St Paul's Grammar School

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St Paul’s Grammar School
St Paul's Grammar School Penrith Crest.jpg
Sydney, NSW
Type Independent Co-educational Pre K-12, Non-Denominational
Motto in Christo futurum
'In Christ the future'
Established 1983
Chairman Rev Peter Adamson
Principal Ian Wake
Grades Pre-Kindergarten– Year 12
Enrolment 860
Campus Taylor Road, Cranebrook
Colour(s) Green and Blue
Affiliations AHISA,[1] ISA,[2] HICES

St Paul's Grammar School established in 1983, is an independent, coeducational school for students from Pre Kindergarten to Year 12. The school is situated in Cranebrook, an hour's drive west of the central business district of Sydney, New South Wales.

St Paul's Grammar School has around 860 students, from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. The school is a member of multiple organisations for independent schools in New South Wales.


The school is located in a rural part of Cranebrook, close to Penrith, in the Western Suburbs of Sydney, 52 Talor Rd.


The school offers the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) courses from Kindergarten to Year 12. In addition to NESA courses, the school offers the International Baccalaureate educational programme from Kindergarten to Year 12.

In the Junior and Middle Schools, the IB Programmes are integrated with the NSW Board of Studies courses. The IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) is taught in conjunction with the Board of Studies curriculum to approximately 300 students from pre-Kindergarten to Year 6. The IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) is taught in conjunction with NESA curriculum to approximately 300 students from Year 7 to Year 10. Students graduating from Year 10 achieve the International Baccalaureate IB Middle Years Programme Certificate; students also received the former Board of Studies School Certificate before it was scrapped in 2011.

In Years 11 and 12, students can either undertake the IB Diploma Programme or the NESA Higher School Certificate. It teaches Languages Such as Latin, French, Chinese and Spanish


The school's sporting facilities include a full-sized athletics oval, a smaller sports field and basketball courts.

The school has a sports centre with two basketball courts and a small amount of spectator seating. This building is also used for major school functions with room for seating for 2,500 people. It also has a Science Block, a Technology Block and a Performing Arts block, in addition to regular classrooms.


Co-Curricular activities offered by the school include music groups, dance classes, the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme, chess and Bible study groups. RFS Cadets.


Sports offered by the school include: athletics (track and field - carnivals), cross country running, basketball, cricket, indoor soccer, netball, soccer, tennis, and touch football. Equestrian events are also offered to students, including dressage, eventing and show jumping.

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