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Single-sex education declines in Canberra: figures

Enrolments at four of Canberra’s five remaining gender segregated schools have declined by as much as 25 per cent over the past 10 years, Fairfax Media reported.

Data from the Education Directorate’s School Census show that enrolments have declined 25 per cent at St Edmund’s College, 21 per cent at St Clare’s College, 21.6 per cent at Merici College and 2 per cent at Marist College over the past decade.

Canberra Girls Grammar enrolments increased 10 per cent over the same period. Merici saw the biggest decline in enrolment over the past year, down 9 per cent, while Marist saw no change.

Canberra Grammar saw a 22 per cent rise in enrolments over 10 years and a 9 per cent increase on last year.

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