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ERSKINE PARK HIGH


Erskine Park High School offers every student the opportunity to
excel and to achieve their personal best through outstanding teaching and
learning practices in a safe, happy and purposeful environment. Erskine Park
High School is a modern, vibrant comprehensive 7–12 high school with rich
relationships with the primary schools of our learning community. Serving the
Erskine Park learning community, the school motto of “Pride in Achievement”
makes it a school of high expectations, energetic achievement and excellent
results.

Facilities: The school boasts three modern multimedia technology
spaces, faculty computer labs, wireless technology, a multi-purpose hall with
theatre screen and sound, a fully equipped and modernised connected classroom,
a computerised music composition laboratory, an expansive library with
computerised systems throughout, modern student kitchens and spacious science
laboratories, a lecture theatre, a school farm, amphitheatre, fitness centre
and weights room, sporting fields, fully equipped music rooms with brass
concert band instruments, basketball courts, cricket nets. The school is
air-conditioned in many spaces. The school also possesses a Support Unit with
four support classes.

Electives Years 9 and 10: A diversity and richness of courses
includes Agriculture, Ceramics, Child Studies, Chinese, Civics, Commerce,
Construction, Dance, Drama, Early Childhood Studies, Exercise and Sport
Studies, Food Technology, Geography, Graphics Technology, History, Industrial
Technology Wood and Metal, Information and Software Technology, Music,
Photography, Textiles Technology and Visual Arts.

Electives Years 11 and 12: These include Agriculture, Ancient
History, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Community and Family Studies,
Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, English Extension 2, English
Extension 1, English Advanced, English Standard, Food Technology, Fundamentals
of English, Geography, History Extension, Industrial Technology, Information
Processes and Technology, Legal Studies, Mathematics Extension 1 and 2,
Mathematics General, Mathematics 2 Unit, Modern History, Music 1 and 2, Music
Extension, PD/H/PE, Photography, Physics, Senior Science, Society and Culture,
Visual Design, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, TAFE courses and TVET courses.
VET electives include Construction, Entertainment, Hospitality, Information
Technology, Metals and Engineering, Primary Industries and Retail.

Sport: Exciting school carnivals lead to progress through the zone,
regional and state championships in all sports. Equally, many diverse knockout
teams for boys and girls are available for maximum student participation.
Traditional team and individual sports are all catered for. Many school staff
coach and manage at Zone, Sydney West and Combined High Schools (CHS) level.
Many students have excelled at their chosen sports at the highest level at
Erskine Park High School.

Extracurricular activities: These include Creative and Performing
Arts evenings in Visual Arts, Dance and Drama, school musical, chess club,
debating, History Mastermind, dance and drama troupes, Music ensembles,
critical thinking workshop days, movie-making, student leadership days, senior
peer tutoring, peer mediation, peer mentoring, Senior Leadership Development
Programmes, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, Premier’s Reading Challenge,
Premier’s Sporting Challenge, Student Representative Council, school band, instrument
tuition, multicultural days, Tournament of Minds, Gifted and Talented (GAT)
Programs.

Welfare and personal development: Student wellbeing and student
welfare is proactive and innovative. Students are supported through energetic
peer support and peer mediation programs and with outstanding, personable and
enthusiastic year advisers. The school boasts innovative programs in boys
education, an exciting girls education strategy and a gifted and talented
program which unites it firmly with neighbouring primary schools and extends,
challenges and inspires students.

With student welfare on a daily basis, a levels system provides a
clear focus for parents, students and teachers concerning students’ rights and
responsibilities and school and community expectations of a productive learning
environment. Purposeful, focused lessons are the result. High expectations and
thorough standards of discipline, punctuality and school uniform govern work.

A vibrant, well-recognised merit system celebrates student success
weekly in the academic, cultural and sporting domains.

Parent celebration morning teas reinforce this success. The Student
Representative Council (SRC), the peak forum for student leadership, provides
intensive training and frequent representational opportunities for student
leaders from all cohorts, including membership of peak school teams.

Special features: The school enjoys a highly supportive and involved
parent group and community. Its ethos is one of collaboration, teamwork and
consultation.

An ordered and inspiring atmosphere is provided, where student
wellbeing and enhanced academic, cultural and sporting student outcomes are
embraced and delivered. Innovative and strategic programs to engage students
and enhance their spirit and involvement are at the forefront of daily class
work.

Erskine Park High School possesses a wonderful tradition of high
achievement, high standards and high expectations. It is a modern school which
boasts an enthusiastic, committed staff whose outstanding qualifications,
experiences and achievements deliver a quality classroom product each day.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 1000 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9834******* 02 9834 3536
Fax
02 9834******* 02 9834 3864
Address Swallow Drive, Erskine Park 2759
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