At Meriden, every student is known and her unique contribution to the life of the school valued. Whether it is on the sporting field, in the orchestra, as a student leader or through academic achievement, every student is supported, challenged and encouraged as she realises her talents and makes her mark.
As a medium-size school with approximately 1000 students from Prep to Year 12, Meriden is able offer a comprehensive academic program and full range of cocurricular opportunities while maintaining a steadfast focus on the individual. The school’s commitment to small class sizes enables teachers to know students as individuals and to cater to their specific needs within the classroom. It means that students are fully engaged in their learning and it creates an environment where initiative and confidence can grow.
Meriden offers tailored programs to extend and challenge very able students and to support those students who need help with their learning. Special programs are available for girls who compete at elite level in sport and for talented young musicians to assist them in maintaining a balance between their academic studies and the cultivation of their talent.
Meriden has a proud reputation of consistently strong academic performance. The excellent results achieved by Meriden girls in the Higher School Certificate and other academic pursuits are a reflection of the students’ dedication and hard work, as well as the high-quality teaching and educational environment.
An extensive range of cocurricular activities provides opportunities for girls to discover new interests and make new friends while developing healthy bodies and healthy minds. Outdoor education programs, a vast range of sports, performing arts, debating, public speaking, chess clubs and music ensembles mean that there is an opportunity for everyone to explore their interests.
Meriden students are encouraged to look beyond the classroom and to widen their knowledge and understanding of the world and its people. Meriden girls are active in community service projects in their local community, in the remote Northern Territory and further afield in third-world countries. International sport, music and language tours and student exchange opportunities are available to senior students.
Meriden girls look to their future with optimism. By the time that students graduate from Meriden, it is the school’s aim that they are:
- Confident, articulate and responsible leaders
- Aspiring and academic achievers
- Well-informed and critical thinkers
- Well-rounded and resilient team-players
- Creative innovators and collaborative problem-solvers
- Compassionate, healthy and optimistic global citizens
- Women of integrity, appreciative of the Christian faith.
|Years||Kindergarten - Year 12|
Over 16k |
$17,605 (Kindergarten) to $29,331 (Year 12)
(61 2) ******* (61 2) 9752 9444
|Address||10-12 Redmyre Road, Strathfield, NSW 2135|