360° Virtual Tour
Explore our stunning campus with YouTour
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.— Cambridge University
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.
Students from Pre-K to Year 12
Years of rich heritage
Different nationalities represented
Boarders from Years 7 to 12
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
Learning goals build logically through each grade, preparing students for the next academic challenge and for life beyond school, with the aim of developing the specific conceptual understandings necessary to contribute to the creation of a good society and a sustainable future.
PLC Sydney has a vibrant and active Music and Performing Arts program. The College is renowned for its strong background in drama, music, public speaking and debating. And we have recently added Dance to that impressive list. We provide our students with countless opportunities to develop their creative skills through an extensive range of co-curricular programs and performance opportunities.
Every girl is a public speaker at PLC Sydney. Whether you’re outgoing or softly spoken, our public speaking program will give you the tools to boost your confidence, to voice your opinions and influence others. Public speaking is a skill that will serve you well for your whole life, no matter what career path you take.
Service learning provides students with experiences that build character, develop confidence, leadership and open-mindedness. We’ve talked a lot about what you can get from a PLC Sydney education. But an essential part of that education is about what you can give back.
Sport is an important and popular part of school life, with PLC Sydney having a proud sporting history, with many students that play at State, National and International levels.
The well-being of our students is at the heart of everything we do. We devote time and commitment to providing the very best care possible to each and every student.
“My favourite subject is Science because you get to do lots of fun experiments. You have to learn Maths too. If you want to become a Vet—that’s what I want to become.”More student stories
“The best thing was the wide range of Co-curricular activities you can get involved in—to experience new things and develop new passions. For me, it was Arts and Sport. International exchange was also fantastic.”
Year 12 School Captain 2015, Isabelle BuchananMore student stories
“There are lots of girls from different backgrounds, but we all look out for each other. There is a very strong bond in the House and Miss Turner is like a Mum to everyone. It's just like being at home.”
Phoebe C, Year 12 Boarding Captain 2022More student stories
“Exchange is an unmissable and unforgettable experience that has changed the way I see the world, my studies and myself.”More Student Voices
“I’m lucky to go to a school where teachers are really supportive and the older students have been such amazing role models.”
2021 Vice Captain Angie RofailMore student stories
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.View our vibrant community
Visit our PLC Sydney partners websites for all the information on our many areas of expertise.VIEW OUR SITES
Open to the public, the Gallery has an annual calendar of events comprising exhibitions of student work and exhibitions featuring professional Australian artists.
The friendships forged and memorable experiences you have at school will last a lifetime. That is the gift of a PLC Sydney education. A shared common experience unlike any other in your life.
As an ex-student, you bring our College values to life in all of the ways you contribute to the world. As a community, we honour our school traditions and support lasting friendships that connect ‘PLC Sydney girls’ across the country and around the world.
Founded in 1989, the Futures Centre is one of the longest running student extension, enrichment and support programs in Australia.
Our approach to teaching and learning recognises the importance of the social and emotional development of the child as the foundation of building self-confidence, resilience and, as a result, engagement and academic performance.
Designed to support your child’s transition to school, we aim to ignite your child’s curiosity, extend their unique interests and build on the foundations for their love of learning.
Our beautiful, purpose-built centre is both aesthetically pleasing and conducive to best practice teaching and learning. Our indoor and outdoor environments intentionally designed and adapted to strengthen a child’s natural curiosity and excite inquisitive minds.
14 May 2023
03 May 2023