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Trinity Grammar School Kew

Trinity Grammar School Kew

VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs









For over 110 years, Trinity Grammar School has provided the highest quality education to the young men of Melbourne and beyond. We pride ourselves on growing exceptional young men who take their place in the world as considerate, resilient and enquiring members of society.

Our dedicated and highly-qualified staff hold high academic expectations for the boys in their care. A Trinity education is underpinned by tradition, informed by best practice and takes place within state-of-the-art learning spaces. Our academic and pastoral support structures enable our students to pursue their aspirations as people of significance, influence and service in their local and broader communities.

Trinity students realise their potential in the broadest of settings, whether in the classroom, on stage, the sports field, or in the great outdoors. 

We are immensely proud of the achievements of generations of Trinity Grammarians. Our motto Viriliter Agite – Act Manfully – challenges every member of our community to be loyal, determined, honest, persistent and humble in everything they do.

Curriculum and Academic Results

Students at Trinity Grammar School, Kew learn with passion and purpose. Each boy is encouraged and supported to find enjoyment in his own learning and to strive for his personal best by ‘embracing the struggle’. We believe this is a quality which stands each boy in good stead, not only at school, but for the rest of his life. 

In Years 7 and 8, all students study the same core subjects with a choice of either Chinese, German or French as their language other than English (LOTE). In Years 9 and 10, students are offered a wide range of electives to complement their compulsory core subjects, including accelerated mathematics, additional science and history subjects, hospitality, philosophy, commerce or design and technology. In Years 11 and 12, our Coordinate Program runs in conjunction with our sister school, Ruyton Girls’ School, and enables us to offer an extensive selection of VCE subjects. It also provides students with the opportunity to experience a coeducational learning environment at an age and stage at which they have the maturity and self-confidence to gain maximum benefit. 

All of our programs acknowledge, foster, encourage and affirm the different needs, interests and abilities of our students.

Our students consistently achieve outstanding VCE results. In 2016, our joint Duces achieved outstanding ATARs of 99.95, with a further 20 boys (app. 12%) obtaining ATARs of 99 or above. Thirty percent of all subject scores were 40 or above.

Cocurricular Offerings

A wide range of cocurricular activities caters for the interests and passions of all students. Activities include almost 30 different individual and team sports, debating and public speaking, drama, musical ensembles and orchestras, chess and bushwalking, with each thoughtfully designed to foster intellectual, personal, physical, social and emotional growth.

Leadership Opportunities

Our boys enjoy opportunities to become student leaders throughout the entirety of their education at Trinity. Leadership roles exist in peer support activities, across the House System, in sporting teams and through the Outdoor Education program. With a strong focus on service, they learn the importance of humility and authenticity in building constructive relationships with all members of the school and broader communities. 

Travelling to Trinity

Trinity Grammar School, Kew is well served by trams along Cotham Road, High Street and Glenferrie Road, as well as trains to Glenferrie Station, and public buses from the eastern suburbs and inner-city areas.

Key facts

School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory and enforced

Number of students

Total enrolment: 1390
Up to Year 6: 368
In high school: 1022
In Year 12: 163

Gender in depth

Other requirements

Boarding school

Offer IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects overview

Subjects overivew

Math classes: vertical
English classes: mixed

Senior secondary subjects overview

Senior Secondary Subjects overivew

38 VCE level 3/4 studies
255 VCE students
LOTE taught to Unit 4 level:
Chinese, English as a second language, French, German,

Senior secondary programs overview

Senior Secondary programs overivew

3 VET program(s) available
10 VET students

How our students performed in Year 12


Scores of 40+ 25%

Median Score 36

Satisfactory completions of VCE 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET 100%


Bachelor enrolled 82%

TAFE/VET enrolled 6%

Apprentice/Trainee 2%

Employed 1%

Activities and Support staff



14 music options
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27 sporting activities
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28 other clubs or activities
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Support staff

Support Staff

13 support staff
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Message from the Principal

On the subject of education Plato is clear; 'the direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.' An ethos of high expectation pervades the academic, social, emotional, physical and spiritual aspects of each boy's educational journey at Trinity. We provide our boys with the tools to graduate as independent, resilient, enquiring and faith filled men.

Our highly qualified staff, using a thoughtful and responsive curriculum, have high academic and social aspirations for the boys in their care. Trinity students can realise their potential in the broadest of settings, whether in the classroom, on stage, the sports field, at one of our three Outdoor Education facilities or within the Coordinate Program with our sister school Ruyton Girls' School.

Our motto Viriliter Agite - Act Manfully - challenges our students to be loyal, determined, honest, persistent and humble. Plato, I believe, would think this a fine direction to start a journey to manhood.

Dr. Michael Davies

School fees at Trinity Grammar School Kew

The fees outlined below have been sourced from Trinity Grammar School Kew 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 $21,180
Grade 1 $24,320
Grade 2 $24,320
Grade 3 $24,320
Grade 4 $27,548
Grade 5 $27,548
Grade 6 $27,548

High School Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 7 $29,500
Year 8 $29,500
Year 9 $30,332
Year 10 $30,332
Year 11 $30,756
Year 12 $30,756

Boarding Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 7 $25,520
Year 8 $25,520
Year 9 $25,520
Year 10 $25,520
Year 11 $25,520
Year 12 $25,520

International Student Fees

Grade/Year Fee
Year 10 $35,372
Year 12 $36,416

Our Scholarships

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

Scholarship Name Academic Scholarship
Gender Name Male
Eligibility For entry into Years 7 and 9. Awarded for outstanding academic ability. Based on a scholarship exam and an interview.
Amount Comment Remission of tuition fees for the duration of enrolment. Number awarded varies between 5 and 10.

School Details

Headmaster: Dr Michael Davies

40 Charles St Kew VIC 3101


Tel: (03) 9854 3600

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