The Promenade, Cheltenham 2119
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Years : Year 7 to Year 12
Enrolment: 1262 students. Enrolment policy and procedures are available on the website.
Principal: Ms Susan Bridge
Cheltenham Girls’ High School was established as a non-designated local, single sex comprehensive high school in 1958. Cheltenham Girls’ High strives to meet the diverse needs of girls by promoting personal growth, self-esteem, leadership, love of learning, and desire for personal fulfilment. The school values its history and heritage, which are celebrated by all students, past and present. The school has a strong focus on social justice and community fundraising; having raised an average of $40,000 per year over the past five years.
Facilities: An extensive network of more than 350 computers provides internet access for all students and staff throughout the school. Other facilities include a design and technology centre, computer laboratories, performing arts facilities, sporting fields and courts, a photographic darkroom, an agricultural plot, a computerised library, and a well-serviced canteen. A new classroom block officially opened in 2009.
Electives: The school offers a comprehensive range of subjects from all eight Key Learning Areas, including the complete range of courses in English, Science and Mathematics. Other courses include several languages, various Computing Studies subjects, Design and Technology, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Music, Legal Studies, Business Studies, Society and Culture, Dance, Drama, Photography and PD/Health/PE.
Extracurricular activities: All students participate in a presentation day at the Sydney Opera House at the end of each academic year. Other activities include the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, chorale, stage band, dance ensemble and chamber groups, aerobics and debating.
Welfare and personal development: The comprehensive welfare structure includes Year advisers, support teachers for students with learning difficulties and backgrounds in languages other than English, a school counsellor, a careers adviser, and a gifted and talented students’ co-ordinator. An active peer support program also operates.