Killarney High is a high achieving school with a strong commitment
to quality teaching and learning within a comprehensive co-educational
framework. The school aims to enable students to achieve high standards of
learning and develop self-confidence and commitment to personal excellence
based on a strong set of values.
Facilities: Five computer laboratories, recording studio, photography
and digital media facilities, well resourced library, drama room, dance studio,
adjacent sports oval, fitness centre, performing arts facilities,
video-conferencing facilities, interactive whiteboards, computer and wireless
internet access in each classroom.
Electives Years 7 to 10: Chinese, French (including French
Acceleration program), Italian, Japanese, Art, Drama, Music, Commerce, Graphics
Technology, Technics-Wood, Technics-Metal & Electronics, Computer Studies,
Food Technology, Textiles Technology, Physical Activity and Sports Studies,
Photography and Digital Media, History Extension.
Electives Years 11 and 12: English (standard, advanced, extensions
one and two), Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science,
Physics, Senior Science, Ancient History, Modern History, History Extension,
Business Studies, Economics, Geography, Legal Studies, Society and Culture,
Design and Technology, Engineering Studies, Food Technology, Industrial
Technology, Textiles and Design, Drama, Music (1, 2 and Extension), Visual
Arts, Chinese Background Speakers and Continuers, French Continuers and
Beginners, Japanese continuers and Beginners, Information Processes and
Technology, Software Design and Development, PD/Health/PE, Photography Video
and Digital media, Sport Lifestyle Recreation.
Vocational Education and Training courses: Construction,
Hospitality, Information Technology, Entertainment.
Sport: Basketball, tennis,
netball, hockey, rugby, soccer, cricket, volleyball, softball, baseball, squash,
rowing, surfing, rock climbing, touch football, aerobics, bowling, skating and
Gifted and Talented programs in basketball, cricket and soccer for
both boys and girls.
Extracurricular activities: Concert and stage bands, chamber
ensemble, guitar ensemble, debating, public speaking, Junior Toastmasters, Mock
Trial, Model United Nations Assembly team, drama ensemble, film club, Junior
and Senior dance group, chess club, choir, art club, environment team, gym
club, student newspaper and magazine committee, musical productions and
performance evenings, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.
Welfare and personal development: Vertical roll groupings, mentoring
for all Year 12 students, Student Representative Council, peer support, peer
tutoring, mentoring program, Years 7 and 11 orientation program, work
experience, careers program, student study days and personal development
programs, Think Tank Thursday — student leadership program.
Special features: Excellent academic results for the HSC,
accelerated French language program from Year 7, outstanding concert band and
other ensemble music groups, literacy programs for Years 7 to 12, extension
classes for talented students in Year 7 to 10, strong community links within
the Killarney–Forestville Community of Schools.
Famous ex-student: Anne Sargeant (former Australian Netball
|Enrolment||950 students in 2010|
Free (Government School) |
02 9451******* 02 9451 7005
02 9975******* 02 9975 5052
|Address||Starkey Street, Killarney Heights 2087|