Cheltenham Girls’ High School was established as a non-designated
local, single sex comprehensive high school in 1958. Cheltenham Girls’ High
strives to meet the diverse needs of girls by promoting personal growth,
self-esteem, leadership, love of learning, and desire for personal fulfilment.
The school values its history and heritage, which are celebrated by all
students, past and present. The school has a strong focus on social justice and
community fundraising; having raised an average of $40,000 per year over the
past five years.

Facilities: An extensive network of more than 350 computers provides
internet access for all students and staff throughout the school. Other
facilities include a design and technology centre, computer laboratories,
performing arts facilities, sporting fields and courts, a photographic
darkroom, an agricultural plot, a computerised library, and a well-serviced
canteen. A new classroom block officially opened in 2009.

Electives: The school offers a comprehensive range of subjects from
all eight Key Learning Areas, including the complete range of courses in
English, Science and Mathematics. Other courses include several languages,
various Computing Studies subjects, Design and Technology, Technical Drawing,
Visual Arts, Music, Legal Studies, Business Studies, Society and Culture,
Dance, Drama, Photography and PD/Health/PE.

Extracurricular activities: All students participate in a
presentation day at the Sydney Opera House at the end of each academic year.
Other activities include the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, chorale, stage
band, dance ensemble and chamber groups, aerobics and debating.

Welfare and personal development: The comprehensive welfare
structure includes Year advisers, support teachers for students with learning
difficulties and backgrounds in languages other than English, a school
counsellor, a careers adviser, and a gifted and talented students’
co-ordinator. An active peer support program also operates.

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Girls

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1262 students. enrolment policy and procedures are available on the website.
  • 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:The Promenade, Cheltenham 2119
  • Phone:02 9876 4481
  • Fax:02 9869 8521

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