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   21st Century Boarding - responding to the          two hours a day travelling time - valuable             Angus Wyllie (above),
    needs of students and parents.                     time which can be used for study and                     Boarder, Year 11
   Flexible arrangements and open                     relaxation.
                                                                                                    “I decided to change from being a day boy to
    communication between school and                  It all adds up to an advantage. Boarder
                                                                                                    being a boarder for Years 11 and 12.
    parents.                                           results reveal a consistent pattern of
                                                       superior academic achievement.               My brother was a boarder and I have seen
   Structured supervision and study make
                                                                                                    the positive effects it has had on him.
    boarding in Years 11 and 12 an attractive,
                                                                                                    From the day he moved into boarding, his
    positive opportunity.                                       The Class of 2009                   grades began a steady climb, his social
    21st Century Boarding at Knox has              In the 2009 HSC almost 5% of students
                                                                                                    skills improved and he began to grow into
    Boarders in Years 11 and 12 from               achieved an ATAR of 99 or more with 23% of
                                                                                                    everything I envisaged of the well-rounded
    metropolitan Sydney, rural and regional        the cohort achieving over 95. The top Boarder
                                                                                                    young man.
    NSW and overseas.                              ATAR was 97.50.
                                                                                                    The regimented study timetable, fantastic
    All Boarders enjoy a home at school with       Our top achievers not only did well in
                                                                                                    mentors and brilliant 21st century boarding
    first class facilities within the grounds of   English and the Humanities, Science and
                                                                                                    environment are not possible within the
    the school in Wahroonga, 25km north of         Mathematics but achieved extraordinary
                                                                                                    confines of normal school life, and they are
    the Sydney CBD.                                results in Drama, Visual Arts, Design and
                                                                                                    all aspects which I am now experiencing.”
   Boarders in Years 11 and 12 from the           Technology and Agriculture.
    greater metropolitan area enjoy the best       Most Boarders exceeded their expectations                     Those vital years
    of both worlds - supervised study, extra       and gained admittance to the universities of     Parents, you can have confidence that the
    tuition, access to school facilities and       their choice to study Engineering, Arts and      wide range of electives available at Knox
    programs and they can return home              Economics among others.                          will suit your son’s individual interests and
    frequently for quality time with their         Post HSC some boys are undertaking an            needs for post secondary education and
    family. Parents can watch their son’s          overseas GAP year, before commencing their       employment. You can also be sure that
    co-curricular sport or debating or drama.      tertiary studies, and are working in English     the structured study times and access to
    Importantly Boarders can also save up to       boarding schools.                                teachers and facilities will enhance your
                                                                                                    son’s academic performance.
               Knox Grammar School | 02 9487 0122 | | Pacific Highway, Wahroonga, Sydney
                                                                                                                        CRICOS Provider Code: 00399E

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