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SYDNEY SECONDARY COLLEGE (LEICHHARDT CAMPUS)


The Leichhardt campus is committed to providing quality education
for students in the Middle Years. The school’s vision is set on recognising the
individual differences and needs of students from the academically gifted, to
those with identified learning issues. Students from this campus have exclusive
entry to the Senior campus at Blackwattle Bay. 

Facilities: Fully air-conditioned, the campus provides an assembly
hall, drama space, large modern library, a connected classroom, wireless
connection throughout the school, smart boards for all faculty areas,
specialist rooms, modern science labs, a new oval and playing and barbecue
areas.

Electives Years 7 and 8: The school offers a full curriculum
satisfying the basics of English, Mathematics, Science and HSIE, plus all other
requirements of the NSW Board of Studies. Curriculum differentiation and
extension opportunities are offered to gifted and talented students. Learning
difficulties and ESL support is available.

Electives Years 9 and 10: There is an innovative curriculum with a
wide range of subjects including Languages (Italian, French and Chinese)
Computing Studies, Music, Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Jewellery-making,
Social Sciences, Sport Science and all Mathematics courses. Curriculum
differentiation and extension is offered to gifted and talented students.

Sport: All traditional, competitive team and leisure sports are
offered. Access to combined Sydney Secondary College sports teams is also a
feature. This campus enjoys sporting success at regional and state levels in
soccer, AFL, rugby union and league, athletics, cross-country, and hockey. The
new indoor basketball court allows for all-weather access for badminton, soccer
and basketball. Fitness and training room facilities are also available.

Extracurricular activities: Chess, concert bands, debating, drama,
music, sports coaching, public speaking, student council, competitions,
community volunteer work, theatre skills workshops.

Welfare and personal development: Emphasis is given to development
of the individual within the social context and personal development courses
are run in all years, focusing on social and health issues. ESL classes are
available. Special education is provided and peer support is well established.
The school has specialised programs for girls and boys, gifted and talented
students, and students with learning difficulties.

Special features: The school owns a property in the Hunter Valley
that students regularly visit. There is an established sister-school
relationship with 148 Middle School in Beijing.

Religion None
Type Government Selective
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 10
Enrolment 715 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 9560******* 02 9560 2355
Fax
02 9550******* 02 9550 9397
Address Balmain Road, Leichhardt 2040
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