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NORTHHOLM GRAMMAR SCHOOL


Northholm Grammar School is a co-educational day school promoting values
which are consistent with a Christian world view, while at the same time
recognising the diverse cultural landscape of Australian Society. The School
caters for students from Years 3 to 12 and is located in a semi-rural
environment adjacent to the Hills District of Sydney. Since its establishment
in 1983 Northholm has remained true to its core principle of being large enough
to offer a broad curriculum but small enough to care for, develop and educate
individuals.

As a non-selective school, Northholm has an excellent academic
record with its students consistently performing above state average in
state-wide examinations and national testing. The combination of committed
staff, high quality teaching, well-conceived educational programs and the
opportunities offered by the school’s facilities and location, deliver an
inspirational environment for students to learn, grow and achieve. Northholm’s
students become successful, confident and articulate individuals with a strong
sense of core values and a keen commitment to contribute to their community.

The school draws on a broad geographic footprint stretching from the
Upper North Shore through the Hills District, the Hawkesbury and into Western
Sydney.

Facilities: Well-resourced, air-conditioned classrooms, an extensive
computer network with access to current and emergent technologies, science
laboratories,  specialist music
facilities, Library and Information Centre, specialist art centre, Design and
Technology Centre, drama studio, working farm, multi-purpose gymnasium,
extensive playing fields, all-purpose outdoor courts and bushland for
cross-country and outdoor pursuits.

Electives: English, Mathematics, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics,
Senior Science, Agriculture, Information and Software Technology, Software
Design and Development, Business Studies, Economics, Geography and Civics,
Legal Studies, History, French, Music, Visual Arts, Drama, Design and
Technology, PD/Health/PE. Vocational courses are also offered through the TAFE
VET program.

Extracurricular activities: Northholm offers an extensive
co-curricular program which caters for students with different interests and
abilities in the areas of sport and the creative and performing arts. The
School has established strong links with charitable organisations and community
groups and encourages students to participate in community service and outreach
programs.

Leadership programs offer students many opportunities to engage in
forums, debates, peer tutoring and mentoring. There are also regular
opportunities for overseas and interstate travel with a strong educational
focus.

Welfare and personal development: The school has a strong pastoral
care program — underwritten by the Christian ideals of faith, selflessness and
compassion. As a consequence, our students develop the awareness, discipline
and confidence necessary to engage effectively in a range of contexts.
Intellectual development is a primary purpose of schooling. Northholm provides
extensive opportunities for students of all abilities to achieve their
potential.

Classroom experiences include explicit instruction as well as
opportunities for enquiry-based learning. We pride ourselves on creating a
supportive learning environment. This nurtures positive relationships between
teachers and students and engenders trust.

Religion None
Type Independent
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 3 - Year 12
Enrolment 500 students
Fees: 8k - 12k
years 3 and 4 $8256; years 5 and 6 $10,200; years 7 to 10 $13,592; years 11 and 12 $14,860.
Phone
02 9656******* 02 9656 2000
Fax
02 9656******* 02 9656 1512
Address 79 Cobah Road, Arcadia 2159
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