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Hawker is a co-educational senior college, catering for Years 11 and
12, and attractively sited in hillside grassland in the residential suburb of
Hawker. The school is easily accessible by public transport from all feeder
suburbs. The college opened in 1976 and has a long tradition in scholarship, student welfare, cultural and sporting
facilities and strong community involvement. Responding to changing educational/training
needs is a priority.

Facilities: Computer labs including CAD, computerised library and
audio-visual resources, drama theatre and dance studio, modern commercial
cookery and hospitality classrooms, specialist facilities for media, art,
fashion, science and technology, motor, music, agriculture, photography,
gymnasium, cafeteria, playing fields, tennis courts.

Electives Years 11 and 12: There is a wide choice of accredited
courses in the faculties of English, History, Media, Mathematics, Science,
Technology, Business/Language Information Technology and Social Science,
Communicating/Performing Arts, Physical Education, and Human Movement, as well
as outdoor activities. Mandarin, Indonesian, Spanish, French and Italian are
the languages offered. There are also courses in Tourism Industry studies,
Community Service, Childcare, Furniture Construction, Electrical Electronics,
Information and Office Studies, Automotive Technology, and Music.

Sport: Competitive — rugby union/league, basketball, indoor soccer,
indoor hockey, volleyball. Girls’ recreational sports and games are a priority.
Cycling, fishing, horse riding, aerobics, scuba diving, rafting, skiing, and
bushwalking are also offered.

Extracurricular activities: College radio, magazine, community
services, theatre/drama/music productions, Rock Eisteddfod, debating.

Welfare and personal development: Traditionally a top priority of
this college, careers and personal counselling are available at all times,
parent access is encouraged and there are weekly pastoral care sessions. An
active SRC has strong involvement in college management, and the College Board
has student representatives. Regular newsletters are mailed to parents. The
college offers work experience programs. ESL is part of the curriculum. There
is a special-needs program, which provides specialised learning support for
individual students, and an overseas student program is also available.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 11 - Year 12
Fees Free (Government School)
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 7744
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 7745
Address Murranji Street, Hawker 2614
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