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BELCONNEN HIGH SCHOOL


Belconnen High School is a Years 7 to 10 school offering a
contemporary curriculum incorporating the eight Key Learning Areas. Thinking
skills, problem-solving, and active citizenship and leadership skills are
developed across the curriculum. The school places considerable emphasis on
building literacy and numeracy skills for all students.

Facilities: Comprehensive library, four computer laboratories,
classrooms equipped with IT access, fully equipped gym, multi-purpose hall,
specialist rooms (e.g. photography, maths lab, science resource centre, modern
kitchens).

Electives: Elective options in the Arts, Languages (Indonesian and
French), Home Economics, Technology and opportunities to pursue Certificate I
in Hospitality, Business Studies and IT.

Sport: Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide
variety of sports and the school has a successful record in zone and ACT
premierships.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, dance festival, band, thinking
carnival, Double Helix, excursions (including overseas), national academic
competitions, charity drives and much more.

Welfare and personal development: Year co-ordinators guide students
for four years, providing ongoing pastoral care. Peer support leaders and the
SRC are active in student governance. Streaming in core units and an enrichment
program is provided for gifted and talented students. Less confident learners
are supported in smaller class sizes and through specific literacy development
programs. A counsellor, chaplain and youth support worker co-ordinate programs
to meet individual students’ needs.

Special features: The school incorporates a Special needs unit for
students with autism. These students are fully integrated into mainstream.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 10
Enrolment 530 students.
Fees Free (Government School)
Phone
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 6844
Fax
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 6852
Address Murranji Street, Hawker 2614
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