St Margaret's School, Melbourne

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St Margaret's School
St Margaret's School, Melbourne crest. Source: (St Margaret's School website)
Latin: Virtute Et Labore
By Valour and Exertion
Berwick, Victoria
Australia Australia
Coordinates 38°2′6″S 145°20′54″E / 38.03500°S 145.34833°E / -38.03500; 145.34833Coordinates: 38°2′6″S 145°20′54″E / 38.03500°S 145.34833°E / -38.03500; 145.34833
Type Independent, Day school
Denomination Non-denominational
Established 1926
Chairman Mrs Mary-Jo Cochrane
Principal Mr Doug Bailey
Gender Co-educational (K-4)
Girls (5-12)
Enrolment ~850 (K–12)[1]
Colour(s) Navy, Red, and Gold             
School fees A$12,300 (Pre-Prep)-$20,500 (Yr 12)

St Margaret's School is an independent, non-denominational day school with a co-educational primary school to Year 4 and for girls from Year 5 to Year 12. The school is located in Berwick, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Established in 1926, the school has a non-selective enrolment policy and currently caters for approximately 900 students from Pre-Prep to Year 12, across the St Margaret's School campus in Berwick and the boys campus, Berwick Grammar School in Officer.

In 2006, St Margaret's School Council announced its decision to establish a brother school for St Margaret's. This school opened in 2009 named Berwick Grammar School, currently catering for boys in Years 5 to 12, with one year level being added each year.[2]

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  1. ^ School Choice Victoria: St Margaret's School (accessed:23-06-2007)
  2. ^ St Margaret's School- Berwick Grammar School Announcement (accessed:23-06-2007)
  3. ^ Famous alumni on Latham's hit list (accessed:26-06-2007)
  4. ^ Suzannah Pearce, ed. (2006-11-17). "McMASTER (Jan) Janette Robyn Heather". Who's Who in Australia Live!. North Melbourne, Vic: Crown Content Pty Ltd.  Check date values in: |year= / |date= mismatch (help);

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