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Scotch College

Scotch College

VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs




Sector

Sector
Independent

Level

Level
Combined

Male

Gender
Male

Presbyterian

Religion
Presbyterian

Key facts

Principal: Mr Tom Batty

Number of boarders and year levels: 160, Years 7 to 12

Director of Admissions: Mr Guy Mason

Tours

School and Boarding House tours are held weekly. Please ring the Admissions Office for a booking on (03) 9810 4203.

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. By virtue of the diversity of experiences that boarders bring with them, this group of boys makes an enormous contribution to the character of the school.

For families living closer to Scotch, weekly boarding provides boys with all the benefits of a caring, supervised environment on the campus during the week, leaving weekends free to relax with family at home.

Located apart from the rest of the school, in a tranquil garden setting, the Boarding School is a welcoming and supportive community that emphasises the development of self-confidence, independence, and a tolerance and understanding of others.

Boarders can take full advantage of the breadth of Scotch’s teaching and co-curricular programs and facilities.Structured study periods in the evenings allow students to complete homework and study. Students also benefit greatly from the advice, encouragement and expert assistance from resident teaching staff, assistants and matrons.

Each of the three boarding houses is well staffed. Houses are under the direction of a senior member of the teaching staff who resides in the house with their family. Two single members of staff are also residents in each house, with two other staff members living with their families in houses nearby. A House Matron looks after laundry, sewing and basic first aid.

Younger students sleep in small, comfortable dormitory year groups whilst Year 12 students enjoy individual bedrooms. Meals are well balanced and nourishing.

Recreation areas provide ample opportunities for indoor activities and boarders are encouraged to use the school’s extensive leisure and sporting facilities. With 26 tennis courts, an indoor heated swimming and diving pool, squash courts, a weight-training room, a gymnasium, basketball courts and over 27 hectares of grounds, boarders have the best backyard in Melbourne in which to expend their energy.

There are several recreation rooms in each house, providing comfortable areas for reading, playing music, viewing television and playing games such as table tennis or billiards. Each house is also equipped with computers, providing broadband access to the internet and the school’s Intranet. A kitchenette allows boys to make beverages and snacks if they wish.

A laundry is located within the boarding house complex. Boarders are not required to do their own washing and ironing.

Under the guidance of the Activities Coordinator, boarders enjoy a busy weekend lifestyle both within the school grounds and when appropriate, in nearby Melbourne city. Inter-school sport, films, theme dinners, inter-house competitions and dances are just some of the additional activities provided. 


Key facts




School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory and enforced

Number of students

Total enrolment: 1886
Up to Year 6: 430
In high school: 1456
In Year 12: 260

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

46 VCE level 3/4 studies
439 VCE students
LOTE taught to Unit 4 level:
Chinese, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Latin,

Senior secondary programs overview

Senior Secondary programs overivew

5 VET program(s) available
8 VET students

How our students performed in Year 12




VCE Results

Scores of 40+ 27%

Median Score 36

Satisfactory completions of VCE 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET 71%

Destinations

Bachelor enrolled 83%

TAFE/VET enrolled 6%

Apprentice/Trainee 2%

Employed 2%

Activities and Support staff




Music

Music

66 music options
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Sport

Sport

47 sporting activities
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Other

Other

221 other clubs, activities and services
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Support staff

Support Staff

118 support staff
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Accelerated learning

Support Staff

2 accelerated learning
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Extracurricular

Support Staff

6 extracurricular
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School Details

Principal: Mr Tom Batty

Addresses:
1 Morrison Street Hawthorn VIC 3122

Tel: (03) 9810 4203

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