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PUNCHBOWL BOYS HIGH


Opened in 1955, Punchbowl Boys is situated in a quiet suburban
location. The school caters for a wide curriculum for boys from Years 7 to 12,
as well as offering limited adult classes in English and computing.

Facilities: Modernised library, three specialist computer rooms, two
video-conferencing rooms, brand new language centre, state-of-the-art science
laboratories, careers room, retail room, specialist technology rooms,
independent learning centre, drama rooms, multi-purpose assembly hall, floodlit
oval, basketball, handball courts and aerobic and weights gym and multimedia
room.

Electives: In the Junior School, a broad range of curriculum options
is available in all Key Learning Areas, with a strong emphasis on the
development of literacy skills. Elective subjects include Arabic, Commerce,
Visual Arts, Woodwork, Computing, Metalwork, Music and Physical Education.

In the Senior School curriculum, options are expanded to offer a
range of subjects in Languages, Technology and Applied Studies, History, Music,
Visual Arts, Social Science, and Vocational Education, as well as Mathematics,
Science and English including subjects such as Arabic, Business Studies,
Chemistry, Physics, Design and Technology, Industrial Technology, Legal
Studies, Modern History, Music, PD/H/PE, Physics, Senior Science, Visual Arts,
Construction (VET), Hospitality (VET), Retail (VET) Information Technology
(VET) and Metals and Engineering (VET).

Sport: The school has a strong tradition of sporting excellence. A
comprehensive range of inter-school and recreational sports is available
including a targeted sports program. In addition, there is a strong morning and
afternoon fitness program.

Special features: Strong student welfare and student management
programs focus on the recognition of student achievement and the development of
self-discipline in a safe, respectful and responsible environment. Partnerships
with parents and community members contribute to the governance and development
of the school. An active school council, supportive local business people and
parents all work closely with the school. Extensive use of the school by
community groups is encouraged. Church groups, sporting teams, ethnic language
schools, and youth groups use the facilities.

Famous ex-students: Geoff Thompson, Len Pascoe, Steven Folkes,
Professor David Richmond, Bruce Rayment QC, Angelo Gavrialdes and Vince
Sorrenti.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Boy
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 420 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9708******* 02 9708 6122
Fax
02 9796******* 02 9796 7921
Address Kelly Street, Punchbowl 2196
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