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ASHFIELD BOYS HIGH


Ashfield Boys High offers excellence and diversity in a warm, caring
environment, where boys of all abilities, backgrounds and learning styles are
given the time and personalised support to develop to their full potential as
individual learners.

Facilities: Large assembly hall, library, multimedia rooms,
performance space, drama room, music room, new gymnasium, hospitality kitchen.

Electives Years 7 to 10: History or Geography, Spanish, Visual Arts,
Commerce, Technology and Design, Graphic Media and Graphic Technology,
Woodwork, Metalwork, Drama, Music, Computing Studies, Sports Science, Graphic
Design, Digital Media.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Physics, Chemistry, Drama, Senior Science,
Biology, Geography, Software Design, PD/Health/PE, Mathematics (all levels),
Modern History, Economics, Visual Arts, Music, Industrial Technics (Wood),
Business Studies.

An expanding range of VET courses and other post-compulsory options
(such as TAFE) include Industry Studies (Metals, Hospitality, Building and
Construction), Information Technology, Design and Technology, Furnishing,
Computer Technician, Accounting, Business Administration, Electronics, Fitness,
Film and Media, Real Estate.

Sport: Rugby union, rugby league, soccer, hockey, cricket,
basketball, baseball, water polo, tennis, squash, volleyball, lawn bowls, surf
life-saving, athletics, swimming, cross-country.

Extracurricular activities: Chess, Mock Trial, Year 7 camp, SRC,
prefect system, wide variety of excursions, drama, debating, music, Tournament
of Minds.

Welfare and personal development: Discipline is firm, fair and
consistent within a caring and supportive student welfare based on clear school
rules, close contact with parents and positive recognition of student
achievement and responsible behaviour. Preventative measures and early
application of welfare resources ensure that students experiencing difficulties
are given the support they need. The staff includes specialists in learning
difficulties, language and literacy, careers and student counselling. The full
school uniform policy is supported by the entire school community. Religious
education is available to all students.

Special features: Years 7 and 8 classes are taught by teams of
teachers to ensure a personalised approach to learning success. Other recent
whole-school initiatives include longer lessons for all students, and an early
start and flexible timetable for seniors, allowing them to attend TAFE, do
part-time work or other independent learning activities. The P & C provides
strong support to the school.

Famous ex-students: Dirk Welham, Trent Nathan, Shane Dye, Angus
Young.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Boy
Enrolment 730 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9798******* 02 9798 6620
Fax
02 9716******* 02 9716 8004
Address 117 Liverpool Road, Ashfield 2131
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