I may serve"
Celebrating excellence in girls’ education since
1886, Wenona proudly continues to offer a caring
community and vibrant learning environment for
boarders and day girls, close to Sydney's
cultural centre. Our girls enjoy diverse
opportunities, a global outlook and impressive
non-selective school, Wenona has a well-earned
reputation for outstanding and impressive
Respect and responsibility are core values for
each and every person in the Wenonian community.
Our motto, Ut Prosim, “that I may serve”,
ensures our determination to make meaningful
contributions. Students of all ages determine
their own local service initiatives, while the
School is committed to a range of international
hands-on "service learning" projects.
We are proud of our young women of spirit.
Our learning environment:
Students benefit from small class sizes,
professional and engaging teaching and learning
across a broad range of subjects and effective
use of technology. We are proud of our academic
peer culture, in which girls and the School
community celebrate success.
Girls enjoy the use of our evening studies
centre, professional counselling and careers
advice, and enrichment and extension.
Our broad co-curricular program, which includes
performing arts, debating and many sports,
extends the academic curriculum, providing
experiences in leadership, cooperative teamwork
Tailoring learning for girls:
We respond to girls' age-appropriate learning
needs by providing distinct Junior School,
Middle School and Senior College structure and
We value individuality and the development of
self-efficacy and optimism. A range of
challenging activities help develop a love of
learning, encourage risk-taking and foster
confidence and independence.
Our teachers understand how girls learn, and
they care about each girl's progress. At Wenona,
we celebrate achievement. Girls' talents and
abilities are nurtured through close
student-teacher interaction in the classroom,
through academic care structures, and through a
rich range of co-curricular and extra-curricular
Boarding at Wenona:
Our boarders enjoy living in a peaceful haven
close to all the cultural opportunities of a big
city. Our friendly boarding community welcomes
girls from other parts of Sydney and Australia
and elsewhere in the world. Wenona's philosophy
values diversity and inclusiveness.
Year established: 1886
Total enrolment numbers: 1200 including
up to 50 boarders
CRICOS Provider Code: 02275A
"At Wenona, an
independent day and boarding school since 1886,
we welcome girls of all backgrounds to our
vibrant learning environment."