St Clair High caters for students from Years 7 to 12. The school
motto is “Endeavour with Courtesy, Consideration and Commonsense”. The central
concept which drives the school is “Personal Best for everyone”.
Facilities: Include five fully equipped computer rooms, tiered
learning space, senior study seating 35 students and lockers for 120 students,
group learning spaces, and central courtyard. The internal school yard has
well-established gardens, while the external grounds contain ball courts,
extensive grassed areas and a school farm.
Electives Years 7 to 10: The
school offers a comprehensive curriculum pattern. Years 7 and 8 study a set
approved Board of Studies Program which covers all mandatory components. In
addition, students in Years 9 and 10 select three elective subjects from an
extensive range of options which all carry School Certificate accreditation.
Electives Years 11 and 12: Within the senior school there is a
comprehensive range of subjects in all Key Learning Areas. St Clair has strong
links with local TAFE colleges, being in close proximity to Penrith, Mt Druitt
and Blacktown. Vocational education is offered in Hospitality, Information
Technology, Entertainment, Primary Industries, Construction, Business Services,
Retail, Metal, and Engineering.
Sport: Sport is incorporated in the curriculum in Years 7 to 11.
Teams are entered in most knockout sporting competitions.
Welfare and personal development: Students work in a caring,
supportive environment characterised by mutual respect between the students
themselves, and between students and staff. Student achievement is given strong
recognition with regular celebrations and morning teas. Extensive gifted and
talented girls’ and boys’ programs operate across the school. Senior students
are differentiated from junior students in their pastoral care grouping program
and by privileges. There is an active SRC.