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South Sydney High was established in 1954. It is a comprehensive
school aiming to develop students into broadly educated adults able to meet the
demands of modern society. Students with special talents or learning
difficulties are identified and assisted, and student leadership is encouraged.
Extension classes are run in junior years.

Facilities: Modern library, multimedia laboratory, computer rooms,
specialist rooms for practical subjects, visual arts studios, science labs,
careers centre, photographic darkroom, gymnasium, sporting fields and courts,
drama studio. The whole school is computer networked and 32 rooms have been
fitted with interactive whiteboards.

Electives Years 9 and 10: Commerce, Design and Technology, Digital
Imaging, Drama, Geography, History, Food Technology, Music, Spanish, Technics,
Visual Arts, Jewellery-making and Sport Studies.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Extension courses 1 and 2 in Mathematics,
English, Spanish and History, VET courses, more than 30 other academic

Sport: The school offers a wide range of sports, and students
represent the school at zone, regional, state and national levels.

Extracurricular activities: Drama, stage band, training band,
debating, Youth of the Year Award, instrumental groups, Duke of Edinburgh’s
Award Scheme and English, mathematics, computing, economics, business studies,
science competitions.

Welfare and personal development: The school emphasises uniform and
student self-discipline and runs peer support and peer mediation programs. The
school employs specialist teachers to enable all students to reach their
learning potential. A school counsellor is also available. Parental involvement
is warmly welcomed.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 720 students.
Fees: Free (Government School)
02 9349******* 02 9349 3868
02 9349******* 02 9349 7384
Address Cnr Paine Street and O’Sullivan Avenue, Maroubra 2035
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