Riverside Girls High was established in 1934. The school has a
strong tradition of high academic and sporting achievements, with a strong
focus on student leadership. Riverside is strong in technology and performing
arts. Overseas students are welcome. The school is committed to increasing
educational and career options for girls of all abilities and offers both ATAR
and non-ATAR combinations of courses in Years 11 and 12.

Facilities: Hockey field, multi-purpose courts, assembly hall,
performance spaces for dance, music and drama, computer rooms, dance studio,
design and technology rooms, split-level library and a multimedia centre.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Information Technology, Web Design and
Multimedia, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Visual Arts, Food Technology,
Textiles and Design, Design and Technology, Wood Technics, Graphic Design,
History, Geography, Commerce, Computing Studies, Drama, Physical and Sports,
Science (PASS).

Electives Years 11 and 12: Ancient History, Modern History,
Economics, Business Studies, Legal Studies, French, Italian, Spanish, German,
Visual Arts, Music Courses 1 and 2, Textiles and Design, Design and Technology,
PD/Health/PE, Food Technology, Drama, all Mathematics courses, Earth and
Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Hospitality (VET), Software
Design and Development, Information Processes and Technology, Community and
Family Studies. Participation in TAFE and VET courses for the HSC is
encouraged. Extension courses for the HSC are available in English,
Mathematics, History, Music, Italian, French, and German. Part-time HSC and
Pathways combinations are available.

Sport: Netball, basketball, touch football, soccer, hockey,
softball, tennis, aerobics, modern dance, swimming, water polo, cricket,
Australian Rules football.

Extracurricular activities: Band, music ensembles, chess,
environmental group, choir, debating and public speaking, MUNA (Model United
Nations Assembly).

Welfare and Leadership development: Students are supported to be
responsible for their learning, there is an active student Junior and Senior
Representative Council (SRC). Student leadership is strongly emphasised.
Uniform is mandatory.

Famous ex-students: Gia Carides, Karen Moras, Yvette Higgins, Connie

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Girls

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1030 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)
  • Address:Huntleys Point Road, Gladesville 2111
  • Phone:02 9816 4264
  • Fax:02 9816 5409

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