At the corner of Glenhuntly Road and Selywn Street (Penrose, 2006, p.6). Teaching staff are overworked. The concept of a "memorial Hall" had first been proposed by a member of staff. [86] Chris Judd and John Schultz have both been awarded the Brownlow Medal for the fairest and best player in the Victorian/Australian Football League, and John Landy has held both the men's mile world record in athletics and the office of Governor of Victoria. School bands, choirs and orchestras are open to students from Year 3 onwards, and many of these musical groups are on show at the annual Caulfield Grammar School Concert at Melbourne's Hamer Hall. Students do not have examinations, as would happen in any other senior school year at Caulfield, but rather focus on their classroom studies and the Learning Journeys programme. corporate spirit, which gives unity to school life. (ed), Echoes of the Week, The Prahran Telegraph, (Saturday 28 March 1896), p.4, Buntine's Toorak Station to Caulfield Grammar transport for his former Hawksburn Grammar pupils, Customer Showcase: Caulfield Grammar School, Outside the square : 125 years of Caulfield Grammar School / Helen Penrose. This became the first overseas campus for an Australian high school,[50][51] and the first campus established by a foreign secondary school in China. Each hall seats 650 people: the Wheelers Hill hall including a new chapel fitted with a multimedia centre, and the Caulfield hall including a music/visual art department.[37]. Stephen Newton, Caulfield's principal from 1993 to 2011, was made an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2012, for "distinguished service to education in the independent schools sector, through executive roles with professional organisations and advisory bodies, and to the development of educational development opportunities with China," recognising his role in founding the Nanjing Campus. the symbol of intellectual activity, the sporting emblems Barrettt, K. "Timbertop was not the leader" (Letter to the Editor), Earth Studies – A journey towards a sustainable future, Eco camp schools students on the environment, Pathbreaking new education venture will see Australian high school students studying in Nanjing, Internationalising Australian Education and Information Technologies, Vic: School whisks graffiti boys home from China, Commonwealth Bank Under 19 Championship Fixture, Caulfield Grammarians' Association: About Us, Behan, Sir John Clifford Valentine (1881–1957). [39] Caulfield received A$2,134,444 as estimated ERI (federal funding) in 2000, which increased to A$6,573,791 in 2004. Caulfield Grammar School students undertake excursions to Beijing, Shanghai and other sites of cultural importance in Jiangsu Province. to be seen in the lower portion represent the training of [21], In 1961, Caulfield affiliated with Malvern Memorial Grammar School. [26] From 1949 to 1979, Caulfield had operated Shaw House, its primary school located in Mayfield Street, St Kilda East, offering kindergarten and schooling from Years 1 to 3. Lovely school and pastoral care in the boarding community. Classes last for one full school day each week, and students regularly participate in numerous excursions as part of the subject's curriculum. One Year 12 graduate from the school is awarded a Collegiate Partnership Scholarship to attend Bond University, a private university in Queensland,[70] with 50% of tuition for an undergraduate degree provided. Each class is assigned a learning mentor, who attends all of that group's lessons and assists each student with improving their own learning style. positive, co-operative relationships with peers and with members of Caulfield has won the following APS and AGSV/APS premierships. © Copyright 2020 Caulfield Grammar School. [34][35] In the early morning of 7 November 2000, the "Cup Day" public holiday, a fierce fire broke out in the then-being-refurbished building (just two weeks away from completion); the roof collapsed, and the entire building was destroyed — only Alan Sumner's stained glass memorial windows escaped damage. Appointed prefects were replaced in 1970 by an elected School Committee to represent the student body, the publication of a student newsletter Demos—containing editorials on aspects of the school—was allowed, religious education classes were made voluntary for senior year levels, the position of school chaplain was abolished, and Caulfield was the only APS school to allow its students to participate in moratorium marches protesting the Vietnam War on 8 May 1970. Year 11 students studying Mandarin may return to China on a two-week language-focused study tour at the Nanjing campus. Previously, students have performed in drama tours to European and Asian countries. [13] In 1896, the school subsumed Hawksburn Grammar School, a smaller local Christian school, situated in Wynnstay Road, Prahran, after Hawksburn's headmaster, Walter Murray Buntine,[14] was appointed as headmaster at Caulfield. It is staffed by six full-time Australian teachers, as well as six trainees selected from the school's annual graduating Year 12 class who complete 12 month gap year placements. Caulfield had purchased the land for a future project in 1969,[29] and a new campus was established to celebrate the centenary.