Lauriston Girls' School

At Lauriston we inspire our girls to see challenge as opportunity. We embrace individuality and nurture empathy and community. Our girls are confident, intellectually curious and courageous. They are determined to shape a better future. Lauriston girls make change happen.

Under the fig tree | news & articles

The benefits of physical activity in education and life

“Intelligence and skills can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong.”

The importance of wellbeing

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”

Achieving authentic diversity

“Diversity is having a seat at the table. Inclusion is having a voice, belonging is having that voice be heard.”

Ten Pieces of Advice for the Class of 2022

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny."

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Stories form Lauriston

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The extracurricular balancing act
“We’re a nation of exhausted and over-stressed adults raising over-scheduled children.” Brene Brown
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Developing flexible career skills in young people
“Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse
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The importance of raising brave girls
“Bravery is the audacity to be unhindered by failures, and to walk with freedom, strength and hope in the face of things unknown.”
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Feng-Yuan Liu (2004)
“It was at Lauriston that I cultivated my curiosity to explore new avenues, developed the courage to just ‘give it a go’, and instilled in me my commitment to excellence that got me to keep showing up, keep practicing and keep moving forward even when things got tough.”
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Processing life through art
“Art is a place for children to learn to trust their ideas, themselves, and to explore what is possible.” Maryann F Kohl
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