Private School (Melbourne North)

Ivanhoe Grammar School

Searching For Quality Private Schools In the north of Melbourne? Ivanhoe Grammar School Is The Answer

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If you are looking for a private school in Melbourne with a rich tradition of academic excellence, developing young people's character, and encouraging a lifetime of service to others; you will find it at Ivanhoe Grammar School. The private school has celebrated its centenary having started in 1915 under the auspices of the Reverend Sydney Buckley. Beginning with just 14 students the school has grown into an institution that now features three different campuses providing education to over 2,000 students. Ivanhoe continues to focus on its students' wellbeing, learning, and service to others as it prepares them for life beyond school.

A Private School in Melbourne's North With An Outstanding Curriculum

With campuses in Ivanhoe and Mernda, families in Melbourne's north have access to the leading educational outcomes that Ivanhoe provides. Rich in history, yet thoroughly vibrant, diverse and innovative, Ivanhoe Grammar School provides a wonderful environment for students and has a long history of providing excellent educational outcomes.

International in outlook with a wide range of co-curricular choices, Ivanhoe encourages students to discover and develop their strengths, no matter where their interests lie. Vibrant programs in areas such as performing and visual arts, music, sport, adventure, cadets, local and international service and leadership help students to develop their unique range of talents and gain an awareness and a sense responsibility about their world.

With a focus on student wellbeing and a shared set of values means students feel safe, valued and well cared for throughout their school years and beyond, with the Old Ivanhoe Grammarians network providing a valuable link to their school peers even after they have left school.

The Middle Years at Ivanhoe is an exciting and vibrant environment. The innovative curriculum aims to engage students providing many and varied subjects such as English, Maths, Humanities and Technology to name a few. Students are also able to choose from certain electives in areas like the Arts and Technology and Design. Students are given every opportunity at Ivanhoe to develop their unique range of talents.

As students enter their Senior Years, they can choose a course of study that interests them and is suited to their abilities. Year 10 provides a smooth transition into either Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) or the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB). This is one of the things that makes Ivanhoe Grammar School such a great choice among private schools in Doreen. Students can custom design a learning program to take advantage of what they do best.

What Makes Ivanhoe Special

The Ivanhoe Diploma is an innovative and exciting program for all Ivanhoe students from Years 10 to 12. Students participate in a number of learning and leadership activities, both within and outside the School covering a broad range of areas. These include creative pursuits, physical activity, civic engagement, intercultural understanding and leadership. Students keep a personal portfolio of their achievements and activities over their senior years at the School which are then assessed by a team of teachers. The program is voluntary and is structured so students can design their own program, based on their skills, passions and interests. Students who already participate in programs outside the School can also get these approved to be counted towards the Diploma. An Ivanhoe education focuses on learning, service, and internationalism so that when students graduate, they are prepared for life beyond school.

Students have access to state-of-the-art facilities and use the latest in technology in their learning. All students in Years 7 – 12 have their own laptop and access to an advanced information technology infrastructure that helps to enhance learning. Moreover students also enjoy an exciting iPad program. The learning process at Ivanhoe is nothing if not innovative. Part of what makes Ivanhoe one of the top private schools in Melbourne's northern suburbs is its emphasis on service and co-curricular activities. Students are encouraged to be involved in the community and get involved in activities such as leadership training, music, the performing arts, cadets, debating, sports, and much more. These activities help foster the learning process while building relationships that often lead to lifelong friendships.

To learn more about education at the premier private school in Melbourne north, visit the school's website, www.ivanhoe.com.au today.