Ruyton Girls' School
12 Selbourne Road
Tel: 03 9819 2422
Fax: 03 9818 4790
Email: ruyton@ruyton. vic.edu.au
Website: www.ruyton. vic.edu.au
Religious Affiliation: Non-Denominational
Early Learning: Yes
Learning Extension: Yes
International Students: Yes
Ruyton aspires to give each girl an opportunity to learn and grow so that she achieves educational excellence and personal fulfilment. Ruyton seeks to provide a supportive environment enabling its girls to demonstrate that: • As individuals they are confident resourceful and resilient• As learners they are intellectually curious versatile and can work both independently and collaboratively• As members of the community they are inclusive and compassionate• As leaders they act with integrity self assurance initiative and an awareness of the value of service• And as citizens they are enterprising creative and have a commitment to community service sustainability and a global society. The size of Ruyton makes it possible for each girl to be acknowledged and valued and for her individual needs to be supported. At Ruyton there is a sense of belonging to a community where teachers girls and their families work together and value each other. Self-esteem and confidence are fundamental to each girl’s personal social and academic success.
Many specialist programmes are offered across our ELC junior and Senior Schools: including Personalised Learning leadership the Co-Ordinate Programme with nearby Trinity Grammar School (all boys) specialist Maths science and IT and Languages (French and Chinese). For the full range of our programmes please contact our Registrar mrs Nadine Hibbert at hibbertn@ruyton. vic.edu.au.
CO-CURRICULAR & SPORTS
Ruyton’s co-curricular and sporting activities offer many choices: a wide range of musical instrument tuition is available; there are choirs orchestras and chamber groups; lively musicals and drama joint productions with Scotch College & Trinity Grammar School at senior level; specialist art and craft ceramics dance photography and a full range of House and School competitions and activities. Ruyton is an active member of Girls’ Sport Victoria (www.gsv. vic.edu.au). Sports include: athletics basketball cricket cross-country equestrian diving Hockey netball rhythmic gymnastics rowing skiing soccer softball surf lifesaving volleyball WAter polo swimming and tennis.
CURRICULUM eXTENSION & SCHOLARSHIPS
The curriculum at Ruyton is wide-ranging challenging and creative with an emphasis on Personalised Learning. We continue to develop innovative programmes to expand the learning experience for girls and are committed to utilising information technology within the classroom. Broad extension opportunities for selected and highly able girls are offered through our innovative Gifted and Talented Programme in Years 5-8 followed by the Ruyton Master Scholar Programme in Senior School. Academic music and General Excellence Scholarships are offered in Years 5-8.
Ruyton recognises the importance of providing the best possible learning environment for its students and staff. There are two new state-of-the-art learning centres: a Library Resource Centre (IT/library facilities theatrette screening room and drama studio) and the Prue Gillies Building (art craftc photography general classrooms and the Year 12 Centre – The Penthouse). In 2008 an exciting Aquatic Centre opened to complete a comprehensive Physical Education Health & Wellbeing facility. In 2011 our Junior School Centre for Creativity opened. Here all our Junior School girls experience a creativity-based education as the focus of their 21st Century learning.
Ruyton’s results are exceptional and consistent. In 2012<% of girls received ATAR scores of 90 and above. There were ten perfect study scores of 50 and nine girls achieved ATAR scores over 99.The National Trust-listed Henty House set in landscaped gardens provides a beautiful backdrop to our lively and active campus. Our ELC junior and Senior Schools are linked together on the same site creating a strong sense of collective and community spirit across every Year Level. Ruyton is a happy school with a special ambience. Girls develop their confidence here and it shows.
Come and see our School at Work in 2013
Open Mornings: Thursday 14 March and Thursday 5 Septembert 2013.
For full information please visit our website. Scholarship testing date is Saturday 2 March 2013 However you will need to register prior to this date.
Principal's Conversations held throughout the year.
Please contact the School for dates.