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Ascham School (Sydney), a private girls' school for ages 4-18, situated in the Eastern Suburbs, is one of the oldest girls’ schools in Australia (1886): it offers NSW curriculum.

  • Ascham School
    188 New South Road
    Edgecliff NSW 2027
  • T +61 (0)2 8356 7000
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • Lower School Ages: 4-8
  • Lower School Sexes: Girls
  • Lower School Numbers: 180 girls
  • Middle School Ages: 9-12
  • Middle School Sexes: Girls
  • Middle School Numbers: 250 girls
  • Senior School Ages: 12-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Girls
  • Senior School Numbers: 600 girls; (boarding 100)
  • Total School Numbers: 930 girls
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: Mainstream with SEN support
  • Boarding: Available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: Four terms: late January - early December. Breaks: April, July, September
  • School Hours: 8.00 am - 3 pm (after school care 3.00 - 6.00 pm)
  • Fee Currency: Australian dollars (AUD)
  • Fee Details: Annual Tuition Fees (2018 latest published): From 20,500 (kindergarten & prep to 34,500 (year 11-12) Boarding: 24,400
  • Fee Extras: Acceptance fee: 6,000 Overseas levy: 5,000
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Memberships: The Association of Independent Schools of New South Wales, Independent Girls School Sports Association (IGSSA), Independent Primary Schools Heads Association (IPSHA), Alliance of Girl’s Schools (Australasia)
  • State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit


  • Adapted or School-Developed Curriculum
  • New South Wales/High School Certificate (HSC)


  • Council of British International Schools (COBIS)
  • Council of International Schools (CIS)

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