The Collegiate journey is as unique as it is special
Visitors who step inside the doors of St Michael's Collegiate often comment that they can sense something special. Sometimes they remark on the girls' confidence, sometimes it's their energy but most often it's the strong relationships that are evident within the School. Discovering the difference that the right school can make for your daughter is what makes the Collegiate community so special.
Established in 1892, Collegiate is a K to 12 Anglican day and boarding school for girls, steeped in history and heritage. For 125 years, young women have been part of a strong community celebrated for its rich blend of academic excellence, sporting endeavours, creative arts and co-curricular activities. Set in the picturesque city of Hobart, Collegiate provides a world class education in a safe corner of the globe known for its scenic beauty, culture and warm sense of community.
Girls' education is a specialised field and as a girls only school, Collegiate has long been a trailblazer in its commitment to pathways for young women. The School is renowned for delivering a contemporary education which provides each girl with the inspiration and energy to find her own niche. Specialised guidance and opportunity help each young woman to build the skills and confidence required to flourish and to be set for life.
Collegiate has a well deserved reputation for academic excellence - a symbol of the remarkable teaching and learning framework that has long challenged our girls to be forward thinkers and problem solvers. However, our multifaceted curriculum reaches far beyond academia. A unique blend of artistic, sporting, and outdoor educational experiences are combined to develop self-belief, courage, leadership and resilience.
Reflecting our focus on the needs of girls and young women, Collegiate offers a three campus structure to best cater for students as they progress through different developmental stages. Our Junior School is renowned for its warm community village feel and is designed specifically to support the needs of girls from the Early Learning Years through to Year 4. The Junior School environment abounds with excitement as each girl embarks on her own learning adventure and begins to form lifelong friendships.
From Years 5 to 8, Collegiate students move into the Middle School Campus where learning affords them further independence and responsibilities as they journey towards adolescence. The Middle School is rich in its support network as girls transition through this special time in their lives. It is in this environment that girls develop independence as learners and move to take responsibility for their own personal growth.
Collegiate's Senior School delivers outstanding facilities and support for young women in Years 9 to 12. Students are encouraged to explore a myriad of pathways for the future. Each young woman is mentored towards attaining her personal best and is empowered to grasp opportunity.
The Collegiate journey is as unique as it is special. Each girl treads her own path of personal discovery in order to become set for life.
We encourage our girls to reflect on their learning and thereby evaluate their capacity to grow as confident students."
The power of the partnership between the School and parents is critical in education."
At Collegiate we offer girls a well-rounded education which develops their own interests and unique talents."
It is important our girls are respectful and supportive of others, both within their immediate and broader communities."