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PLC SYDNEY (PRESBYTERIAN LADIES’ COLLEGE, SYDNEY)


PLC Sydney is a day and boarding school for girls from
Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12, offering a broad curriculum to students from a
diverse range of backgrounds. Founded in 1888, the College is set within 4.4
hectares of landscaped grounds and retains its 19th-century heritage buildings
and gardens. Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney, aims to educate young women
from the basis of a Christian world view to make a difference in a rapidly
changing global society.

Facilities: Olympic standard gymnasium, fitness centre, aquatic
institute with indoor heated pool, tennis and netball courts, oval, fully
equipped computer, information and resource centre, wireless access to internet
and laptops, assembly hall, Performing Arts Centre with 538-seat auditorium and
music and drama facilities, studio theatre, language facilities, modern science
facilities, design and technology centre which includes extensive facilities
for visual and other creative arts and the Adelaide Perry Gallery, careers
centre, on-site nursing staff, before- and after-school care and vacation care.

Subjects Year 7: English, Mathematics, Science, Geography, French or
Continuers Chinese, Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Music, Religious
Education and PDHPE.

Subjects Year 8: English, Mathematics, Science, Geography, History,
Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Music, Religious Education and PDHPE.

Electives: Continuers Chinese or French and an additional language
chosen from Beginners Chinese, Italian, Japanese or Latin.

Subjects Year 9 and 10: English, Mathematics, Science, Australian
History and Geography and PDHPE.

Electives: Elective History, Elective Geography, French, Chinese,
Latin, Japanese, Italian, Commerce, Drama, Design and Technology, Textile
Technology, Music, Visual Arts and Physical Activity and Sports Studies.

Subjects Year 11 and 12: English (at all levels, including English
as a Second Language), Mathematics (at all levels), Senior Science, Biology,
Chemistry, Physics, Ancient History, Modern History, Business Studies,
Economics, Geography, Legal Studies, French, Latin, Japanese (Beginners and
Continuers), Chinese (Continuers and Background Speakers), Italian
(Continuers), Textiles and Design, Design and Technology, Visual Arts, Music
(Course 1 and 2), Drama and PDHPE.

Sport: Athletics, basketball, badminton, cross-country running,
diving, gymnastics (artistic and rhythmic), hockey, netball, rowing, skiing,
swimming, volleyball, tennis, water polo and football.

Extracurricular activities: Christian fellowship and year group
prayer and support groups, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, Future Problem
Solving, Tournament of Minds, Model United Nations Assembly, debating including
Archdale Debating, public speaking and speech, writing, school magazine and
newspaper, chess club, morals and ethics, reading, science club, Chinese club,
art and design club, charities and humanitarian efforts, drama club, Junior and
Senior drama productions, extensive range of musical groups for brass,
woodwind, strings, percussion, vocals and bagpipes, extensive range of sports.

Welfare and personal development: Deans of students, Year directors,
school counsellors, chaplaincy team, careers/tertiary entrance adviser, school
nurse, pastoral care in tutor groups and house system.

Special features: International aid programs (currently in East
Timor and Vietnam), many student exchange programs, programs for gifted and
talented students at both Junior and Senior School levels, the Transition
Program for students with intellectual disabilities and utilisation of
technology in all areas of the curriculum with dedicated hardware available in
specialist areas for activities such as music composition and video production.

From the school: PLC Sydney graduates are confident, caring,
accomplished young women who make a fine contribution to society and who carry
a genuine concern for the welfare of others.

The College is home to approximately 1300 students and has
accommodation for up to 65 boarders. Boarders achieve their academic best and
broaden their horizons in an intimate, supportive, caring environment.

PLC Sydney is widely recognised in Australia and overseas for
developing innovative educational initiatives and providing a world class
education. Approximately half the students who sit the Higher School
Certificate (HSC) gain an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR), of 90 or
higher and students leave school to pursue a wide range of career
opportunities.

Famous ex-students: Rosemary Sinclair, Lady Mary Fairfax, Professor
Susan Dorsch, Justice Caroline Simpson, Kerry Nettle, Margaret Pomeranz and
Roxanne Hislop.

Religion Christian
Type Independent
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Girl
Years Kindergarten - Year 12
Enrolment approx. 1300 students, including approx. 65 boarders
Fees: 12k - 16k
2011 tuition fees reception $15,720, kindergarten to year 2 $13,620, years 3 and 4 $17,220, years 5 and 6 $15,250, year 7 $17,960, years 8 to 10 $23,210, years 11 and 12 $24,110. boarding fees $20,790 (charged in addition to tuition). tuition and boarding scholarships and bursaries are available. visit our website for more details.
Phone
02 9704******* 02 9704 5666
Fax
02 9744******* 02 9744 0519
Address Boundary Street Croydon NSW 2132
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