We are so excited to announce that Knox Boarding has won 'Boarding School of the Year' at the Australian Education Awards 2021.
Knox Grammar School
This is a testament to the incredible commitment of our Boarding staff, led by Mr Brian Sullivan, and the wonderful support we receive from our Boarding families.
"At our centre of what we do, is our total focus on developing, supporting and caring for each Boarder. Exciting and fun ‘Whole of Life’ Boarding programs offer support, both in a pastoral and academic sense, and aim to develop the whole child, so he is able to flourish, be engaged, develop lifelong friendships and achieve his personal goals."
"Leadership opportunities, social integration initiatives, and student led ‘Mentoring’ opportunities such as our ‘Cultural Immersion and Diversity Committee’ are wonderful opportunities for the boys to grow. We encourage the Boarders to initiate, develop and support many social events, like our newly created ‘Boarding Brothers Cup’ Inter-House competition.
Our bespoke Boarding programs are centred around ‘The Knox Total Fitness Model’ (Positive Psychology), delivered weekly by our Boarding Wellbeing Leader. With a quarter of our Boarders being International students, we have developed our bespoke ‘Immersions Program’ tailored to provide an onsite transition of support for our International boys starting at Knox."
Our overarching vision is to ensure that Next Generation Boarding is a positive choice for local, rural, and overseas parents, not merely a function of distance or deficit.
Within that vision, Boarding provides a complementary and valuable addition not just to the home experience, but also the school experience.
Our vision is to:
The Australian Education Awards 2021 were announced in December 2021 by The Educator magazine.
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