Situated in 7.2 hectares of bushland surroundings, Springwood High was established in 1967.
Facilities: Computer technology is a major feature of the fully networked school with a computerised library, three computer rooms and modern computerisation in music, design and technology. Seven science laboratories, which have undergone renewal, are equipped with current materials and technology. Students have access to four visual arts rooms, a well-equipped darkroom and digital studio, two drama rooms, and two music rooms. The school hall is a large multi-purpose area used for school drama, and community and social functions. Springwood High is fortunate to have two ovals, basketball courts, an enclosed physical education area as well as access to many local sporting facilities, which ensures a variety of opportunities for students. The school is noted for its unique creative and performing arts program, and its soccer academy is affiliated with soccer NSW.
Electives years 7 to 12: These include Japanese, French, Drama, Music, Visual Arts, Commerce, Geography, History, Technics (Wood, Metal, Leather), Textiles and Design, Food Technology, Design and Technology, Computing Studies, PD/H/PE, outdoor recreation, archaeology, People/Events/Civilisation and Sports Sciences. Junior courses are continued in years 11 and 12 and supplemented by content-endorsed photography courses, TAFE/VET courses, and dual-accredited courses including Hospitality, Building and Construction, Metals and Engineering, Entertainment.
Extracurricular activities: Health forums, study skills days, swimming school, leadership courses, outdoor programs, dance, creative and performing arts, and Rock Eisteddfod.
Welfare and personal development: Springwood high provides a comprehensive support network of student pastoral care programs such as a peer mediation program and peer support. An inter-connected program of class, faculty and principal’s awards recognises the numerous ways in which students bring merit to themselves and to the wider school community. There is an active SRC.