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ST MARYS SENIOR HIGH


St Marys Senior High was the first government high school to cater
exclusively for senior students. The school draws its students predominantly
from the Sydney west region. St Marys Senior High School is a future-focused
school which specialises in the delivery of HSC curriculum, while skilling
young people in the area of independent learning. The school utilises an
e-Learning platform to support the learning environment for students.

Facilities: A large library, multi-purpose assembly hall, 100-seat
lecture theatre, five computer laboratories, mobile technologies, interactive
whiteboards in all curriculum areas, performing arts studio, 200-seat
cafeteria, large pleasant grounds, dedicated student learning centre, student
common rooms and tutorial rooms, school farm.

Electives Years 11 and 12: A full range of HSC subjects is offered
at St Marys. Languages presently taught are Italian, Japanese, French, and
Spanish, as well as a long list of NSW Board subjects. Large senior numbers
make possible a comprehensive range of extension courses as well as vocational
courses in Hospitality, Business Services, Entertainment and Information
Technology on-site, as well as additional vocational courses available through
seven district TAFE colleges and by way of co-operative arrangements with
neighbouring schools. In addition, the school offers a variety of NSW
Board-endorsed courses ranging from Studio Drawing to Photography and
Computing.

Sport: League, soccer, cricket, softball, basketball, hockey,
volleyball, touch football, among others.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, drama, dance, musical
productions, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.

Welfare and personal development: Students are encouraged to
exercise a measured independence within a supportive, collegiate atmosphere.
The SRC has considerable status and is represented on all management
committees, including the school council. The school also has a strong welfare
organisation, including a counsellor, student mentors and ESL teachers. Work
experience and careers guidance are available.

Special features: The school offers a more adult learning
environment than the average high school. Many mature-age students have
enrolled at St Marys to gain their HSC.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment 890 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9623******* 02 9623 8333
Fax
02 9833******* 02 9833 1304
Address Kalang Avenue, St Marys 2760
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