Hunters Hill High School is a highly successful, comprehensive
school, with a long history of academic achievement together with cultural and sporting
excellence. The school continues to foster a strong school spirit, with a good
range of creative and relevant programs that encourage all students to reach
their potential.

Facilities: Situated on a 6.6-hectare site on the banks of Lane Cove
River, the school has a spacious and leafy setting. Recent capital works
improvements have included the construction of a $4.7-million assembly
hall/gymnasium/performance space complex and updated science and hospitality
facilities. Facilities include a library with two technology areas, a large
riverside oval, tennis and basketball courts, 
drama theatrette, a movement studio, specialist language/art/science/music and
photography facilities.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Commerce, Drama, History, Italian, Japanese,
Music, Visual Arts, Food Technology, Information Software and Technology,
Engineering Studies, Industrial Technology (Graphics/Metal and Wood).

Electives Years 11 and 12: Ancient History (with Extension),
Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Drama, Design and Technology, Economics,
Geography, Industrial Technology, Industry Studies (Hospitality), Information
Processes and Technology, Legal Studies, Mathematics (with Extension), Modern
History (with Extension), Music, Physics, PD/Health/PE, Sport Lifestyle and
Recreation, Society and Culture and Visual Arts. The school is also linked to
Meadowbank/Ryde, Ultimo, North Sydney and Hornsby TAFEs, providing access to
TVET courses.

Sport: Archery, athletics, basketball, cricket, cross-country,
hockey, netball, rugby union, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, touch
football, volleyball, gym fitness and water polo. Recreational sports include
bowling, cycling, dancing, powerwalking, sailing, tae kwon do and table tennis.

Co-curricular activities: Achievers’ camp, concert and Senior
ensemble, debating, drama, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, monthly school
newsletter, annual school magazine, student newspaper, variety night, musical
concerts, choir, Tournament of Minds.

Welfare and personal development: Careers adviser, peer support,
SRC, learning difficulties team, work experience, Year advisers, Year 7 camp
and senior mentoring.

Special features: The school has strong links with the local
community that feature the “Moocooboola” festival and the Oxfam Trailwalk. Links
with primary schools are enhanced by primary enrichment programs in creative and performing arts, science, mathematics and

Famous ex-students: Tegan Bennett, Christopher Birch, Rose Byrne,
Ben Derwent, Tom Leudeke, Bronwyn Meyer, Felicity Nove, Jodhi Packer (Meares),
Scott Rankin, Jeff Shaw, Brett Stiller, Gavin Woods.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 585 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:Reiby Road, Hunters Hill 2110
  • Phone:02 9817 4785
  • Fax:02 9816 3297

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