Senior School Facilities
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Weeks Senior Academy
The groundbreaking Weeks Senior Academy, which opened in 2015, includes a Seniors Hall, a 150-seat lecture theatre, a Senior Student Resource and Research Centre, new Science and English classrooms and a café for Senior students.
Junior Academy and Performing Arts Centre
The groundbreaking The Junior Academy and Performing Arts Centre, includes dedicated collaboration, study and socialising spaces for our Years 7 and 8 spaces as well as world-class performing arts facilities.
Knox Great Hall
The Knox Great Hall opened in 2011. It has capacity for 2,200 people and is used for school assemblies and functions, music and theatre events and basketball matches.
Knox Aquatic Centre
Opened in 2011, our indoor Olympic-sized swimming pool is fully heated and has seating for spectators. The centre also has a Learn to Swim pool for younger children.
Located adjacent to the aquatic centre, the Knox Fitness Centre has the latest cardio and strength conditioning equipment.
Knox Boarding Centre
Opened in 2010, this world-class facility has modern accommodation for 140 boarders. Features include an ensuite for every two boys, individual desks and storage areas and large open plan spaces for recreation.
Gillespie Heritage House
The original school house, Gillespie Heritage House has been completely renovated to provide modern comfortable rooms, almost all of which are single, for Year 11 and 12 boarders. It is a distinctive boarding house, retaining many beautiful heritage features.
Senior School Library
Renovated in 2013, the Senior School Library has a wide range of electronic and hard copy resources for student use including digital cameras, computers, data projectors, magazines, newspapers, books and audiobooks.
The Knox Grammar 1 (KG1) Building was completed in 2007. It is used for seminars, functions and special events. It also contains the school canteen.
The Prep and Senior School Campuses both have high quality playing fields. KG1 Oval, located on the Senior School campus, is pictured. Additional off-campus fields are located at Warrawee and Turramurra.
William McIlrath War Memorial Chapel
Located at the southern end of the campus, the William McIlrath War Memorial Chapel is visited regularly all students and is the spiritual centre of Knox. It hosts many services throughout the year.
This is the second Reid Building at Knox and is home to Design and Technology. It is named after Andrew Reid, a founder and benefactor of the School.
Located within the Knox Junior Academy and Performing Arts Centre, the 750 seat Wenkart Theatre is used for for music and theatrical performances and student assemblies. It has a large stage, an adjustable orchestra pit, cutting-edge lighting and sound equipment, as well as tiered seating.
Knox Cultural Centre
The Knox Cultural Centre features a large, stepped auditorium as well as many classrooms.
The Lawson Centre
The Lawson Centre houses the gymnasium, which is used for basketball and volleyball games as well as smaller assemblies, examinations and social events. The centre also has four squash courts.
Our historic Main Building was completed in 1925. The clock tower was added in 1928. The building contains classrooms and offices.
The Memorial Gates hold a special place at Knox and mark the passing of former Knox students in the service of their country. They form the entry to the Quadrangle.