- Kambala (Sydney)
794 New South Head Road
- T +61 2 9388 6777
- F +61 2 9371 8604
- E firstname.lastname@example.org
- W www.kambala.nsw.edu.au
- Memberships: The Association of Independent Girls' Schools (AHIGS)The Association of Heads of Independent Schools (AHISA)
- State/Independent: Independent: private non-profit
- Lower School Ages: 4-7
- Lower School Sexes: Girls
- Lower School Numbers: Infant School (ages 4-7): 200 girls.
- Middle School Ages: 8-11
- Middle School Sexes: Girls
- Middle School Numbers: Junior School (ages 8-11): 250 girls.
- Senior School Ages: 12-18
- Senior School Sexes: Girls
- Senior School Numbers: Senior School (ages 12-18): 500 girls.
- 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/-21 days long in April, July, and September.
- School Hours: 8.20am - 3.20am in Junior and Senior School
- Fee Currency: Australian Dollars
- Religion: Anglican
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