International Education

Australia

Education

 

The King's School


87-129 Pennant Hills Road

North Parramatta NSW2151

Tel: 02 9683 8405

Fax: 02 9683 8415

Email: enrol@kings.edu.au

Website: www.kings.edu.au

Key Details

Type: Independent

Level: Combined

Gender: Boys

Religious Affiliation: Anglican

Boarding: Yes

Scholarships: Yes

LEADER IN BOYS' EDUCATION

The King's School is an international leader in boys' education and in residential care. Situated on 120 hectares at North Parramatta the school provides a happy Healthy and action-packed lifestyle for its students offering the best of both rural and urban life in Australia's largest cosmopolitan city. Flexible boarding arrangements are available.

FACILITIES

Rugby fields football fields cross-country tracks -metre swimming pool Heated pool sports centre advanced cricket facilities rowing indoor rock climbing indoor shooting range tennis and basketball courts information technology centre science centre<-seat professional theatre centre of learning and leadership incorporating a computerised library comprehensive music centre boatshed on Parramatta River Historic sandstone chapel.

BOARDING FACILITIES

Boys can live-in as weekly boarders full-term boarders or short-stay boarders. An extended day caters for parents of senior school students who want to collect their sons after dinner between 8. 30pm and 9pm. At the preparatory school children can stay until 8pm. Warmth security and a strong sense of community are features of the seven residential houses. Senior boys have individual bed/study rooms. Set homework periods the assistance of live-in tutors and access to the school's state-of-the-art intranet focuses each boy on academic goals. Attention is also given to organisational skills. A large range of sport and after-school activities exists. Outstanding dining-room facilities with four full-time chefs and a full-time butcher provide nutritious food. A hot lunch in the dining room is provided every day for boarders day boys and staff.

ELECTIVES YEAR 8 - 10

In addition to the core subjects of English mathematics science History geography pD/Health/PE and Biblical Studies the following elective courses are offered — Agriculture commerce design and Technology french german latin music technical Drawing technics I and Visual Arts. Extensions in English mathematics science HSIE pD/Health/PE open High School Languages drama computer Studies and Robotics are also offered.

ELECTIVES YEAR 11 - 12

English (all courses and extensions) mathematics (all courses and extensions) agriculture ancient History biology business Studies chemistry design and Technology economics engineering Studies french (and extensions) geography german (and extensions) industrial Technology information Processes and Technology latin (and extensions) modern History Extension music (and extensions) pD/Health/PE physics senior Science software Design and Technology visual Arts studies in Religion vET courses through a variety of TAFE institutions open High School Languages sSCL Languages drama legal Studies.

SPECIAL FEATURES

Excellent academic results an abundance of leadership opportunities gifted and talented programs focus on public speaking transition year for Year 7 to ease boys into senior school full-time chaplain school counsellor. Lunch is provided every day in the dining room for all students while breakfast is available on request. Evening dinner for day boys and supervised homework is available for day students at a per night rate.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships and Boarding Bursaries (means tested) are available annually. A Scholarship testing programme is conducted in February of each year after which awards are made based on academic achievement and where applicable means testing (boarding bursaries).