Ryde Secondary College is a culturally diverse, comprehensive,
co-educational high school that caters for the needs of selective and
mainstream students and students with special needs. The College has excellent
facilities and provides a broad and relevant curriculum. With the support of
our partner primary schools, Ryde Secondary College provides the local
community with a strong K-12 public education. 
The experienced and caring staff fosters a safe and respectful
environment in which all individuals are encouraged to achieve their personal
best.  The College’s purpose is to
provide all students with the opportunity to learn from well-informed and
professional teachers and to grow academically, personally and ethically.

Facilities: Multi-purpose centre with gym and indoor badminton,
basketball and volleyball courts, fitness laboratory, library, computer rooms,
drama rooms, photography darkroom. The college has recently undergone a
refurbishment of all learning spaces, and a new facility including a multimedia
centre and performance space has been completed.

Electives Years 7 and 8: English, Mathematics, Science, Geography,
History, Languages (French, Indonesian), Creative Arts (Music, Visual Arts),
Design & Technology (Food, Fabric, Metal, Timber), Personal Development,
PD/Health/PE, Religious Education.

Electives Years 9 and 10: English, Mathematics (Advanced,
Intermediate, General), Science, History, Geography, PD/Health/PE, Religious
Education, Electives — French, Indonesian, Music, Visual Arts, Drama, Graphics
Technology, Design & Technology, Food Technology, Industrial Technology
(Electronics), Industrial Technology (Engineering), Industrial Technology (Timber),
Textiles Technology, Commerce, Information & Software Technology, Physical
Activity & Sports Studies, Photographic & Digital Media.

Electives Years 11 and 12: English (Advanced, Standard, ESL,
Extension 1 and 2 (1 Unit each), Mathematics (2 Unit, General, Extension 1 and
2), Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Senior Science, Ancient History, Modern
History, History Extension, Geography, Business Studies, Legal Studies,
Economics, Information Processes and Technology, Software Design and
Development, Visual Arts, Music 1, Drama, Photography (1 Unit — Year 11),
Design and Technology, Computer Applications, Drama, Industrial Technology
Graphics, Textiles & Design, Studies of Religion, Photographic &
Digital Media, Hospitality, Engineering Studies, PD/Health/PE, Sport, Lifestyle
and Recreation, Japanese (Beginners), Indonesian (Beginners, Continuers), Work
Studies, VET Information Technology at RSC. TAFE programs and courses are also

Sport: Basketball, soccer, rugby, ice-skating, cricket, tenpin
bowling, lawn bowls, self-defence, dance, aerobics, tennis, volleyball, hockey,

Extracurricular activities: Debating, choir, Duke of Edinburgh’s
Award Scheme, High Resolves Initiative, variety concert, dance groups, concert
band, jazz band, string ensemble, choir, computing, video, photography,
science, chess, public speaking, Year camps, peer support program, barbecue to
welcome Year 7 students and their parents.

Welfare and personal development: When parents enrol their children
at Ryde Secondary College, they enter into a partnership with the college
staff. This partnership is based on shared responsibility and mutual respect,
and aims to achieve effective learning and good discipline so that the college
environment is both productive and harmonious. The college has a four-part
discipline policy that aims to ensure no student is discriminated against based
on his or her physical or intellectual ability, gender, race, marital status,
sexual preference, or age.

School Information

  • Type: Government Partial Selective
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 950 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:Malvina Street, Ryde 2112
  • Phone:02 9809 4894
  • Fax:02 9808 2642

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