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Mentone Girls' Grammar School is one of the finest K-12 schools for girls in the Melbourne bayside area. Since 1899, generations of students, staff and parents have enjoyed being a part of this vibrant learning community.
We believe in the education of girls, reaching well beyond outstanding preparation for tertiary studies. Approximately 20km from the Melbourne CBD, our School is perfectly positioned on the shores of Port Phillip Bay, directly opposite Mentone beach. The suburb of Mentone is safe and conveniently located close to public transport. The School also operates seven private charter buses to and from nearby suburbs. Our unique location by the beach provides a fresh and healthy environment and has inspired our WAVES priorities -key principles which guide the way we meet the particular learning needs of girls by contributing to their Wellbeing, Achievement, positive Values, Enterprising nature and Success as women in our society.
Mentone Girls. Remarkable Women.
We empower young women through the life-changing gift of a high quality, contemporary education. From Kindergarten to Year 12, Mentone girls are encouraged to be leaders and lifelong learners, who defy their own limitations, aspire to excellence, and go above and beyond to make a real difference to the people and environment around them. Our alumnae are represented in many and varied careers around the world from engineering, medicine, law, education and the arts to enterprising private business ventures.
Mentone Girls' Grammar School offers a warm, caring environment rich in cultural diversity with students from many countries including Japan, China, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam, India and South Africa. We welcome international students who play an important role in the cultural enrichment of our community. A strong pastoral care team supports our international students including:
- International Student Coordinator
- Home Group Teachers
- Highly qualified ESL Teachers
- Heads of Year
- School Counsellor
- Careers Counsellor
- Learning Enhancement Teachers
- School Chaplain
- School Nurse.
Our School prefers to offer an authentic Australian family experience through a Homestay program. We recommend the services of EduCARE Services Australia and Familystay Australia for accommodation and guardianship requirements. All homes are carefully selected, and every assistance is given to students seeking accommodation (please note we are only able to accept full-fee paying international students into our Senior School from Years 7 to 12).
Life in our Senior School is rich, varied and exciting. Students progress through Years 7 to 12 on a supported journey of academic engagement, personal growth and selfdiscovery. Students take part in a varied program of sport, visual and performing arts, debating and other co-curricular opportunities that enrich the educational experience. In Years 11 and 12, students relish the opportunity to take on roles of responsibility as leaders and role-models. They are supported by caring staff who treat them with respect, celebrate their individuality and take enormous pride in their success.
Our aim is to develop confident, capable, ethical and articulate young women. By providing our students with expert careers support and customised academic pathways, we can maximise their chances of gaining the best possible outcome for individual tertiary studies and career aspirations.
Key achievements from our most recent Year 12 VCE class included:
- 100% pass rate
- 8% in the top 1% of the State
- 25% in the top 5% of the State
- 37% in the top 10% of the State
- 57% in the top 20% of the State
- Every member of the class gained a place in a tertiary course related to their area of interest.