News | Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School

Failure Week has been extremely well received from the student body of Ivanhoe Girls' today. Failure Week runs from today until Friday 1 September. #IvanhoeGirls #OurGirlsSpeakForThemselves


  • Failure Week
  • Resilience
  • Psychological Wellbeing
  • #Ivanhoe Girls'
  • #OurGirlsSpeakforThemselves
  • Pastoral Care
  • Student Wellbeing

Dr Bridget McPherson, Head of Counselling at Ivanhoe Girls', reviews The Bonsai Child by Judith Locke.


  • Resilience
  • Wellbeing

The Ivanhoe Girls' team had a fantastic and successful day at this year's Victorian Interschools Cross Country Skiing Championships.


  • Sport
  • Skiing
  • Cross Country

The latest edition of the bi-annual Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School magazine Lux Mea is available now.


  • Lux Mea
  • School Magazine
  • Publications
  • 2017

In June, Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School welcomed author Kirsty Murray as our Writer in Residence. Kirsty Murray is a local award-winning author of books for children and young adults, including the Children of the Wind series, The Year it All Ended and The Four Seasons of Lucy McKenzie.


  • Author
  • Library
  • English
  • Writing
  • Publishing

A team of six girls from Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School is taking a bill before the YMCA Youth Parliament to subsidise education and retraining for parents returning to work.


  • Youth Parliament
  • Leadership and Social Service
  • Year 11

Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School is proud to host the Texas Instruments ‘Girls in STEM’ Day, organised by the Mathematical Association of Victoria (MAV), on Wednesday 28 June.

Ivanhoe Girls’ was chosen to host the event due to the School’s excellent reputation for Mathematics education and commitment to effective learning and teaching in Mathematics, shown by its status as a MAV Maths Active School.


  • STEM
  • Mathematics
  • Girls in Stem
  • Mathematics Association of Victoria

Every Wednesday during School terms, a group of Ivanhoe Girls’ students meets in the Library Design Lab to create objects from their imagination.


  • 3D Wednesdays
  • Student Clubs
  • Library

In a Year 8 Science activity at Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School investigating structures, students had to design, plan and build a bridge out of matchsticks to given specifications.


  • Year 8
  • science
  • Engineering

Dr Deborah Priest has been appointed as the 12th Principal of Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar School following an extensive national and international search process. Dr Priest will replace Dr Heather Schnagl AM who retires at the end of 2017 after 20 years of exceptional service to the School.


  • Principal
  • Dr Deborah Priest


Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School

123 Marshall Street
Ivanhoe Victoria 3079

Telephone: + 61 3 9490 6222
Facsimile: + 61 3 9490 6200
ABN 77 004 098 748