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The Knox School

The Knox School

VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs




Sector

Sector
Independent

Level

Level
Combined

Coeducational

Gender
Coeducational

Secular

Religion
Secular

The Knox School - About Us

The Knox School is an independent, values-driven school for girls and boys from Early Learning to Year 12. We are on eight beautiful hectares just 500 metres from the EastLink Burwood Highway interchange. The Knox school celebrates each person’s unique spirit without any religious affiliation.

The world our children will inherit is a world of complexity and ever-changing innovation. A world where it is insufficient to have knowledge and ideas without the skills and attitudes to apply the knowledge and implement the ideas.

The Knox School is committed to fostering the cultivation of an adaptive set of skills and values that, together with knowledge from the traditional disciplines, will equip students to embrace change as opportunity.

To be well educated no longer refers solely to an education in mathematics, science and the arts; it demands the infusion of the 6Cs – creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration, character and contribution – at age and context appropriate opportunities that combine to nurture the successful self-regulated learner and promote self-efficacy.

The Knox School aims to develop a dynamic education, with dynamic teachers at its heart. Teachers who connect, shape, provoke and position their students to thrive in an adaptive global environment; who activate engaging, demanding and rewarding learning, and support students to advocate for themselves, contribute to their communities and thrive as challenge becomes opportunity.

 

 

Key facts




School uniform

School Uniform

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 588
Up to Year 6: 226
In high school: 362
In Year 12: 70

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 and streamed
English classes: streamed
LOTE taught:
Chinese, French, German

Senior secondary subjects overview

Senior Secondary Subjects overivew

30 VCE level 3/4 studies
123 VCE students

Senior secondary programs overview

Senior Secondary programs overivew

4 VET program(s) available
18 VET students

How our students performed in Year 12




VCE Results

Scores of 40+ 8%

Median Score 32

Satisfactory completions of VCE 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET 95%

Destinations

Bachelor enrolled 76%

TAFE/VET enrolled 14%

Apprentice/Trainee 3%

Activities and Support staff




Music

Music

35 music options
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Sport

Sport

23 sporting activities
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Other

Other

2 other clubs, activities and services
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Support staff

Support Staff

47 support staff
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Accelerated learning

Support Staff

6 accelerated learning
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Extracurricular

Support Staff

3 extracurricular
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School Details

Principal: Mr Allan Shaw

Addresses:
220 Burwood Hwy Wantirna South VIC 3152

Tel: (03) 8805 3800

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