Preston Girls Secondary College, Preston

Name: Preston Girls Secondary College
Type: Secondary School
Address: Cooma Street
Town: Preston
Postcode: 3072
State: Victoria
Region Northern Metropolitan
Phone: (03) 9470 2755.
Fax: (03) 9471 0707.
Pupils: 350

Founded in 1928, Preston Girls has a proud tradition of academic excellence in the northern region. The college is located in the centre of Preston and is well serviced by tram, train and bus.

The College motto, Excellence, Trust and Compassion, encourages each student to achieve her full potential.

Self discipline, co-operation and buiding community are values that are strongly emphasised. Interschool sporting programs, a strong House system, instrumental music groups and a varied curriculum provide students with the challenges they need.


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