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Marrickville High is a multicultural inner-city high school where
tolerance and cultural harmony are both evident and valued, where literacy
development is a whole school focus, and where striving for personal best is a
priority. It is a specialist Information and Communication Technology High

Facilities: Large library with information technology facilities,
five science laboratories, five computing laboratories with two laptop
libraries, a special literacy learning laboratory, a music centre, a visual
arts wing, extensive industrial arts facilities, drama room, gym/dance room, a
multi-purpose hall and industry standard kitchens. An intensive English centre
is also attached to the school.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Photography and Digital Media, Commerce,
Information and Software Technology History, Food Technology, Wood and
Electronic Technics, Drama, Visual Arts, Music, Physical Activity and Sport
Studies, Languages are offered each year through Open High School.

Electives Years 11 and 12: All levels of Mathematics, Physics,
Chemistry, Biology, Ancient and Modern History, Business Studies, Legal
Studies, Software Design and Development, Music, Visual Arts, Information
Technology, Industrial Technology, Society and Culture, Retail, PD/Health/PE. A
vocational education pathway is a feature of the Senior School. This pathway
offers each student dual-accredited vocational courses in Construction,
Hospitality, Business Services Information Technology and Retail. In addition a
wide choice of Joint Secondary Schools/TAFE courses are studied by students
using this pathway.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, chess, music performances,
visual arts exhibitions, computing, after-school “circuit breaker”, Year 12
tutoring scheme, band.

Welfare and personal development: Student welfare programs such as
peer support, study skills, social skills, work readiness, and youth leadership
programs are a feature of the school’s welfare structure.

Special features: The school’s experienced staff are recognised
leaders in information and communication technology. Marrickville High School
gains some outstanding HSC results every year and the vocational pathway offers
employment preparation programs and a one-day-per-week work placement program
through Years 11 and 12. The school has a support unit for students with
intellectual disabilities.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 400 students
Fees Free (Government School)
school contribution $70 to $80 with subject fees ranging from $10 to $100
02 9569******* 02 9569 2444
02 9560******* 02 9560 3693
Address Northcote Street, Marrickville 2204
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