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MANLY SELECTIVE CAMPUS (NORTHERN BEACHES SECONDARY COLLEGE)


As the oldest secondary school in the Manly-Warringah district, Manly Selective Campus can trace its origins to
Manly Superior Public School, which operated in Darley Road, Manly. The school
ranks amongst the highest performing schools in NSW. Enrolment criteria
applies. Contact the school for the enrolment policy. A comprehensive Annual
School Report, which analyses performance and chronicles school activities, is
available from the website.

Facilities: The school is set in extensive park-like grounds and has
good sporting facilities, assembly hall, library, learning centre, performance
space and specialist classrooms. There are several computer rooms as well as
smaller pods for more specialised computer programs in Music, LOTE and Visual
Arts. Manly Selective is a dual-platform school with both PCs and Macs
available.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Year 9 students complete a 100-hour school
based course and two 200-hour BOS courses such as Visual Arts,
Elective,Geography, Elective History, Information Software and Technology,
Commerce, Drama, French, Japanese, Music, Dance, Photography and Digital Media,
Timber Technology, Food Technology, Engineering Technology, Graphics Technology
and Textiles Technology. Year 10 students complete an Independent Learning
Project throughout the year to be included in their digital portfolios. Cross
curriculum projects in global citizenship, ethics and leadership are offered
for Year 7 to 10 as part of the school values program.

Electives Years 11 and 12: As a campus of Northern Beaches Secondary
College, students have access to more than 80 courses. Contact the College
Administration Centre for an overview of what is typically available. Subjects
range from traditional English and Mathematics courses to TAFE and VET courses. Manly Selective offers all BOS Extension courses.

Sport: Seasonal sports choices allow campus and College teams to
participate in knock-out competitions in cricket, netball, basketball,
volleyball, water polo and various football codes. The school is represented in
equestrian and rowing events. There are extra costs for some sports.

Extracurricular activities: Chess club, dance and drama ensembles,
debating, public speaking, concert bands, stage bands, jazz, string and wind
ensembles, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, Rock Eisteddfod, NSW DET School
Spectacular, student magazine, annual musical, film making, Model United
Nations Assembly (MUNA) are some of the many activities in which students may
become involved.

Welfare and personal development: The campus places a high priority
on student wellbeing. In addition to the support provided through the
PD/Health/PE curriculum, students engage in anti-bullying training, goal
setting, personal reflection and evaluation training, stress management
programs and a full Year 7 to 12 scope and sequence of study skills training.
Parents are involved through regular parent training sessions. Peer support,
active student leadership programs (including a large SRC), vertical pastoral
care and many other programs combine to create a caring and supportive learning
environment. The school counsellor and year advisers also have active roles.
School uniform requirements are enforced.

Special features: Acceleration programs are available for students
meeting academic criteria in Mathematics. Other subjects may be considered on
an individual basis. Other extension programs include creative and critical
thinking training and cross curricula projects. Qualified music tutors provide
tuition on the premises at usual rates. Parent involvement through the active
P&C or direct contact is welcome. Enrolment procedures involve the
Selective Schools Test for Year 7 and school-based assessment by the school
selection committee (including past school reports) for Years 8 to 12.

Religion None
Type Government Selective
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 785 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
please consult the school
Phone
02 9905******* 02 9905 3982
Fax
02 9905******* 02 9905 7772
Address 138 Abbott Road, North Curl Curl 2099
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