This educational community, situated in spacious grounds in Sydney’s
north-west sector growth area and enjoying views to the Blue Mountains, was
established in 1993. From 2000, a Years 7 to 10 campus of the Nirimba
Collegiate Group has been in operation.
Facilities: A fully computer-networked school with an extensive
modern library, three large computer rooms, specialist air-conditioned drama
and performance space, an assembly hall, basketball courts, an agriculture
plot, and specialist TAS, visual arts and music rooms.
Electives: Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Industrial Arts, Drama,
History, Geography, Commerce, Photography, Computing Studies, French,
Agriculture, Food Technology, PD/Health/PE
Mosaic Design, Visual Design, Ceramics, Digital Media Technology,
Indonesian and Japanese. Students at Quakers Hill High School complete their
Senior years of study on the Wyndham College site of the Nirimba Collegiate,
1.5 kilometres west of the Quakers Hill High Campus.
Extracurricular activities: English, mathematics and science
competitions, Tournament of Minds, Young Writer of the Year, debating, the
Minister’s Young Designer’s Award, environmental activities, musical
productions, choral concerts, band (stage and concert), ISCF, chess club, swim
school, Aboriginal awareness activities, visual arts competitions, Duke of
Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, Mock Trial.
Welfare and personal development: The school has a head teacher of
welfare, a school counsellor, a district guidance officer and a Year adviser
attached to each Year, as well as house advisers for each of the six houses. In
addition, the school willingly accepts students for integration and has two
full-time assistants appointed to aid in appropriate transition. There is
wheelchair access to all facilities. A vigorous and active literacy program is
available to all students including a gifted and talented component. Peer
support, tutoring and mediation are all pursued actively in the school,
together with an influential SRC.
Special features: The school offers gifted and talented students an
accelerated stream where Year 9 students can complete Year 9 and 10 History and
Geography courses in one year and commence their study of a Preliminary Course
in Year 10. Students also have the opportunity to commence VET in Hospitality
and Business Services in Year 10.
Free (Government School) |
02 9837******* 02 9837 1533
02 9837******* 02 9837 1747
|Address||Lalor Road, Quakers Hill 2763|