Suzanne Cory High School

Suzanne Cory High School is a co-educational, selective entry government school for Years 9-12, and the only one of its kind in Melbourne's western suburbs.

Established in 2011, Suzanne Cory provides highly able students with an individually tailored and challenging educational experience, leading to outstanding outcomes and pathways into tertiary education. The school has a total enrolment of 900 students from Years 9 to 12 coming from 84 different schools of origin, with government and non-government schools equally represented.

The educational focus of the school is to provide a challenging and rigorous academic curriculum for students who are intellectually and creatively gifted, in conjunction with a rich co-curricular program designed to extend their learning.

The comprehensive curriculum and teaching and learning model practised within the school is based on internationally-recognised best practice research on students with high levels of achievement.

IB DP Program from 2024.

Subjects on offer:

      The IB Curriculum model represents six academic subject areas surrounding the core. Subjects are studied concurrently for two years. Subject scores are criterion marks and overall results are not ranked.

       Students undertaking the IB Diploma Programme must choose one subject in five subject disciplines. (Groups 1 to 5). In group 6, students may choose either an Arts subject or a second subject from groups 2, 3 or 4. This ensures that students are engaged in a range and breadth of subject areas.

  • GROUP 1 Language A: English Language and Literature
  • GROUP 2 Language B: French; French ab initio; Mandarin and Mandarin ab initio
  • GROUP 3 Individuals and Societies: Business and Management; History and Psychology
  • GROUP 4 Sciences: Biology; Chemistry and Physics
  • GROUP 5 Mathematics: Maths Analysis and Approaches (SL and HL
  • GROUP 6 The Arts: Music and Film
  • Core Subjects: Theory of Knowledge; Creativity, Activity and Service; and Extended Essay

IB Information Webinar

We will be holding an online information session on Wednesday 29th March at 7:00pm for families interested in the IB DP in 2024.

To register, click here.


Diploma Programme (DP)

SCHS is an authorised IB World School offering the Diploma Programme (DP).  IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education- that we believe is important for our students. The DP will be available to students undertaking Year 11 in 2024, which will make Suzanne Cory High School one of the handful of Government Schools offering the program.