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GILROY COLLEGE


Gilroy College was established in 1980 and is set on 7.2 hectares at
Castle Hill.

Facilities: Include performing arts centre, technologies centre,
darkroom, four computer rooms, a mobile computer laboratory, library resource
centre, hall/gymnasium, basketball and netball courts and sports fields.
There’s a new performing arts and design and technology centre for music
(including music laboratory), drama, textiles and design, computers, food
technology/hospitality, wood, drawing, metalwork and graphics.

Electives Years 7 to 10: French, Japanese, Drama, Commerce, Graphics
Technology, World History, Environmental Geography, Physical Activity and
Sports Studies, Textiles & Design, Wood Technology, Food Technology, Music,
Visual Arts and Photography. All students study Computing in Year 8 in Academic
Studies.

Electives Years 11 and 12: More than 50 subjects are available at
the senior level, including a number of VET and TVET courses.

Sport: Competitive — netball, basketball, soccer, swimming, indoor
cricket, cricket, tennis, indoor soccer, rugby league, softball, hockey.
Recreational — golf, ice-skating, bushwalking, cycling, table tennis, bowling
and surfing.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, public speaking, band, musical
productions, choir, chess, Toastmasters, sister school in Japan (offering an
annual exchange program for students), social justice group.

Welfare and personal development: Students are encouraged to develop
self-discipline within a framework of pastoral care and peer support. A special
education department is equipped to deal with learning difficulties and the
gifted and talented. Formal careers education is provided in Year 9.

Special features: Since its establishment, Gilroy College has
developed a strong academic tradition with outstanding results in both the SC
and HSC. Parent involvement is strong, fostering a sense of community.

Religion Catholic
Type Catholic
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 1150 students
Phone
02 9680******* 02 9680 2311
Fax
02 9899******* 02 9899 5314
Address Marie Street, Castle Hill 2154
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