Morisset High School is located on the south-western side of Lake Macquarie. The school has a friendly, positive and strong ethos valuing its links with the community and partner primary schools. The School is comprehensive and caters for students in Years 7–12 with a special education facility. Over the past five years the school has sustained continued improvement and has an unswerving commitment to quality teaching and learning. The key targets for ongoing improvement are in quality teaching and learning, student welfare, technology and Aboriginal education. The school features a range of architectural styles, including restored 19th-century heritage buildings as well as modern additions. A recently covered outdoor learning area has provided much needed undercover space for students.

Facilities: Library, hall, newly constructed gymnasium, art rooms, four computer labs, music rooms, drama room, food technology facilities, science laboratories, woodwork and metalwork rooms, agricultural buildings, farm, greenhouse, outdoor classroom. There is wheelchair access to most classrooms.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Agriculture, Commerce, Computing Studies, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Electronics, Food Technology, Geography, History, Horticulture, Child Studies, Japanese, Metal Technics, Music, Photography, Physical & Sports Science, Technical Drawing, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Wood Technics.

Electives Years 11 and 12: All English and Mathematics courses including extension courses, Aboriginal Studies, Agriculture, Ancient and Modern History, Biology, Business Services (VET), Business Studies, Chemistry, Community & Family Studies, Construction (VET), Dance, Drama, Earth & Environmental Science, Engineering Science, Exploring Early Childhood, Food Technology, Hospitality (VET), Geography, Industrial Technology, Information Processes & Technology, Legal Studies, PD/Health/PE, Metals and Engineering (VET), Physics, Retail Studies (VET), Senior Science, Society and Culture, Software Design & Technology, Sport, Lifestyle & Recreation Studies, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Work Studies. Students may also study subjects at TAFE as part of their HSC. A number of Vocation Education & Training courses are offered at local TAFE colleges.

Sport: Morisset High has a long history of sporting achievements in individual/team events.

Extracurricular activities: Excursions, Rock Eisteddfod, drama, dance, debating, student leadership programs, school socials and programs to support gifted and talented students.

Welfare and personal development: Focus areas for the school are an active, productive SRC as well as prefects and peer mediators. Parents are involved in a wide range of welfare support programs assisting Year advisers, counsellors and teacheraides, mentors, readers, and committee members. Additional support is provided to students with learning difficulties and gifted and talented students programs are embedded into all curriculum areas.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 920 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:bridge street, morisset 2264
  • Phone:02 4973 1999

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