Cronulla High School provides a focused and supportive environment,
which maximises learning opportunities for students. The school’s values are
based on effective learning through personal responsibility and commitment, and
a sense of close community where respect for others is taught and parents work
in partnership with the school. It offers top results from first-class teaching
and learning programs.

Facilities: Design and Technology complex, new multi-purpose sports
courts, commercial kitchens, internet access, four-level library, sports
fields, dance/drama facility, state-of-the-art computer network (ratio of one
computer to every seven students).

Electives Years 7 to 10: Commerce, Computing Studies, Dance, Drama,
Food Technology, Industrial Technology Timber and Metal,, Information Software
and Technology, Japanese, Music, Physical Activity and Sports Studies, Textiles
Technology, Visual Arts.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Biology, Business Studies, Community and
Family Services, Chemistry, Construction VET, Dance, Drama, Design &
Technology (Industrial Material/Textiles), Economics, Entertainment VET,
English Extension 1 and 2, Food Technology, Geography, History (Ancient),
History (Modern), History Ext 1, Hospitality VET, Industrial Technology
(Multimedia Industries), Information Processes and Technology, Japanese, Legal
Studies, Maths General, Mathematics, Mathematics 1 and 2, Music, PD/H/PE,
Physics, Society and Culture, Visual Arts. TAFE courses are also offered.

Sport: Almost every type of sport is played and proximity to the
beach makes aquatic sports a focus. Highly successful surf survival, body
boarding and surfing programs are popular with students of both sexes. The
school has an impressive record of sporting achievers, producing Australian
reps in athletics, softball, swimming, touch football and water polo and has a
highly successful snow-sports team.

Extracurricular activities: Band, community choir, dance ensembles,
debating, drama ensemble, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, environmental
group, music ensemble, student leadership program, snowsports team, F1
Challenge, Tournament of Minds.

Welfare and personal development: Peer support and a comprehensive
student welfare program are integral components of Cronulla’s educational
program. A strong student council, student study camps, student leadership
courses, work experience and careers guidance classes all contribute to
personal and group development.

Special features: Cronulla High applies contemporary learning theory
to maximise student learning outcomes. A talented child program operates with
extension classes in Years 7 to 10 and students in Years 7 and 11 attend
orientation camps.

Famous ex-students: Mark Occhilupo (pro surfer), Denis Watkins
(playwright), Andrew Kerr (Australian water polo), Chris McDowell (medical).

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 740 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:Captain Cook Drive, Cronulla 2230
  • Phone:02 9523 4017
  • Fax:02 9523 0909

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