Car­ry­ing on the tra­di­tion of board­ing

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of op­por­tu­ni­ties. Th­ese sur­rounds and op­por­tu­ni­ties give board­ing stu­dents a city ex­pe­ri­ence but with a coun­try – like space. The Board­ing House is a car­ing en­vi­ron­ment and aims to main­tain and in­still val­ues within our daugh­ter that we do at home. They are very good at giv­ing out hugs!” said Mrs Sally Stan­i­forth, Old Girl and Cur­rent Tara Par­ent. Re­gional Board­ing Schol­ar­ships re­flect the School’s con­tin­u­ing com­mit­ment to pro­vid­ing out­stand­ing ed­u­ca­tional op­por­tu­ni­ties for girls from ru­ral ar­eas. “Tara has been a wise choice for us – the Board­ing House is not too large in num­ber and Kaitlin has eas­ily got to know all the staff and girls. The Board­ing House of­fers the added ben­e­fit of hav­ing staff at­tend prep dur­ing the week and this has helped Kaitlin and we are sure many oth­ers be­come more con­fi­dent in their aca­demic stud­ies. Year 11 stu­dent Kaitlin Stan­i­forth, from Coolah, had al­ways wanted to at­tend a board­ing school for the ex­pe­ri­ence and to meet new peo­ple. She is proudly fol­low­ing in her mother’s foot­steps by at­tend­ing Tara Angli­can School for Girls since Year 9. Tara of­fers girls a pow­er­ful and con­tem­po­rary form of school­ing, in­clud­ing the cre­ation of friend­ships which can last a life­time and a bridge to univer­sity life and be­yond. The grounds and build­ings at Tara are spa­cious and well cared for pro­vid­ing the girls with fa­cil­i­ties that give them plenty

Kaitlin Stan­i­forth, Year 11 at Tara, with her fam­ily in­clud­ing her mum, Mrs Sally Stan­i­forth.

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