCE and IB. Boarding Yrs 7–12. Co-educational Early Learning Centre: 6 mths – to age 5. Fee Range: Prep to Year 12: $19,388 - $33,988 Intake Years: ELC, Prep, Years 5, 7 & 9 Scholarships: Yrs 7–11 General Excellence, Music, Academic, Boarding. Daughters and granddaughters of Old Collegians and Christian families are encouraged to apply. Special Programs: Enrichment, extension and support. Year 9 development program, leadership programs; Duke of Edinburgh, ESL support, university enhancement subjects, overseas tours and exchanges and an extensive outdoor Education program. Co-Curricular Activities: Full range of GSV offerings, plus specialist sports. Music for beginner to LMusA standard. Musical and drama productions from ELC through to Year 12. Schools Tours: May 14th and May 18th. Book here Online Virtual School Tours available General Comments:  PLC is modern Melbourne, a school for today’s girls with a rich heritage, a welcoming community and an exciting future. Founded in 1875, PLC has a proud tradition of producing young women of the highest calibre who go on to make a significant contribution in their world. We instil in girls a love of learning within a broad stimulating curriculum that celebrates encouragement, respect and self-discipline. Our outstanding holistic education focuses on each girl’s personal growth and leadership. Our staff are highly involved in their students’ learning journeys and focus on the individual student, nurturing and affirming girls, enabling them to achieve their personal goals. At PLC, girls are also encouraged to stretch themselves and become critical thinkers and problem-solvers, able to look outside themselves at the challenges facing their world and take responsibility for helping and contributing where they can....

Type of School: Trinity Grammar School is a leading independent Anglican school for boys from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. Centrally located in Sydney’s Inner West, we celebrate our ethnic, religious, and geographic diversity. 2021 Fee Range: Click here to view the Trinity Grammar School 2021 Schedule of School Fees. Scholarships: A number of Scholarships for Entry into Year 7 are awarded annually. These include: Academic, Trinitarian / Alumni (All-round) and Music Scholarships. Year 10 Trinitarian (All-round) Scholarships are also awarded annually. Intake Years: Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 Campuses:    Prep School Strathfield (Pre-Kindergarten to Year 6) Junior School Summer Hill (Kindergarten to Year 6) Middle and Senior School Summer Hill (Year 7 to 12) School Tours: Experience Trinity for yourself by taking a virtual tour of our Summer Hill Middle and Senior School, Junior School or Strathfield Preparatory School campus, by clicking here. Open Days (Open for registrations) Next Open Days.  June 1st and 18th  2022  (Various locations & Limited spaces) Request a Prospectus: We invite you to view our prospectus, which includes more information about Trinity Grammar School, by clicking here. General Comments: Trinity Grammar School provides a thoroughly Christian education for boys. Since its inception, the Christian faith has been proclaimed in the School community and reflected in the life of the School, underpinning everything we do. As a consequence of this Christian foundation, our School prioritises relationships and community. Specifically, we prioritise respect and humility in relationships; building a community in which people belong and to which they will contribute. The primary activity of a school community is education. At Trinity, that is education of the mind, the body and the spirit. A Trinity education is broad, encompassing the whole boy, not just his academics. Our breadth in education enables our students to expand their horizons and explore new possibilities. It follows that a Trinity education is challenging. It requires boys to strive and persevere and be courageous. We have high expectations of our students, believing that there is more in them than they know. At the same time, we prioritise support of our students. The journey from childhood through adolescence to adulthood is not easy, and each boy has unique needs and challenges. They don’t face these alone. Their School is on their side. Through challenge and support, our focus is on growth. We do celebrate excellence in every field, and Trinity boys frequently rise to the highest of standards, but growth is the more important lens through which we look. We wholeheartedly believe that every boy can grow. Ultimately, our goal is the formation of character. Our world needs men who are decent and trustworthy, and our School aims to play our role in shaping them. The true value of a Trinity education is seen in the character of our men in the years long after their graduation. Trinity employs highly specialised and passionate educators who mentor and guide each student to make learning engaging and stimulating. Students are well supported, challenged and encouraged to continually improve, at whatever age or stage. Trinity has qualification pathways to the IB Diploma, HSC, or vocational education and also offers unparalleled music, creative arts and sports programmes in its co-curricular offerings. Trinity is one of only nine schools globally to be accredited as a World Academy of Sport Athlete Friendly Education Centre. 2020 Year in Review: Click here to view the Trinity Grammar School's Year in Review for the 2020 Academic Year....

Type of School: Independent non-denominational Performing Arts Secondary School. Fee Range: $13,520 –$15,140 per annum for local students. Intake Years: 7–12 by audition and interview. Scholarships: Academic, Performing Arts and Indigenous Scholarships available upon application and audition. Scholarship applications close May 31st Special Programs and Activities: APGS offers students the opportunity to complete the NSW curriculum across 3.5 days and fill their Thursday afternoons and all day Friday with professional level masterclasses in Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Arts. While there is a focus on the performing and creative arts, there is also equal emphasis on academic excellence. School Tour Dates: We are now offering Private Tours with our Admissions Officer. Private Tours may be booked from Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 2.30pm. General Comments:  Established in 2005, Australian Performing Arts Grammar School is open to students of artistic ability, dedicated to nurturing talent and encouraging the highest quality in performance and academic excellence. APGS is dedicated to empowering creativity in young people through an arts rich education....

Type of School: Coeducational, Kindergarten (from 3 years) – Year 12. School Fees 2020: From $6850 p.a. Intake Years: All year levels depending on availability. Scholarships: An annual scholarships examination is held in November. Please refer to our College website for up to date information. Special Programs and Activities: Wellbeing Program. Extensive range of co-curricular activities; Arts Academy, extensive selection of sports and clubs Open Days and School Tour Dates: Please check the College website for 2020 dates and times. 2020 Remaining Tours: During August Anytime Virtual Tour General Comments: Buses travel from Garden City, Sunnybank, Eight Mile Plains, Beaudesert, Ormeau and throughout Logan to the College. Contacts: For information regarding enrolments please contact Mrs Deb Milne, Registrar, on enrolments@canterbury.qld.edu.au...

Type of School: William Clarke College is a P-12, co-educational, independent Anglican College located in Kellyville in Sydney’s thriving Hills District. Fees: Consult the College website for information regarding fees, costs and scholarships Intake Years: Years P, K, 5 and 7. Other vacancies may occur. Special Programs: In the Primary School we place a strong emphasis on developing a rich and robust foundation in literacy and numeracy in every student. The College has invested in a unique small-group approach where specially trained literacy and numeracy teachers work alongside classroom teachers to support each student to make progress in this foundational area. By structuring learning in small groups, teachers are able to provide targeted instruction, enhance student engagement, promptly identify gaps in knowledge, foster meaningful relationships and monitor student progress. For more information on the Primary School’s small group approach please visit our website. The Secondary School adopts an approach to learning that promotes student agency, voice and choice, referred to as Deep Learning. Students will engage in Deep Learning through authentic, real-world experiences that seek to develop Christ-like Character, Academic Mastery and Enterprise Skills. Across the Secondary School Deep Learning occurs in three stages – Foundation (Years 7 and 8), Exploration (Years 9 and 10) and Acceleration (Years 11 and 12), with the ultimate goal of equipping students to thrive in life beyond school. For more information on the Secondary School curriculum please visit our website. Tours: We are pleased to offer prospective families an overview of the College from Headmaster, Dr Scott Marsh, as well as a Campus Tour here or on our website.  Tours available for parents interested in enrollment to Year 7, 2024 and 2025 entry and Preparatory, Kindergarten and Year 5, 2024 and 2025 in the first instance. Enrolment: Our Enrolments Team welcomes your inquiry and are on hand to chat about what the College has to offer your family. Interested families are encouraged to apply 24 months (except Preparatory School, which is 12 months) prior to entry. However, applications are accepted at any time. The Enrolment process can be found on the website. General Comments: How do schools in partnership with parents prepare young people to thrive in an increasingly complex, globalised world? A world that is characterised by change, technological innovation and in great need of virtuous leaders who possess robust thinking, moral courage and vision. These ideas have inspired our passion to build a Christ-centred community that seeks to develop extraordinary learners with a passion to serve others. This is our purpose. William Clarke College has two main schools - Primary School (P- 6) and Secondary School (7-12) with close to 250 highly professional staff who provide engaging and effective approaches to Christian teaching and learning while demonstrating passion and commitment to each student’s unique learning journey. Set on a convenient and modern campus, all College facilities are designed to enhance and maximise learning opportunities for students. The College actively supports staff to deliver lessons that engage thinking and appropriately extend our students. We strive to develop sophisticated learners who can think critically and creatively, and apply their knowledge meaningfully in different contexts. Our teaching staff meet regularly to share expertise and work collaboratively to improve teaching skills and learning outcomes for students. To this end, the College intentionally puts a strong emphasis on student progress. Thank you for considering all that William Clarke College has to offer. We welcome you to explore our website or contact us should you require further information. ...

Type of School: Independent, Co-educational, Pre-Kindergarten to Year 6 Primary School of the Uniting Church Campus of Knox Grammar School. School Fees 2018: Pre-Kinder 3-day $2,990 per term, 5 day $3,860 per term, K to Year 6 $3,430 per term. Intake Years: Pre-Kinder, Kindergarten or where vacancies exist. Special Programs and Activities: Unique, supportive small-school environment. Personalised, rigorous, engaging, contemporary, Christian teaching and learning. Excellent pupil/teacher ratio. Skilled, dedicated staff committed to ongoing Professional Learning. Extra curricular program includes music, sport, second language, dance, visual art, robotics, coding, leadership, peer support, community service. Open Days and School Tour Dates: Personal tours available on request. General Comments: Our Mission and Vision: “Every child known personally, cared for deeply, challenged extensively and thriving into the future. We seek depth in learning, social and emotional skills and service to others for a better world.”...