Abbotsleigh Junior School is a Pre K to Year 12 day and Year 7-12 boarding school for girls, with a reputation for excellence for more than 130 years. It is an independent Anglican school.
Each girl is encouraged to develop her potential in a caring Christian environment by fostering her pursuit of personal and academic excellence. By providing a broad, well balanced education, Abbotsleigh Junior School helps each girl to develop both independence and interdependence, an appreciation of diversity and a philosophy of life which will enable her to be a courageous, constructive and compassionate world citizen with a will to serve.
The Early Learning Centre at Abbotsleigh Junior School is a warm and inviting space for boys and girls up to five years of age, while our Transition class is specially designed for girls aged four. Both the ELC and Transition class are based on the Woonona Avenue campus.
Abbotsleigh Junior School has light filled, flexible learning spaces with ready access to technology. There is also a specialist art centre featuring a stimulating, purpose built space with a comfortable mezzanine area for art appreciation and computer assisted design. Abbotsleigh Junior School also features a well resourced library, assembly hall, computer lab, music centre, drama facilities, science room, play areas, tennis courts and a swimming pool.
There are a range of activities in which girls can participate outside the classroom at Abbotsleigh Junior School. These range from musical ensembles and choirs, to clubs and sport. Clubs cover such areas as debating, environment, robotics, service, Tournament of Minds and a student newspaper. Sports offered throughout the year include football (Years 4-6), minkey (Year 4 and 5) and hockey (Year 6), basketball, netball and touch football (Years 4-6) and tennis (Years 5-6).