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KU-RING-GAI CREATIVE ARTS HIGH SCHOOL


Ku-ring-gai Creative Arts High is set on 10.8 hectares of beautiful
bushland in North Turramurra, next to the gates of Ku-ring-gai Chase National
Park. It has a strong academic background and provides unique opportunities in
the areas of creative arts as well as other subject areas.

Facilities: Multi-purpose hall, computer laboratories, large and
intimate theatre facilities, a dance studio, ceramics studio, design and technology
workrooms, a well-stocked library with CD-ROM facilities and internet
technology, recording studio, hospitality and business skills centre, student
independent learning centres, all-weather tennis courts, one soccer/football
field (with lights), one international-standard hockey field.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Music, Drama, Visual Arts, Computer
Studies, Design and Technology, Food Technology, Photography, Commerce,
Ceramics, Dance, Sports Science, Languages Other than English (including
Spanish), Performance, NOVA, Work Education, Visual Design, Special Religious
Education.

Electives Years 11 and 12: English Standard, Advanced, Extension,
Mathematics (General and Extension), Biology, Chemistry, Food Technology,
Visual Design, Physics, Ancient History, Modern History, History Extension,
Legal Studies, Business Studies, Dance, Drama, Spanish, Senior Science,
Geography, Design and Technology, Industrial Technology, Information Processes
and Technology, Music Course 1 and 2, Extension, PD/Health/PE, Visual Arts,
Society and Culture, Ceramics, Photography, Hospitality, TAFE-linked courses,
VET courses including Hospitality, Business Services, Information Technology
and Entertainment.

Sport: Sport for both sexes includes a wide variety of recreational
sports such as aerobics, weight and circuit training, bowling, ice-skating,
indoor sports and golf. The students participate in state-wide knock-out
competitions. Year 7 students take part in a skills building and team sport
program.

Extracurricular activities: The school utilises its environment in a
wide range of activities. There is a strong tradition of performance and exhibition involving bands, Drama, dance, visual art, film-making and whole-school performances.

Welfare and personal development: Counsellor, SRC, peer support
program, peer tutoring program, peer counselling program, student welfare
adviser, work experience, full-time careers adviser, ESL teacher, support
teacher for learning difficulties. Each student is well supported by this
welfare team. There is a uniform policy derived from full school community
consultation.

Special features: The school has an active and supportive P&C
and Creative Arts association. It has an active SRC that takes part in
collaborative decision-making. The school has had consistently good academic
results and enjoys strong relationships with industries, particularly the arts.
A strong foundation is provided for Year 7 students through the team-learning
structure. The NOVA program provides a vertical structure and opportunities for
creative learning.  The school prides
itself on providing staff learning programs and opportunities for accelerated
progression to students with a diversity of needs and goals including those
relating to specific talents and abilities. The school has been recognised for
its particularly effective approach to the transition of students from primary
to secondary.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 792 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9144******* 02 9144 3477
Fax
02 9983******* 02 9983 9331
Address 403 Bobbin Head Road, North Turramurra 2074
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