Meet our Head of School

“I believe passionately in the education of young women and I have the great pleasure of seeing our staff and students alike truly epitomise our motto, Vi et Animo—with heart and soul—in their teaching and development.”

A warm welcome from Andrew Powell

‘Through the Dalton Plan and with the encouragement of teachers, a girl's learning will be enriched and new passions discovered, she will be challenged and if she falls short, she will be supported.’

I am delighted to introduce you to Ascham. Since its foundation in 1886, and thanks to the unique approach of the Dalton Plan, Ascham has continued to be a centre of excellence for girls’ education  and we uphold this standard proudly.

Ascham is a school known for its exceptional academic program, inclusivity and inspiring environment for day and boarding students. This environment provides your daughter with every means to become a passionate learner and develop into a self-reliant, confident and brave young woman with a sense of purpose in the world.

Andrew Powell
Head of School

Her days will be filled with interactive and challenging learning together with opportunities to develop her talents within our wide range of co-curricular activities, including a broad choice of Sports, Music, Drama, Debating and more. From international exchange programs and tours, school-based leadership and support programs, to House and Sister networks and community projects, her resilience will build as we help her develop the confidence to stretch herself and give her the security to stumble.

Combining this ethos with the commitment of our staff, parents and Ascham Old Girls, creates a nurturing, exciting atmosphere in which your daughter will grow. We are united in our vision of equipping our girls with the qualities necessary to make a significant difference in the world.

I look forward to welcoming you and your daughter to Ascham.

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Live and learn in an exciting, vibrant environment that nurtures self-confidence, resilience and participation. Begin the enrolment process now or find out more about our approach.

We look forward to welcoming you.

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