Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School
|Strathcona Baptist Girls Grammar School|
|Type||Independent, Single-sex, Day school|
|Motto||Latin: Fortiter Fideliter Feliciter
("Bravely, Faithfully, Happily")
|Founder||Mrs. Florence Livingstone & Miss. Henrietta Hughes|
|Chairperson||Mrs. Jocelyn Furlan|
|Principal||Mrs. Marise McConaghy|
|Colour(s)||Navy Blue and Yellow|
|Slogan||"Bring out her best"|
Established in 1924 by Florence Livingstone and Henrietta Hughes, the school currently caters for approximately 800 students from Preparatory to Year 12, over three campuses. Year nine girls attend 'Tay Creggan', a historic building on the Yarra River in Hawthorn. Years 7 to 12 are located in Canterbury, and the primary school is located on a new purpose built premises in close proximity to the Main Campus in Canterbury.
The school is affiliated with the Junior School Heads Association of Australia (JSHAA), the Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia (AHISA), the Association of Independent Schools of Victoria (AISV), the Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia (AGSA), and is a founding member of Girls Sport Victoria (GSV).
Ms Featherstone commenced as headmistress in 1943, serving the school for 10 years. Enrolments increased rapidly and despite strict building restrictions after the Second World War, facilities were expanded providing for up to 200 girls.
- Jill Baker – Publisher and former newspaper editor
- Pamela Christine Gutman – Author; Member of the Refugee Review Tribunal; Deputy Director of the Research Institute for Asia and the Pacific at the University of Sydney; Senior Advisor for the Foreign Affairs Department
- Margaret Anne Jackson – Professor and Director, Law Discipline, School of Accounting and Law, RMIT Business, RMIT University
- Regan Lamble - Australian representative to the 2012 Olympics in Athletics and selected for the 2016 Rio Olympic Team for the 20km Race Walk.
- Norma Redpath OBE – Sculptor
- Prudence Anne Sibree – Parliamentarian and Solicitor; Member for Kew in the Legislative Assembly in the Victorian Parliament from 1981-88.
- Jo Stanley – TV and Radio personality
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