THE SCOTS COLLEGE
Established in 1893, The Scots College is a non-selective GPS school that caters for boys from preschool to Year 12. Staff are committed to ensuring that every student has the opportunity to achieve his personal best in all fields of endeavour, particularly theacademic domain. The college is characterised by Christian values that aim to emphasise the worth of every person.
Facilities: Three separate campuses preparatory school and early learning centre, senior school, (both in Bellevue Hill), outdoor education campus at Glengarry, located in Kangaroo Valley. Both the senior campus and Glengarry have a wireless computer network providing the infrastructure for the college's 'learning first' program, which commenced in 2004. Other facilities include a state-of-the-art music and language centre, auditorium, a swimming pool, a gym, a weights room, an aerobics room, three ovals, cricket nets, senior and junior boatsheds, and shaded lunch areas.
Electives Years 7 to 10: English, Mathematics, Science, Geography, History, PD/Health/PE, Divinity, Commerce, Computing Studies, Design and Technology, Drama, French, Indonesian, Latin, Music, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts.
Electives Years 11 and 12: English (Advanced, Standard, Extensions 1 and 2, ESL,) Maths (General, 2 Unit, 3 Unit and 4 Unit), Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science, Ancient History, Modern History, History Extension, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, Legal Studies, Studies in Religion, Design and Technology, Software Design and Development, Information Technology and Technology, French, Indonesian, Latin, Drama, Music (1, 2 and Extension), Visual Arts, PD/Health/PE, Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation studies. There is also a selection of VET courses such as Real Estate and Hospitality.
Sport: Athletics, basketball, cricket, cross-country running, rifle shooting, rowing, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, water polo.
Extracurricular activities: Big band, instrumental ensembles, cadets, chapel choir, chess, community service, debating, drama, Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, media, Mock Trial, orchestra, pipes and drums, public speaking, senior vocal ensemble.
Welfare and pastoral care: All boys from preschool to Year 12 are given individual pastoral care and attention, delivered via classroom teachers, and in the senior school, via the house tutor system. A director of pastoral care oversees the program, which is supplemented by the housemasters, peer support program, chaplains, and Year co-ordinators.