Ruyton Girls School Prospectus 2014 - page 7

As learnersourgirlsare intellectually curious,versatileand canworkboth independently
and collaboratively.
Whenyourdaughter startsat Ruyton sheembarksonaholistic journeywhere she
isoffered theopportunity toachieveherpersonal best andeducational excellence.
This isachieved through fostering the individualityof eachgirl.Our commitment to
yourdaughter is constant,butwealso respond to change toensure shehas themost
up-to-date learningopportunitiesand that she isawell-roundedandactiveglobal
citizen for the21st century.
FromEarly Learning toYear 12,personalised learningunderpinsall that isoffered
at Ruyton,maximising challenge, choiceanddiversitywithin the curriculum,across
co-curricularactivitiesandprovidingabalanceof learning for life.Webelieve that every
girl isunique,withawide rangeof abilities, interestsand learning styles. Individual
progress is reviewedona regularbasis for eachgirl, identifying theneed forboth
extensionandassistance,and this complements thedifferentiated support provided
in the classroom.Weaim todevelop thegirls’potential,and toensure that theyhave
opportunities toextend theirunderstandingswithin,aswell asbeyond, the curriculum.
TheSchool,via the Individual LearningDepartment, seeks to identifyHighlyAble,and
GiftedandTalented students toparticipate indedicatedprogrammes.Ruyton’sVCE
resultsare consistentlyoutstanding,withmanyofour students receivingStateand
NationalAwards recognisingacademicexcellence.
TheCo-ordinateProgrammewithTrinityGrammar School atVCEoffersan integrated
timetableacross the two schools, increasingeach student’sopportunity to study
theirpreferredVCE subjects,andpromotingamore independent learningapproach.
This innovativeanduniqueprogrammeoffers thebest ofbothworlds,enabling
each school tomaintain its independencewhileengaging in co-education inavariety
of contexts. It beginsasearlyas the Junior School, through theBuddiesProgramme,and
extends through theSenior School,with joint dramaandmusical productions,dancing
classesand shared community serviceactivities.
Life Long Learning
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