PLC Armidale is a unique all-girls education system that is designed specifically with the learning needs of girls in mind. The environment at PLC Armidale promotes academic excellence and the school has established a respected reputation in this area. PLC has long been known as a school that provides a good all-round education across a range of curriculum areas.

Facilities: Playing fields, tennis courts, modern chapel, gymnasium, creative arts rooms, library, computers, four science laboratories. Boarding houses provide modern study/bedrooms for senior students and comfortable dormitories for girls in Year 5 and above.

Electives: A wide range of subjects to HSC level in the Key Learning Areas is offered. Alternative education pathways, including TAFE and distance education, are also offered. Religious education is taught to
all students.

Sport: PLC offers a wide selection of sports and competes in local competitions and against Sydney independent girls’ schools. Emphasis is placed on high participation rates and fair play.

Extracurricular activities: All students are encouraged to take up a variety of co-curricular activities including orchestra, choir, debating, drama, sport, crafts, speech, dance, musical instruments or horse riding.

Welfare and personal development: Year 10 students are trained to take up positions as peer support leaders in an ongoing program for both day and boarding students. This is part of a well-developed school-wide pastoral care program. Discipline is both fair and discreet, based on respect for the individual and the community. An active Parents and Friends’ group is encouraged to contribute to the school. Remedial and resource teachers cater for students with special needs. A gifted and talented program is incorporated into the curriculum.

Special features: Outstanding literacy and numeracy results, all-girl education system, strong leadership focus, broad representation across sports, thorough pastoral care program. PLC Armidale is a school with a connected community and commitment to service to the wider community.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: Christian
  • Year: Year 1 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 400 students (transition 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: Over 16k on application
  • Address:Crest Road (Locked Bag 5), Armidale 2350
  • Phone:61 2 6772 2418 / Toll Free 1800 625 654 (NSW)
  • Fax:61 2 6772 5697
  • HSC Subjects offered:English (Standard, Advanced or Extension) English as a Second Language, Agriculture, Ancient History, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Dance, Design & Technology, Drama, Economics, Geography, Hospitality Investigating Science, Languages, Legal Studies, Mathematics – all levels, Modern History, Music (Course 1 and 2) Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE), Physics, Primary Industries, Society & Culture Studies of Religion, Visual Arts
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Visual arts, Music, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Speech and Drama, Dance, Sports

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