The Independent Schools' Expos

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ImportantOur next expo is the Sydney Independent Schools' Expo on 12 March 2017

The Independent Schools' Expos are free events that provide families with an opportunity to meet directly with principals and teaching staff from Australia's best independent day and boarding schools, all in one location.

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Teaching boys how to be men: an interview with Dr Tim Hawkes

“The vitality found in boys remains the same today as it always has,” says Dr Tim Hawkes, headmaster of Australia’s oldest independent school, The King’s School in Parramatta, “however, in an age of political correctness, society’s tolerance of their energy may have changed resulting in a pathologizing of boys.” Reflecting on the lessons learned over … Continue reading “Teaching boys how to be men: an interview with Dr Tim Hawkes”

A guaranteed path to Sydney University

Sydney University offers international students a guaranteed path into its undergraduate degree programs through the University of Sydney Foundation Program (USFP) delivered by Taylors College, located at Waterloo in central Sydney. The alternative entry method caters to students who need to improve their English or academic results in order to meet the requirements of their … Continue reading “A guaranteed path to Sydney University”

Independent school students two years ahead: report

That’s the silver lining on the grey cloud of data contained in the 2016 PISA report. The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a global education benchmark conducted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Every three years, 15-year-olds throughout the OECD and partner countries are tested on their skills and knowledge … Continue reading “Independent school students two years ahead: report”

School Cadets: Extreme fun leads to future excellence

For pure adventure, it’s hard to beat Cadets. What other extracurricular activity combines sport, camping, bivouacking, tracking, patrolling, navigating, abseiling, bushcraft and tactical camouflage with practical military skills such as casualty evacuation, radio communications, first aid, field engineering and ceremonial drill and parade routines? As after-school activities go, cadet training is “extreme”. But more than … Continue reading “School Cadets: Extreme fun leads to future excellence”

More information about the Expos

Since 1996, the Independent Schools' Expos have represented a broad selection of independent educators including Performing Arts schools, Grammar schools, Anglican schools, Montessori and Steiner schools, Catholic independent schools, Christian schools and other religious and community-based schools throughout Australia.

At the Expos, parents can engage in serious discussions about their children’s future with representatives from a huge variety of private day and boarding schools. Days and even months of research can be accomplished in just a few hours. For parents who want to provide the best education for their child, these events are not to be missed.

Our website has been setup to assist you to find the right school. Our Resources for Parents page provides useful links to various educational resources such as the Myschool website and the Department of Education, and our School Blog page contains several great articles on schooling and education.

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Up and coming expos

Mar 2017 The Sydney Independent Schools' Expo
Apr 2017 The Inner Western Sydney Schools' Expo
May 2017 The Northern Beaches Schools' Expo
Jun 2017 The Southern Sydney Schools' Expo
Aug 2017 The North Shore Schools' Expo
Sep 2017 The Hills Schools' Expo