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    Scotch College, Perth

    Founding year: 1897
    Website: Visit Website
    Number of students: 1500
    Genders Accepted: Boys
    Leadership: Dr. Alec O’Connell (Headmaster)
    Number of staff: 0

    Scotch College is one of Australia's leading schools for boys. The school has been at the forefront of education since its foundation in 1897. Throughout its long history, the school has upheld a tradition of excellence reflected in a comprehensive and progressive curriculum.
    Scotch is a member of the Uniting Church, which was inaugurated in Australia in 1977 and was formed by the union of the Congregational, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches. Christian values and ethics encompass all our teaching practices. Christ's figure serves as an example of personal commitment, encouraging a Christian perspective of the world's needs and cares.
    At Scotch College, learning is more than an academic pursuit. It is a total picture that balances a student's intellectual, physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual needs. Scotch's tradition of individuality, excellence, and community is a trademark of our students. It is the cornerstone on which our school was built and the heritage for its future.
    In keeping with the school'sschool's goal to provide an international standard education, the school adopted the International Baccalaureate to its curriculum in 2003. Scotch College is authorized to offer both the Primary Years Programme, Middle Years Programme, and the IB Diploma to provide a seamless curriculum of an international standard of excellence in the formative years.
    The school has approximately 200 Junior School boys from Kindergarten to Year 5, 500 Middle School boys in Years 6 to 8, plus 800 boys in the Senior School from Years 9 to 12, including 170 boarders.
    Scotch College is an Independent School for Boys, situated on 50 hectares of magnificent grounds in the highly sought after Western Suburbs of Perth. It is located 10 Km from the CBD and 2 KM from some of the world's best beaches. The College was founded in 1897 and had a proud history as a school of the Presbyterian Church, and since 1977, the Uniting Church of Australia. Currently, there are approximately 1500 boys enrolled across K-12.
    When a boy commences his journey at Scotch, he is entering a Community for Life. Since the foundation of Scotch College in 1897, we have welcomed over 15,000 graduates into a vibrant and supportive community called Old Scotch Collegians (OSC). With over 12,000 currently living and working in Australia and across the globe, our students enter a fantastic support network for life on graduating. The OSC continues to shape and support the personal and professional lives of our boys while at school and for many years after finishing Year 12.
    The College has been at the forefront of education In Western Australia and Australia since its foundation in 1897. Academically and pastorally, Scotch College is renowned as one of Australia's leading independent schools for boys and a reputation as a school that prepares boys for a global experience. This is achieved through our status as a World IB College and a member of the Round Square group of schools.
    While we are known for our innovation, we are incredibly proud of our heritage and history. The College's pipe band has performed worldwide, including appearing at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
    Throughout its long history, the school has upheld a tradition of leadership and excellence in education. This is reflected in our broad, innovative, and progressive curriculum.
    Scotch is seen as an employer of choice, as reflected in many applicants seeking to gain employment at the College. This demand ensures that only the highest quality candidates are chosen to teach and work at the College.
    Our website is designed to give you insight and an introduction to the College. We welcome direct inquiries and invite you to see Scotch in action through a school tour. These personal tours, conducted by our Admissions Office, enable you to view our facilities first hand while experiencing how the College operates. There are also several other College tour options and information sessions.
    At Scotch, we pride ourselves on placing every boy at the center of our planning and strategy. We sincerely hope you enjoy finding out more about our great community and look forward to assisting you in the most critical decision you will ever make as a family, that is, the education of your son(s).
    Scotch College is a modern, progressive, and successful independent school for boys. For over a hundred years, the school has been providing an intellectually and personally challenging program in keeping with the best traditions of liberal education.





    Address: Scotch College, Perth, 76 Shenton Road Swanbourne, Western Australia, 6010, Australia

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