Partnered with families. Welcoming friends.

There is something special about the way people respond to each other at Woodleigh. We have our own special character.

Ours is a community where laughter, diligence, curiosity, scholarship, kindness, honesty, excitement and an occasional touch of magic thrive.

While the tangible outcomes of a Woodleigh education can be seen in our excellent Year 12 results and tertiary placement record, the daily rewards experienced by each student continue year after year.

Education at Woodleigh has always been a partnership between school and families. We work with families to raise young adults who have a well developed sense of themselves and a true understanding of their values.

Our current and past parent groups work to support and represent the school. A growing program of past student events give past students many opportunities to re-connect with their old school.

Woodleigh Alumni

Woodleigh School Alumni aims to maintain and enhance a vibrant community of alumni and friends worldwide.

The purpose of the Woodleigh School Alumni is to promote the welfare of Woodleigh School and to establish a mutually beneficial relationship between Woodleigh School and its alumni.

Woodleigh helps alumni connect with the school and with fellow graduates through a range of different events, services and activities.

We invite you to reconnect with Woodleigh. To update your contact details simply complete the form below.

For all alumni related queries or if you would like to share any news, please contact the Director of School Development and Alumni – Paul Thompson or call 5978 8425.


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These days it is all too easy to stay up to date with what’s happening at Minimbah, Penbank and Woodleigh.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn and of course, make regular visits to the news sections of this site.

Of course there's always 'Namalata,' the school's publication for current and past families, which is full of updates and stories of what Woodleigh folks are doing.

Namalata is nothing without your news – and whilst we have a good, functioning grapevine, we’d hate to miss anyone or anything. So let us know what you’re up to! We love hearing the news and stories of our past students and staff members.

Photos, stories and other tidbits can be emailed to Adam Liddiard, Director of Community Relations at or call Adam on 5971 6100.


Namalata is Woodleigh School’s alumni journal. It features School news and stories, together with tales of celebration and achievement from past students, staff and friends of the school.

If you have a story or event which you wish to share with your friends at Woodleigh, we’d love to hear from you. Weddings, babies, business, travel, everything is welcome.

Email Adam Liddiard – Director of Community Relations at or complete the form below.

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Namalata 2014 Edition

Woodleigh School Mops Group

MOPS (Mothers of Past Students) is a group of people, mainly women, who have been associated with Woodleigh as mothers, teachers, sometimes ex-students and even fathers. We meet on the first Wednesday of the month to share friendship and continue our support for Woodleigh by having a meal together.

Membership is purely casual – turn up when you can, even if it is only a few times a year. There are usually 10-12 of us on a regular basis. We gather for dinner at CB’s, the Canadian Bay Hotel (Corner of Canadian Bay Road & Ranelagh Drive, Mount Eliza) at 7pm, and new faces are always welcome.

If you have any queries, please contact Pam Julicher on ph: 9708 8504 or Anne Bould on ph: 5975 5778. We would love to see a few new faces there!

Pam Julicher & Anne Bould
MOPS Coordinators


Soon, Woodleigh School community members (parents, past parents, past students and students) will be able to support and promote one another's businesses and enterprises by searching our online Business Directory.

Designed to help 'Close the Loop' for our community, the Woodleigh Community Business Directory aims to build a hub for our community, to increase their sense of belonging and reach out to Alumni and current families with a partnership opportunity of substance and value.

This searchable directory will feature on both the Woodleigh website and phone app, and all members of the Woodleigh community are invited to join and add their business for a small monthly fee.


Whilst the fees structure is still in development, we are able to announce that all fee revenue will be used to fund the Woodleigh School Community Scholarships, which exist to fully fund the education of students who would otherwise not be able to afford to attend Woodleigh School.

More information will be available soon!


Woodleigh School is unique. Our setting, curriculum and the relationships that exist between staff and students are not ‘of the mould’. Our history is a proud one, our achievements as a school and those of our current and past students are as wonderful and varied as the students themselves.

We are a truly independent school. Woodleigh receives no funding from religious groups or other affiliated bodies. Ever since the pioneering days of the 1970s, the Woodleigh Community has given generously – donating its time, skills and funds toward improving the campus, the programs and the learning experiences of every student.

It is through this support we as a school have been able to grow and prosper. You too can support the continued excellence of programs, the development of new and upgraded facilities and the betterment of students' education at Woodleigh School.

A gift or bequest to the Woodleigh School Building Fund supports all current and future students. It supports progressive, quality education in an increasingly homogenised educational landscape. For more information about our Donor Program, please call the Principal, Jonathan Walter in our Community Relations Office on 5971 6100.


A contribution to the Woodleigh School Building Fund is 100% tax deductible. To make a donation into this account please use the following details:

Account Name: Woodleigh School Development Incorporated Building Fund
BSB: 033-138
Account Number: 22-5916
Reference: Surname and Initial

Please notify us at with the deposited amount, any specific instructions and a current address for sending you a tax receipt.