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PENDLE HILL HIGH


This co-educational secondary school was established in 1965.
Situated on an elevated site with views to the Blue Mountains and the city,
grounds are extensive and park-like. The school is renowned for its use of the
4MAT system of learning. The school was awarded two Director General
Achievement Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Facilities: School farm, library, sporting fields, tennis and
basketball courts, cricket nets, personal fitness centre, multi-purpose
assembly hall.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Agriculture, French, German, Italian,
Music, Visual Arts, Commerce, Ceramics, Computing Studies, Food Technology,
Human Movement, Technics, Sports Science, Environment Studies, History,
Geography, Drama.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Agriculture, French, German, Drama,
Computing Studies, Legal Studies, Food Technology, PD/Health/PE, Textiles and
Design, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Business Studies, JSST courses, Ceramics,
Photography, Ancient History, Hospitality, Early Childhood.

Sport: The full range is offered.

Extracurricular activities: Concert band, drama, debating,
gymnastics, gardening, photography, computing, ISCF, regular school dances,
variety concerts, musicals.

Welfare and personal development: SRC, peer support, peer mediation,
Aussie sports program. The school offers work experience and an extensive
careers program.

Special features: Academic results have been pleasing. The school
offers maths and science competitions, ESL and extension programs.

Famous ex-students: Maureen Caird (Olympic gold medallist), Neil
Hunt, Brad McGee (Australian champion cyclist).

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 316 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9631******* 02 9631 9651
Fax
02 9896******* 02 9896 3093
Address Knox Street, Wentworthville 2145
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