Girls' School

At Lauriston Girls’ School we take responsibility for one of the life’s most important tasks – helping to build future generations of strong, confident, women. Tomorrow’s leaders, thinkers and doers.


A new house at Howqua: a place to call their own and to grow

Core values

It is our mission to inspire Lauriston girls to be courageous lifelong learners. They are ethical and compassionate young women who seek to resolve new-world problems and strive to be responsible, global citizens working with others to shape their world.

Learning programs at Lauriston Girls’ School are based around the School’s five core values:

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Acknowledgement to Country

We would like to Acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the Land, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung, the Boonwurrung and the Taungurung peoples of the Kulin Nations, whose sovereignty was never ceded, and pay our respects to their Elders, past, present and future, for they hold the memories, traditions, culture and hopes of First Nations Peoples. We would also like to recognise their continuing connection to Country and culture.

Diversity & inclusion statement

We would like to acknowledge that our community is diverse; and Lauriston values an inclusive and accepting environment for all ages, genders, abilities, races, religions, sexualities and cultures.