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RICHMOND HIGH


The school’s purpose is to provide quality education where all
students can maximise their potential. The school provides a stable and supportive
environment, providing a broad curriculum with academic and vocational
programs, promoting education for the whole of life, fostering quality teaching
and learning, encouraging the pursuit of excellence, and developing a positive
identity in the community. There is a strong student leadership program,
emphasising community and charitable values or service for the common good. Set
on 11 hectares and established in 1955, Richmond High is set in park-like
grounds with established gardens, sweeping lawns and shady trees.

Facilities: Agricultural plot, commercial hospitality kitchen,
assembly hall, library, oval, music rooms, gymnasium, fitness centre, learning
centre, science and computer laboratories, classrooms with interactive
whiteboard and a connected classroom, dance studio and mini bus. All sports are
catered for on the school’s sporting fields.

Electives Years 7 to 10: History, Geography, Commerce, Agriculture,
Visual Arts, Child Studies, Dance, Drama, Information Technology, Food
Technology, Industrial Technology, French, PD/Health/PE, Graphics Technology,
Exercise and Sports Science, Music, Textiles and Design, Visual Design, Work
Education, Visual Art.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Senior
Science, Ancient and Modern History, Community and Family Studies, Dance,
Exploring Early Childhood, Food Technology, Hospitality, Construction, IT,
Primary Industries, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, Legal Studies,
PD/Health/PE, Industrial Technology, Mathematics (all courses), Computing
Studies, Economics, Music, Engineering Science, Agriculture, Business Studies.
There are also extension courses and access to dance, vocational and TAFE
courses.

Sport: Competitive — rugby union, rugby league, soccer, cricket,
tennis, swimming, basketball, lawn bowls, touch, netball, softball, table
tennis, baseball. Leisure — a wide range including mountain biking, tenpin
bowling, indoor rock climbing, ice-skating, power walking and volleyball.

Extracurricular activities: Agricultural show team, debating, Rock
Eisteddfod, choir, cultural awareness groups, drama, dance, SRC, rock bands,
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.

Welfare and personal development: Head teacher welfare leads team,
school counsellors, student advisers and supervisors. There is a strong SRC,
peer support and mediation, extensive welfare programs, including Positive
Behaviour for Learning, a strong anti-bullying program and a broad-based scheme
for recognition of student achievement.

Special features: The school has a strong community identity, Gifted
& Talented Programs and a fully resourced Learning Centre.

Famous ex-student: Mr Kevin Rozzoli OAM (former speaker of NSW
Parliament), Professor Brian Trudinger (Westmead Hospital), Professor Neil
Trudinger (Australian National University) and Dr Rex Stubbs (former mayor of
Hawkesbury).

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 810 students (including a support unit years 7 to 12)
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 4578******* 02 4578 1177
Fax
02 4588******* 02 4588 5885
Address Lennox Street, Richmond 2753
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