Located in spacious park settings in the Bayside suburbs of Brighton and Sandringham, Firbank Grammar School has a long tradition of academic, creative and sporting excellence. Each student is given the opportunity to contribute to school life and is expected to be respectful and responsible in developing relationships with others.

Curriculum: Secondary subjects include Accounting, Art, Biology, Business Management, Chemistry, Chinese, Drama, English, Food Technology, French, Geography, German, Global Studies, History, Human Development, Information Technology, Japanese, Legal Studies, Literature, Mathematics, Multimedia, Music, Physical Education, Outdoor Education, Personal Development, Physics, Political Studies, Psychology, Religious Education, Science, Studio Arts, Theatre Studies, and Visual Communication and Design. There are programs for academic enrichment, careers, support, EAL, VET (Vocational Education and Training) programs and university enhancement studies.

Sport: Participation in a wide range of sports, including traditional team sports such as rowing, sailing, diving and skiing, is encouraged. The school has a physical education and sports centre, which includes an eight-lane indoor heated pool, diving facilities, a circuit room, a multi-purpose gymnasium and sports hall.

Extra-curricular activities: The academic program is balanced by a broad range of activities including debating, public speaking, photography, environmental groups, music, and visual and performing arts. The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme and outdoor education provide opportunities for personal development.

Student welfare programs: There are many opportunities for leadership. Pastoral care is provided in the House system and assistance is also available from the school counsellors, careers counsellor and the chaplain.

School Information

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

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  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 1 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 1500 Students, including 31 Boarders.
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: N/A  
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: Yes
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre: Own Preschool
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: Affiliated After School Care
  • Fees: 12k - 16k Over 16k ELC $15,450, Years 9 to 12 $25,710, Boarding $22,998
  • Address:Brighton Campus: 51 Outer Crescent, Brighton 3186 Sandringham Campus: 45 Royal Avenue, Sandringham 3191
  • Phone:Brighton Campus: 03 9591 5188 Sandringham Campus: 03 9533 5711
  • HSC Subjects offered:Please contact the school
  • Scholarships Available:Firbank Grammar offers a number of different scholarships for students who demonstrate excellence in areas such as academic, music, choral, sporting, general excellence and citizenship


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