Lake Macquarie High is set on beautiful, park-like grounds that overlook the lake.

Facilities: Library and science laboratories, sports fields, two computer rooms, many specialist rooms, fully outfitted auto workshop, tennis courts, developing sailing fleet, netball and volleyball courts.

Electives Years 9 to 10: Computing Studies, Fitness, Leather Technics, Drama, Child Care, Food Technology, Art, Music, Japanese, Power Mechanics, Wood Technics, Technical Drawing, Digital Photography, Human Movement, Commerce, Electronics.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Visual Arts, Legal Studies, Ancient History, Senior Science, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Work Studies, Information Processes, Engineering Studies, Business Studies, Community and Family Studies, Drama, English (Standard and Advanced), Mathematics (General and Extension), Geography, Information Processes and Technology, Industrial Technology (Wood), Music, PD/Health/PE, Society and Culture, Sport Lifestyle and Recreation, Retail (VET), Business Services Administration (VET), Tourism and Hospitality (VET).

Sport: Beach fitness, golf, sailing, sail-boarding, tennis, lawn bowls, fitness, tenpin bowling, cricket, hockey, netball, ice-skating, basketball, soccer, rugby league, volleyball, canoeing, cheerleading, touch football, snooker.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, choir, band, musical instrument tutoring, Odyssey of the Mind, mentoring program, leadership program, SRC, camps.

Welfare and personal development: The small size of the school is a feature of its ability to offer quality and personal education experiences. The special needs of gifted and talented students are recognised and catered for, as are those students who best learn independently. There is remediation available for students with learning difficulties.

Special features: The school offers professional computerised career counselling and a range of independent learning programs. The school received the 1999 Director General’s Award for research-based whole school programs. Students have unlimited access to major travelling art exhibitions, practising and professional artists and artisans. The students regularly visit the Lake Macquarie Regional Art Gallery, Sculpture Park and its waterfront grounds during lessons.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: approximately 500 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:Marmong Street, Booragul 2284.
  • Phone:02 4958 1544
  • Fax:02 4958 1746

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