The expansive grounds of Kinross Wolaroi School have always been admired. The established gardens, heritage buildings, sports facilities and farms play an important role in the life of the School's students and families.
Kinross Wolaroi School has roughly 39 Ha or 100 acres of beautifully maintained and manicured land; with plenty of space for all of our students and learning activities.
The School has two campuses within the town limits of Orange NSW; Wolaroi Campus on Bathurst Road and the PLC Campus on Coronation Drive, each about 50 acres.
The Wolaroi Campus is located on the eastern side of Orange and is where our Teaching and Learning and the majority of our co-curricular activities are undertaken, whilst also being home to the four boys' boarding houses.
The PLC Campus is located on the western side of the city and is used for sport, school camps and HSC exams. Primarily it is the site of the four girls' boarding houses.
With a history spanning 130 years, Kinross Wolaroi School boasts a blend of heritage listed buildings, modern facilities and expansive grounds. A full time team of grounds and maintenance staff take care of the school.
The Wolaroi Campus has manicured lawns and garden beds framed by established tress, many of which are at least a 100 years old.
The main campus has eight playing fields, including three rugby fields, two football fields, two hockey fields, a full athletic turf ring, 10 turf cricket practice nets, three cricket wickets, and six outdoor basketball and netball courts. There are agricultural plots on both Wolaroi and PLC sites, including market garden beds. Sporting ovals and facilities are managed to an elite standard.
Kinross Wolaroi has five school farms totalling 1,600 acres, the closest of which is the 250 acre 'Windermere' farm, just 10 minutes’ drive from the school. The farms are utilised for outdoor adventure activities and place-based learning for students across every year group and every faculty.
In addition to expansive outdoor space, the school boasts a fully-equipped, 2700 square metre Recreation Centre including a purpose-built gymnastics area, two weights and fitness rooms, squash courts, three full sized indoor courts for tennis, netball, basketball and volleyball and five indoor cricket practice nets. For enthusiastic swimmers there is an indoor, heated, eight-lane, 25m swimming pool at Wolaroi and an outdoor pool at PLC.
A fully equipped Rowing shed and pontoon is situated nearby the school on Spring Creek Reservoir. This Rowing facility provides students with a 5km Rowing course and is used exclusively for the school's successful rowing program.
Find out more about Kinross Wolaroi by contacting our Admissions Team on 02 6392 0303 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.