It has a strong old boy network and offers a number of means-based scholarships for indigenous students and those from rural and regional areas. The public school will still offer them, but it won't be expected nor as well resourced. Yes, the facilities aren't as shiny as the private school, but they are well staffed, have their own sports oval, and share the pool with Abbotsleigh across the block. Thanks again to all you generous people here. Students from Year 10 are selected to form the charity and service group boards with students taking the positions of president, secretary, treasurer and committee member. Each girl is encouraged to develop her potential in a caring Christian environment by fostering her pursuit of personal and academic excellence.Abbotsleigh offers an extensive range of subjects, with Maths, Science and English being graded from years 7-10. See what you come up with. DD herself prefers the private school as we've been there a a few times now and now she's grown fond of it. Knox is a founding member of the Combined Associated Schools, and competes against the five other members - St. Aloysius, Barker College, Cranbrook, Trinity Grammar and Waverley College - in sports. What if she receives other opportunities in her sport that clash with school representation? The boys also do well in music and chess. What is your DD's thoughts on this? Girls are invited to participate in Choir, and may audition for smaller vocal groups such as Vocal Ensemble and Chamber Choir. Wheeldon, opened in 2008. We have created a browser extension. Pick any other but this one. These ensembles participate in multiple school-based events throughout the year, as well as eisteddfods and music festivals. Abbotsleigh is a selective, Anglican day and boarding school for girls in Wahroonga on Sydney's upper north shore. Abbotsleigh is an independent Anglican early learning, primary and secondary day and boarding school for girls, located in Wahroonga, on the Upper North Shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Riverview alumni join the Old Ignatians Union and include agriculture minister Barnaby Joyce, NSW supreme court chief justice Tom Bathurst, former NSW premier Nick Greiner, and NSW DET director-general Michael Coutts-Trotter, who is married to deputy ALP leader Tanya Plibersek. The school has a selective enrolment policy from Year 5 upwards and currently has over 1,400 students from Transition to Year 12. Roseville is a non-selective Anglican girls' school in the eponymous suburb on Sydney's lower north shore. Other sporting facilities include 11 tennis courts, three indoor gymnasiums, two weights gyms, 2 cricket nets, a 25-metre indoor pool and two large ovals used for hockey, touch football and soccer, with one multi-purpose synthetic turf oval and spectator stands. Just better. We are thrilled of course as we didn't expect this result at all. Sign up for a new account in our community. Old girls join the Ravenswood Old Girls’ Union (ROGU) and include the RBA's longest-serving board member, Jillian Broadbent, who retired in May, former prime minister John Howard's daughter Melanie Howard, TV host Gretel Killeen, and former James Hardie and AMP Life chairman Merideth Hellicar. Abbotsleigh is a selective, Anglican day and boarding school for girls in Wahroonga on Sydney's upper north shore. Student Madeleine Pulver made headlines in 2011 when an intruder broke into her home and placed a fake collar bomb around her neck in an extortion attempt. Some members of the school community have called for the motto to be changed to keep pace with modern views on feminine rights. I have a friend who lives in the inner west and loves it. Chelli Abbotsleigh has a fine tradition of debating and public speaking and has established a reputation for outstanding results in competitive debating. Welcome to Abbotsleigh, a Pre Kindergarten to Year 12 Anglican day and boarding school for girls located in Wahroonga, on Sydney’s North Shore.