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CRANEBROOK HIGH


Cranebrook High boasts fine facilities in spacious grounds.

Facilities: Multi-purpose assembly hall, tiered learning space, two
food labs, two graphics rooms, four art rooms, large agriculture plot, three
computer rooms, outstanding library with high-tech research facilities,
state-of-the-art Connected Classooms to other schools, part of a world-first
project in technology.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Technology and Design, Computing Studies,
Agriculture, Technics, Commerce, Visual Arts, Music, Drama, Languages, Home
Economics, Textiles and Design, Technical Drawing.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology,
Science for Life, Business Studies, Economics, Computing Studies, Visual
Design, Early Childhood, Ancient History, Life Management, Food Technology,
Design and Technology, Engineering Science, Agriculture, Computer Studies,
Health Studies, Visual Arts, Drama. OES courses include Sport, Recreation and
Leisure, Computing Applications, Visual Design, Early Childhood, and
Photography. Students also have access to a range of vocational courses gaining
TAFE credit including Business Services, Construction, Hospitality, Information
Technology, Metals and Engineering, Primary Industries, Retail, Electronics and
Work Studies.

Sport: Competitive — rugby league, netball, soccer. Leisure —
bowling, tennis, touch football, basketball.

Extracurricular activities: Performing arts, choir, debating,
science and maths competitions, art exhibitions, musical events, Rock
Eisteddfod (the school was a 2006 winner), musical ensembles, environmental
group, chess club, Student Representative Council, games and puzzle club,
knitting club, media club, sporting representation and community programs.

Welfare and personal development: A support (learning difficulties)
teacher offers an extensive range of programs, many concerned with literacy
across the curriculum. The school also benefits from the services of two deputy
principals, computer co-ordinator and a full-time careers adviser. The peer
support scheme supports a caring welfare policy in which emphasis is given to
talking problems through and recognising positive achievements.

Merit awards are provided systematically in recognition of student
success. The school has a range of programs to cater for gifted and talented
students.

Special features: The school is wheelchair-accessible and is a
leader in the field of integration across the curriculum. In addition, there
are two support classes for children with physical and learning disabilities
who participate in the full life of the school. In 2002, the school received an
achievement award at the National Literacy and Numeracy Week Awards. It was one
of only three high schools in the state to receive an award for the numeracy
focus of its project.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 813 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 4729******* 02 4729 0777
Fax
02 4729******* 02 4729 1384
Address Hosking Street, Cranebrook 2749
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