A recognised centre of excellence in the performing arts,
Bowral High was founded in 1929 with the motto “Excelsior”. The school has
established a fine record of achievement in academic, cultural and sporting

Facilities: Library, multi-purpose hall, performing arts
studio, science and visual arts blocks, food technology block, industrial
technology block, six computer labs, two ovals basketball courts.

Subjects Years 7 to 10: English, Mathematics, Science,
History, Geography, Commerce, Performing Arts, Music, Dance, Drama, Visual
Arts, Visual Design, Computing Studies, French, Italian, Design and Technology
Engineering, Industrial Technology (Graphics, Wood, Metal), PD/Health/PE, Physical
Science & Sports Studies, Outdoor Education, Work Education.

Subjects Years 11 and 12: Traditional subjects are
offered at all levels as well as English (Extension 1 and 2), Mathematics
(Extension 1 & 2), Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth & Envoronmental
Science, Senior Science, Ancient History, Modern History, Extension History,
Business Studies, Geography, Legal Studies, Dance, Drama, Music (1 and 2 and
Extension), PD/Health/PE, Food Technology, Visual Arts, Design &
Technology, Textile Technology, Software Design and Development, Industrial
Technology, Engineering Science, and VETAB-accredited Hospitality, Business
Services, Entertainment Industry and Information Technology.

Sport: An extensive range of traditional and recreational
sports is offered. Local sporting facilities are used for sports such as
tennis, soccer, hockey, swimming, athletics, basketball, netball, softball,
gymnastics, golf and fitness.

Extracurricular activities: Vocal, instrumental (concert
band, training band, string ensembles), dance and drama ensembles, stage
productions (musical, drama), public speaking, debating, green team, chess.
Various other social and recreational activities, such as a trivia night and a
fashion parade, are also offered.

Welfare and personal development: An elected student
council and prefecture represent student interests, organise school functions
and promote charity work. Formal assemblies of excellence, a ‘recognition of
merit’ system, student supported transition programs, proactive welfare initiatives
to support students at their various stages of adolescence, and student
leadership programs support students.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: approximately 890 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:park and aitken roads, bowral 2576
  • Phone:02 4861 2255
  • Fax:fax 02 4861 2184

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