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WENONA SCHOOL


Wenona’s caring, academic peer culture is enhanced by expert
teaching and learning, which caters for individual differences, with
consistently impressive HSC results. Progressive and inclusive since 1886,
Wenona, in North Sydney, has an exciting focus on experiential learning.
Boarders enjoy living in a friendly, quiet haven close to Sydney’s cultural
centre.

Facilities: A modern library, evening study centre, well-resourced
music centre, three gymnasiums and indoor heated swimming pool are housed in a
distinctive mixture of heritage and new, purpose-built learning spaces linked
by a peaceful central garden. Every girl benefits from Wenona’s technology rich
environment, which includes interactive whiteboards and a laptop program for
each student from Year 6, which, together with the school’s network and
wireless infrastructure, helps to deliver flexible learning across the school.
The evening study centre for Senior College students is staffed by teachers.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Commerce, Drama, Elective History, French,
German, Japanese, Mandarin, Music, Photographic and Digital Media, Physical
Activities and Sports Studies (PASS), Psychology, Textiles, Technology, Visual
Arts.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Advanced English, Ancient History,
Biology, Business Studies, Ceramics, Chemistry, Dance, Design and Technology,
Drama, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, Extension 1 English,
Extension 2 English, Extension 1 Mathematics, Extension 2 Mathematics, French
(Continuers), General Mathematics, Geography, German (Continuers), Japanese
(Continuers), Legal Studies, Mandarin (Beginners), Mathematics, Modern History,
Music 1, Music 2, Personal Development, Health, Physical Education, Physics,
Senior Science, Standard English, Studies of Religion (1 Unit), Studies of
Religion (2 Unit), Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Visual Design.

Sport: Athletics, cross-country running, diving, equestrian,
fencing, football, gymnastics, hockey, netball, snow sports, swimming, tennis,
touch football and water polo. Girls compete in inter-school, IGGSA and
spirited inter-house competitions and enjoy a range of sport and recreation
camps.

Co-curricular activities: Wenona promotes confidence and zest for
life through extensive co-curricular involvement in musical ensembles, choirs,
jazz and rock bands, drama, musicals, debating, public speaking, Mock Trial,
sport, outdoor education including Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, and more.
A host of exciting leadership and service opportunities are offered, in keeping
with Wenona’s motto, Ut Prosim (“That I May Serve”).

Welfare and personal development: Pastoral care and academic
progress are enhanced in a range of ways including peer support programs, a
vertical house system and age-appropriate counsellors who specialise in the
needs of girls. Wenona is a non-denominational school with Christian values.
Dedicated heads and directors of teaching and learning monitor the wellbeing of
each student, along with heads of houses, tutors and other staff including a careers
counsellor. Goals include the development of strong self-esteem, resilience and
teamwork, along with the achievement of personal best.

Special features: A caring and inclusive school community with an
international outlook, Wenona welcomes boarders from other parts of Sydney,
Australia and elsewhere in the world. Wenona’s exciting focus on experiential
learning was recently commended by the NSW Board of Studies. The school is
renowned for fostering academic success and personal achievement, with a large
majority of students seeking university pathways. More than half Wenona’s 2009
HSC students received ATAR scores of at least 90, placing them in the top 10
per cent in the State. For the past two years, 10 per cent have made the NSW
Board of Studies list of all-round achievers. Academic scholarships are offered
for Years 7, 10 and 11, music (Year 7) and boarding (Year 9). The Wenona
Parents’ Association (WPA) has a valued role and the school community also
enjoys the support of the Wenona Foundation and old girls, Wenonians Inc
(WINC).

From the school: A caring and inclusive school community with a
progressive, international outlook, Wenona welcomes day girls and boarders from
other parts of Sydney, Australia and elsewhere in the world. Wenona’s exciting
focus on experiential learning was recently commended by the NSW Board of
Studies. The school has a well deserved reputation for impressive academic
results. A host of exciting leadership and service opportunities are offered,
in keeping with Wenona’s motto, Ut Prosim (“That I May Serve”). Visit
www.wenona.nsw.edu.au to learn more about Wenona’s women of spirit.

Religion Non - denominational
Type Independent
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Girl
Years Kindergarten - Year 12
Enrolment 930 students, including 50 boarders.
Phone
02 9955******* 02 9955 3000
Fax
02 9959******* 02 9959 4460
Address 176 Walker Street, North Sydney 2060
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Home » Schools » WENONA SCHOOL

WENONA SCHOOL


Wenona’s caring, academic peer culture is enhanced by expert teaching and learning, which caters for individual differences, with consistently impressive HSC results. Progressive and inclusive since 1886, Wenona, in North Sydney, has an exciting focus on experiential learning. Boarders enjoy living in a friendly, quiet haven close to Sydney’s cultural centre.

Facilities: A modern library, evening study centre, well-resourced music centre, three gymnasiums and indoor heated swimming pool are housed in a distinctive mixture of heritage and new, purpose-built learning spaces linked by a peaceful central garden. Every girl benefits from Wenona’s technology rich environment, which includes interactive whiteboards and a laptop program for each student from Year 6, which, together with the school’s network and wireless infrastructure, helps to deliver flexible learning across the school. The evening study centre for Senior College students is staffed by teachers.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Commerce, Drama, Elective History, French, German, Japanese, Mandarin, Music, Photographic and Digital Media, Physical Activities and Sports Studies (PASS), Psychology, Textiles, Technology, Visual Arts.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Advanced English, Ancient History, Biology, Business Studies, Ceramics, Chemistry, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, Extension 1 English, Extension 2 English, Extension 1 Mathematics, Extension 2 Mathematics, French (Continuers), General Mathematics, Geography, German (Continuers), Japanese (Continuers), Legal Studies, Mandarin (Beginners), Mathematics, Modern History, Music 1, Music 2, Personal Development, Health, Physical Education, Physics, Senior Science, Standard English, Studies of Religion (1 Unit), Studies of Religion (2 Unit), Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Visual Design.

Sport: Athletics, cross-country running, diving, equestrian, fencing, football, gymnastics, hockey, netball, snowsports, swimming, tennis, touch football and water polo. Girls compete in inter-school, IGGSA and spirited inter-house competitions and enjoy a range of sport and recreation camps.

Co-curricular activities: Wenona promotes confidence and zest for life through extensive co-curricular involvement in musical ensembles, choirs, jazz and rock bands, drama, musicals, debating, public speaking, Mock Trial, sport, outdoor education including Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, and more. A host of exciting leadership and service opportunities is offered, in keeping with Wenona’s motto, Ut Prosim: that “I May Serve”.

Welfare and personal development: Pastoral care and academic progress are enhanced in a range of ways including peer support programs, a vertical house system and age-appropriate counsellors who specialise in the needs of girls. Wenona is a non-denominational school with Christian values. Dedicated heads and directors of teaching and learning monitor the wellbeing of each student, along with heads of houses, tutors and other staff including a careers counsellor. Goals include the development of strong self-esteem, resilience and teamwork, along with the achievement of personal best.

Special features: A caring and inclusive school community with an international outlook, Wenona welcomes boarders from other parts of Sydney, Australia and elsewhere in the world. Wenona’s exciting focus on experiential learning was recently commended by the NSW Board of Studies.

The school is renowned for fostering academic success and personal achievement, with a large majority of students seeking university pathways. More than half Wenona’s 2009 HSC students received ATAR scores of at least 90, placing them in the top 10 per cent in the State. For the past two years, 10 per cent have made the NSW Board of Studies list of all-round achievers. Academic scholarships are offered for Years 7, 10 and 11, music (Year 7) and boarding (Year 9). The Wenona Parents’ Association (WPA) has a valued role and the school community also enjoys the support of the Wenona Foundation and old girls, Wenonians Inc (WINC).

From the school: A caring and inclusive school community with a progressive, international outlook, Wenona welcomes day girls and boarders from other parts of Sydney, Australia and elsewhere in the world. Wenona’s exciting focus on experiential learning was recently commended by the NSW Board of Studies. The school has a well deserved reputation for impressive academic results. A host of exciting leadership and service opportunities are offered, in keeping with Wenona’s motto, Ut Prosim: that “I May Serve”. Visit www.wenona.nsw.edu.au to learn more about Wenona’s women of spirit.

Religion Non - denominational
Type Independent
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Girl
Years Kindergarten - Year 12
Enrolment 930 students, including 50 boarders
Fees:
please contact the school for fee information
Phone
61 2 99******* 61 2 9955 3000
Fax
61 2 99******* 61 2 9959 4460
Address 176 Walker Street, North Sydney 2060
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