Preparatory-Year 6

The Development She Needs

At Loreto Toorak, the junior years are exciting and challenging. Central to learning are the individual needs of our students from Preparatory-Year 6. Stimulating programs, which are constantly reviewed, enable students to achieve their goals.

Our School is committed to the development of a healthy mind, body and spirit. The broad range of curriculum offers a variety of programs including English, Mathematics, Science, History, Sport, Music, the Arts and Languages other than English (LOTE). Chinese (Mandarin) and French are taught from Preparatory - Year 4 and Chinese (Mandarin), French, Indonesian and Italian is taught in Year 5 and Year 6.

Student leadership is part of the formal academic program for girls in Year 6, and leadership training is conducted to support all girls throughout this year. The program ensures that all students belong to one of six portfolios for the year, providing opportunities to learn and develop vital leadership skills and training. 

Clubs are available to all students, and are an important component of our School. These include Garden, Stretch and Chill, Shakespeare, Knitting and Chess Club.

Other programs on offer include: Loreto Speaks, Huff ‘n’ Puff (an early morning exercise program), Perceptual Motor Program (PMP), a collaborative buddy program with St Kevin’s College, Mathematics competitions through the Australian Mathematics Trust, Music Eisteddfods and Interschool sporting competitions.