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Roy Watts Road, Glenfield 2167

Ph02 9829 9222

Fax 02 9829 2026

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Religion:

Type: Government

Years :

Boys/Girls: Co-ed

Day/boarding: Day and boarding

Enrolment: 972 students

Fees:

Principal: Ms Kerrie Wratten

HURLSTONE AGRICULTURAL HIGH

Hurlstone Agricultural High School is a unique government school, in that it has facilities for boarders and admission is academically competitive. The school’s philosophy is to provide a challenging, vibrant and stimulating environment where every individual is encouraged to seek personal excellence. The study of agriculture is compulsory in Years 7 to 10 and priority is given to Senior School applicants who wish to study agriculture, provided they meet the school’s other academic requirements.

Facilities: Library, computer rooms, dancing studio, multimedia room, specialist classrooms for practical subjects, swimming pool, tennis, volleyball and netball courts, sports fields, multipurpose hall and gymnasium.

Electives Years 8 to 10: In addition to the core subjects, students choose two minor and one major elective subject across Years 8 to 10. These may include Technics, Food Tech, Dance, Drama, IPT, Sports Science and French.

Electives Years 11 and 12: HSC students are able to choose from a broad range of traditional subjects including Agriculture, Primary Industries and Engineering Studies.

Sport: There are a wide variety of competitive sports from indoor cricket to snow skiing and lawn bowls. Leisure options such as aerobics and swimming are also available.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, public speaking, dance, drama, orchestra, bands, choral groups, one of the largest rural youth clubs in the state, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, cadet unit, numerous interest/hobby clubs and Interact Club.

Welfare and personal development: The school has a carefully developed pastoral care structure underpinned by a student council, boarder council, peer support and student mentor network. A full-time careers teacher is available.

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