Established by the Brigidine Sisters in 1956, Clonard has continued to educate its students with distinction. It is committed to offering high-quality programs in a caring environment and developing each girl’s talents to her full potential. Enrolment is made in the year prior to admission and applications close at the end of May.

Facilities: Specialised areas for home economics, creative arts, music and science, along with a well-equipped, fully automated library, a circuit gymnasium and performing arts theatre, all in a beautiful garden setting.

Curriculum: Compulsory subjects in Years 7 to 10 include Religious Education, English, Mathematics, Science, SOSE, Health Education, Technology, Music, Drama, Creative Arts and Physical Education. A comprehensive Instrumental Music program operates in Year 7. Languages are French and Indonesian.

Sport: A wide range of sports is offered to all students in the compulsory program along with participation in inter-school competitions in Melbourne. These include tennis, netball, athletics, swimming, hockey, softball, cricket, basketball, rowing, rock climbing, equestrian and adventure racing.

Extra-curricular activities: Individual tuition in musical instruments is available and major school productions are presented each year. The school has a special education department that assists students with learning needs as well as developing enhancement programs for students gifted in particular areas. There is an extensive camps program.

Student welfare programs: A special emphasis is placed on developing respect for individual differences in all situations. A student welfare counsellor, chaplain and year-level co-ordinators work as a team to develop and deliver programs that maximise student wellbeing and self-esteem. Class captains and student committees help to plan a wide range of student activities.

School Information

  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Girls

  • Faith-based: Catholic
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 750 students
  • 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: Less than 4k $1800 per annum
  • Address:225 Church Street, Geelong West 3218
  • Phone:03 5278 2155
  • Fax:03 5278 9909
  • HSC Subjects offered:Please contact the school
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Environment, open mic days, theatre & dance, sciences, special activities, debating and public speaking, sports

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