Why a Girls’ School?
A high percentage of women who have become leaders in their field were educated at girls’ schools. Girls perform better at school and in life if they are educated at single-sex schools.
- Girls in girls’ schools achieve significantly stronger academic results than any other group in Australia
- Girl-centred learning leaves no doubt as to who receives the teacher’s full attention, or will be taking maths, science and technology classes
- There is a greater sense of connectedness – listening, helping and accepting others’ points of view
- All leadership roles are filled by girls, from captain of the touch football team to head of the student body
- In girls’ schools, girls see strong female role models and understand that they too can achieve successful outcomes from their own efforts
- In an all-girl classroom, girls take on the roles in the group, providing an atmosphere where students take the risks necessary for genuine achievement
- All activities are open to girls – they participate, influence and lead
- Girls thrive and excel in collaborative teams
- Teachers can match their teaching to the way girls learn and develop their courses to suit girls’ needs
- Girls can work through the challenges of adolescence without fear of embarrassment or harassment
- Girl develop their relationships in a supportive environment
- There is no obstacle preventing girls from exploring a career in any area
- Girls’ achievements are celebrated