With an inspiring $125 million redevelopment in action for Cranbrook School located in Bellevue Hill in Sydney’s east, this is a learning environment that is leading the way in dynamic education.
Plans include state-of-the-art classrooms fitted with the latest wireless technology, new aquatic and fitness centre, theatre, performance rooms, assembly hall, dining area, chapel and expansive greened rooftop lawn spaces. These are the features that will complement the historic infrastructure that has been utilised during the schools 70-year history.
With construction already underway School Headmaster, Nicholas Sampson welcomes this “once in a generation project” which he feels “will greatly improve facilities for students and teachers now and into the future, delivering state-of-the-art teaching and learning spaces along with upgraded sporting and cultural facilities which will better support Cranbrook in provided world-class, well-rounded education” which they are so well known for (NSW Government, 2019).
Cranbrook is an Anglican independent boys’ school catering for students from Pre-school through to Year 12, with, boarding from Year 7.
Founded in 1918, it upholds the great tradition of liberal education philosophy. They focus on building resilience and sureness so that each student can face the challenges of the twenty-first century with personal confidence, intellectual versatility, academic hunger and optimism for the future.
Cranbrook’s curriculum offers the International Baccalaureate’s MYP program for Years 7 to 10 and satisfies the Australian Curriculum and NSW syllabus requirements within an MYP context.
In Years 11-12 Cranbrook offers the NSW HSC as the leaving credential. In the part of this requirement, the school places great importance on the enduring value of the arts, not only to support individual creativity but also in developing skills of leadership, performance and decision making.
In conjunction its extra-circular sporting program is also very admirable, offering a vast array of esteemed physical fitness opportunities both solo and team-based.
With approximately 1400 students from Pre-school to Year 12, this is a school that enables its students to discover their talents and thrive in the pursuit of excellence.
And with these new multimillion-dollar redevelopments, they are already investing in building these talents of their students of the future making this a top choice for those seeking a well-regarded school environment.