Location and access

Ascham is situated on a single, 4-hectare campus on New South Head Road, Edgecliff, in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs.

The School is in a prime location near Sydney Harbour, only 3.5 kilometres from the CBD and five kilometres from coastal beaches, including Bondi Beach.

Ascham is well-served by public transport and is also within easy walking distance of Darling Point and Double Bay ferry wharves.

Buses from Edgecliff Terminus to:

City (Gresham Street)


Circular Quay





Bondi Junction




Dover Heights


Watson’s Bay





Eastern Suburbs and Illawarra lines are at Edgecliff Station, opposite the School.


There is no parking in the school grounds. Paid parking is available at the Edgecliff Centre, opposite the School. There is also 2-hour street parking on Darling Point Road.

Private bus services

We have made a number of private bus services available to parents:

Inner West and North Shore

Cranbrook School operates services from the Inner West and North Shore, which pass by Ascham on the way to and from Cranbrook. The Inner West service starts at Hunters Hill and operates via the Cross City Tunnel. This service does not stop at Central or Forest Lodge. The North Shore service starts at Seaforth.

Find out more about routes, timetables, prices and application forms.

Scots bus service

Scots runs a large number of bus services which pass by Ascham and are available to our girls. Find out more about routes, timetables, prices and application forms

Virtual Tours

Ascham is fortunate to have all its facilities on one campus, integrated within a mix of heritage and contemporary buildings.

Hillingdon – Years P to 2

Fiona – Years 3 to 6

Senior School – Years 7 to 12

Boarding at Ascham

Dining at Ascham

Centre of the Sciences

Margaret Bailey Building

Packer Theatre

Sports Facilities

Campus map

Ascham School