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Website : www.plc.wa.edu.au
Address : PO Box 126 Cottesleoe, WA, AUSTRALIA 6911
School Type : Girl, Boarding School
Philosophy – Special Features, Brief history
PLC is an all girls’ boarding school with an outstanding reputation, founded in 2915. The school aims to develop the confidence of each student and strive to become successful in the future. PLC is committed to developing each student’s unique trait and ability to benefit themselves and society. The school encourages the students to not only limit their academic learning in classrooms but also gain knowledge through participating in social activities. School sets up sporting events, concerts, festivals and takes students on excursions. The aim of PLC is to create a friendly learning environment for students to learn, develop and exchange cultural knowledge with one another.
PLC is not located far from downtown Perth and is easily accessible by train and bus.
Curriculum and Qualifications
The school employs the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) curriculum for Year 11 and Year 12 students, including the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme. The International Baccalaureate (IB) programme is a highly respected programme and is recognized by leading universities around the world.
English Language Support
PLC teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) Programme to international students who wish to better develop and enhance their English skills. The course not only teaches English, but the course lets students to become familiar with the educational system and structure in Australia.
Pathways to University
Students in PLC choose to enrol in leading universities in Perth and other leading universities across Australia.
Academic Achievement / Other Notable Achievements
In 2012, 100% of all Year 12 students successfully graduated under the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) curriculum with average scores of:
- 4% of students received an ATAR score higher than 99.00 (Top 1% of Western Australia)
- 25% of students received an ATAR score higher than 95.00 (Top 5% of Western Australia)
- 53% of students received an ATAR score higher than 90.00 (Top 10% of Western Australia)
PLC provides boarding facilities for students in Year 7 to Year 12. There will be an on-site staff to supervise and assist the students.
Support Services for International Students
PLC is fully equipped with on-hand staff to assist and facilitate international students to ensure each student is well-taken of at the school. Support Services include a principal to that assists students through their development and encourages the student to participate in school activities and events. PLC Support Services offer Year Coordinators for each Year; staff members efficiently coordinate with parents to ensure each student is on track in their academic ventures. Additionally, Support Services include a tutor to aid students with coursework and homework.