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HOMEBUSH BOYS HIGH


Established in 1936, Homebush Boys High has a strong academic and
sporting tradition. In the past, it was selective and many of its traditions
and practices were established in that period. Today, the school is a
progressive, comprehensive boys high school with a distinct focus on quality
teaching and learning, featuring comprehensive literary programs and ICT
assisted learning strategies.

Facilities: Tennis courts, assembly hall, two gymnasiums suitable
for basketball and volleyball, large modern library, oval, two kitchens,
library, five networked computer rooms, independent learning centre, internet
access, equipped art, music, science and industrial arts rooms, wireless
internet.

Electives: Pupils’ needs have traditionally favoured Mathematics and
Science, with many taking extension units in those subjects. Engineering
Science, Industrial Technology, French, Italian and Chinese Computing Studies,
Legal Studies, Business Studies, and JSST courses are also available.
Hospitality and Information Technology and Sports Coaching are offered as
Vocational Education Training courses.

Sport: The school has been successful in a number of sports at grade
and CHS levels, particularly rugby union, soccer, cricket, lawn bowls,
basketball, water polo, tennis, swimming, volleyball, and basketball. Many
students have been selected for state and national sporting representation.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, school band, school magazine,
drama, chess, public speaking, environment group.

Welfare and personal development: Pastoral care, peer support,
prefects, personal development, living skills, work experience, careers
education.

Special features: A large percentage of HSC candidates from Homebush
Boys High gain entry to university. Each year many candidates feature in the
NSW Premier All Rounder Awards for HSC excellence.

Famous ex-students: Sir Keith Campbell, Neville Gazzard, Ray Price,
Peter Reuben, Gordon Bray, John Coates, Professor Richard Collins, Bob Debus,
Geoff Simms, Ian Maurice, Professor Fred Stephens, Ken Shorter, Neil Armfield, John
Symonds, File Finau, John Talbot, Arthur Summons.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Boy
Enrolment 1300 students
Fees Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9764******* 02 9764 3611
Fax
02 9746******* 02 9746 3614
Address Bridge Road, Homebush 2140
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