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Abbotsleigh School

Abbotsleigh is a Pre K to Year 12 day and Year 7-12 boarding school for girls with a reputation for excellence for more than 125 years. It is an Independent Anglican school. Each girl is encouraged to develop her potential in a caring Christian environment by fostering her pursuit of personal and academic excellence. By providing a broad well balanced education the School helps each girl to develop both independence and interdependence an appreciation of diversity and a philosophy of life which will enable her to be a courageous constructive and compassionate world citizen with a will to serve.


Abbotsleigh has about 150 boarders from Years 7 to 12. About three quarters of our boarders come from country and regional NSW with a sprinkling of students from overseas and greater Sydney. Our senior boarding residence wheeldon House WAs opened in 2008. It features 64 single bedrooms for students with an ensuite between two bedrooms. There are study nooks and warm common areas for both the Year 11s and Year 12s.


Abbotsleigh is located on 12 hectares of land on the leafy North Shore of Sydney. The campus has a rich history as well as state of the art facilities that provide students with the best possible educational opportunities. Features of the Senior School campus include the Abbotsleigh Research Centre aquatic Centre concert and assembly halls gyms and plenty of playing fields.


Abbotsleigh has a variety of scholarships including scholarships for Indigenous students. For further details please visit our website or contact the Registrar.


Enrolments at Abbotsleigh Students may enter Abbotsleigh in Year 7 or Year 10. Vacancies in other years may be offered as they occur.

Students starting at Abbotsleigh in Year 7 must complete an entrance test. Entrance tests are held annually in May (with registrations open from March) and September (with registrations open from June). A combined entrance and scholarship test is held in October each year.

Entry to Year 10 is based on reports assessment procedures and an interview.

Learn more: join a school tour Abbotsleigh regularly holds tours of the Senior School campus for families. To book visit or phone Reception on 02 9473 7777.

Abbotsleigh Senior School

1666 Pacific Highway

Wahroonga NSW2076

Tel: 02 9473 7777

Fax: 02 9473 7680



Key Details

Type: Independent

Level: Secondary

Gender: Girls

Religious Affiliation: Anglican

Boarding: Yes

Scholarships: Yes

Indigenous Education: Yes

International Students: Yes

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