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                                   Great boys growing into great men of integrity, faith, wisdom and compassion

                                                       Take advantage of ...
   21st century boarding - responding to the          two hours a day travelling time - valuable      Angus Wyllie (above), Day Boy, Year 10
    needs of students and parents.                     time which can be used for study and         “I have decided to become a boarder next
   Flexible arrangements and open                     relaxation.                                  year.
    communication between school and                  It all adds up to an advantage. Boarder      My brother was a boarder and I have seen
    parents.                                           results reveal a consistent pattern of       the positive effects it has had on him.
   Structured supervison and study make               superior academic achievement.               From the day he moved into boarding, his
    boarding in Years 11 and 12 an attractive,                                                      grades began a steady climb, his social
    positive opportunity.                                         The Class of 2008                 skills improved and he began to grow into
   21st century boarding at Knox has              In the 2008 HSC almost 5% of students            everything I envisaged of a well-rounded
    Boarders in Years 11 and 12 from               achieved a UAI of 99 or more with 20% of the     young man.
    metropolitan Sydney, rural and regional        cohort achieving over 95. The top Boarder UAI    The regimented study timetable, fantastic
    NSW and overseas.                              was 97.50.                                       mentors and brilliant 21st century boarding
   All boarders enjoy a home at school with       Our top achievers not only did well in           environment are not possible within the
    first class facilities within the grounds of   English and the Humanities, Science and          confines of normal school life, and they
    the school in Wahroonga, 25km north of         Mathematics but achieved extraordinary           are all aspects which I cannot wait to
    the Sydney CBD.                                results in Drama, Visual Arts, Design and        experience.”
   Boarders in Years 11 and 12 from the           Technology and Agriculture.                                      Those vital years
    greater metropolitan area enjoy the best       Most boarders exceeded their expectations        Parents, you can have confidence that the
    of both worlds - supervised study, extra       and gained admittance to the universities of     wide range of electives available at Knox
    tuition, access to school facilities and       their choice to study Engineering, Arts and      will suit your son’s individual interests and
    programs and they can return home              Economics among others.                          needs for post secondary education and
    frequently for quality time with their                                                          employment. You can also be sure that
                                                   Post HSC some boys are undertaking an
    family. Parents can watch their son’s                                                           the structured study times and access to
                                                   overseas GAP year, before commencing their
    co-curricular sport or debating or drama.                                                       teachers and facilities will enhance your
                                                   tertiary studies, and are working in English
    Importantly Boarders can also save up to                                                        son’s academic performance.
                                                   boarding schools.

               Knox Grammar School | Pacific Highway, Wahroonga, Sydney | 02 9487 0122 | www.knox.nsw.edu.au
                                                                                                                            CRICOS Provider Code: 00399E

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