The Scots School Bathurst, founded in 1946, is a fully co-educational school catering for boys and girls from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. The school is set in 40 hectares of beautifully maintained grounds and gardens on the outskirts of Bathurst.

Facilities: Boys’ and girls’ boarding houses, agriculture complex, performing arts centre, three sports fields, natural and synthetic turf cricket pitches, a variety of sports courts, indoor sports complex, 25m indoor heated swimming pool, computer laboratories, library, design and technology facilities incorporating computer-aided design machinery.
Curriculum Years 7 to 10: English, Mathematics, Geography, LOTE, Commerce, Agriculture, Science, Music, Design and Technology, Drama, Visual Arts, Information Software Technology, Christian Studies and PD/Health/PE.

Curriculum Years 11 and 12: English, Extension English 1 and 2, Mathematics, Extension Mathematics 1 and 2, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Design and Technology, Agriculture, Drama, Business Studies, , Geography, Modern History and Extension History, Ancient History, Studies of Religion, Software Design and Development, Visual Arts, PD/H/PE, Music, Music Extension, VET courses and LOTE distance courses in languages.
Sport: Cricket, rugby union, equestrian, girls’ soccer, tennis, swimming, diving, basketball, cross-country running, netball, athletics, fitness training, girls’ touch football, indoor soccer.

Extracurricular activities: Cadets, debating, chess, drama, Crusaders, Pipes and Drums Band, concert band, string ensembles, private music lessons, choir, public speaking, equestrian team, musical productions, Rural Fire Service Cadets.

Welfare and personal development: Students are assigned to a tutor group where their progress is monitored. Support is also offered to students by their Stage Co-ordinator, The Director of Teaching and Learning, through communication via the school diary, the school chaplain and English as a second language programs. The Scots School offers a well-regulated and structured environment where self discipline and individual responsibility is supported and enhanced by a carefully planned pastoral system and daily routine.

Headmaster: Mr David Gates.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: Christian
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: 340 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: 4k - 8k Annual tuition fees: K $5,560, Year 12 $18,980. Annual boarding fees: $18,500. Scholarships, bursaries and sibling discounts and Past Student’s discounts are available.
  • Address:4173 O’Connell Road Bathurst 2795
  • Phone:61 2 6331 2766
  • Fax:61 2 6333 4795

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