A beautiful school in Sydney’s Inner West, PLC Sydney is one of Australia’s oldest and most respected schools for girls from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12, offering boarding from Year 7.

PLC Sydney is one of the world’s 100 most innovative schools. From 2025, Cambridge A-Levels will be offered as an alternative to the HSC in Years 11 and 12.

— Cambridge University

There’s an unmistakable feeling when you enter the gates at PLC Sydney.

We offer a broad curriculum to students from a diverse range of backgrounds. Founded in 1888 and situated at Croydon, the College is set within 4.4 hectares of landscaped grounds.

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Learning at PLC Sydney

Our aim is that students leaving PLC Sydney, will be confident, articulate and informed young women, who are ready to take their place in an ever-changing world.

building creative thinkers

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We would love to welcome you to our school to explore the campus and find out what makes PLC Sydney such a special place.


We have a vibrant and engaged community, made up of current and former students, staff and families, as well as the wider community. They are an active, enthusiastic, incredibly generous and supportive group of people.

There are many wonderful opportunities open to our community to engage with the school. We invite you to become part of our PLC Sydney family by attending any of our exciting events held at the school each year, or becoming involved in one of our School Auxiliaries.

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Our Sites

Visit our PLC Sydney partners websites for all the information on our many areas of expertise.

SkyPath Grand Opening Celebrates a Significant Milestone

25 June 2024

Year 12 student, Ellie Cole, is heading to the Paris Olympics! What an achievement! Congratulations. NEW COPY

17 June 2024