Georges River Grammar (formerly Bankstown Grammer) is a co-educational K-12 school, which was
founded in 1986. Although in the Anglican tradition, it is
inter-denominational. The school is located adjacent to Bankstown Airport and
offers a wide range of subjects and activities.

Facilities: Permanent buildings are gradually replacing the older
accommodation and the school now boasts excellent science, music, art,
computer, technology and library facilities.

Subjects Years 7 to 12: The subjects offered for Years 7 to 10
include English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Music, Visual Arts,
PD/H/PE, Design and Technology, Agriculture, Commerce, Information and Software
Technology, Japanese, Textiles Technology, IT-Electronics, Physical Activity
and Sports Science. Many of the subjects listed are offered in Years 11 and 12
as well as courses in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Senior Science, Information
Processing and Technology, Legal Studies, Economics and Ancient History.
Georges River Grammar offers four Vocational Education and Training Courses —
Business Services, Hospitality, Information Technology and Retail Services. The
school also has a Gifted and Talented Program.

Kindergarten to Year 6: The School implements the relevant
curriculum in the six Key Learning Areas as set out by the Board of Studies in
New South Wales. The Key Learning Areas are English, Mathematics, Science and
Technology, Personal Development-Health and Physical Education, Human Society
and its Environment, and Creative Arts. Students in K–2 study Indonesian, and
3–6 study Japanese in 2011. Class and grade programs accommodate, where
possible, children with particular learning difficulties and giftedness.

Sport: The range is extensive and includes golf, tenpin bowling,
dance and aerobics, as well as the more usual sports. Students in Years 4, 7
and 10 participate in a weekly competitive sports program with other Christian

Welfare and personal development: As a small school, particular
emphasis is placed on individual student development and welfare. Students are
able to experience the world of work through optional work experience programs
in Years 9 and 10 and a compulsory program in Year 10. Students undertaking VET
courses in Years 11 and 12 participate in all mandatory work placement programs
for their course of study. Georges River Grammar is pleased that all students
transition to work or further education at the completion of their schooling.

Special  features: Academic
scholarships are awarded on a merit basis. Scholarships in Drama, Sports, Music
and Visual Arts are also available.

School Information

Georges River Grammar
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: Non - denominational
  • Year: Kindergarten - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 820 students (kindergarten to year 12)
  • 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: N/A
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options: None
  • Fees: 4k - 8k $4047 to $9621 plus $546 building fund
  • Address:PO Box 278, Georges Hall 2198
  • Phone:02 9725 7566
  • Fax:02 9727 3707
  • HSC Subjects offered:English, Ancient History, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Design & Technology, Drama, Economics, English Extension 1, Food Technology, Geography, Information Processes & Technology, Investigating Science, Japanese Continuers, Legal Studies, Mathematics, Mathematics Standard, Mathematics Extension 1, Modern History, Music 1, PDHPE, Physics, Society & Culture and Visual Arts, Studies of Religion II, Software Design and Development. English Extension 2, History Extension, Mathematics Extension 2 are available for HSC only.
  • Scholarships Available:Academic scholarships, ability scholarships, sports scholarships, visual arts, Music scholarships

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