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Wenona School

Wenona School

NSW, Sydney Northern Suburbs







Welcome to Wenona, an independent non-denominational day and boarding school for girls from Kindergarten to Year 12, based in North Sydney. We passionately believe in the effectiveness of girls’ education to empower young women to develop their strengths and talents. Research shows that in single-sex environments, girls feel most free to pursue their interests to the best of their abilities, in and outside of the classroom.

Wenona has a strong sense of community, and aims to instil in students a sense of hope, purpose and service. We aim to see young women graduating from Wenona as intelligent, gracious, compassionate and capable adults. We recognise each girl as an individual, with her own passions to discover and contributions to make as she steps out of the School gates.

Wenona also offers a healthy environment, with rich opportunities beyond classroom. Through involvement in sports, debating, creative arts, leadership and service, girls discover their creativity, teamwork, work/life balance, and other life lessons they will take with them after graduating. It is our goal that each girl will go from strength to strength, develop courage and resilience, and have a strong sense of self, so they can go on to shape their worlds into the future.  

Vision and Values

Every part of life at Wenona is built on a deep understanding of how girls think, work and feel. The research shows girls feel ablest to stretch themselves in single-sex education environments. In and outside of the classroom, we provide the guidance and encouragement for our students to become confident, resilient, graceful women. 

Our Vision

To educate and empower young women, in a global learning community, to serve and shape their world.

Our Mission

To provide a preeminent global education for the girls in our care by developing a contemporary, innovative and engaged learning community, committed to the inherent value and potential of each child.

Our Purpose

To deliver world class, contemporary, relevant education for girls, with a culture based on positive, respectful relationships, a focus on leadership and service.


Key facts

School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 1248
Up to Year 6: 348
In high school: 900
In Year 12: 150

Gender in depth

Other requirements

Boarding school

Offer IB

Accepts international students

Our Curriculum

Subjects overview

Subjects overivew

LOTE taught:
Chinese, French, Japanese, Spanish

Activities and Support staff



20 music options
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23 sporting activities
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58 other clubs, activities and services
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Support staff

Support Staff

55 support staff
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Accelerated learning

Support Staff

4 accelerated learning
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Support Staff

14 extracurricular
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School Details

Principal: Dr Briony Scott

176 Walker Street North Sydney NSW 2060

Tel: (02) 9409 4400

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