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Fintona Girls' School

Fintona Girls' School

VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs




Sector

Sector
Independent

Level

Level
Combined

Female

Gender
Female

Secular

Religion
Secular

About Fintona Girls' School

Great things come from a small package

Situated in the inner-eastern suburb of Balwyn, Fintona is an independent, non-denominational day school for girls renowned for high academic and personal achievement.

With the extra attention we provide in a small school environment, our girls consistently achieve among the highest VCE and NAPLAN results in Victoria.

Our friendly, supportive and caring environment, together with our broad-based education programs, provide our girls with many experiences to stretch themselves beyond expectation and to cope with life beyond school. Inspired by our exceptional teachers, a Fintona girl will find the confidence to soar and achieve her highest academic and personal aspirations.

Our beautiful school grounds include a mix of historic buildings and modern facilities. The addition of a Middle School House and playground, a state-of-the-art Sports Centre and an Art Precinct provide our girls with even more opportunities to move into the future with confidence and optimism.

Fintona consists of the Early Learning Centre (coeducational), Junior School (Prep to Year 4), Middle School (Year 5 to Year 8) and Senior School (Year 9 to Year 12) to enable a specific academic and pastoral focus. The Early Learning Centre curriculum is based on the Reggio Emilia philosophy, while the International Baccalaureate is taught from ELC to Year 4.

Key facts




School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory and enforced

Number of students

Total enrolment: 455
Up to Year 6: 153
In high school: 302
In Year 12: 40

Gender in depth

Other requirements




Boarding school

Offer IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum




Subjects overview

Subjects overivew

Math classes: streamed and mixed
English classes: mixed

Senior secondary subjects overview

Senior Secondary Subjects overivew

23 VCE level 3/4 studies
91 VCE students
LOTE taught to Unit 4 level:
French, Japanese, Latin,

How our students performed in Year 12




VCE Results

Scores of 40+ 22%

Median Score 35

Satisfactory completions of VCE 100%

Destinations

Bachelor enrolled 96%

Activities and Support staff




Music

Music

42 music options
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Sport

Sport

20 sporting activities
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Other

Other

76 other clubs, activities and services
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Support staff

Support Staff

37 support staff
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Message from the Principal

Fintona is a small, innovative and caring school with a long tradition of educating girls to the highest standard. A Fintona girl is an enthusiastic and independent learner who loves to have a go no matter what her interests. Through experiences both inside and outside the classroom she will develop a love of knowledge, confidence to succeed, respect for herself and others, a deep sense of social responsibility and be optimistic about her future. I encourage you and your family to visit us and meet our staff and students on one of the many tours held throughout the year.

Ms Rachael Falloon

Open days

The open days listed below have been sourced from Fintona Girls' School for 2018. Please contact the school directly using the enquiry form on the right hand side for further information.


The best way to learn about the special attributes of Fintona is to visit us. We invite you and your family to attend one of our Tours, meet our new Principal, Ms Rachael Falloon, and chat with our students and staff.

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School fees at Fintona Girls' School

The fees outlined below have been sourced from Fintona Girls' School for 2018. Some schools may include additional costs beyond tuition fees. Please contact the school directly using the enquiry form on the right hand side for further information.

Primary Level Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Prep Fees $17,028
Grade 1 $17,008
Grade 2 $18,516
Grade 3 $20,136
Grade 4 $21,512
Grade 5 $22,000
Grade 6 $23,272

High School Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 7 $26,088
Year 8 $27,144
Year 9 $28,132
Year 10 $28,132
Year 11 $29,216
Year 12 $29,216

International Student Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Prep Fees $26,679
Grade 1 $26,679
Grade 2 $28,876
Grade 3 $29,997
Grade 4 $31,077
Grade 5 $32,148
Grade 6 $33,305
Year 7 $37,252
Year 8 $38,501
Year 9 $39,490
Year 10 $39,490
Year 11 $41,644
Year 12 $41,644

Our Scholarships

The scholarships listed below have been sourced from Fintona Girls' School for 2018. Please contact the school directly using the enquiry form on the right hand side for further information.

Scholarship Name Academic Scholarships
Gender Name Female
Eligibility For entry into Years 5 - 11. Awarded for academic excellence. Based on an exam.

School Details

Principal: Ms Rachael Falloon

Addresses:
79 Balwyn Rd Balwyn VIC 3103
80 Balwyn Rd Balwyn VIC 3103

Directions:

Tel: (03) 9830 1388

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