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Sydney Boys High School, founded in 1883, is committed to providing
equal opportunity for all boys to achieve excellence in academic, sporting,
co-curricular, civic, leadership and social endeavours. The school is organised
around partnerships with school family interest groups. Located in Moore Park,
the school is divided into a Junior (7–9) and a Senior (10–12) School.

Facilities: Facilities include a sports stadium, tennis courts,
all-weather cricket nets, computer rooms, two libraries and access to Moore
Park West playing fields. The school’s Outterside Centre at Abbotsford provides
first-class facilities for rowing, with accommodation and seminar facilities.
The school has a long-term licence to use the McKay playing fields and the
Fairland Pavilion in Centennial Park.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Elective History, Elective Geography,
PDHPE, Commerce, Architectural and Engineering Graphics, Design and Technology,
Classical Greek, Hebrew, French, Latin, German, Chinese, Drama, Visual Arts,
Visual Design, Film-making, Music, Information Processes and Technology, Design
and Technology, Music Elective and Acceleration classes in Year 10 for History,
Geography and Business Studies.

Electives Years 11 and 12: English and Mathematics, Economics,
French, German, Chinese, Latin, Classical Greek, Ancient and Modern History,
Geography, Business Studies, Legal Studies, Studies of Religion, Mind and
Morality, PD/Health/PE, Drama, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Software Design and
Development, Music, Visual Arts, Engineering Studies and Digital Photography.

Sport: Sydney Boys High competes in both CHS and GPS sporting
competitions. Sports offered are rowing, rifle shooting, volleyball, cricket,
tennis, basketball, football, rugby, cross-country running, athletics,
swimming, sailing, fencing, water polo and table tennis. Interschool sporting
excursions are conducted. GPS sport is played on Saturdays.

Co-curricular activities: Sydney Boys High is a renowned debating school.
It offers a large, varied performance music program. There are 13 choral and
orchestral groups, including a beginners’ band, a concert band, a marching band
and a symphony orchestra. Performance opportunities are provided at school
soirees, public functions and community events. Cadets, chess and public
speaking programs are offered. Boys are entered into a wide range of academic
competitions. Sydney Boys High has a strong outdoor education program (7–9)
integrating with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme (10–12).

Welfare and development: The school has a range of effective student
welfare programs including: Values Education, High Resolves, professional
seminars, special courses for targeted boys and ongoing personal support.

Religion None
Type Government Selective
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Boy
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 1180 students
Fees Free (Government School)
02 9361******* 02 9361 6910
02 9361******* 02 9361 6206
Address Moore Park, Surry Hills 2010
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