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Pittwater House School
70 South Creek Road
Collaroy
New South Wales
2097
One of Sydney's most innovative private schools Pittwater House offers a unique twin school environment in which the Boys Grammar School and the Girls College mix on the same campus but are predominantly educated in single-sex classes.
Sydney North
02 9972 5743
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Non-denominational
Non-denominational
Pre School - Year 12
Yes
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Boys, Girls, Co-educational, Single-gender classes on co-ed campus
No

Pittwater House offers a unique twin school environment in which the boys from the Grammar School and the girls of the Pittwater House Girls' College mix on the same campus but are predominantly educated in single-sex classes. This unique educational environment showcases the best teaching practices of single-sex and co-educational learning.

About Us

•Eight lane 25 metre heated swimming pool;
•Large multi-purpose playing field (full-size oval) for rugby, cricket, soccer, PE and various other sporting activities;
•Multiple playgrounds for pre-school, Kindergarten – Year 2, Years 3-6 and free space for senior students;
•The 'Great Hall' which is a multi-purpose hall used for assemblies, theatrical performances, displays and school functions;
•An indoor sports complex with a rubberised synthetic floor which is suitable for basketball, futsal, netball, gymnastics and dance;
•Outdoor courts for tennis and netball;
•Creative Arts Studio for dance, movement, performance, yoga and drama;
•Specialist music/ensemble rooms and tutorial rooms with the latest music composition software.
At Pittwater House, a high priority is given to developing student capability in literacy and numeracy which begins from the earliest years of school and continues through to Senior School.

Our curriculum pushes the boundaries of our students academically, while helping them to grow into independent learners capable of both creative and critical thinking.

Overarching our curriculum is Pittwater House's drive to find courage in our students so they can push beyond their comfort zone in all aspects of life. We strive to help our students find the courage to achieve their personal best both academically and personally.
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Scholarships

 

Pittwater House Scholarships for entry into 2017

2017 Scholarships open from the 8th September 2015. Pittwater House scholarships for 2016 are now closed.

Pittwater House offers scholarships which acknowledge students of outstanding academic potential. A limited number of Academic and General Excellence scholarships will be considered for students entering Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11 in 2017. Also, a limited number of Academic Scholarships will be considered for entry into Year 5 in 2017.

Scholarships offered at Pittwater House cover a portion of tuition fees, all other expenses are to be met by parents at the full rate. The value of the portion is at the discretion of the Principal and depends on the calibre of applicant. Pittwater House only offers part scholarships.

Scholarships are open to current students of Pittwater House and students attending other schools. Applicants must be Australian residents.

The value of the portion is at the discretion of the Principal and depends on the calibre of applicant.

Applicants for all scholarships will be required to sit the academic examination administered by the Australian Council for Education Research (ACER) on Saturday 27 February 2016

 Senior School

Academic Scholarships -  Entry to Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11

For excellence in Academics.  Awarded to students based on performance in the  ACER examination and interview.

Senior School Scholarships offered at Pittwater House cover a portion of tuition fees for the secondary years to   Year 12.

Interviews will only be arranged for shortlisted applicants.

Scholarship applications must be completed online.

General Excellence Scholarship - Entry to Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11

For excellence in academics and in the broader criteria such as music, sport, debating, performing arts, visual arts, but not limited to these listed.

Awarded to students based on performance in the ACER examination, audition and interview.

Senior School Scholarships offered at Pittwater House cover a portion of tuition fees for the secondary years to   Year 12.

To apply for a General Excellence Scholarship

  1. Scholarship applications must be completed online.
  2. Applicants must also complete the General Excellence Application form (click here) and submit with portfolio to the Principal.  

Auditions and interviews will be held at Pittwater House and shortlisted applicants will be notified of times.

Timeline for Scholarships for 2017

September 2015                           Scholarship online Registration commences

Monday 8 February 2016               Pittwater House Scholarship applications close (midnight AEDST)

Saturday 27 February 2016           ACER examination 

Thursday 14 April 2016                 Reports available to  parents

April 2016                                     Principal shortlists applicants and commences interviews

April 2016                                     Scholarships offered and candidates notified

Scholarship Fees


A fee of $110 is paid online for all Scholarship registrations.

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