This large co-educational high school was established in 1970 and is set in leafy, well-maintained grounds. “Developing Confident Responsible Citizens who Strive for Excellence” is the school’s stated purpose.

Facilities: Library, multi-purpose centre, school farm shared with Gosford High, applied learning centre, sporting fields supplemented by nearby access to council facilities.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Drama, Dance, Computing Studies, Technics (Wood, Metal, Electronics), French, German, Visual Arts, Music, Agriculture, Japanese.

Electives Years 11 and 12: A full range of NSW Board courses as well as a selection of JSST courses, Mathematics, Engineering Science, German, and Japanese are offered.

Sport: All major sports as well as a substantial number of leisure activities are offered.

Extracurricular activities: Choir, drama, debating, dance, cattle club.

Welfare and personal development: Peer support is in operation and students regularly offer their time to charity activities. A comprehensive careers and living skills program is a feature. There is an SRC that represents students on the school council. A head teacher of welfare and Year advisers ensure a proactive approach to student welfare.

Special features: The school has a support unit for 60 students with physical/intellectual disabilities who are integrated into mainstream classes. Student retention rates are high and HSC results are of a high standard. Year 7 is organised in teams with home rooms and an integrated curriculum.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1240 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:faunce street, gosford 2250
  • Phone:02 4325 2110
  • Fax:fax 02 4323 2685

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