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Founded in 1985, Caroline Chisholm High School focuses students on
academic excellence and personal best in all areas of development within a
supportive environment.

Facilities: Large oval with playing fields, tennis and basketball
courts, gymnasium, library, computer labs, specialist teaching facilities.

Electives Years 7 to 10: As well as core studies in English,
Mathematics, Science, SOSE and PE (including advanced level classes) the school
offers electives in Music, Art, Performing Arts, Food Science, Textiles and
Design, Technics, Design Drawing, Information Technology, Indonesian, and

Sport: Competitive — cricket, swimming, cross-country, volleyball,
hockey, tennis, Australian Rules, rugby league, soccer, basketball, netball. In
addition, the physical education classes promote a wide range of leisure sports
and pursuits.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, SRC, drama, dance, outdoor
education, band, horticulture, student coaching of primary school students,
peer mediation, Tournament of Minds, science, mathematics, English, Indonesian

Welfare and personal development: Facilitated by a sub-school
structure (see below), all students participate in a small group pastoral care
program, and peer support is provided for Year 7 students. Each sub-school also
conducts annual young mens’ and women’s conferences focusing on age-appropriate
matters such as anti-bullying and gender issues. ESL, learning support and
learner assistance classes enable students with learning problems to succeed,
and an active SRC encourages student leadership and participation in school
life. The school’s challenge program provides special extension to identified
students with special gifts and talents. A school counsellor and youth worker
are on hand to assist students with individual problems.

Special features: Caroline Chisholm High School is organised into
four sub-schools. Students are grouped by Year and staff members are appointed
to sub-school teams comprising a mix of specialist teaching areas. The team
follows a single cohort of students through their entire four years at the
school, enabling a productive partnership between teachers, students and
parents by building long-term relationships.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment approximately 600 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 7277
Address Hambidge Crescent, Chisholm 2905
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