Kiama High seeks to give all students effective and productive
educational experiences by encouraging them to strive for excellence while
developing caring and responsible social attitudes and behaviour towards
others. The school has undergone extensive building and landscape work,
enhancing the extensive grounds and teaching facilities.

Facilities: Library, drama room, multi-purpose hall, two ovals,
basketball courts, gymnasium, state-of-the-art computer rooms and specialist
rooms for practical subjects.

Electives Years 7 to 10: History, Geography, Visual Arts, Music,
Drama, Commerce, Wood and Metal Technics, Languages, Graphics Technology,
Electronics, Food Technology, Textiles and Design, Skills Development,
Information and Software Technology, Dance, Recreation Studies, Environmental
Studies, Marine Studies.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Kiama High School is equipped to offer
the most diverse curriculum for senior students: Chemistry, Physics, Earth and
Environmental Science, Biology, Senior Science, Visual Arts, Modern History, Geography,
Economics, Legal Studies, Business Studies, Photography, PD/Health/PE, Music,
Textiles and Design, Information Processes and Technology, Software Design and
Development, Computer Applications , Engineering Studies, Industrial
Technology, Aboriginal Studies, French, Italian, Drama, Ancient History,
Society and Culture, Food Technology, Hospitality Operations, Community and
Family Studies, Exploring Early Childhood, Metals and Engineering, Business
Services. The school also offers Extension 1 and 2 courses in English and
Mathematics in the senior school and Extension History in Year 12.

Sport: Kiama High School has a proud sporting tradition that
encompasses not only team and individual excellence, but also sportsmanship,
teamwork and general fitness. With recently upgraded teaching spaces and access
to the excellent facilities available locally, students at Kiama High School
are encouraged to both participate and reach their full potential.

Extracurricular activities: Students at Kiama High School have the
opportunity to participate in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. The
music program encompasses both instrumental and vocal performance groups. In
the sporting field the school participates in statewide competitions in a
variety of sports and gives the opportunity for students to develop individual
and team skills. Students also participate in art programs, public speaking and
are extensively involved in community service.

Welfare and personal development: The extensive welfare system
incorporates a student council, peer support program and remedial tutoring from
parents and other members of the general community. An anti-bullying program
provides students a safe and friendly environment, with systems to manage
challenging behaviours. Work experience and career guidance are incorporated
into the curriculum. The school operates a merit system for students, including
bronze, silver and gold certificates for co-operative, motivated students and a
gold medal of achievement for excellence throughout the year.

Special features: Kiama High School boasts a very experienced
teaching staff, including
a large number who have marked the HSC exams. Its outstanding HSC results
reflect excellent teaching and learning across the breadth of the curriculum.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1342 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:Saddleback Road, Kiama 2533
  • Phone:02 4232 1911
  • Fax:02 4233 1437

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