JJ Cahill Memorial High is well resourced and strives to provide
students with a caring environment in which they feel safe and able to fully
participate in all activities offered by the school. Post-school university
cadetships are available (phone the school for details).

Facilities: Modern library, art complex, science wing,
state-of-the-art IT and computer rooms, multimedia rooms, sports fields,
basketball and volleyball courts, auditorium, weight room with a full gymnasium
built in 2009.

Electives Years 7 to 10: French, Italian, Graphics Technology,
Industrial Technology (Timber), Food Technology, Geography, Extension History,
Visual Arts, Music, Engineering Studies, Information Software and Technology,
Commerce, Drama.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Economics,
Legal Studies, Geography, Business Studies, Modern Greek, Engineering Science,
Visual Arts, Music, PD/Health/PE, Design and Technology, Food Technology,
Modern and Ancient History. 1-Unit courses such as extension courses in English,
Mathematics, History and Modern Greek, Work Studies are offered. VET courses in
Business Services, Information Technology, Retail, Hospitality, Construction,
Multimedia and Sport Coaching.

Sport: Competitive — codes of football, netball, volleyball,
basketball, tennis, squash, hockey, water polo, cricket, athletics, swimming,
cross-country, softball. Leisure — dance, table tennis, badminton, tenpin

Extracurricular activities: Debating, dance, Mock Trial, chess club,
school bands, community service projects.

Welfare and personal development: Programs in the school are
initiated and supported by the student council and the school leaders programs.
Special elements of the welfare program include a continuing program of skill
development for all Year 11 students and an orientation program for Year 7.
Work experience is a great strength at JJ Cahill, which has business links with
37 companies in Sydney’s south, and careers education is available for all
students. Programs are offered for gifted students, for students from
non-English-speaking backgrounds and for those having learning difficulties.

Special features: Extensive education and business links, providing
work placements and curriculum enrichment. A special partnership with the DHL
Worldwide Express company called “Windows to Our Future” supports technology,
literacy, sport, work experience, adventure and life skills activities for

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 400 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:Sutherland Street, Mascot 2020
  • Phone:02 9669 5118 / 02 9667 3062
  • Fax:02 9667 4902

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