Established in 1976, Elderslie High has modern buildings in a native
bush setting overlooking extensive river plains. A strong emphasis is placed on
academic achievement and the school maintains a high standard in this respect.
Excellent results are consistently achieved in the HSC and various state-wide
academic and sporting competitions. The school also enjoys recognition of its
creative and performing arts program including annual school musical, dance and
drama ensemble groups; debating; public speaking; sport; vocational education
and training; and textiles technology achievements.

Facilities: Library, gymnasium, sporting fields, basketball courts,
five computer rooms, fitness laboratory, photography facilities, drama studio
outdoor amphitheatre/performance space and school hall equipped with a dance

Electives Years 7 to 10: Agriculture, Computing Studies, Dance,
Drama, French, Information Software and Technology, History, Geography,
Commerce, Music, Physical Activity and Sport Studies, Textiles and Design, Wood
Technology, Metal Technology, Graphics Technology, Visual Arts, Design and
Technology, Food Technology.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Extension English and Mathematics, Food
Technology, Modern and Ancient History, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Senior
Science, Information Processes and Technology, Software Design and Development,
Economics, Geography, Legal Studies, Engineering Studies, French, Business
Studies, Drama, Dance, Music, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Design and
Technology, PD/Health/PE, Society and Culture, Agriculture, Hospitality. VET
courses are also offered including Hospitality, Construction, Primary
Industries and Sports Coaching.

Sport: Competitive — cricket, volleyball, basketball, rugby league,
soccer, tennis, cross country, athletics, hockey, swimming, netball, rugby
union, Australian rules, golf, squash. A wide variety of leisure sports is also

Extracurricular activities: Debating, drama, band, choir, chess,
dance and drama ensembles, school musical, ISCF, animal nursery, and program
for gifted and talented students.

Welfare and personal development: There is an active student council
at the school, a peer mediation program, and an extensive welfare network
supporting students at all levels. A careers adviser teaches career skills and
arranges work experience. Scholarships are available.

Special features: Over the last decade, Elderslie students have
topped a number of HSC courses and the school has been represented at the
Texstyles Exhibition (of NSW’s best 20 HSC 2-Unit Textiles and Design major
works) and ArtExpress. In addition, the school has continued an outstanding
reputation and results in Agriculture Shows, including involvement every month
at local community markets with the school animal nursery; dance and drama
ensemble groups; choir and vocal ensembles and sport.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1000 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:Hilder Street, Narellan 2567
  • Phone:02 4658 1110
  • Fax:02 4658 0219

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