Scotch Oakburn College is an independent school in Launceston, Tasmania, offering exceptional educational opportunities for boys and girls from Early Learning (3 years) to Year 12 and boarding from Year 6 onwards. The College has approximately 1200 students, with boarding for around 80 students.

Listen to College Captain, Michelle Els, talk about life at Scotch Oakburn College:

A Uniting Church School, Scotch Oakburn has established a reputation for excellence in academic standards, sporting and cultural arenas and in education outdoors.

Scotch Oakburn is the only Tasmanian school to be a member of the Round Square Association of international schools.  Round Square is a group of over 100 schools around the globe, that share a commitment to the educational principles of Dr Kurt Hahn.

The College has three campuses: the Elphin Campus, comprising Early Learning to Year 5 and the College Boarding House; the Penquite Campus, comprising our Middle School (Year 6 to 8) and our Senior School (Year 9 to 12), as well as our business office; and the Valley Campus in the Fingal Valley, home of our Education outdoors and Environment Centre.

We are a registered charity, registered by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

Visitors are most welcome to the College at any time and we look forward to showing you around.

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Enrolment Process

Enrol at Scotch Oakburn College Launceston As one of Australia's finest schools, Scotch Oakburn College offers co-educational for Early Learning (aged ...
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Scholarships, Scotch Oakburn College Launceston         Recognition of outstanding ability. There can be no greater gift given ...
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Round Square

Scotch Oakburn is the only Tasmanian school to be a member of the Round Square association of international schools. Round ...
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Early Learning

Promoting wonder, curiosity, discovery and joy, the Early Learning environment is specifically designed to cater for the development of our ...
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Junior School

Smaller class sizes allow teachers to focus on personalising learning. From the earliest years, a thorough foundation in literacy and ...
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Middle School

Children learn best when they are in age appropriate settings. Adolescence is a time of great physical, physiological and social ...
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Senior School

A vast array of learning experiences are offered at the Senior School, matching each student´s needs and interests. Through the ...
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The Scotch Oakburn Boarding House is set on picturesque grounds, surrounded by beautiful gardens and century-old oak trees on the ...
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Scotch Oakburn College offers a wide range of co-curricular options. A stimulating visual arts program is available, along with a ...
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