Type of School: Presbyterian independent girls’ school (day and boarding) from Reception (4 years old) to Year 12.
2007 Fees: Reception: $11,988 PA; Kindergarten to Year 2: $10,514 PA; Years 3 and 4: $13,338 PA; Years 5 and 6: $13,896 PA; Year 7: $17,122; Years 8, 9 and 10: $17,932; Years 11 and 12: $18,656. Boarding fee for Years 6 to 12: $16,616 PA.
Intake Years: Reception, Kindergarten and Years 5, 7, 9 and 11.
Scholarships & Exam Dates: Academic and Music scholarships are offered, as well as Boarding and other bursaries. The ACER scholarship exam is held in May/June annually. For details visit our website.
Special Programs: A comprehensive program for gifted and talented children with extension and acceleration opportunities, a Saturday Extension Centre and a small special education unit.
Co-Curricular Activities: An extensive range of sporting activities for Junior and Senior Schools and a wide variety of opportunities including public speaking, problem solving, leadership, drama, writing, science, chess, Crusaders/Koinonia, community service and musical groups.
Open Day Dates: The PLC Sydney Open Day & Fair is held on the Saturday prior to Mother’s Day each year. Tours of the College and Boarding House are available by appointment.
General Comments: Founded in 1888, PLC Sydney is set in landscaped grounds with heritage buildings, gardens and state of the art facilities for Drama, Music, Visual Arts and Physical Education. PLC Sydney has a rich curriculum. The primary aim of the College is to provide high quality academic education in harmony with the tenets of the Presbyterian Church. There is a strong academic tradition and students consistently achieve excellence in public exams, with high HSC rankings (approximately 50% score a UAI over 90).There is also a well established Pastoral Care system, resourced by a range of trained staff.