Established in 1911, Sydney Technical High School has a special
focus on developing greater independence in learning through higher order thinking
skills. The school is committed to producing students who will be successful at
university; there are strong links with the University of New South Wales,
Sydney University and the University of Technology, Sydney. The school is
highly regarded for gifted education programs that cater for the needs of
individual students. The school seeks to develop in each student
self-confidence and self-discipline, social responsibility, mutual respect and
academic excellence.

Facilities: Large, comprehensive library, auditorium, science
laboratories, five computer rooms, internet access from 200 sites, seven
technics and drawing rooms, photography facilities, drama studio, music
laboratories, careers reference centres, gymnasium, volleyball and basketball

Electives Years 9 and 10: French, German, Japanese, Commerce, World
History, Design and Technology, Information Software and Technology, Graphics
Technology, Industrial Technology, Visual Arts, Music, Drama, Human Movement.

Electives Years 11 and 12: The full range of academically oriented
NSW Board courses including Extension 2 English and Mathematics are offered as
well as Photography, Information Technology (VET), Psychology and Studies of

Sport: Competitive — cricket, baseball, rugby league, soccer,
hockey, softball, water polo, golf, tennis, basketball. Leisure — karate,
fitness, touch football.

Co-curricular activities: Concert band, stage band, beginners’ band,
public speaking, debating, drama, school newspaper, chess club, ISCF, Interact,

Welfare and personal development: Peer support program, student
council, leadership programs and prefects. There is a school counsellor, head
teacher welfare and a careers adviser on staff, and the school has a School to
Work careers program. A strong merit system and a pro-active behaviour program
operates. A high level of parent involvement is encouraged.

School Information

  • Type: Government Selective
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Single-sex, Boys

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 923 students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)
  • Address:Forest Road, Bexley 2207
  • Phone:02 9587 5899
  • Fax:02 9553 8315

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