Kaleen High is in north-eastern Belconnen, surrounded by parklands
and sports fields. Students of all abilities and interests are catered for.
Facilities: Two computer laboratories, large gymnasium, music
keyboard laboratory, agriculture facilities, drama suite, refurbished kitchen,
fully automated library (accessible to wheelchairs). There is a fully staffed
resource centre for students needing learning assistance. There are two
Learning Support Units: one catering for intellectually moderate students, the
other catering for students with autism.
Electives Years 7 and 8: All students study the national Key
Learning Areas of English, Mathematics, Science, Studies of Society and
Environment, Physical Education/Health, Technology, the Arts and Japanese.
Teachers who meet regularly to ensure an appropriate curriculum is provided to
address the needs of every student.
Electives Years 9 and 10: Include Music, Media and Drama, Ceramics,
Leatherwork, Japanese, Home Economics, Photography, Wood, Metal, Plastics and
Fibre Technology, Graphic Communication, Computing, Business Management,
Vocational Education, Poultry Breeding, Extension Mathematics and Extension Science.
Sport: School teams are strongest in soccer, badminton, touch,
oztag, rugby league, basketball and rowing. Kaleen High School students perform
creditably in every competition they enter. The sport education model in PE
requires and assists students to develop leadership and administration skills.
Extracurricular activities: The school is well regarded for charity
fund raising. Other activities include an active SRC, a school band catering
for beginners and experienced musicians, participation in dance festivals, a
sister school relationship with Nara University High School, partnership with
the Tabitha Foundation supporting communities in Cambodia and entry in national
English, mathematics, science and LOTE competitions.
Welfare and personal development: Pastoral responsibilities are
shared among staff. The school adheres to restorative justice processes and has
strong links with a wide number of community and government agencies. The
school offers a Years 7 to 10 pastoral care program. A cross-curriculum careers
component covers Years 9 to 10 to assist with the transition from school to
work or further education.
|Enrolment||approximately 220 students|
Free (Government School) |
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 5811
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 5810
|Address||Baldwin Drive, Kaleen 2617|