Diversity is our strength. Auburn Girls High welcomes and
effectively caters for students from a variety of backgrounds. It is a
comprehensive girls’ school offering a range of courses and programs to help
young women live out the school motto of “Discover Your Potential”. Curriculum
options are extensive, with an emphasis on literacy, numeracy, technology and
diverse student leadership opportunities in each year.
Electives: A wide range of subjects are offered including vocational
courses for Senior students. A variety of languages is offered including
Turkish and Arabic from Years 7 to 12. French and Italian are also offered in
the Junior School. Other courses, such as Exploring Childhood, Turkish and
Arabic Translating, Drama, Hospitality, Information Technology, Business
Services, Photography, and Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation are available. Girls
are encouraged to become competent and critical users of technology in all
curriculum areas. There are strong creative and performing arts programs.
Extracurricular activities: Choir, drama, debating, environment
club, SRC (Student Representative Council), diverse student leadership programs
and a homework centre in the school library with teachers available to assist
Welfare and personal development: The school welcomes and values diversity, catering for students from
a range of backgrounds, cultures and ability levels. Great emphasis is placed
on celebrating diversity, pro-active student welfare programs and diverse
leadership opportunities in all years. The community values the school and
parents are encouraged and supported to take part in school planning and
evaluations. Uniform is compulsory and students are able to choose from a range
of uniform items to suit their individual and cultural needs.
Special features: At Auburn Girls High, students in Years 7 are
grouped in learning teams to provide stability and to promote co-operative
learning, while teachers in Years 7 are grouped into teaching teams to target
literacy, numeracy, collaborative teaching, technology, and student welfare.
The school has strong links with a number of large businesses through the
“Australian Business in the Community” (ABCN) program. These links offer
leadership and mentoring opportunities, curriculum enrichment and careers
The school has achieved numerous awards in recognition of excellent
curriculum and professional learning programs.