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KINGSWOOD HIGH


Established in 1969, this comprehensive co-educational high school
is set in spacious grounds close to the University of Western Sydney (Nepean)
and Kingswood College of TAFE. Close links have been established with both. The
school aims to achieve success by encouraging a spirit of mutual respect and
co-operation, with emphasis on the school motto “Tolerance and Charity” and
through a strong focus on the achievement of individual learning goals.
Literacy/numeracy development is a key feature of the curriculum and targeted
reading and other learning support programs are in place. The school’s
structure includes a special education (Support) unit of five classes.

Facilities: The school has ovals, basketball courts, library with
computer resource centre, a wireless network and three computer rooms,
multi-purpose hall and agriculture plot.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Electives include Drama, Computing
Studies, Media Studies, Italian, Music, Visual Arts, Industrial Technology
Wood, Metal and Electronics/Plastics, Technical Drawing, Textiles and Design,
Food Technology, and Human Movement.

Electives Years 11 and 12: The school offers an extensive range of
Board subjects, JSSTAFE courses and within-school vocational courses to
maximise competency development. These include Hospitality, Metals and
Engineering, Building and Construction.

Sport: The school offers a Selective Sports Program with a strong
emphasis on interschool grade competition. The school remains zone champions in
swimming, cross-country and athletics. A wide range of recreational sports is
offered. 

Extracurricular activities: The school was the state winner for its
division of the 2005 Rock Eisteddfod and won numerous awards in the 2006, 2007
and 2009 Open division. The school has a dance program performing in local and
state competitions. The school also offers opportunities in debating, drama
performances, Tournament of Minds, sister-school links with Fujieda Kita High
School in Japan, competitions, exhibitions.

Welfare and personal development: Strong welfare and learning support is a priority at all levels.
Student leadership and citizenship are developed through participation in the
SRC, and via prefects, a peer mediation program, an NIM reading program, a peer
support program, and various school committees and working parties. Student
achievement is recognised through a structured merit award scheme and through
the presentation of Kingswood High School certificates.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 825 students
Fees Free (Government School)
Phone
02 4736******* 02 4736 1202
Fax
02 4736******* 02 4736 6011
Address Bringelly Road, Kingswood 2747
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