Preshil is the oldest Progressive School in Australia. As we face a rapidly changing global landscape, it’s imperative that children grow up with a curiosity about the world and have an appetite for learning, self-development and creative thought. Focusing on the education of each individual child and the social relationships, Preshil supports their development as critical and creative thinkers.

By experiencing an education journey that celebrates the individual, Preshil children learn about themselves and uncover their own potential with our full support. Preshil is an authorised International Baccalaureate World School for both the Middle Years and Diploma Programmes, and a candidate school for the Primary Years Programme. These IB programs perfectly align with Preshil’s focus on intellectual challenge, inquiry and research-based learning, which accommodate individual choice and independent learning. The school continues to produce graduates who have developed the ‘courage to question’, to find their own voice and to become responsible and active global citizens.

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School Information

Preshil School
  • Type: Independent
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Kindergarten - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 275 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: Yes
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered: PYP   MYP   IBDP  
  • 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: Affiliated After School Care
  • Fees: 4k - 8k 8k - 12k 12k - 16k Over 16k $7400 to $24,200
  • Address:395 Barkers Road, Kew 3101
  • Phone:03 9817 6135
  • Fax:03 9816 7943
  • Clubs and Extra-curricular programs:Preshil has a rich electives program that is designed to extend and broaden students' education within and beyond the curriculum

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