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.
Term Four is the busiest term of the year, with a veritable excess of camps, events, and excursions throughout the last term of the year. This year, we had a representative of the army come in to present the Australian defence Force’s Long Tan Youth Leadership and Teamwork award. This was awarded to Saskia in […]
by Tomer Berkowitz As 2018 drew to a close, the staff and students at Alia hitched up their pants and made their way up north to the town of Euroa. Euroa, for those who are unfamiliar with the place, is confident in what it is and what it can offer, summed up best by the […]