Discover Why Your Son Will Thrive At Scots

Researching for the right school for your son can often feel challenging, especially when you want to make sure the school will be supportive in developing his full potential for the next 12 years. At Scots we understand how overwhelming this decision can be. It can impact the formative years of your son’s educational journey and define him as he grows to become a fine young man.

To help you in your decision making, here are three simple steps on how we can help you to decide whether Scots is right for him.

Step 1: Discover What a Scots Education Is

Continuing our founder’s mission in 1893, The Scots College strives to ensure every boy has the right to education that will discover his strength, develop his character, and pursue his God given calling in the world.

Through our unique Brave Hearts Bold Minds philosophy of education and developmental-stage-relevant models of learning, we seek to inspire boys to learn, lead and serve as they strive for excellence together.

Learn more about a Scots education through our Prospectus.

Step 2: Experience Scots for Yourself

Having completed your initial research, it is time to feel the ‘vibe’ of The Scots College. Only 5 minutes away from iconic Bondi Beach or a 10 minute drive from Sydney’s CBD, we invite you and your family to join us at Scots for an immersive experience.

Through personal tours, information mornings, a call or a video chat, you can choose how you want to next experience the culture of the College.

Step 3: Decide With Us If Scots is Right For Your Son

We hope you had a chance to recently visit the College and learn about what makes Scots a unique day and boarding school for boys. At Scots, our philosophy of education aims to develop the whole boy through pastoral care and the myriad academic, sport and co-curricular activities.

Should you and your family be interested in joining our community, complete our Expression of Interest form.

Our helpful Admissions team will be in touch to guide you in applying your son to begin his education at Scots.

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William Elder


Mr Alan Elder was born in Scotland and migrated to Australia with his parents at a young age. He attended The Scots College for all his schooling, graduating in 1944. He played 1st XI Cricket and was a member of the College Cadet Unit. After leaving school Mr Elder studied accountancy and retained a life-long love of the College, especially the Pipes and Drums. Mr Elder never married, however the significant bequest he left will allow his Scots family to remember him through the Lang Walker Business Centre.