Sign in / Register
Home » Schools » KIRRAWEE HIGH

KIRRAWEE HIGH


Kirrawee is a languages high school with a focus on achieving personal
excellence. The school offers an extensive range of programs in all curriculum
areas. A comprehensive welfare structure supports student learning and
socialisation through innovative programs and counselling services. The school
has close ties with its community and has a reputation for outstanding
academic, performing arts and sporting results.

Facilities: Spacious modern library, independent learning centre,
multi-purpose centre, dance and performing arts studio and a new five room
music centre. In the area of computer technology, the school site is linked by
a Local Area Network (LAN) and all computers have broadband internet access.
All students participate in computer education courses using eight specialist
computer rooms including a state-of-the-art multimedia laboratory and a
specialist computer-aided drafting room. A new design and technology laboratory
has been established along with modern languages laboratories. A Japanese
Language Immersion Centre is provided as a state-wide resource. Other resources
include an oval, two tennis courts, indoor and outdoor basketball courts and a
covered outdoor learning area (COLA).

Electives Years 11 and 12: The full range of NSW Board of Studies
HSC courses is offered, including a range of vocational framework courses.
Students are currently undertaking pathways study options in the senior school
including acceleration and accumulation.

Sport: Water polo, basketball, volleyball, cricket, soccer, rugby
league, hockey, softball, baseball, touch football, tennis, squash,
roller-skating, bowling, aerobics, golf, surfing, and self defence are
available. Junior students utilise the outstanding facilities of the Waratah
Recreation Centre. School sporting teams continue to dominate in state-wide
competitions in popular sports.

Extracurricular activities: Public speaking, debating, bands,
special-interest clubs, musical and drama productions.

Welfare and personal development: Peer support and an active student
council operate at Kirrawee, and the school’s discipline policy is based on the
modified Glasser system. A comprehensive work experience and careers
counselling program operates to assist students in making decisions about the
future.

Special features: Higher School Certificate results have remained
consistently high over the past two decades. Kirrawee has an established school
council with parents, students and staff participating in curriculum, finance
and other school-management committees.

Famous ex-students: Kirsten Thomson (Olympic swimming silver
medalist), Lisa Wilson (Australian netball team), Chris McCormack (world
triathlon champion), Kate Hollywood, Alicia McCormack, Mia Santoromita and
Jenna Santoromito (2008 Olympians) and Emma Pask (singer/entertainer).

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 1200 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9521******* 02 9521 2099
Fax
02 9545******* 02 9545 1547
Address Hunter Street, Kirrawee 2232
School Search
Related Schools
















News & Advice
How Ruyton Girls’ School in Melbourne is connecting with Bay Primary School in South Africa


NEW YEAR 9 CAMPUS – OPENING 2019


The Positive Power of Community


Yarra Valley Grammar Open Morning 2018


Ruyton Girls’ School Celebrates Spirit Week


Ruyton Girls’ School students are leading the way to support and improve mental health issues


At Ruyton, we support transforming momentum into action


A personalised education


Ruyton Early Learning - Exceeding on a National Level


Your Invitation to Tara Open Day 2018


Sign up to our e-news
To keep you updated .


745


About Us
Contact Us
Terms of Use


Call Of The Country
Education pathways for senior students
Healthy bodies, healthy minds
Preparatory Schools
Technology in Schools
Vic Education System