Rose Ashton-Weir claims that prestigious Geelong Grammar School did not provide her with enough support and that as a result she failed to get in to the law degree of her choosing at the University of Sydney.
“It was incredibly detrimental to my academic skill and development,” she said to the Geelong Advertiser.
Ashton-Weir’s mother Elizabeth is seeking $39,000 compensation for relocating from Geelong to Sydney, as well as for the cookie business that she left in order to support her daughter.
The school’s representative Darren Ferrari has said though that Ashton-Weir was far from a model pupil and that she was often absent from class and had been suspended on several occasions too.
The hearing has been scheduled to resume in August.