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The future never stands still. Nor should your daughter.

Strathcona Girls Grammar
To become unstoppable, a girl must first be set into motion. Strathcona is the catalyst of this life-shaping momentum, ensuring each girl discovers a trajectory as unique and full of potential as she is.
34 Scott Street
Melbourne East
03 8779 7500
Early Learning Centre
34 Scott Street, Canterbury, Victoria 3126

Junior School (Prep to Year 6)
173 Prospect Hill Road, Canterbury, Victoria 3126

Senior School (Years 7, 8 and 10-12)
34 Scott Street, Canterbury, Victoria 3126

Tay Creggan (Year 9 Campus)
30 Yarra Street, Hawthorn Victoria 3122
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Mrs Marise McConaghy
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ELC (Co-ed), Prep – Year 12 (girls only)
ELC - Starting from $10,416 (3 year old, 2 days)
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Year 12 - $30,980
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To become unstoppable, a girl must first be set into motion. Strathcona is the catalyst of this life-shaping momentum, ensuring each girl discovers a trajectory as unique and full of potential as she is.

Upon their respective journeys, Strathcona girls break the stereotypes of elite private education—and we’re proud of it. Action, meaning and fulfilment take precedence, and are aptly expressed in the school motto: ‘Bravely, Faithfully, Happily.’

Through a culture of academic excellence and a rich selection of co-curricular activities, girls grow and thrive. Strong, resilient, empowered—at Strathcona these are more than just words. We imbue them with impetus tied to each girl’s uniqueness and personal ambitions.

As a student’s voice and identity emerge, so does her character. And it’s here that Strathcona truly sets itself apart. A Strathcona girl is balanced in mind, body and spirit. Her robust sense of self is founded upon respect, integrity, compassion, courage and genuine community spirit. Being ready for life is not about being the best—it’s about being her best.

In essence, Strathcona affords its girls the opportunity to discover who they really are, and to pursue their life’s potential by being themselves.

Or, put another way: unstoppable girls begin at Strathcona.

To discover more about Strathcona's curriculum offerings please visit the following:

- Junior School, please visit https://www.strathcona.vic.edu.au/junior-school/
- Years 7 & 8, please visit https://www.strathcona.vic.edu.au/middle-school/
- Senior School, please visit https://www.strathcona.vic.edu.au/senior-school/
Strathcona is situated in Canterbury and our Year 9 Tay Creggan Campus is located at Hawthorn.

To tour our Facilities please visit https://www.strathcona.vic.edu.au/our-school/facilities/

Every girl at Strathcona has the opportunity to explore a range of activities beyond the curriculum, to discover her own personal brilliance in the creative arts, sport and beyond. Co-curricular activities such as debating, drama, music and competitive sports allow girls to develop personal skills such as empathy for others, communication, leadership and teamwork.

We also offer a contemporary global links program encouraging students to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others, a well-rounded outdoor education program, and a House System that provides a vibrant platform for cross-age and personal development activities.

To discover more about our Co-curricular, visit https://www.strathcona.vic.edu.au/our-school/co-curricular/

Tay Creggan represents a unique opportunity for Strathcona Year 9 girls to spend an important transitional year before Senior School in an exclusive environment tailored to their unique learning needs. Not only is it a beautiful place to learn, it also affords us the opportunity to run one of our most inspirational life-skill programs, TC Envision.

Seamlessly integrated with the National Year 9 Curriculum, TC Envision has an entrepreneurial approach to providing experiences and challenges that set girls up for their senior secondary years and beyond. We explore life skills such as critical thinking, problem-solving, design capability, intellect, collaboration, communication and resilience.

But perhaps its most unique feature is our partnership with the League of Extraordinary Women, a collective of some of Melbourne’s most successful and inspirational business women. Their mentoring and acumen help guide our girls as they develop their own business ideas, which will be fully formed by the end of the year.

As they depart Year 9 and begin their senior years, the TC Envision girls have discovered greater maturity, formed lasting connections, and honed a diverse range of life skills from teamwork, sustainability and financial management to Duke of Edinburgh, barista skills and Adobe Illustrator.
To discover more about our Year 9 program please visit https://www.strathcona.vic.edu.au/year-9-tay-creggan/

To discover more about our School please visit https://www.strathcona.vic.edu.au
Strathcona aspires to be a nurturing learning community that develops intellectually curious, optimistic, life-ready young women who are empowered to shape their future in a rapidly changing world.

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We offer Academic Scholarships, Music Scholarships, Beth Smallwood Scholarship for the Hearing Impaired, Old Strathconians Association Scholarship and a Scholarship for our TC (Year 9) Envision Program.

For more information on our Academic, Music, Beth Smallwood and Old Strathconians Association Scholarships please click here.

For more information about the TC (Year 9) Envision Program Scholarship please click here.

Location & Transport

Train, tram or bus to either of Strathcona Girls Grammar campuses. Conveniently located in Melbourne’s inner-east suburbs of Canterbury and Hawthorn, Strathcona offers students easy access to both campuses.

The Early Learning Centre, Junior School and Senior School is located at 34 Scott Street, Canterbury and is a five minute walk to either the train station or tram stop and has a bus stop right outside the School gates. Canterbury train station is adjacent to Maling Road shops, while number 70 tram runs up and down Riversdale Road. While the Bus Stop offers transport to Chadstone or Box Hill via Route 612 and Route 285 from Doncaster stops at Canterbury Station (5 minute walk to and from campus).

Our unique Year 9 campus, Tay Creggan is at 30 Yarra Street, Hawthorn and like the main campus offers a range of transport options. Hawthorn station, Tram stop for Number 75 tram and the Bus Stop are only a five minute short walk.

We invite you to come and experience Strathcona. Learn about our outstanding personal development programs and how our girls achieve to their fullest potential in all areas of life. With results in the top 2% of the state and limited places we invite you to book now to attend one of our Open Mornings.

For a personal tour please contact Ms Emma Amory, Registrar on 8779 7606 or email registrar@strathcona.vic.edu.au or to keep up to date with our School Tour dates please visit https://www.strathcona.vic.edu.au/school-tour/

To discover more about our School and the programs we offer please visit https://www.strathcona.vic.edu.au/


Few decisions as a parent hold the same significance as choosing the right school for your daughter. You want your daughter to be challenged academically in a happy, safe and nurturing environment by committed educators who are experts in the learning and development of girls.

At Strathcona, supportive networks underlie every academic, co-curricular, leadership and social endeavour each girl chooses to pursue. Our aim is to afford girls the opportunity to try various activities so that each individual is able to recognise and develop her own interests and unique attributes.

Our goal is to forge innovative 21st century educational practices whilst remaining committed to proven traditional teaching. We seek to instill a love of learning in our girls and to encourage them to be agile and discerning thinkers, with the resilience and perseverance to problem solve and adapt to new challenges both within and beyond the School’s gates.

I invite you to walk through our campuses and experience the tangible, warm sense of belonging and community.

Mrs Marise McConaghy, Principal

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