1 Morrison Street
Tel: 03 9810 4321
Email: admissions@scotch. vic.edu.au
Website: www.scotch. vic.edu.au
Religious Affiliation: Presbyterian
Learning Extension: Yes
Indigenous Education: Yes
International Students: Yes
Performing Arts Academy: Yes
A dynamic school developing the individual
Scotch College is one of the most respected and dynamic schools in Australia providing an integrated range of educational programs for boys from the Preparatory Year to Year 12. Founded in 1851 scotch College is located on one campus in the heart of suburban Melbourne. The School’s magnificent grounds span 26 hectares and are flanked by the Yarra River. Building on its Articles of Association the School's Aim is ‘… to deliver an education which secure in the traditions of our past and our Christian belief opens boys’ minds to the rich diversity of the world in which they live and challenges them to question and explore everything they find with integrity Humour and compassion. And to do this in an exciting intimate environment which nurtures self-expression and self-worth while promoting the uniqueness of each boy’s journey. ’Scotch College is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church of Victoria. Christian teachings underpin Scotch’s philosophy and practices.
Outstanding teaching and learning
Through the guidance of outstanding teaching staff and a flexible and modern curriculum students are given the finest academic education whilst learning the core values of integrity and social responsibility. As part of Scotch’s rich heritage students have access to some of the most impressive facilities of any school. Whether a boy has an interest in the creative arts sports or academic excellence He has unparalleled opportunities to achieve his maximum potential.
Encouraging and Caring for Each Student
Fundamental to all of Scotch’s programs is a commitment to pastoral care. The School believes in fostering an environment that is supportive caring and fulfilling. A highly effective framework ensures that each student receives individual support and attention creating an environment in which each student can develop self-esteem and a belief in his ability to achieve his ambitions.
Creative Arts: Unparalleled Opportunities for Expression
Learning to play a musical instrument create a piece of sculpture or perform before an audience encourages students to explore their creative and artistic potential. At Scotch boys enjoy a range and depth of musical dramatic and artistic options to cater for even the most talented and dedicated individual. Performances of orchestras bands choirs and plays take place throughout the entire school year.
Sport and Activities Programs: Encouraging Personal Growth
Through Scotch’s sporting program students learn the values of competition and teamwork. Scotch participates in the inter-school sporting activities organised by the Associated Public Schools of Victoria. A wide range of sports and teams allows almost every boy to compete in weekly competitions. Facilities for sport include seven sports-fields an all-weather hockey field eighteen synthetic tennis courts aJunior School gymnasium and an impressive indoor Sports Centre featuring a heated swimming and diving pool basketball courts gymnasium three squash courts weight-training complex and extensive rowing facilities situated on the campus on the banks of the Yarra River. An active outdoors and services program is part of every boy’s experience providing opportunities for personal growth and development. Activities such as bushwalking sailing scuba diving scouts and Cadets are just some of those on offer.
Boarding at Scotch
Boarders are an integral part of the School community and boarding at Scotch gives boys from country areas and overseas access to an education of outstanding quality. For families living closer to Scotch weekly boarding provides boys with the benefits of a caring environment on the campus during the week leaving weekends free to relax at home. Structured study periods allow students to complete homework and pursue their academic interests. Students also benefit from the encouragement and assistance from resident teaching staff assistants and matrons.
Visit Scotch CollegeYou are warmly invited to vist Scotch College and see the facilities and the school in action.
Please contact the Admissions Office (telephone 9810 4203) to join one of the small group tours of the school that are conducted each week.