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

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

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.

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 10
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 530 students.
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)
  • Address:Murranji Street, Hawker 2614
  • Phone:61 2 6205 6844
  • Fax:61 2 6205 6852

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