Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Armidale
CRICOS Provider Number : 02295G
Name of School : Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Armidale
School Type : Girls School
Website : www.plcarmidale.nsw.edu.au
Address : 17 Crest Road, Locked Bag 5, Armidale, New South Wales 2350, Australia
PLC Armidale was founded in 1887, and has for the past 75 years been a school of the Presbyterian Church of Australia in New South Wales. In 2017, the College will celebrate its 130th year of continuous education for girls. PLC Armidale is the only all-girls’ day and boarding school in NSW north of Sydney educating students from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12. PLC Armidale encourages excellence in academic, creative arts and sporting pursuits. Community engagement is fostered through service learning opportunities for girls of all ages. The school totally supports outdoor activities for students, such as clubs, sport competition, music performance, and festivals to build strong relationship and exchange cultures between international students and local students
In 2016, 80% of Year 12 students achieved ATAR more than 80, which 4 of those achieved ATAR more than 90. Moreover, students from PLC Armidale achieved the highest score at 96.45. Besides, PLC Armidale ranked as the fourth in Australia for National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy – NAPLAN)
Curriculum and Qualifications
New South Wales Higher School Certificate is offered to students, and graduates will receive the New South Wales Certificate. English as a Second Language class is also provided for international students. At PLC Armidale, there are many alternatives for subject selection, including Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Modern History, Ancient History, Studies of Religion, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, Legal Studies, French, Latin, Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Music and Drama.
Presbyterian Ladies’ College is located in the North of Armidale in New South Wales (NSW). There are many transportations to reach Armidale, such as cars, public transportation, flights from Sydney, and train. Armidale is well known for academic, advanced technology, and agriculture.