72 days ago

Why choose Middleton Grange School for your son/daughter?

Middleton Grange School

We are experiencing unprecedented times as a country and as a world during the Covid-19 Pandemic, but our hope and trust as a school community continues to be in our sovereign God, the author and perfecter of our faith.

We are a non-denominational Christian school that caters for children from Year 1 – 13. Our point of difference - We are a Christ-Centred, Pupil oriented school. Our ‘Why’ is to offer families a holistic education for their children, focusing on Character, Excellence and Service – for the glory of God.

Middleton Grange School provides a first-rate general education with academic results of the highest quality, and we do this by providing an environment in which the Biblical truths of Jesus Christ are taught and lived.

We see learning as holistic; it aims to instruct the mind, shape the heart and prepare the hands for service.

We want our young people to critically engage in the rapidly changing society and culture that they live in, in order to be a positive influence and to point others to God by their example.

We look forward to welcoming you to be part of the Middleton Grange School family – a school community of Special Character!

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