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PITTWATER HIGH


Pittwater High is a school that is comprehensive, co-educational and
community-based. The school is committed to developing the full academic, cultural and social potential of
each student. Set in park-like grounds, it offers exceptional facilities for
all students.

Facilities: Generous playgrounds and sporting fields, both Macintosh
and IBM-compatible computer rooms, school yacht (a J24), multi-purpose centre, tennis courts, networked computer
laboratories, a large oval and playing fields, specialist facilities for
agriculture and horticulture.

Electives Years 7 to 10: English, Maths, Science, History,
Geography, Commerce, Human Movement, Music, Dance, Visual Arts, Japanese,
French, Technics — Wood, Technics — Metal, Drama, Computing, Food Technology,
Textiles and Design, Agriculture, Technical Drawing, Design and Technology.
Extension classes are offered in the Junior School for students who achieve
high levels of performance in standardised tests.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Agriculture, Ancient History, Biology,
Business Studies, Ceramics (CEC), Chemistry, Community and Family Studies,
Computing Applications (CEC), Construction, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama,
Economics, Engineering Studies, English (Standard, Advanced, Extension),
English Fundamentals, Exploring Early Childhood, Food Technology, French,
Geography, History Extension, Horticulture, Hospitality, Industrial Technology,
Japanese, Jazz Studies (SCH-designed), Language Tourism (SCH-designed), Legal
Studies, Mathematics, Metal and Engineering, Modern History, Music (1, 2 and
Extension) PD/Health/PE, Photography, Physics, Retail Operations, Senior
Science, Society and Culture, Software Design and Development, Sport Lifestyle
and Recreation Studies, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts. The school also
provides access to a wide range of TAFE and vocational courses and timetable
classes to maximise student choice in academic and vocational areas.

Sport: Rugby union, soccer, Australian Rules, netball, surfing, volleyball, tennis, sailing, squash,
basketball, hockey. Recreational sports include aerobics, fitness programs,
gymnastics, ice-skating, windsurfing, golf, swimming, dance, and beach
football.

Extracurricular activities: A number of bands including a concert
band, stage band, string ensemble, musical productions, public speaking,
debating, Rock Eisteddfod, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, Mock Trial, SRC,
school musical production, exchange programs (USA and Japan), chess. The school
has an outstanding record in the performing arts and academic pursuits.

Welfare and personal development: Peer support, Blues Point System,
SRC. There is also a uniform policy and a welfare/fair discipline policy.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 930 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9999******* 02 9999 4035
Fax
02 9979******* 02 9979 5088
Address Pittwater Road and Mona Street, Mona Vale 2103
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