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SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

Our Senior School is made up of three stage based academies, catering to the specific learning and development needs of boys through their schooling.

Our Junior Academy, for Year 7 and 8 boys, introduces boys to secondary school, instilling good learning habits.

JUNIOR ACADEMY PHILOSOPHY

  • To help each student develop a deep connection to all aspects of Senior School life with their peers.
  • To promote the development of supportive and meaningful relationships between students, parents, teachers, coaches and mentors.
  • To help students develop their sense of personal identity and character formation.
  • To enable each Year 7 and Year 8 boy to engage and flourish within a comprehensive academic and co-curricular program.

KEY FEATURES OF THE JUNIOR ACADEMY

  • A wide-ranging ‘Transition to School Program’ which supports students as they adjust and engage in all aspects of Senior School life.
  • An experienced, professional and supportive staff team led by the Head of Academy and the Director of Studies to nurture within the boys a culture of academic excellence.
  • Technology-rich classrooms with committed staff delivering inspiring, challenging and accessible learning for 21st century students.
  • Provision of a comprehensive mentor program based on the fundamental principles of the ‘Knox Total Fitness’ model which promotes a growth mindset.
  • A professional team dedicated to the tracking of all students’ academic progress with the provision for intervention support where needs are identified.

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Further Reading Suggestions

Middle Academy: Building confidence and character for Year 9 and 10 boys.

MIDDLE ACADEMY

Knox Total Fitness: Our pastoral care model, based on the principles of Positive Psychology.

KNOX TOTAL FITNESS