Abbotsleigh values the connectedness and warmth of our parent community. We recognise that families are important partners of the School, and that their involvement and support enriches the learning and educational environment for our students.
Grace Cossington Smith Gallery
Abbotsleigh’s Grace Cossington Smith Gallery located in Vindin House at the Senior School is a public gallery open six days a week. The Gallery provides a resource for teaching students from Pre-K to Year 12 and lifelong learning for the wider community. Exhibitions enable dynamic learning experiences in a wide range of subjects and topics.
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Social sport competitions
The Abbotsleigh Sports Precinct includes the award-winning Sports Hall where we host social sport competitions such as netball and badminton that are popular with our local community. We welcome new team registrations. Within the Sports Precinct, various venues are also available for hire.
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The Abbotsleigh Aquatic Centre is a state of the art heated indoor pool for year round use by the public and the Abbotsleigh community. The centre offers a range of swimming and diving programs, along with aquatic fitness classes, adult squads, lap swimming and intensive holiday swimming and diving programs.
Abbotsleigh is situated on 13.5 tree studded hectares and boasts comprehensive conference, seminar, wedding, meeting, sporting and recreational facilities that are available for hire. Full catering services are also available with venue hire.
The Peter Duly Concert Hall is suitable for musical performances or awards ceremonies and has seating for 350. The hall has a professional sound and lighting system and excellent acoustic qualities. Available weekends and during non-school time.
The Sports Hall is suitable for basketball, netball and badminton. With state of the art equipment, a full sound system, change rooms and showers, a strength and conditioning room and undercover parking, it would suit sporting clubs requiring a training space, and is available evenings, weekends and non-school time.
High quality residential facilities suited to conferences and educational and sporting events are available during school holidays. Accommodation for up to 140 in single, double and quad rooms with laundry facilities. Choose full catering or self-catering.
The Gymnasium is suitable for sports including basketball, netball, gymnastics, volleyball and badminton. It is also suitable for sporting clubs requiring a training space. Available evenings, weekends and during non-school time.
The Chapel is available for weddings, baptisms, funerals and other services. Seating up to 450, it features a modern sound system, stained glass windows and West-Pemmer pipe organ. School chaplain available to conduct services.
The Assembly Hall is suitable for large scale dance and drama productions. The stage measures 12 x 10 m and the hall seats 900. The hall features professional AV, lighting and audio systems, and has access to a kitchenette in the foyer,
The Grace Cossington Smith Gallery has four beautiful gallery rooms, workshop spaces and a small kitchen. Suitable for indoor functions, art and craft workshops and exhibition proposals. Availability is subject to exhibition schedules.
Abbotsleigh has a total of 10 tennis courts, including four with fully lit Plexicushion Prestige, the same surface as the Australian Open. The courts are all within an easy stroll of the School’s residential areas and other sporting facilities.
The Aquatic Centre includes an eight lane 25 m heated indoor pool, learn to swim area, two diving springboards (two 1 m boards and one 3 m board), a full scoreboard and timing system, male, female and disabled change facilities, seating for approximately 250 people and undercover parking.