794 New South Head Road, Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW 2029, Australia
Girls' Day & Boarding
|Head of School||Mr Shane Hogan|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Number of pupils||1,000|
|Authorised IB Programmes||IBDP|
|Diploma Coordinator||Carolyn Gedling|
Authorised as an International Baccalaureate World School since 2010, Kambala is the first independent girls' school in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs to offer the IB. The Kambala girl, her care and academic development is at the heart of the School’s Strategic Vision. With academic curiosity and a compassionate constitution, she is both self-aware and prepared to make a difference in the world. Kambala believes in raising women equipped to embrace and achieve their personal successes. This vision complements the aim of the IB Diploma Programme: to develop students who flourish physically, intellectually, emotionally and ethically.
Kambala's reputation as a leader of girls' education, enhanced by the exceptional results of its IB students, is a testament to the expertise of the staff and to the students' academic engagement and commitment. Kambala's academic success is complemented by its broad cultural extra curricular program and focus on charity that facilitates IB students' participation in the 'creativity, activity and service' components of the IB Diploma Programme. Kambala's large lawns and courtyard areas, grassy oval and tennis courts, are situated against the panoramic backdrop of iconic Sydney Harbour. Other facilities include flexible learning spaces, an indoor swimming pool and specialist learning areas for Music, Visual Arts, Science and various technological subjects.
Kambala's onsite boarding houses provide a nurturing and supportive communal family environment for 90 girls. Years 7 to 9 boarders occupy the beautiful heritage-listed Tivoli House, while Years 10 to 12 boarders enjoy the greater privacy, independence and social privileges of purpose-built Fernbank building. To assist boarders to structure their time in a positive way and to develop and maintain productive study habits, Kambala employs in-house tutors to work with girls on homework each evening. Technology enables parents who are not based in Sydney to have greater personal involvement with their daughter's learning, including three-way Skype sessions with the student and her teachers. The shared experience of boarding creates a strong network of friends and a feeling of community that lasts for life.
For further information contact Mrs Tracy Mulligan, Director of Enrolments, at +61 02 9388 6844 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.