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From the Head of Senior School

“The Senior School is the final stepping stone for students in Year 10 to Year 12 as they prepare for the future.

The Knox School provides many opportunities for our Senior School students to achieve academic success and to enhance their individual wellbeing, giving them the best possible start to life beyond school.

At The Knox School, size is our advantage. Small class sizes, particularly in Year 12 enable students to receive the attention that they deserve at this critical time in their education.

The Knox School’s vision acknowledges enterprise, business acumen, and the importance of preparing for the technology-based society of the 21st Century.

The curriculum is constantly reviewed to be a reflection of the demands of our dynamic world.

With its international focus, The Knox School is able to build international links between students and to educate for future global workplaces and business enterprises.

 

Co-curricular programs, emphasising leadership and the acceptance of responsibility for others, underpin the Senior School’s values and practices. Students are encouraged to participate in an extensive program of activities that centre on building self-confidence, public speaking skills, improving individual organisational abilities and building sound personal relationships with others.

Personal development is encouraged through pastoral care and we have an emphasis on the ethics of work, community service, leadership and initiative.

Students are encouraged to achieve their best by learning study skills, managing their time, and setting goals for continual improvement. Leadership is developed through our Prefects, House Captains, Subject Captains and Monitors.

Our School’s values encourage responsibility towards the environment, respect for our uniform, acceptance of others and tolerance of difference. It is our aim to develop in the young people who graduate from the Senior School a respect for citizenship, honesty, thoughtfulness, loyalty and a willingness to serve others. “

Suzanne van Strien
Head of Senior School 

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Preparing for VCE

Senior School is a dynamic sub-school within The Knox School.
We focus on improving the academic performance of each individual student, while at the same time catering for a wide variety of extracurricular activities which in turn contributes towards an overall academic experience.

Opportunities

Students can become involved in Sport, the Arts, Drama and Music and have many opportunities to show off their talents. Students within Senior School are encouraged to undertake advanced studies in subjects in which they excel.

Excellent Results

The Knox School is proud of its track record in placing our graduates in their first vocational preference. The careers centre works hard to provide a service that empowers and informs each student so that they are able to make well-informed subject choices in preparation for life beyond school.

Tomorrow's Leaders

The Senior School is the final stepping-stone for students in Years 10 to 12 as they prepare for the future.
The Knox School provides many opportunities for our Senior School students to achieve academic success and to enhance their individual wellbeing, giving them the best possible start to life beyond school.

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