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DAVIDSON HIGH


Since its establishment in 1972, Davidson High School has developed
a reputation for excellence in all areas of student endeavour. Its strong
academic emphasis is complemented by opportunities in sport, the performing and creative arts, vocational education, overseas
exchanges and student leadership.

Facilities: Multi-purpose centre, specialist facilities for Science,
Design, Computing, Visual Arts and Music, dance studio, drama room, library,
photographic darkroom and oval.

Electives Years 7 and 8: English, Mathematics, Science, History,
Geography, PE, Music, Dance, Visual Arts, Japanese, Drama, Design and
Technology, Italian, Personal Development, Thinking Skills, GATEway (an
innovative program for gifted and talented students).

Electives Years 9 and 10: English, Mathematics, Science, History,
Geography, PD/Health/PE, and semester courses from various subject groups are
offered. Each semester course counts for 50 hours of study for the School
Certificate. Students in Year 10 have programmed careers lessons.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Senior students can complete a pathway to
the HSC that suits their individual needs. Students may opt for an ATAR,
general education or vocational-specific program, and undertake this either
full- or part-time. The timetable allows attendance at TAFE and VET courses.
Courses offered each year are based on student demand. Contact the school for
further information.

Extracurricular activities: Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme,
concert band, stage band, chamber ensemble, dance (contemporary, jazz and other
ensembles), Rock Eisteddfod, debating and public speaking, drama, writing
competitions, Mock Trial, peer support, SRC, technology team, ecology club.

Special features: ICET (Inter Cultural Education Today) links
Davidson with schools throughout Japan. Cross-cultural skills are developed
through positive interaction with overseas students placed at Davidson. Annual
scholarships are provided to Davidson students to visit Japan. Award for School
Achievement.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 730 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9451******* 02 9451 0022
Fax
02 9975******* 02 9975 3560
Address Mimosa Street, Frenchs Forest 2086
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