Brave Hearts, Bold Minds

The Scots College values the quest for excellence through adventure, curiosity, creativity and growth.

The Scots College is committed to a culture of high expectations in which boys can become creative, confident and accomplished learners. Our desired learning outcome is a young man who strives to maintain a firm grasp of every aspect of his humanity, working to develop his true masculinity and to strengthen himself in every way possible.

Thinking About Schooling ebook

When choosing a school, it can be confusing to know which criteria is best to use when assessing what is on offer and to help you decide if the school you are considering is right for your son.

Download this guide for information about where best to start researching when considering different types of schools.

A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Right School ebook

When you have a selection of schools to choose from, it can feel overwhelming to know how to judge which school will offer the best experience and learning journey for your son.

Download this comprehensive guide for an in-depth look at the selection and enrolment process entailed in finding the school of choice for your family.

Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Boarding School ebook

The decision to send your son to boarding school can be a difficult one. However, for many parents, there is little alternative, as local schooling options may be limited or non-existent. While this isn’t always the case, there are many factors parents need to weigh up when considering boarding.

Here is a detailed look at the pros and cons of both day and boarding schools.

The HSC Survival Guide ebook

The HSC Survival Guide brings together a wealth of information from teachers, psychologists, counsellors, academics and online sources. Written specifically for the parents of Year 11 and 12 students, it comes in an easy-to-digest and easy-to-action package.

Download your copy now to support your son in his final years at The Scots College.

Visit Scots

From personal tours to information mornings, come and visit The Scots College campuses to experience the life of a Scots boy.

Discover Why A Philosophy of Education Matters

Discover how we nurture fine Scots boys with brave hearts and bold minds.

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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.