We do not fit with other strongly academic schools because we are considerate of students’ concerns and feelings. We do not ascribe to the militaristic discipline and uniform dress requirements of traditional English public schools. We are equally supportive of students who are artistic, creative or practical.
Nor do we fit with the usual alternative, progressive, holistic, caring, community type schools because we have high expectations of academic learning.
To learn more about the academic offerings at Alia College, visit the Curriculum section of the website.
Alia has established a degree of cheerful productivity in an atmosphere of open communication. Visitors tell us that the unstrained, spontaneous reactions of students are refreshing and immediately obvious upon visiting the school.
For us, harmony does not mean the sort of placid sameness where seldom is heard a discouraging word. True harmony and peace exist where the constant disagreements and irritations of life can occur, can be aired without having to have them swept under the carpet, can be considered over a significant period of time without a rush for an instant coerced resolution, and then can be unwound in a civilised manner.
To learn more about our approach to learning at Alia College, visit the Culture section of the website.
The end of the year is a time of mixed emotions – on the one hand, things are wrapping up, and the atmosphere gets lighter. On the other, it means saying goodbye to a whole cohort of people whose presence and influence has been so much a part of the school. Following the last day […]
In our ongoing commitment to engage with our community on this topic, we are inviting parents, guardians, staff and students to a third Respectful Relationships evening at Alia College from 6:30-8:30pm on Tuesday, 27 November. Guest speaker Anu Krishnan will facilitate a workshop on the concepts of primary prevention, why it is important to start […]