The Independent School Expos

Helping you find the right school for your child

ImportantOur next expo is the North Shore School Expo on Sat 5th and Sun 6th August 2017

The Independent School Expos are free events that provide families with an opportunity to meet directly with principals and teaching staff from Australia's best independent day and boarding schools, all in one location.

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Up and Coming School Expos Date

The North Shore School Expo - Chatswood NSW

5-6 Aug 2017

The Hills School Expo - Castle Hill NSW

9-10 Sep 2017

The Sydney Independent School Expo - Luna Park Sydney

Mar 2018

The Inner Western Sydney School Expo - Lillyfield NSW

Apr 2018

The Northern Beaches School Expo - Warriewood NSW

May 2018

The Southern Sydney School Expo - Brighton Le Sands NSW

Jun 2018

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More information about the Expos

For over 20 years, the Independent School Expos have represented a broad selection of independent educators including Performing Arts schools, Grammar schools, Anglican schools, Montessori and Steiner schools, Catholic independent schools, Christian schools and other religious and community-based schools throughout Australia.

At the Expos, parents and families can engage in serious discussions about their children’s future with representatives from a large variety of private day and boarding schools. All of the Independent School Expos include free admission.

Days and even months of research can be accomplished in just a few hours. For parents who want to provide the best education for their child, these events are not to be missed. For any enquiries, please contact us at

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