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HURSTVILLE BOYS’ CAMPUS (GEORGES RIVER COLLEGE)


Hurstville Boys’ Campus (2010 winner of the NSW DET Director
General’s Award for “Best Value Added” in Sydney Region) Hurstville Boys’ High
aims to provide students with a high-quality education in order to equip them
with the academic and social skills necessary for effective participation in
society. The concept of individual worth is given a high priority, and a sense
of personal responsibility, care and thought is integral to the school ethos. Students
have preferential enrolment into the Oatley Senior High campus of Georges River
College for Years 11 and 12.

Facilities: Oval, Binishell assembly hall/gymnasium, modern library,
outstanding facilities in technology and applied sciences including three
computer rooms, well-equipped technology rooms and a human performance
laboratory. Internet access is widely available.

Electives Years 9 to 10: Art, Commerce, Technics, Music, Visual
Arts, Computing Studies, Design and Technology, Mandarin.

Sport: Cricket, baseball, basketball, squash, table tennis, rugby
league, soccer, tennis, hockey. A wide variety of leisure sports and activities
are also offered.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, Mock Trial, charity support
such as Calvary Hospital, Orphan Sponsorship.

Welfare and personal development: There is a wide-ranging student
welfare support program and a strong discipline policy. The school requires
wearing of the school uniform. A peer support program and personal development
program operate as well as an active SRC. Work experience is undertaken and a
full-time careers adviser and occasional guest speakers assist boys in making
career choices.

Special features: The school has advanced facilities and expertise
in the fields of industrial technology and computer education. A fully equipped
automotive bay allows students to work with modern equipment. A human
performance laboratory with advanced equipment is in operation. The school’s
programs and teaching strategies, and its special emphasis on literacy and
numeracy programs, are aimed at meeting the special educational and social
needs of boys in Years 7 to 10. Students automatically progress to Oatley
Senior (co-ed) Campus for Years 11 and 12.

Famous ex-students: Sir Jack Brabham, Gary Punch, John Dixon OBE,
His Excellency Professor Gordon Reid (ex-governor of Western Australia).

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Boy
Years Year 7 - Year 10
Enrolment approximately 350 students
Fees Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9587******* 02 9587 3199
Fax
02 9553******* 02 9553 8264
Address Kenwyn Street, Hurstville 2220
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