About the College
Scotch Oakburn College
Scotch Oakburn is a Uniting Church day and boarding school for boys and girls, from Early Learning to Year 12, based in Launceston, Tasmania.
The College has established a reputation for excellence in academic standards, sporting and cultural arenas, and in education outdoors.
"Scotch Oakburn is a dynamic, innovative and caring community of lifelong learners"
To provide outstanding learning opportunities and creative challenges in a coeducational setting, encouraging and inspiring our learners to become active contributors to an ever-changing world.
The Scotch Oakburn 'Vision for Learning'
Scotch Oakburn in characterised by a unique, distinctive and evolving ´Vision for Learning´ based on educational research and experience. We teach our students to develop as:
- inquiring and reflective thinkers
- effective communicators
- self-directed, well-balanced and ethical people
- responsible citizens
- world contributors
- informed, lifelong learners
A Scotch Oakburn education provides:
- caring individual support
- a well-balanced learning experience
- flexible boarding in a caring environment
- professional, experienced and skilled staff
- a commitment to excellence
- a first-rate educational environment
- a commitment to meeting the needs of individual students
- excellent academic performance
- wonderful visual and performing arts opportunities
- outstanding sporting opportunities
- a commitment to lifelong learning
- an awareness of the needs of the broader community
- valuable local and international partnerships in education
- membership of the worldwide association of schools - the Round Square
Strategic Plan 2011-2015
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Three Campuses... one College
Early Learning Centre, Junior School and Boarding House, on Elphin Road, East Launceston.
Middle School, Senior School, Health and Physical Education Centre, Performing Arts Centre and the Scotch Oakburn Park Sporting Complex, on Penquite Road, Newstead.
Education Outdoor and Environmental Centre in the Fingal Valley, just over an hour from Launceston.