The Knox School

The Knox School

Wantirna South VIC, Melbourne Eastern Suburbs

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

The uniform is compulsory

Number of students

Total enrolment: 604
Up to Year 6: 242
In high school: 362
In Year 12: 69

Gender in depth

Female: 44%

Male: 56%

Other Requirements


Boarding school

Offers IB

Accepts international students

Offers VCAL

Offers VET

Our Curriculum

Subjects Overview

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

Senior secondary subjects overview

32 VCE level 3/4 studies
99 VCE students

Senior secondary programs overview

7 VET program(s) available
23 VET students

How our students performed in Year 12

Academic Results

Scores of 40+: 10%

Median Score: 33

Satisfactory completions of VCE: 100%

Satisfactory completions of VET: 93%

Destinations

Bachelor enrolled: 87%

TAFE/VET enrolled: 3%

Apprentice/Trainee: 3%

Activities & Support Staff

Accelerated learning

Accelerated learning (6)

Activities

Activities (1)

Music

Music (35)

Sports

Sports (18)

Support Staff

Support Staff (43)

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School Details

Sector

Independent

Level

Combined

Gender

Co-Ed

Religion

Secular

Principal: Ms Nikki Kirkup

Addresses:

220 Burwood Hwy Wantirna South Victoria 3152

Tel: (03) 8805 3800

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