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STROMLO HIGH SCHOOL


Stromlo High serves the Weston Creek and Kambah areas and was
established in 1991 following the amalgamation of Weston Creek and Holder high
schools. From 2007 the school has incorporated Year 6 into the high school
setting with very positive feedback from parents and students and outstanding
learning outcomes for students. The school provides a quality, relevant and
varied curriculum, aiming to provide students with every opportunity to succeed
in academic studies and other school-related activities.

Facilities: Science laboratories, dance studios, band rooms, modern
technology area, library, computer rooms, lecture theatre, special education
facilities, horticulture area, music keyboard room, drama rooms, digital
photography facility, modern kitchens, textiles room, art studios, extensive IT
resources and a new gymnasium.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Years 6 and 7 study a set curriculum, while
Years 8, 9 and 10 can choose from a number of electives. Students study one of
three languages (Japanese, French, Italian) in Years 7 and 8 and select in
other Years to continue this study. Provision is made within the curriculum for
students with learning difficulties and for those with special talents.

Sport: All popular team sports are played and students are
encouraged to participate in the three school carnivals — athletics, swimming
and cross-country running.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, dance festival, concert and
jazz band, chess, camps, driver education, sports, peer support leadership
programs. Middle schooling activities include inter-school sport, dance
spectacular, Rostrum public speaking, Chief Minister’s Reading Challenge,
Minister’s Physical Activity Challenge and Wakakirri. Extension programs
include bridge building competitions, academic competitions, the Virtual Enterprise,
Engineering Games and the F1 challenge.

Welfare and personal development: All students are cared for in
pastoral care groups and there is a well-organised peer support program and an
active SRC and house system. A year coordinator, and the pastoral care
coordinator, school counsellor, school chaplain and welfare team monitor
academic and social development. The Lex@S Program (Learning Extension at
Stromlo) includes a variety of extension activities within classes and
extracurricular opportunities. Work experience and careers guidance are
incorporated into the curriculum.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Enrolment
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 6166
Fax
61 2 62******* 61 2 6205 6135
Address Badimara Street, Waramanga 2902
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