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ELIZABETH MACARTHUR HIGH SCHOOL (EMHS)


Starting in 2010, Elizabeth Macarthur High School will offer both
Selective and Community placements for students.

Established in 1988, Elizabeth Macarthur High School strives to
support young people to develop to their full potential in the Narellan area.
EMHS students are self-motivated and are willing to take responsibility for
their own learning as they recognise it as a life-long quest. Students in years
7, 8 and 9 have the opportunity to work collaboratively and achieve excellence
through stimulating activities and challenges in the High Achievers Class.

Facilities: School hall equipped for drama/dance productions, drama
room, basketball courts, netball courts, oval, gymnasium, and weights room.
There are computer laboratories specifically designed for Visual Arts,
Performing Arts, ICT and Multimedia as well as computer laboratories for
general use. Facilities are fully ramped to cater for wheelchair students.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Agriculture, Art, Commerce, Computing
Studies, Dance, Drama, Food Technology, Italian, French, Japanese, Metal
Technics, Music, Photographic and Digital Media, Technical Drawing, Textiles
and Design, Tech. Timber, Multimedia and Human Movement.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Agriculture, Ancient History, Biology,
Business Studies, Building and Construction, Chemistry, Computing Studies,
Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Earth and Environmental Science,
Industrial Technology, Information Processes and Technology, Community and
Family Studies, Society and Culture, Exploring Early Childhood, Computing
Applications, Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation Studies, Food Technology, French,
Japanese, Geography, Hospitality, Information Technology, Italian, Legal
Studies, Life Management, Mathematics, Modern History, Music, PD/Health/PE,
Physics, Science, Textiles and Design, Photography, Video and Digital Imaging
and Visual Arts.

Sport: Competitive — swimming, cross-country, athletics at zone
level. Knock-out teams are entered in basketball, rugby league, Australian
rules football, netball, volleyball, hockey, and cricket. Leisure sports
include aerobics, squash, tenpin bowling, and wall-climbing.

Extracurricular activities: Rural Youth Program, equestrian team,
science club, photography team, Regional Dance Festival, School Spectacular,
drama, debating, Tournament of Minds, Mock Trial, Duke of Edinburgh’s
Award Scheme, Homework Centre, Student Representative Council and the Elizabeth
Macarthur High School Merit
Award Scheme.

Welfare and personal development: Peer support, whole-school award
system, class/faculty merit certificate.

Special features: The school is very strong in creative and
performing arts, particularly dance and drama. It also has a strong agriculture
department with an emphasis on showing cattle and other livestock. The
Agriculture Team are proud winners of several prestigious awards, representing
their professional and passionate approach to the subject. The school actively
encourages students to enrol in vocational education courses and, as noted
above, offers Hospitality, Building and Construction, Information Technology, and
Primary Industries courses.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 850 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
please consult the school
Phone
02 4646******* 02 4646 1899
Fax
02 4647******* 02 4647 1569
Address Waterworth Drive, Narellan 2567
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