For Students entering Year 7
We are excited to invite applications for our expanded suite of full and half scholarships for students entering Year 7.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
- Life Skills
- All Rounder
- Danebank Old Girl
Danebank scholars receive outstanding opportunities to discover their strengths, express their creativity and achieve to their potential. Our scholars enjoy the School’s dynamic, friendly and empowering environment that believes girls can do anything.
Staff are dedicated professionals whose care and expertise is widely acknowledged. Our students achieve outstanding academic outcomes as a result.
As a lighthouse school for students with unique abilities and talents, Danebank is excited to be able to offer these opportunities to new or existing students entering Year 7 in 2024.
State-of-the art facilities and advanced technological infrastructure enhance students’ capacity to pursue their learning. Staff are dedicated professionals whose care and expertise is widely acknowledged.
Our students achieve outstanding academic outcomes as a result. In recent years, Danebank students have achieved amongst the top in the state and country. Two students have represented Australia at Youth Science Seminars overseas, a number of students have achieved close to maximum marks in HSC Mathematics courses, and others have been finalists in prestigious Art Competitions, including the Young Archibalds.
Danebank provides a wide range of opportunities for gifted and talented or exceptional students, challenging high potential learners and support them in their growth. Our students are offered opportunities to develop their talents beyond the classroom, with programs in music, drama, debating, sports, leadership, outdoor education, and service to others. This is all supported by the strong Christian culture of the School. Christian clubs, programs and activities are also offered.
Gifted mathematicians entering Year 7 can be selected for the Danebank accelerated Mathematics class which gives students the opportunity to move through the mathematics syllabus at a faster rate, culminating in Extension Mathematics HSC courses. Acceleration for exceptional students can also be offered in relevant Senior School subject areas.
Gifted and talented students also enjoy competing in many academically challenging competitions and attending special workshops. Students are selected to participate in gifted and talented opportunities for the application of knowledge beyond the curriculum. These activities include the Da Vinci Decathlon, Gateway 8, Australian RACI Chemistry Quiz, Scientia, Australian Museum Science Expo, Academy Conferences, University of Wollongong Learning Labs, ICAS Mathematics, Science and English competitions, Australian Mathematics Challenge, National Youth Science Forum, the Science and Engineering Challenge, AHIGS Festival of Speech, St George Eisteddfod, Australian Problem Solving Mathematical Olympiad, Alliance Française Competition, Share Market Game, AMP Economics competition, Australian History and Geography competitions, and Bandfest.
We believe that girls achieve their best in an all-girls environment where ALL activities and opportunities are for girls and there are no gender restrictions. Danebank girls are encouraged to applaud their classmates for their successes and to always be mindful of the needs of others. Our girls forge great friendships that are life-long.
- Scholarships will only be awarded to Australian residents.
- An academic application needs to be made for all students who intent to apply for Academic, Music, Sport, All Rounder and Danebank Old Girl scholarships.