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EAST HILLS GIRLS TECHNOLOGY HIGH


East Hills Girls Technology High has been providing quality
education for girls for more than 50 years. The school combines a strong
tradition of high student achievement with a wide range of opportunities for
students in learning and leadership. The school has a continuing focus on
educating girls for a technological future by providing a stimulating and
disciplined learning environment with a focus on technology that encourages
students to achieve excellence. The Student Support Program focuses on
nurturing personal development, life skills, careers education, religious
education, preparation for further study and/or work and citizenship. The
special needs of gifted students are recognised and catered for, as are the
needs of those with learning difficulties. An effective Student Leadership
Program provides a forum for student opinion and for student participation in a
range of committees and decisions.

The School Council, and P & C Association offer strong community
support and participate in school-based decision-making. The East Hills Girls
Technology Alumni provides opportunities for former students to maintain
contact with the school. International students are welcomed.

Facilities: The school stands on landscaped grounds and has a large,
well-equipped library with a multimedia room and an interactive classroom,
computer laboratories, a video production unit, photography laboratory,
gymnasium and specialist rooms for technological studies, sciences, creative
arts and drama. The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre
provides students with access to sophisticated technology at an industry
standard. There is wheelchair access throughout the school.

Courses Years 7 to 10: Aboriginal Studies, Careers Education,
Commerce, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, English, Food Technology,
French, Geography, German, Graphics Technology, History, Industrial Technology
(Art Metal, Electronics, Timber) Information Software and Technology, Japanese,
Mathematics, Music, PD/Health/PE, Photographic and Digital Media, Physical
Activity and Sport Studies, Science, Technology (Mandatory), Textiles
Technology, Visual Arts.

Courses Years 11 and 12: Aboriginal Studies, Ancient History,
Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Community and Family Studies, Dance,
Design and Technology, Drama, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics,
English (all courses), Engineering Studies, Food Technology, French (all
courses), German (all courses), Geography, Industrial Technology (Multimedia
Industries), Information Processes and Technology, Japanese (all courses),
Legal Studies, Mathematics (all courses), Modern History, History Extension,
Music 1 and 2, PD/Health/PE, Physics, Senior Science, Society and Culture,
Software Design and Development, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Business
Services (VET), Entertainment Industry( VET), Hospitality Operations (VET),
Information Technology (VET), Retail Services, (VET), Exploring Early
Childhood, Photography, Video and Digital Imaging, Sport, Lifestyle and
Recreation Studies.

Sport: A program of sporting involvement is maintained by the
provision of integrated, recreational and competitive sports, including a
variety of traditional sports and individual leisure activities such as tennis,
aerobics, weight training, tenpin bowling, ice skating, fitness circuit
training, mini golf, rock climbing and tennis.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, band, choir, drama and dance
are offered. Excursions, student exchange programs, work experience and
industry links support and extend innovative classroom experiences.

Welfare and personal development: The student support program
focuses on personal development, life skills, careers education, religious
education, and preparation for further study and/or work and citizenship. The
special needs of gifted students are recognised and catered for, as are the needs of those students with learning difficulties. The
School Council and P&C offer strong community support and participate in
school-based decision-making. An effective student leadership program, and six
student committees, as well as a Student Representative Council, provide a
forum for student opinion and for student participation in school-based
decisions. The East Hills Girls Technology Alumni provides opportunities for
former students to maintain contact with the school.

Special features: The school has an excellent reputation for high
student achievement in academic, creative and physical studies. A number of courses
such as Hospitality, Retail, Business Services, Entertainment Industry and IT
provide structured work acknowledgments from employer groups. Religious
education is also available.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Girl
Enrolment 965 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9773******* 02 9773 9160
Fax
02 9792******* 02 9792 3853
Address Lucas Road, Panania 2213
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