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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.

  • Mailing address:
    Ascham School (Sydney)
    188 New South Head Road
  • T +61 2 8356 7000
  • F +61 2 8356 7230
  • W
  • Lower School Ages: 4-8
  • Lower School Sexes: Girls
  • Lower School Numbers: Pre-school (age 4)Kindergarten - Year 2 (ages 5-8): 180 girls
  • Middle School Ages: 9-12
  • Middle School Sexes: Girls
  • Middle School Numbers: Junior School (ages (8-12): 250 girls
  • Senior School Ages: 12-18
  • Senior School Sexes: Girls
  • Senior School Numbers: Senior School (ages 13-18)- 600 girls; Boarding (Year 6 - Year 12): 100
  • Teaching Language: English
  • SEN: Mainstream with SEN support
  • Boarding: Available
  • Uniform: Yes
  • School Year: Late January to early December. Four terms with three mid-year breaks 10/14 days long in April, July, and September.
  • School Hours: Early Learning: 8am - 6pm Prep - Year 12: 8am - 3pm (after school care available 3 - 6)
  • Fee Currency: Australian dollars
  • Fee Details: Fees range from $13,000 to $25,000 per year.
  • 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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