Moss Vale High was built in 1962 and enjoys a picturesque setting on a hillside with views over the valley. The school has a commitment to the provision of quality secondary schooling for a wide range of student abilities and interests in a dynamic and caring environment. The school aims for high personal achievement and academic excellence. MVH has a highly qualified and experienced staff and an extensive curriculum catering for diverse student needs. The school enjoys a high profile in the Southern Highlands.

Facilities: Fully refurbished science labs, art rooms and specialised dance room, library, extensive quality sporting fields, video conferencing classroom, 2.8-hectare farm and vineyard which includes raising sheep, cattle, poultry and crops, four computer rooms (most classrooms are computer networked) and mobile computer pods.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Visual Arts, Drama, Dance, Computing Studies, Music, Food Technology, Commerce, Agriculture, Technics (Wood and Metals), Textiles, Sport Science, Design and Technology, French, Child Studies, Photography, Extension History.

Electives Years 11 and 12: A full range of academic subjects is offered including Extension 1 & 2 English and Mathematics and Extension History, Physics, Chemistry, Agriculture and all performing arts as well as, Photography, Ceramics Child Studies and SLR. Vocational Education and Training courses include Information Technology, Hospitality, Primary Industries, Business Services, Construction and Retail.

Sport: There is a long tradition of sporting success. An extremely wide range of sports including leisure sports such as tennis, skateboarding and golf are offered. Sport is integrated into the curriculum.

Extracurricular activities: Chess, debating, public speaking, student leadership initiatives including SRC, dance, band, choir, musical production including Southern Stars, citizenship programs, Korean Exchange (sister school program), environmental club, ISCF, computing, photography and annual whole school activity week which includes interstate travel.

Welfare and personal development: The school prides itself on its strong student, community and business partnerships including student and community mentoring initiatives, highly successful VET, academic competitions and a wide range of positive student welfare programs. Kooris at Mossy (K@M) supports Indigenous students and reconciliation. MVHS enjoys an active and supportive P&C.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 660 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:narellan road, moss vale 2577
  • Phone:02 4868 1717
  • Fax:fax 02 4868 2787

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