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Experience a Discovery Day

Spend a day on campus and discover Scotch College for yourself. Discovery Days are tailored to each student’s interests. You will meet current students, experience co-curricular opportunities and get a taste of life at Scotch. Half day options are available.

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Meet our Headmaster

We know that choosing a school is one of the most important decisions parents or guardians will make and we want to ensure you feel supported throughout this process. Our Headmaster Dr Alec O’Connell is always happy to meet with prospective families.

Join him for a Headmaster’s Tour.

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Headmaster’s tours

Tour of the school

A unique opportunity for a conversation with Dr Alec O’Connell, Headmaster of Scotch College, and a tour of the school.

Upcoming Tours

Thursday 21 October | 5-7pm

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Early Learning Centre

Pre-Kindy to Kindergarten | Ages 3+

Based on the Reggio Emilia approach to learning, our Early Learning Centre is purpose built for the way young boys and girls in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten learn. Hear and see how we can fuel your child’s love of learning from day one.

Upcoming Tours

Wednesday 10 November | 9.30–11am

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Junior School

Pre-Primary to Year 5

Junior School sees the foundations of learning being further developed – it is a time of discovery, growing independence and confidence building. Hear from the Head of Junior School and find out about how our teachers invest the time to fully understand the academic and emotional needs of each boy.

Upcoming Tours

There are currently no upcoming Junior School tours but our Admissions team is always happy to organise a personal tour.

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Middle School

Years 6 to 8

Middle School is a critical time of transition for your son. Our Middle School is loaded with innovative thinking and practice, and rich in engagement. Meet Mr Brad Gill, Head of Middle School, and find out how your son will be supported, encouraged and challenged both academically and personally.

Upcoming Tours

Friday 19 November | 8–10 am

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Senior School

Years 9 to 12

Discover the vibrant Senior School learning community and hear about the choices and pathways offered in Years 11 and 12 (International Baccalaureate Diploma, WACE and VET), the opportunities, experiences and networks that lay ahead for your son.

Upcoming Tours

We offer private tours of our Senior School on request.


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Download our Prospectus

Download our Prospectus to learn more about:

  • The unique experiences offered across our Early Learning Centre, Junior School, Middle School, Senior School and Scotch Boarding.
  • Our three curriculum streams: WACE ATAR and VET, and the International Baccalaureate.
  • Our strong focus on community.

Get in touch

Reach out to our Admissions team for help choosing your ideal tour. Simply fill out the form below or call us on +61 8 9383 6946.


    What are the most common intake years?

    Year 7 is our most common intake year for both day students and boarders. However, students are able to start in any year group and at any point in the school year, where places are available.

    Are places available now?

    Please get in touch with our Admissions team on +61 8 9383 6946 or for the latest information on places in your preferred school year.

    How does the waiting list work?

    All registered students are automatically added to our waiting list. The waiting list includes all registered students and the year they intend to begin at Scotch College. As your preferred school start date approaches, our Admissions team will get in touch to confirm your interest in a place at Scotch College. To confirm your place, you are required to pay the confirmation fee and submit the provided enrolment documents.

    If you opt to select a later start date, our team will contact you again at that point in time.

    What happens if I decline an offer?

    If you decline your offer, we will keep your child on our waiting list for the following intake year while retaining their original application date.

    What happens if I accept an offer, pay my confirmation fee and then change my mind?

    Your child will return to our waiting list for the next intake year, retaining their original application date. Please keep in mind that all places are dependent on the number of students entering each year and unfortunately we are not able to guarantee a place, should you defer your offer.

    Do you offer scholarships?

    Scotch College offers scholarships to academically and musically talented students, providing the opportunity to pursue excellence in their chosen fields. Academic scholarships are offered for students entering Year 7 and are open to both current and prospective students. Learn more about our scholarship opportunities.

    What languages are on offer?

    Our language programme includes French, Indonesian and Spanish.

    French is taught as part of the Primary Years programme (Pre-Kindergarten to Year 5) and is considered an integral part of our students’ education. In Years 6 to 12, we offer the choice of French or Indonesian. International Baccalaureate Diploma students can also commence Spanish in Years 11 and 12.

    What sports do you offer?

    Participating in sport is a central part of life at Scotch, as it promotes teamwork and teaches children how to support each other. At the start of each season, students select a specific sport and specialist staff provide coaching. In Summer Term, they choose from Basketball, Cricket, Rowing, Swimming, Water Polo, Volleyball, Tennis, Golf, Touch Football or Triathlon. The winter sports selection includes Badminton, Cross Country, Football, Hockey, Rugby or Soccer. Additionally, there is an Athletics season in the Winter Term.

    Scotch College has excellent facilities for our students, including 10 hectares of playing fields, an Olympic-length heated swimming pool and gymnasium.

    What music opportunities are available?

    All our students have the opportunity to participate in music and performance groups, including choirs and orchestras. We also offer individual tuition in a wide range of instruments and voice including: Piano (Western Art Music (WAM), Jazz or Contemporary), Organ, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Oboe, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Horns (Baritone, French, Tenor), Euphonium, Tuba, Guitar (Acoustic, Classical, Electric – Contemporary or Jazz, Electric Bass), Orchestral Percussion, Drumline, Drums, Musicianship, Composition and Arranging, Electronic Music, and Voice (WAM or Jazz Contemporary). There are many opportunities to perform publicly throughout the year and our Dickinson Centre, Memorial Hall and MacKellar Hall provide superb venues.

    Do you have a private bus service?

    In collaboration with Presbyterian Ladies’ College, we offer three shared bus services for the Booragoon, Coogee and Karrinyup catchment areas. Learn more about our bus services.