Frensham – Boarding School for Girls
Frensham - an outward-looking, forward-thinking boarding school for girls located in the Southern Highlands of NSW - is the largest boarding school for girls in Australia, with 40% of our students hailing from Rural and Regional NSW. Frensham offers students the best of both worlds: a spectacular living and learning environment and a rigorous approach to studies.
Frensham is a unique residential and community experience – for boarders who are 70% of the school and for 'day boarders' who are fully connected to House life but don’t sleep over. Parents are increasingly seeing the benefits of boarding for developing emotional and intellectual maturity, self-discipline and self-management, and for inspiring a deep sense of personal connection.
Along with sport on weekends, boarders have fixed study times, evening workshops, academic coaching and dedicated time for music practice. Teachers are on campus throughout the week for support and guidance, and students are encouraged to work independently and to manage their time responsibly.
Located on 180 hectares, the beauty of the environment is protected and celebrated and the latest technology is designed to enhance teaching and learning. Fixed study times, a culture of mutual support and extended access to learning resources and teachers, facilitate an aspirational academic focus.
Through the Jamieson Programme, which includes the Cambridge IGCSE Global Perspectives and AS General courses, students are actively engaged in physical, intellectual and emotional challenges to develop global citizenship and environmental and community responsibility.
Frensham is fully involved in the Sydney-based Independent Girls' Schools sporting and cultural fixtures, with expansive sporting, performance and arts facilities. Equestrian and Snowsports teams compete at state and national levels and are coordinated by the School.
For girls who study Instrumental or Vocal Music as an extra subject, practice is supervised and AMEB Music Examinations are conducted twice annually.
*Frensham is a member of the UK Boarding Schools’ Association.
- Boarding Years Offered
- 7 – 12
- School Years Offered
- 7 – 12
- Number of Boarders
- Number of Day Students
- Number of Girls
- Religious Affiliation
- Christian non-denominational
- Tuition Only
- 2023 Tuition Fees: Years 7 to10 $35,940 – Yrs 11 to 12 $38,800
- Boarding Only
- 2023 Boarding Fees: Years 7 to 12 $29,290
- Sibling Discount
- From 7% to 15% of Tuition Fees (dependent on number of siblings)
- Indigenous Scholarship Programme
- International Baccalaureate
- CRICOS provider
(Full Fee Paying Overseas Students)
- 2026 Scholarships & Educational Grants
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