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Port Hacking High, a centre of excellence in performing arts, has a
proud history as the original co-educational high school in the Sutherland
Shire. Situated in an eight-hectare garden setting in Miranda, the school has a
magnificent campus. The school is multi-faceted but ultimate emphasis is placed
on each individual’s pursuit of academic excellence. Students have achieved
consistently outstanding results in the HSC.

Facilities: Fully equipped auditorium with tiered seating and
orchestra pit, full-size gymnasium, performing arts centre, library with computers
for student use plus a careers advice centre, six state-of-the-art computer
rooms, tennis courts, three playing fields, two all-weather basketball courts.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Music, Dance, Drama, French, German,
Japanese, Visual Arts, Computing Studies, History, Geography, Commerce, Design
and Technology, Technics (Electronic, Metal, Wood), Technical Drawing, Food
Technology, Textiles and Design, PD/Health/PE, Human Movement.

Electives Years 11 and 12: All Mathematics, English and Science
courses, Modern History, Ancient History, Economics, Geography, Legal Studies,
Business Studies, Society and Culture, German, French, Japanese, Food
Technology, Textiles and Design, Engineering Studies, Community and Family
Studies, Visual Arts, Dance, Music, Drama, Hospitality, Retail Studies,
Industrial Technology, PD/Health/PE, Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation, Visual
Design, Photography, Software Design and Development, Information Processes
Technology and Furnishing. Many JSST, vocational and NSW Board courses are also

Sport: A broad range of competitive and leisure sports including
netball, volleyball, cricket, touch, tennis, golf, hockey and soccer.

Extracurricular activities: Bands, musical ensembles, choirs,
debating, public speaking, dance groups, drama, Christian fellowship,
environmental group, student representative council.

Welfare and personal development: The emphasis is on care and
support and conduct is based on sympathy and tolerance. Peer support groups
give advice and emotional support to younger pupils. An active student council
gives opportunities for student leadership. Two students are elected to the
school council, which helps determine school policies. Two counsellors, year
advisers and the welfare head teacher work with individual students and
families. Careers guidance involves classroom teaching, personal interviewing
and practical experience. The work experience program is for Years 9 to 12.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 1080 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
02 9524******* 02 9524 8816 / 02 9524 3216
02 9540******* 02 9540 4815
Address Kingsway and Wandella Road, Miranda 2228
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