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HURLSTONE AGRICULTURAL HIGH


Hurlstone Agricultural High School is a unique government school, in
that it has facilities for boarders and admission is academically competitive.
The school’s philosophy is to provide a challenging, vibrant and stimulating
environment where every individual is encouraged to seek personal excellence.
The study of agriculture is compulsory in Years 7 to 10 and priority is given
to Senior School applicants who wish to study agriculture, provided they meet
the school’s other academic requirements.

Facilities: Library, computer rooms, dancing studio, multimedia
room, specialist classrooms for practical subjects, swimming pool, tennis,
volleyball and netball courts, sports fields, multipurpose hall and gymnasium.

Electives Years 8 to 10: In addition to the core subjects, students
choose two minor and one major elective subject across Years 8 to 10. These may
include Technics, Food Tech, Dance, Drama, IPT, Sports Science and French.

Electives Years 11 and 12: HSC students are able to choose from a
broad range of traditional subjects including Agriculture, Primary Industries
and Engineering Studies.

Sport: There are a wide variety of competitive sports from indoor
cricket to snow skiing and lawn bowls. Leisure options such as aerobics and
swimming are also available.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, public speaking, dance, drama,
orchestra, bands, choral groups, one of the largest rural youth clubs in the
state, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, cadet unit, numerous interest/hobby
clubs and Interact Club.

Welfare and personal development: The school has a carefully
developed pastoral care structure underpinned by a student council, boarder
council, peer support and student mentor network. A full-time careers teacher
is available.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 972 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9829******* 02 9829 9222
Fax
02 9829******* 02 9829 2026
Address Roy Watts Road, Glenfield 2167
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