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 under ‘About Alia’.
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 ‘An Alternative School’ section of the website.
By Charlie (Administration and Events) On Monday 20th June, Alia College had it’s Semester One Arts Night! This is a time for students across a range of art classes (Music, Drama, Art, Media) to showcase their work from Semester One. Art pieces were displayed in the Art Room, showing students work from Semester One. This […]
By Tomas (Year 12, VCE Japanese Student) From late March to early April myself, seven other students, and two staff members were able to go to Japan for a two week trip. It was an incredible experience full of wonder and amazement. We arrived at Nakano airport and caught a train to Tokyo city, where […]