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GREYSTANES HIGH


Greystanes High is a comprehensive co-educational school that prides
itself on promoting academic and personal excellence. Students are encouraged
to make suitable curriculum choices by experienced and highly involved staff.
Literacy, numeracy and higher order thinking are emphasised. A wide range of
academic and vocational courses are offered and the use of technology in
teaching and learning is encouraged.

Facilities: Assembly hall, free-standing library, two ovals, tennis
courts and commercial kitchen. An extensive computer network and multimedia
facilities are used widely throughout the school.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Commerce, Computing Studies, Design and
Technology, Dance, Drama, Food Technology, French, Geography, History, Human
Movement, Japanese, Music, Photography, Textiles, Technical Drawing, Visual
Arts.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics, Science, Biology, Physics,
Chemistry, 2-Unit History Extension, Ancient History, Modern History, Legal
Studies, Geography, Business Studies, Economics, Society and Culture, Visual
Arts, Drama, Photography, Industrial Technology, Information Processes and
Technology, Community and Family Studies, Japanese, Personal Development,
Health and Physical Education, Sport and Recreation, Business Services
(Administration), Hospitality Operations, Metals and Engineering, Retail,
Information Technology.

Sport: Greystanes has a strong commitment to sport and the
development of recreational skills. Sporting opportunities include rugby
league, Australian rules, soccer, cricket, tennis, water polo, basketball,
netball, softball, baseball, squash, aerobics, touch football and frisbee. In
2009 and 2010 the school was awarded Western Sydney Champion Sporting School
and were the winners of NSW CHS Boys’ Open Touch Football.

Extracurricular activities: Individual skills and talents are
encouraged through a range of co-curricular activities including drama, music,
dance, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, recreational and competitive sports,
debating, public speaking, and community service.

Welfare and personal development: Personal development is supported
by a comprehensive welfare system. House group teachers assist students with
day-to-day issues and the SRC leads student participation in responsible
decision-making.

Special features: The discipline policy of the school is published
and employs the traditional range of awards and behaviour modification
techniques. A high level of parental involvement is encouraged.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 1000 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
$110 to $130 plus some specific subject fees
Phone
02 8868******* 02 8868 9106
Fax
02 9896******* 02 9896 3087
Address Beresford Road, Greystanes 2145
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