A Uniting Church coeducational independent day and boarding school in Marion, South Australia
Early Learning to Year 12

News and Events

Simon_Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

As the seasons change, it can play around with our sleep and we all know that sleep is vitally important for our wellbeing and mental health ... According to research, our brains need to go offline and we use sleep to normalise connections in our brains. Research into teenagers’ need for sleep, shows that most teenagers need between 9 and 9.5 hours of sleep each night. Read more

David_Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Service, Senior School House Athletics Day, Tenebrae Service and Holy Week, School Community Directories Read more

Grant_Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Sports Days, Bullying – No Way!, Fair donations still welcome, Code Camp Autumn School Holidays, School Community Directories, Diary Dates Read more

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Senior Boarding

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Rev_Phil_Hoffman
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

In Chapel this term, both in the Senior School and the Prep School we have covered quite a range of ‘special days’ and topics. Read more

Lauren_Soderberg
Preparatory Senior Boarding

Culture and Tall Poppies, Student Feature Read more

John_Doherty
Senior

One of the most frequently asked questions I hear about Drama is, “What do the students do?”. Read more

Julia_Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior

Everyone can be a part of ‘Round Square’!, Round Square in the Prep School, What exactly is the Round Square IDEAL of ‘Adventure’ all about?, A different type of Adventure - Exchange Opportunities, Round Square Conference/Project Opportunities 2020 Read more

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Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Normal Trading Hours, Football, Second Hand Uniform, Winter Uniform Read more

Friends_Of_Westminster
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Only two days until the Fair! Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Golf Day, School Fun Fair, Vale Andrew Kitto (’78), Upcoming Reunions – Reminders Read more

WARTS_Online_Banner
Whole School

Calling all WARTS - we’re planning a WARTS Reunion! Read more

Westminster School Front Gate
Preparatory Senior Whole School

Temporary closure of the Seaford Rail Line. Read more

Westminster School Front Gate
Whole School

Centacare are running a free Parenting Course. Read more

Friends_Of_Westminster
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Are you ready for some fun? Read more

Annie_website
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

We are extremely excited and proud to present to you the Westminster musical for 2019, ‘Annie’. Read more

Simon_Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

It doesn’t matter where in Australia or the world you are, or at what stage of your life, your connection with Westminster makes you a part of our community, something we value immensely. Read more

David_Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Year 12 Retreat, Sports Day, SEQTA Read more

Grant_Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Giving back to the profession, Class Representatives, Fair donations, New Nature Play Area, Sports Days, Butterfly Garden, SEQTA, State Coaches, Code Camp Autumn School Holidays: Early Bird Discount, Diary Dates Read more

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Senior

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements Read more

New Campus Development
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

If you are a frequent visitor to the southern end of the School campus, you probably have noticed that the site of new Inquiry and Innovation Hub has been quiet. Read more

Rev_Phil_Hoffman
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

There is a truism that ‘a healthy person is a balanced person’, giving attention at various times to the physical, social, intellectual and spiritual aspects of their daily life. Read more

Lauren_Soderberg
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

What is High Performance at Westminster?, Running Club, Celebrating Success Read more

Carolyn_Obst
Preparatory Senior

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Julia_Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior Whole School

Round Square A&EA Regional Head and Reps Meeting 2019, Leadership, RSIS (Round Square International Service Projects) 2019 and 2020, Round Square Website and YouTube Channel, Exchange Opportunity! Read more

Jenny_Howland
Senior

Latest careers information newsletter for Senior School students. Read more

Friends_Of_Westminster
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Looking for something to do on Saturday? Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Kym Purling (’89) - Live in Concert at Sea and on Land, WOSA Survey, Vale Udo Joschke, Upcoming Reunions - Reminders Read more

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Whole School

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Mike_Degenhart
Preparatory Senior

Welcome to Music, Attendance at Rehearsals, The people you meet in Shanghai! Read more

Westminster_Students_in_uniform_ELC_to_Year_12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Normal Trading Hours for Term 1, Football, Second Hand Uniform, Winter Uniform Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Whole School

Upcoming Centacare children's course. Read more

Westminster School Front Gate
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Automatic Gates, Bus Audit Read more

Simon_Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

In a year when we are focusing on gratitude as a School community, it is important that we role model it for those around us as well as for ourselves. Read more

Westminster School Front Gate
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Accessing SEQTA, Have you downloaded our app? Read more

David_Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Swimming Carnival, Building Confidence, Old Scholars, Road Raise, Chinese New Year Read more

Grant_Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Goal setting, Student Representatives, An International Opportunity, Seesaw, Diary Dates Read more

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Senior Boarding

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Liz_Collins
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Youth Mental Health First Aid, Parent Book Club Read more

Rev_Phil_Hoffman
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

We should all be encouraged to be grateful for the food that nurtures us, the friends that help us, the beauty that inspires us, the love that surrounds us, and so much more. Including the gift of each waking day open before us. Read more

Westminster_Students_in_uniform_ELC_to_Year_12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Normal Trading Hours, New Items Available, Supporters Merchandise Read more

Lauren_Soderberg
Preparatory Senior Boarding

In light of the schools theme for the year, gratitude, I went in search of diamonds in our own backyard with the hope of digging up some acts of excellence or achievement, and sharing the stories with you for a refreshed perspective. Read more

Gordon_Begg
Senior Boarding

Merit Ceremony, Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Program, Calendar and Website, Tasmania 2019, Westventure, Holiday Expeditions Read more

Julia_Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior

Round Square Student Committee (RSSC) 2019, Speaking of ‘Service’..., Foodbank, Resthaven ‘Coffee & Chat’ Program, RSIC India 2019 – International Conference Read more

Friends_Of_Westminster
Whole School

Our annual Fun Fair is gearing up to be one of the best yet, and Sarah and the Fair Committee are in full swing of preparations for Saturday 23 March. Read more

Zac_Savage
Boarding

It has been an exciting start to the year in Westminster Boarding with more than thirty new Boarders joining our community. It has been extremely rewarding to see our more experienced Boarders welcome their new peers with enthusiasm and empathy. Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Whole School

Latest information on the Darlington Upgrade project. Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Golf Day, Dr Phil Glatz (’66), Upcoming Reunions - Reminders Read more

Simon_Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

It is important that together we start the year well with a clear vision about where we want to go, how we will get there and how we will support each other and grow along the way. At the end of the year, it is also important that we gather as a community to celebrate our achievements. Read more

Westminster School Front Gate
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

School Star is now live! Read more

Grant_Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Finally!, Welcome to Westminster!, Staff Changes, Code Camp and Vacation Care, House Leadership, Meet the Teacher Trial, Traffic Flow, Student Leaders, Student Achievements, Cricket Success, Diary Dates Read more

David_Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Start of Term, SEQTA, Student Photos, Communication, Campion Book Returns, Student Achievements Read more

Tanya_Jarman
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Welcome to 2019. The last six months has flown as I have come to grips with daily life at Westminster School. Read more

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Senior Boarding Whole School

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Liz_Collins
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

The Resilience Project, SchoolTV, Parent Book Club Read more

Rev_Phil_Hoffman
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Does the new year offer a new start? Read more

Lauren_Soderberg
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Meet our new Head of Sport Development and High Performance, Lauren Soderberg, and hear from our first Sports Person in Residence program Athlete for 2019, Australia’s number 1 ranked player, National Champion and Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Beach Volleyballer, Damien "Damo" Schumann. Read more

Carolyn_Obst
Preparatory Senior Boarding

NY/USA Dance tour, Student Achievements, An Interview with our Dance Captain, Co-curricular commences in Week 3, Adelaide Festival Excursions Term 1 Read more

Gordon_Begg
Senior Boarding

Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Program, Calendar and Website, New Zealand 2018, Tasmania 2019, Westventure, Holiday Expeditions, Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Recipients Read more

Westminster School Front Gate
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Now that Term 1 is underway, traffic in the vicinity of the School has increased and, unfortunately, so have issues of traffic management. Read more

New Campus Development
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Latest updates on our building projects. Read more

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Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Trading Hours for Term 1, Boys' Basketball, New Uniform Item – Culottes and Blouse, Bus Tickets Read more

Friends_Of_Westminster
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Friends of Westminster is the community group that represents parents at the School so we are asked to consider things that affect the community and we also get to find out more about upcoming plans that the School has around certain matters. Read more

Archive Photo Of Old Scholar Class Group
Whole School

Reunions, Westminster Golf Day, Old Scholar Survey, Westminster News, Vale Past Staff Member Carol Moule Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

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Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Keep your kids smiling. Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Fringe shows for Young People at the Marion Cultural Centre. Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

MarionLIFE are running two free Adult Education Courses in February. Read more

Round Square and Exchanges Coordinator Julia Chukwuani
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Welcome to Round Square & Exchanges at Westminster 2019!, What exactly is ‘Round Square’?, Exchange opportunities at Westminster School, Exchange Students for Term 1 2019, Coming Up... Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

At the Preparatory School Certificate Ceremony, held Tuesday 11 December 2018, our Head of Preparatory School Grant Bock, in his end of year report, announced that Year 7 at Westminster will formally move into the Senior School as from 2020. Read more

Principal Simon Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

While we strive to help every student achieve more than they thought possible academically, we cannot ignore the social and emotional growth that is essential for every child to enable them to be the best they can be. Read more

Head of Senior School David Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Junior Play, Indigenous Graduation, Leaving Staff, Reflections 2017, End of Year Read more

Head of Preparatory School Grant Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Until the final siren…, Future Problem Solving National Finals, Abacus Competition, Flavours of Japan, Obento Masterchef, Hogwarts for a Day, A first for the Haslam Library - Summer Holiday Borrowing, Reflections 2017, Diary Dates Read more

Congratulations On Your Achievement Graphic
Senior Boarding Whole School

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Head of Outdoor Ed Gordon Begg
Senior Boarding

Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Expeditions for Years 9 to 12 students, 2019 Outdoor Education Calendar Read more

Head of Careers Jenny Howland
Senior Boarding

Information on results release dates and tertiary education offers. Read more

Archive Photo Of Students Laughing
Whole School

Vale Barrie Bartlett, Old Scholar Survey, Westminster News Read more

Head of Sport, Senior School Mike Martens
Senior Boarding

Golden Boys, Set, Spike, Sweep Read more

School Chaplain Rev Phil Hoffmann
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

How well do you know the Christmas story from the Bible? Here’s a quick Christmas Quiz for you. Read more

Round Square and Exchanges Coordinator Julia Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Almost there!, Year 10 ‘Spirit of Service’ Day, RSIS International Service Opportunities Read more

Head of Activities Gary Davison
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

We welcome Westminster Olympic Coach Lauren Soderberg, who has been appointed as our new Head of Sport Development and High Performance. Read more

Westminster Students In Uniform Elc To Year 12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

End of Term 4 Trading Hours, Back to School Trading Hours Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Register for the latest Centacare Parenting Courses. Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Whole School

The Butterfly Foundation is Australia’s largest not-for-profit supporting those affected by eating disorders and negative body image.  Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

$5 is donated back to Westminster every time you buy a pair of shoes! Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Whole School

Register online for the YMCA Summer Camps. Read more

Westminster School Aerial Looking To Sea
Whole School

In the lead up to the end of year break, work activities are increasing to meet critical deadlines. Read more

Principal Simon Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

We all know the names of the coaches of our favourite sporting teams. Dedicated fans will even know the names of the specialist coaches. We also know of coaches who have transformed teams who somehow, with the same team player base, found a way to help them all play more cohesively or bring their skills to the fore. Read more

Head of Preparatory School Grant Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Maths is Flourishing, SAPSASA Tennis, Basketball Hosts, Parenting Resource, Advent and the true meaning of Christmas, Westminster's War on Waste, Diary Dates Read more

Head of Senior School David Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Visual Arts and Creative Arts Exhibition, Farewell to Year 12, Westminster's War on Waste, Remembrance Day Read more

Congratulations On Your Achievement Graphic
Senior Boarding

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Westminster Students In Uniform Elc To Year 12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Term 4 Trading Hours, End of Term Trading Hours, Senior School House Shirts Read more

Head of Music & Performing Arts Mike Degenhart
Preparatory Senior Boarding

Student achievements!, Don't Stop the Music!, 2019 Art Show, Duke of Edinburgh's Gold Award Ceremony at Government House, Junior Play, Speech Day, Musical Dates for the Diary, Christmas CD Launch - Monday 10 December Read more

Head of Outdoor Ed Gordon Begg
Senior Boarding

Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Expeditions for Years 9 to 12 students, 2019 Outdoor Education Calendar, Gold Duke of Edinburgh's Award Presentation, Year 12 Outdoor Education, Westventure 2018, Yorke’s Surfing Trip Read more

School Chaplain Rev Phil Hoffmann
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Every week in our wellbeing programs, there is a designated character strength to focus on, from the "Values Institute", host of modern positive psychology. These are often reflected in themes for Chapel in that week. Read more

Head of Sport, Senior School Mike Martens
Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Undefeated, No ‘perfect 10’, Intercol Schedule, Tennis Read more

Round Square and Exchanges Coordinator Julia Chukwuani
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Participating in Exchanges in 2019, RSIS (Round Square International Service) - Service Opportunities, Exchanges and Hosting Opportunities for 2019 Read more

Archive Photo Of Students Laughing
Whole School

Appointment of new WOSA President. Read more

Community Banner Christmaslights
Whole School

The Carols & Markets are returning in 2018, bigger and better than ever! Read more

Community Banner Christmaslights
Whole School

Families are invited to dance the night away to classic rock and pop at a free music festival from 5.00 to 9.00 pm at Heron Way Reserve, Hallett Cove on Saturday 24 November. Read more

View Of Westminster Fun Fair From Up High
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

The Fun Fair drop off point has moved! Read more

Principal Simon Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Vicarious learning is a very powerful experience for young people. It is essentially about learning through observation or hearing rather than through direct instruction. Read more

Head of Senior School David Wallage
Senior Boarding Whole School

Transition Time, Safe Partying, Reflections 2017 Read more

Head of Preparatory School Grant Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Whole School

Swimming was the winner, Music Made Us Smile, My other role, Musicians of Note, SAPSASA Cricket, Reflections 2017, Diary Dates Read more

Head of Music & Performing Arts Mike Degenhart
Preparatory Senior Boarding

Music Notes!, Preparatory School Showcase, Twilight Concert, Don't Stop the Music! Read more

Round Square and Exchanges Coordinator Julia Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior

Round Square in 2019!, RSIS (Round Square International Service) - Service Opportunities, Year 10 ‘Spirit of Service’ Day, Exchanges and Hosting Opportunities for 2019 Read more

Senior Students Working In Rose Arbour
Senior Boarding

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Head of Wellbeing Liz Collins
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Parenting Girls and Boys, Parent Book Club Read more

Head of Sport, Senior School Mike Martens
Preparatory Senior Boarding

Springtime = Success, Ekiden Relay Report 2018, Girls' Softball, Girls' Volleyball, Boys' Cricket, A Westminster First? Read more

Westminster Students In Uniform Elc To Year 12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Term 4 Trading Hours, Westventure Shirt Orders for 2019, Orders for the Westminster Trolley Bag Read more

View Of Westminster Fun Fair From Up High
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Calling all volunteers! Read more

Archive Photo Of Students Laughing
Whole School

Vale Barbara Leane, ‘A Venture in Faith’, Reunions 2019 Read more

Senior Students Working In Rose Arbour
Preparatory Senior Boarding

Discover the tools to build resilience and clarity of mind during demanding times. Read more

Principal Simon Shepherd
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

While awake in the wee hours of the night doing some school work while watching television, I was subjected to the new Covergirl tagline:‘I am what I make up’ Read more

Head of Senior School David Wallage
Senior Boarding

Year 11 Chapel, Dance, Year 12 Farewell Read more

Head of Preparatory School Grant Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory

I hope they are refreshed, Staffing, Year 7 like never before, More Maths Success, Poise on Display, Soccer Selection, Athletics, State Championships, Diary Dates Read more

Tanya Jarman
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

It’s been a whirlwind first six months but there have been some great wins across the Development team and I now feel firmly entrenched in Westminster life. Read more

Head of Sport, Senior School Mike Martens
Preparatory Senior Boarding

Summer Sport, Athletics Summary, Prep Athletics, Golden Keys Training Centre, Sailing – Interdominion Championships, Algies Bay, New Zealand Read more

Senior Boarding

Congratulations to the following students on their achievements. Read more

Head of Music & Performing Arts Mike Degenhart
Preparatory Senior Boarding

Music Notes!, Jade Monkey, Big Band Bonanza, Australian Ballet School, Let’s Dance – Co-curricular Dance Production, USA Dance Tour Capri Movie Fundraiser, CD Recording, Strings ‘n’ Things Concert - Port Pirie Read more

Head of Outdoor Ed Gordon Begg
Senior Boarding

Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Expeditions for Years 9 to 12 students, Westventure 2018, Arapiles Rockclimbing trip, Kangaroo Island Bushwalk, New Zealand Expedition December 2018, 2019 Outdoor Education Calendar Read more

Head of Careers Jenny Howland
Senior Boarding

Important careers information for Senior School students. Read more

School Chaplain Rev Phil Hoffmann
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Chapel as part of the learning experience invites our students to consider what is beyond us, the greater picture. Chapel is not just for those with a ‘settled’ religious faith, but for the seekers. Read more

Round Square and Exchanges Coordinator Julia Chukwuani
Preparatory Senior Boarding

Round Square International Conference 2018 Report, Exchanges Update and Opportunities for 2019, Student Conferences and Service Opportunities for 2019, Read more

Archive Photo Of Students Laughing
Whole School

Westminster Golf Day, School Holidays Visit, Queensland Dinner, Boarder Parents' Weekend, Local Government Elections, New Website and Old Scholar Events 2019 Read more

Westminster Students In Uniform Elc To Year 12
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Term 4 Trading Hours, Westventure Shirt Orders for 2019, New White Sports Cap, Westminster Autograph Bears - Great for final year students! Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel

Latest information on the Oaklands Crossing Redevelopment. Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel

Latest information on the Darlington Upgrade Project. Read more

View Of Westminster Fun Fair From Up High
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

Our next Friends of Westminster meeting will be held on Monday 29 October in the MMC foyer, 6.45 for a 7.00 pm start. Read more

Wisteria In Bloom With Chapel

Information on the next Centacare Parenting Course. Read more

Principal With Students In Cloisters
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding

Finding the right amount of stress to bring out our best is a matter of personal trial. It is a matter of trying, succeeding or failing, and ultimately learning. Read more

Head of Preparatory School Grant Bock
Early Learning Centre Preparatory

Athletics Success; Westminster helps the State team; Chess is the winner; Grand Champion for Zanna; Jumping for Joy; Reading is alive and well in the Haslam Library!; Diary Dates Read more

Head of Senior School David Wallage
Senior

End of Term, Year 12 Students Read more

New Campus Development
Early Learning Centre Preparatory Senior Boarding Whole School

This new Campus Masterplan aligns with Westminster’s new strategic vision announced in 2018 to see us through to our diamond anniversary and beyond, and includes some of the most exciting and progressive advancements ever undertaken by the School. Read more