Tara Anglican School for Girls is a specialist in girls' education. Tara is located on 12 hectares of beautiful grounds in North Parramatta. Tara has a rich heritage of more than 120 years, an active school community, and a bright and exciting future. Our purpose is to be a Christian learning community, characterised by excellence, which encourages and empowers girls to achieve and serve in a dynamic world.
Tara is an inspirational learning environment for Pre Kindergarten to Year 12 girls and young women with boarding from Years 5 to 12. Tara has a strong and proud tradition as an Anglican, non-selective school for girls which nurtures its students academically as well as provides great opportunities in the co-curricular arenas of the performing and creative arts, sports and the service of others. It is a school filled with energy and vitality and the students enjoy impressive facilities and excellent teaching by passionate and dedicated staff.
The Strategic Plan 2016-2020 provides the impetus and direction for the development of the school. Our aim is to build a future that optimisms each girl's ability to learn and develop as a strong, resilient young woman who leaves Tara well prepared to embrace life's adventures. By the end of 2020, Tara will be a leader in girls’ Christian education: research-informed teaching and learning with an emphasis on the holistic development of each student, and where every student is cared for, challenged and equipped to live out the distinctive values of the School. Tara will continue to promote excellence. It will promote academic excellence and continue to offer a wide selection of opportunities and offer service to others. The relational aspects of connection and support will continue to be key defining aspects of the school's culture. The Christian faith will continue to form our foundation.
We enjoy sharing with you the busy life of the school as well as the success of our students, past and present, and staff on this page. We welcome all families considering Tara to visit the school on a tour to learn more about what we can offer your daughters.