GRC Peakhurst prides itself on excellence in comprehensive education
and offers a broad curriculum that emphasises the development of skills
necessary for “Learning for Life and Lifelong Learning”. It has an innovative
approach to the middle school curriculum, with a wide range of co-curricular
activities and sporting traditions. The school has established a strong
reputation for success in the performing arts. Following the Year 10 School
Certificate, students have preferential enrolment into the Oatley Senior Campus
of Georges River College for Years 11 and 12.

Facilities: Technology areas, interactive classrooms, commercial
kitchen, darkroom, CAD room, fitness testing laboratory, library with learning
centre, Internet access, multi-purpose hall, basketball courts, extensive
playground areas, six computer laboratories, computer facilities in all Key
Learning Areas.

Electives Years 7 to 10: History, Geography, Commerce, Japanese,
Information Software and Technology, Technics (Wood, Metal), Food Technology,
PASS, Sports Science, Textiles and Design, Technical Drawing, Music, Visual
Arts, Performing Arts, Ceramics, Visual Design, Dance, Drama, Work Education,
Photography, Web Design, Fitness, Horticulture, Child Studies.

Sport: A comprehensive program of graded competitions, Year 7 Skill
Development Program, knock-out teams and a variety of recreational activities
including tennis, indoor cricket, lawn bowls, dance, golf, and yoga.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, dance (RAW Rock Eisteddfod and
National School Aerobics Finalists 2007-2010), college stage band,
performances, choir, horticulture, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme,
Streamwatch, public speaking, weight-training club, gifted and talented science
and mathematics programs.

Welfare and personal development: Comprehensive welfare program
including leadership training, peer support, merit system, firm discipline
policy, well-supported uniform policy, special programs to meet special needs
of students, extensive work placement program, active SRC.

Special features: Classes are streamed. A selective stream runs in
Years 7 and 8 undertaking SMART/SEAL Enrichment Programs. Strong community
involvement, special education team, active Parents’ & Citizens’
Association, school council. The school incorporates a support unit catering for the integration of students with physical and intellectual needs.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 10
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 653 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:Rona Street, Peakhurst 2210
  • Phone:02 9153 7495
  • Fax:02 9534 6349

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