Mentone Girls' Grammar School
11 Mentone Parade
Tel: 03 9581 1200
Fax: 03 9581 1299
Website: www.mentonegirls. vic.edu.au
Religious Affiliation: Anglican
Early Learning: Yes
Learning Extension: Yes
International Baccalaureate: Yes
International Students: Yes
Performing Arts Academy: Yes
Sporting Academy: Yes
About the School
Mentone Girls’ Grammar School is one of the finest schools for girls in the Melbourne bayside area accepting students of all talents and abilities. For over 100 years generations of students staff and parents have enjoyed being part of this vibrant caring and highly successful learning community. With a beautiful single campus extensive private bus service and close to public transport we offer the advantages of a seamless K-12 education.
Our WAVES priorities
Our unique beachfront location has inspired our WAVES priorities – key principles which guide the way we meet the particular learning needs of girls by contributing to their Wellbeing achievement positive Values enterprising nature and Success as women in our society.
A premium education
We empower young women through the life-changing gift of a high quality contemporary education. We promote creativity to nurture ideas and develop quality thinking from Maths and Science to all forms of artistic expression. We encourage boldness enterprise and intellectual risk taking in all areas of teaching learning and life. 21st Century Mentone girls are encouraged to remain open to new ideas so they can identify and conquer the challenges of the future. They are encouraged to be leaders and life-long learners to aspire to excellence and make a real difference to the people and environment around them.
Mentone Girls. Remarkable Women.
We believe every child is remarkable in their own way and as such we value each individual and work to foster self confidence and achievement. As a result of our quality teaching small classes inspired curriculum and personal development programs mentone Girls’ Grammar is consistently ranked among the top ten schools in Melbourne and our students regularly win prizes for sporting artistic and academic endeavour. We also have an impressive track record of VCE success and university entry. Some of the highlights from the Class of 2009 VCE results include: • 100% pass rate• Dux for 2009 achieved an ENTER of 99. 75• 8% of the class achieved ENTERs of 99+• 25% of the class achieved ENTERs of 95+• 37% of the class achieved ENTERs of 90+• 57% of the class achieved ENTERs of 80+
Challenging body and mind
The holistic education grows from the inquiry-based learning of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP) in our Junior School to the wide choice of subjects offered in our award-winning VCE College. The curriculum includes debating dance drama music visual arts duke of Edinburgh volunteering leadership training and a formal careers program all within a technology-rich environment. Strong community alliances provide many opportunities from water skills with Mentone Life Saving Club to quality competition through Girls Sport Victoria. The School has active international and language programs and welcomes international students to enhance cultural diversity and promote a global outlook.
A quality learning environment
Our impressive facilities include a dedicated VCE Senior College purpose-built Early Learning Centre specialised Junior School with state-of-the-art auditory assisted classrooms music school with concert room and practice studios visual Arts centre science laboratories gymnasium and sporting oval swimming pool tennis netball and basketball courts information Technology laboratories library audio-visual lecture theatre and Dance studio. Intranet and extensive library resources are accessible from home via remote access.
SCHOOL TOURS: Join us for one of our School Tour and Information Days which occur every term (visit our website for dates and bookings). Contact us at any time to arrange a personal tour of our school or to have your daughter participate in our 'Mentone girl for a day' program to understand more about our school and her prospective year level (this program is not available in our ELC).