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Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School



Strathcona is an independent school coeducational in ELC and girls from Prep to Year 12. Emphasising competence confidence and compassion strathcona’s mission is to help students build well-balanced foundations for personal and professional success in their adult life. Since its establishment in 1924 the School’s sense of community and quality of care have been constantly demonstrated. Similarly the academic standing of the School is attested to by strong VCE results.

Facilities

The School has three campuses with students spending Year 9 at Tay Creggan a beautiful heritage listed building on the Yarra River in Hawthorn which has been magnificently renovated. This unique campus established in 1969 WAs the first to offer a non-residential off-campus experience for students. ELC and Years 7 and 12 are located in Canterbury with the state-of-the-art Junior School (Prep – Year 6) in close proximity to the main campus. This Junior facility includes a library curriculum extension area art room multi-purpose activity room music room and individual music studios for instrumental lessons. Students attending the Canterbury campuses have excellent facilities — including a modern Science and Middle School Centre an innovative VCE Centre for Years 11 and 12 and a well-equipped Information Resources Centre. Strathcona opened its Creative and Performing Arts Centre in 2008. The space and resources are enjoyed by students in the areas of music visual arts drama multimedia and food technology. The Early Learning Centre at Strathcona caters for 3 and 4 year-old sessional kindergarten as well as the popular full-time Pre-Prep classes. Small classes allow staff to cater for the individual needs of each child. The recently renovated Aquatic & Fitness Centre provides an indoor pool gymnasium and a fitness centre. All three campuses are well serviced by train bus and tram.

Curriculum

There is an extensive choice of subjects with the VCE program offering all prerequisites for tertiary courses. Students are encouraged to understand their individual learning styles to develop their thinking strategies and to explore interdisciplinary links through special programs for example in Year 7 and 8 - the SEED Program (Seek Engage Enhance Diversify) and I-Learning (Interdisciplinary interactive inquiry) in Year 9. Languages offered are French italian and Mandarin.

Co-curricular Program

There is a comprehensive co-curricular program including music sport drama dance and public speaking. All students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities to assist in the development of life skills. House competitions in sport music dance and drama offer opportunities for senior students to participate and develop teamwork and leadership skills. Strathcona is a member of Girls Sport Victoria (GSV). Interstate and international exchanges enrich the students’ education with a global perspective. Exchange and tour destinations include France italy china Korea japan new Zealand south Africa and the United States of America.

Pastoral Care

Pastoral care plays an important role at Strathcona with personal social and spiritual development nurtured. There is a sense of family with many cross-age links amongst the students and close ties between home and school.

ICT

Outstanding computer facilities including class sets of MacBooks interactive whiteboards and internet access to ‘Blackboard’ the online learning management system support a 21st Century learning environment. This ensures all students are able to utilise interactive technology to communicate effectively.

Announcements:

Strathcona has many School Tours and Events throughout the year - for more information please visit our website .

Key Details

Type: Independent

Level: Combined

Gender: Girls

Religious Affiliation: Baptist

Early Learning: Yes

International Students: Yes

Scholarships: Yes

About the school

Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School

34 Scott Street

Canterbury VIC3126

Tel: 03 8779 7500

Email: registrar@strathcona. vic.edu.au

Website: www.strathcona. vic.edu.au

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34 Scott Street

Canterbury VIC3126

Tel: 03 8779 7500

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