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Scotch College



Scotch College is one of Australia's leading schools for boys. The School has been at the forefront of education since its foundation in 1897. Throughout its long history the School has upheld a tradition of excellence that is reflected in a wide and progressive curriculum. At Scotch College learning is more than an academic focus; it is a total picture which provides a balance between a student's intellectual physical emotional relational and spiritual needs. Scotch's tradition of individuality excellence and community is a trademark of our students; it is the cornerstone on which our school was built and the heritage for its future.

Boarding

Boarding is an integral part of Scotch College and the School has approximately 170 boarders from Years 7 to 12. Many come from country areas of Western Australia with some boarders from interstate and overseas. • Available for Years 7 to 12• Stunning location overlooking the School's extensive playing fields• Excellent student leadership programme• Unique structure and year group themesOur boarding houses are far more than a place of residence; they represent a vibrant close-knit community rich in traditions.

International Curriculum

In keeping with the School’s goal to provide education of an international standard the School offers WACE and the International Baccalaureate. Scotch College is authorised to offer both the Primary Years Programme and the Middle Years Programme to provide a seamless curriculum of an international standard of excellence in the formative years. The Diploma programme offers a choice of pre-university education pathways for Year 11 and 12 students. We aim to equip students with the knowledge confidence skills and maturity to make the most of their abilities. It is crucial that students are adaptable in today's ever-changing environment. So we strive to ensure they become: • independent life-long learners• creative and critical thinkers• problem solvers• cooperative and collaborative workers• skilled researchers• global communicators

Developing the ‘whole’ boy – co-curricular activities

A Scotch education is an evolving process which stimulates the unique qualities and aptitudes of individual students. It provides a depth of curriculum and activities which recognize that no two boys are alike. The School's diverse academic sports and creative programmes encourage each boy to explore a variety of options. Through this the boys discover innate abilities learn teamwork exercise initiative and ultimately find a productive place within the School community. These programmes also prepare boys for life beyond school either within Australia or internationally.

A proud tradition – Pipe Band

The Scotch College Pipe Band is the most visible symbol of the School's Scottish tradition. Established in 1947 it has achieved consistent recognition through its performances in Western Australia national competitions and international Tattoos. The Pipe Band's 160 players undertake numerous public and charity performances each year in addition to performances at assemblies and functions within the School.

Facilities

• Extensive playing fields adjacent to Lake Claremont – Football rugby cricket Hockey tennis basketball soccer• 50m Swimming Pool• Boatshed – Rowing• Gymnasium• Performing Arts Centre with 1100 seat capacity• Dedicated 66 hectare Outdoor Education Centre situated on the banks of the Murray River three kilometres south of Dwellingup. • State-of-the-art Science and Design Technology facilities• Chapel

76 Shenton Road

Swanbourne WA6010

Tel: 08 9383 6800

Fax: 08 9385 2286

Email: mail@scotch.wa.edu.au

Website: www.scotch.wa.edu.au

Key Details

Type: Independent

Level: Combined

Gender: Boys

Religious Affiliation: Uniting Church

Boarding: Yes

Scholarships: Yes

Early Learning: Yes

Learning Extension: Yes

International Students: Yes

A Leading School for Boys



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