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PICNIC POINT HIGH


Established in 1962, this co-educational secondary school is set on
spacious grounds, enclosed in a residential area.

Facilities: Specialist facilities include six new science laboratories,
industrial technology rooms, four computer labs, library with research centre,
specialist fully equipped music, drama and dance rooms, careers centre, visual
art rooms, photography darkroom, industry standard kitchen, textiles technology
rooms and international sized gymnasium.

Electives Years 7 to 10: There is a full range of electives in Years
7 to 10. Contact the school directly for further information.

Electives Years 11 and 12: The curriculum is broad and balanced and
covers a full range of ATAR Accredited courses, as well as a range of VET
courses in Hospitality, Construction and Entertainment.

Sport: Sports programs are available that cater for the full range
of opportunities, including a talented sports program.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, choir, orchestra, swing band,
dance groups, aerobics, Streamwatch and a full range of sports, including
netball, rugby league, touch football, waterpolo and squash.

Welfare and personal development: Peer support, crime prevention
workshops, SRC, work experience, career market. There is a strong commitment to
the wearing of a uniform, consistent discipline and the pursuit of academic
excellence in the context of a caring environment. The school aims to encourage
students to make good social and academic decisions and is committed to
environmental education, which is taught in all subjects.

Special features: The school enjoys good links with local industries
and with local primary schools and has a highly regarded performing arts and
sports program, which is well supported by the local community.

Famous ex-students: Simone Hankin (Australian representative in
water polo), Anjanette Ford (Australian representative in softball), Glenn
Stead (leader of RAAF aerobatics team), Dr Geoffrey Brennan (University of
Sydney Medal recipient), Robbie Slater (soccer).

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 990 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9772******* 02 9772 1700
Fax
02 9792******* 02 9792 3960
Address 61 Kennedy Street, Picnic Point 2213
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