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MOOREFIELD GIRLS HIGH


This school was built in 1957 on the site of the old Moorefield
racecourse. Grounds are well established with plenty of trees, and the school
enjoys views to Botany Bay. The school assists young women to enter further
education or training with confidence and skill, and to be leaders in their
work or community.

Facilities: Modern library, extensive computer facilities,
gymnasium, sporting fields, tennis courts. The school has creative and
performing arts learning spaces, design and technology rooms, digital media and
photography work spaces and an industrial kitchen.

Electives Years 7 to 10: History, Geography, Commerce, Computing
Studies, Textiles and Design, Food Technology, Visual Arts, Health Studies,
Drama, Music, Photography and Media Studies, Extension Mathematics, English,
Science.

Electives Years 11 and 12: All Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry,
Biology, Ancient History, Modern History, Business Studies, Legal Studies,
Economics, Geography, General Studies, Computing Studies, PD/Health/PE, Food
Technology, Industry Studies, Textiles and Design, Modern Greek, Italian,
Music, Drama, Media Studies, Photography, Tourism, Retail, Business Services,
Computing Applications, Visual Arts. Vocational courses in Hospitality,
Business Administration, Entertainment and Information Technology are also
offered.

Sport: Teams in basketball, touch football, tennis, squash, hockey,
netball, as well as dance programs.

Extracurricular activities: Choir, instrumental ensemble, rock band,
drama, debating, aerobics, computing, video, photography.

Welfare and personal development: About 80 per cent of Moorefield’s
students are from non-English-speaking backgrounds. Special programs support
girls needing extra assistance to learn both in special and mainstream classes.
A strong student council provides a voice for students and is consulted on most
management decisions affecting the student body.

Special features: The school offers gifted and talented classes in
English, Science and Mathematics in Years 9 and 10, and incorporates the use of
computer technology in all courses. Gifted and talented students in Year 7 and
Year 8 are catered for. The school is regarded as a lighthouse in multicultural
education and has been recognised by two Director General’s Awards.

Famous ex-students: Kay Cottee (sailor), Maree McCaskill, Pamela
Griffith (artist), Marilyn Rowe (ballerina).

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Girl
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 508 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9587******* 02 9587 6095
Fax
02 9588******* 02 9588 2112
Address Princes Highway, Kogarah 2217
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