Established in 1969, Fairvale High
School is a high-performing, high-demand school which focuses on personal best
in a disciplined environment. The school has a strong learning culture, has
high expectations of students and insists on high standards in learning and

The school has qualified and
experienced staff and offers students a broad choice of courses. The curriculum
offers traditional core subjects such as English, Mathematics, Science, Social
Sciences, Personal Development, Health and Physical Education and History.
Fairvale High School is close to the CBD of Fairfield. Fairfield West is
located midway between Parramatta and Liverpool. The area is culturally diverse
and residential. The area is surrounded by extensive parklands including the
magnificent Western Sydney Regional Park and Equestrian Centre. Excellent
transport facilities are available to the major centres of Sydney, Parramatta
and Liverpool.

The school has an excellent reputation
in the local and wider community and as such, is a high demand school by
parents. Parents seek a school where students have the opportunity to seek
excellence and achieve their personal best in a disciplines environment where
traditional values are augmented with innovative teaching and learning

Electives: In addition, students may study Visual/Performing Arts,
Technological Studies, Languages, Geography, Commerce, Business Studies,
Spanish and French.

Special programs: Students learning English are supported by a faculty of
ESL and Learning support staff. Enrichment program for gifted and talented

Opportunities for all students to
succeed in their areas of interest including Dance, Drama, Art and Music,
participation in national and international competitions — English, Maths,
Science, Vocational Education courses in Hospitality, Business Services,
Retail, ICT and Construction.

Highly successful student leadership
programs — Student Representative Council, LEO’s Club, Rotary programs,
outstanding outdoor adventure and camping opportunities including Duke of
Edinburgh’s Award Scheme and Personal Development/Health/Physical Education,
interschool public speaking and debating programs, hands-on environmental
programs including bush regeneration and recycling, strong links with local
primary schools, industry and community organisations, innovative careers
program guiding students from school to further study, training or work,
inter-school sport competitions, adult education courses including a parent HSC

Student support service and
Overseas student contact person,
student welfare and support staff, careers resource centre with two careers
advisers, student mediators, learning support teachers, learning centres,
school counsellors, peer support and peer mediation programs, Student
Representative Council, Student Interest Clubs.

Special features: Extensive sporting fields, well-maintained
buildings, grounds and gardens, well-equipped library with Internet access,
eight computer laboratories with internet access, well-equipped science and
technology laboratories, Junior and Senior learning centre supported by teacher
mentor, indoor and outdoor sporting facilities.

The school has achieved outstanding
results in the HSC, with over 90 per cent of students proceeding to Tertiary

Famous ex-student: Tony Popovic, Bill Harrigan.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1400 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:Thorney RoadFairfield West 2165
  • Phone:(02) 9604 3118
  • Fax:(02) 9725 5246

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