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MUIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL


Muirfield High School offers a comprehensive curriculum and has a
focus on leadership, enterprise and achievement for a changing and challenging
work environment. The school’s educational and personal development programs
and management practices reflect the well-accepted school ethos “Educating
Today for Managing Tomorrow”.

Facilities: Include multi-purpose hall, dance studio, drama room,
fitness centre and weights room, 2.7-hectare farm, commercial kitchen, six
computer centres, mathematics computer lab, darkroom, museum and history hut,
sporting fields, baseball diamond, and library providing access to print and
online information resources.

Electives Years 7 and 8: Students complete a common course that
includes Agriculture, Japanese, French, German, Applied Computing, Design and
Technology, Visual Arts, and Integrated Sport.

Electives Years 9 and 10: History, Music, Sport Science, Technics
Graphics Technology, Visual Arts, Wood Technics, Agriculture, Commerce,
Computing Studies, Dance, Drama, Food Technology.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics, Agriculture, Biology,
Chemistry, Drama, Industrial Technology, Physics, Senior Science, Economics,
Business Studies, Legal Studies, Ancient History, Modern History, Music, Visual
Arts, Photography, PD/Health/PE, Information Processes and Technology, Society
and Culture, Software Design and Development, Japanese, Food Technology. TVET
courses such as Hospitality Operations, Construction, Information Technology
and Primary Industries are also offered. Religious education is provided by
on-site youth workers.

Sport: There is a comprehensive program of recreational and
competitive sports including athletics, swimming, rugby union, soccer,
softball, volleyball, hockey, touch football, netball, cricket, tennis,
basketball, baseball, golf, water polo, ice-skating, weights and fitness
training. There are extra costs for some sports.

Extracurricular activities: Computer-user group, debating, public
speaking and writing competitions, drama and music theatre, concert band, Rock
Eisteddfod, art and technics exhibition, golf program, peer support, Japanese
School Visits Program, Intercultural Exchange Program, Castle Hill Show team
(winners Best School Display 2004, 2005 and 2006).

Welfare and personal development: The school provides special
educational programs for students from non-English-speaking backgrounds and for
those experiencing learning difficulties. Enrichment activities are provided
for academically gifted and talented students and talented athletes. The
school’s published discipline strategies are based on a code of
responsibilities and rights. An active SRC and a house-based student welfare
network provide students with opportunities to contribute to school policy and
management practices.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 740 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
there is a general family contribution ranging from $60 to $120, with additional fees for subject options.
Phone
02 9872******* 02 9872 2244
Fax
02 9871******* 02 9871 4106
Address Barclay Road, North Rocks 2151
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