- St Leonard's College (Melbourne)
Infobox Secondary school
name = St Leonards's College
motto = "Nulla Dies Sine Linea"
'Never a day without a line - never a day without learning.'
established = 1914
type = Independent co-educational secondary; primary
affiliations = Uniting Church,
Dr. = Rev. Delbridge
Dr. = Dr. Roger Hayward
enrolment = c. 1,700
grades = Prep -12
colours = green, blue, navy, white
campus = Brighton, Cornish
state = VIC
website = [http://www.stleonards.vic.edu.au/ www.stleonards.vic.edu.au]
Picture of HSC = [http://www.stleonards.vic.edu.au/images/smallRtImages/campus/Brighton-Campus.jpg]
St Leonard's College is a school in
Melbourne, Victoria, Australiawhich has two campuses. One campus is located in Brighton Eastwhilst another campus known as the Cornish Campus is located at Patterson LakesVictoria, Australia. The Cornish Campus takes students up until year 10 whereas the Brighton Campus takes students all the way through to year 12.
The school is co-educational, and is well known for its performing arts and sporting achievements. It was the first school in Australia to offer the
International Baccalaureate.The school currently has plans for the introduction of a new uniform. This has been met with a very mixed reaction from the school community.St Leonard's College has six house groups: Allen (Yellow), Cullen (Green), Munro (Blue), Forster (Red), McMeekin (purple) and Newman (Aqua). All have a Head of House. The Upper, Middle and Junior schools have individual Heads. Mr. Kerry Bolger is the Head of the Cornish Campus.
Brighton: Brighton Campus is the colleges main campus, catering for kindergarten to year 12.The campus is situated on South Road, in
Cornish: The Cornish Campus named after Richard B. Cornish, is the schools other campus that caters from years prep to 10, children move to the Brighton campus to complete years 11 and 12. The campus is located in near Patterson Lakes.In 2004 the Cornish Campus was awarded most sustainable School of the Year.Fact|date=October 2007 The Cornish Campus has since built a Sustainability Centre to teach students the importance of personal and global sustainability, which was opened in 2006 by Professor
David de Kretser. In 2007 the Cornish Campus the celebrated its 20th year of existence.Fact|date=May 2007
Camp Ibis: The college owns a camp on Duck Arm, Lake Victoria Gippsland. Children visit this camp once a year from year 5 to 8, with the Form group for one week.
Chiben Gakuen exchange program
The school has a well established exchange program with
Chiben GakuenHigh School in Wakayama, Japan. Each year in November, students and teachers from Chiben Gakuenvisit St Leonard's College and homestay with year 9 St Leonard's College students and their families. In April of the following year St Leonard's College year 10 students visit Chiben Gakuen, typically staying with the family of the student they hosted in the previous year.
St Leonard's College and
Chiben Gakuenare celebrating the 20th anniversary of the exchange program in November 2007 which is the longest running exchange program in Australia.
Kerry Armstrong- Actor [http://www.crikey.com.au/Politics/20060614-Famous-alumni-on-Lathams-hit-list.html Crikey.com.au: Famous alumni on Latham's hit list] (accessed:23-05-2007)]
Hamish Blake- Comedian / Radio Presenter
Noni HazlehurstAO - Actor
Chris Judd- AFL footballer, Brownlow medallist
Geoff Ogilvy- Golfer, winner of the 2006 US Open
Deborah Alison Thomas- Editorial Director of the ' Australian Women's Weekly', the 'Australian Women's Weekly' Books, and ACP; Former Editor-in-Chiefcite encyclopedia| editor = Suzannah Pearce| encyclopedia = Who's Who in Business Live!| title = THOMAS Deborah Alison| accessdate = 2007-09-29|date=2006-11-17| year = 2007| publisher = Crown Content Pty Ltd| location = North Melbourne, Vic]
*Mark Turnbull - Sailor, gold medal winner at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games
Ryan Shelton- Comedian
Beverly Jane Fryinternational ballet dancer. [cite web
List of schools in Victoria
* [http://www.stleonards.vic.edu.au/ St Leonard's College website]
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