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NEWTOWN HIGH SCHOOL OF THE PERFORMING ARTS


This is a specialist high school in dance drama, music and visual
arts. Students from surrounding areas and from NSW are offered places.
Auditions for Years 7 and 11 are held in the last week of Term 2. Application
forms can be obtained from the school.

Facilities: Three dance studios, four drama studios, studio theatre,
four music rooms, 10 music practice rooms, sports hall, two computer rooms, St
George’s Hall.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Dance, Drama, Music, Computing Studies,
French, Visual Arts, Commerce, Technics, Food Technology, Classical Ballet,
Film/ Video/Digital Production.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology,
French, Ancient History, Modern History, Dance, Drama, Music, Classical Ballet,
Food Technology, General Studies, Computing Studies, Photography, Legal
Studies, Business Studies, Geography, Visual Arts, Visual Design, Design and
Technology.

Sport: Recreational sports include indoor rock climbing,
self-defence, tennis, squash, aerobics, netball, volleyball, girls and boys
soccer, swimming, classical ballet.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, chamber orchestra, chamber
ensembles, concert bands, stage band, jazz ensembles, rock ensembles, vocal
ensembles, drama ensembles, dance ensembles, Mock Trial, video production
company, design, costume company.

Welfare and personal development: Vertical rolls, SRC, work
experience, and a student management plan exist.

Special features: The school provides an opportunity for students to
study music, dance, drama and visual arts as part of the curriculum, and to be
involved in ensemble work as a part of the extended curriculum.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 882 students
Fees Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9519******* 02 9519 1544
Fax
02 9519******* 02 9519 1657
Address King Street, Newtown 2042
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