Geelong Grammar School is an independent Anglican co-educational boarding and day school. The school's main campus is located in Corio on the northern outskirts of Geelong, Victoria , Australia, overlooking Corio Bay and Limeburners Bay .
Welcome to Geelong Grammar School. A pioneering school that provides exceptional learning opportunities built on real-world experiences and genuine human connections. Established in 1855, we advance our heritage through innovation that champions a well-rounded, modern education for young people.
This is a story of Geelong Grammar School's development of a whole-school approach to Positive Education. It is a fundamental resource for any school wanting to implement a Positive Education programme.
Over the past decade at Geelong Grammar School, we have continued to refine the way we define and describe Positive Education. In 2011, our definition stated: “Positive Education brings together the science of positive psychology with best-practice teaching and learning to encourage and support schools and individuals within their communities to flourish.”
Early examples include Launceston Grammar School (1846), Pulteney Grammar School (1847), Geelong Grammar School (1855), Melbourne Grammar School (1858) and Hale School (1858). With the exception of the non-denominational Sydney Grammar School (1857) and Queensland grammar schools, all the grammar schools established in the 19th century were attached to the Church of England (now the Anglican ...
Our running programme involves the whole School and all staff and students participate in cross-country runs every week on the bush tracks around our campus. The length and difficulty of the runs increase steadily to culminate in the 33-kilometre Timbertop Marathon – a special rite of passage at the end of the year that our students anticipate eagerly and remember with great pride.
Our School recognises that an education at Geelong Grammar School is a privilege for students and considered investment for families. Therefore, in addition to our significant scholarship programme , we also offer the following concessions and payment options to help support families.