Ballarat Grammar is a co-educational day and boarding school serving the educational and pastoral needs of children in Victoria and New South Wales. Boarding is an integral component, forming nearly one-third of the Senior School community. Ballarat Grammar aims to give each student an academic base of real significance and the confidence and character to serve them well as they move into the wider world. Ballarat Grammar is part of the international Round Square Organisation, giving students the opportunity to do an international exchange and also to build service networks globally. Ballarat Grammar is actively encouraging and teaching students to be contributing global citizens.

Facilities:Ballarat Grammar has a Junior School including ELC and a Senior School accommodated in both modern and historical buildings on a single site of 16.5 hectares. Facilities include an outstanding Art Centre with dedicated studio areas, Wendouree Centre for Performing Arts housing the performing arts and music school, extensive sporting facilities for a wide range of sports and great learning facilities throughout the whole school. Recently acquired farmland further supports the environmental and agricultural experiences available.

Curriculum: The school offers a broad curriculum with a wide range of subject choices. International Studies, eight dedicated Art areas, Technology, Agricultural, Hospitality and Music Industry courses are all part of the offering. A dedicated facility houses an innovative Year 9 program encouraging leadership, responsibility for outcomes, self-discipline and challenging experiences based on the environment. Throughout Ballarat Grammar there is a focus on outdoor activity, service to others and a concern for the environment. The academic results are outstanding and 98 per cent of the 2010 cohort received their tertiary offer of choice.

Student welfare programs: The House system for both boarding and day students provides a tutorial group for each individual and forms the core component of pastoral care. Extended pastoral care and significant connections provide extra support and guidance for all.

Boarding: Boarding is an enjoyable experience for boys and girls that are supported by experienced staff and the campus facilities. Resident families and experienced staff support each student. Tutoring, supervised study, chapel, regular weekend activities, supervised social games and special excursions make boarding an enriching experience.

School Information

Ballarat Grammar
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: Anglican
  • Year: Year 1 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 1350 students, including 215 boarders
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: N/A  
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre: N/A
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: None
  • Fees: 8k - 12k year 7 $10,269; all fees available on the website
  • Address:201 Forest Street, Wendouree 3355
  • Phone:03 5338 0700
  • Fax:03 5338 0992
  • HSC Subjects offered:

    Dance Units 1 – 2

    History Units 1 – 2

    Music Performance Units 1 – 2

    Music Style and Composition Units 1 – 2

    Physical Education Units 1 – 2

    VET – Sport and Recreation (Cert III)

    Studio Arts Units 1 – 2: Ceramics, Painting and Drawing, Printmaking, Textiles

    Theatre Studies Units 1 – 2

    Psychology Units 1 – 2

  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Outdoor Education, The arts, sports
  • Scholarships Available:







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