Founded in 1967, Turramurra High School is a comprehensive
co-educational school that offers personalised attention and a wide range of
curriculum choices. Parental involvement is a central facet of school life and parents are represented on all key
school management teams.

Facilities: The school enjoys modern facilities including a
multi-purpose centre, a library, two ovals, basketball courts, computer rooms,
a design and technology laboratory, as well as a band and dance studio.

Electives Years 7 to 10: 
Commerce, Chinese, Computer Studies, Dance, Drama, Food Technology,
Geography, Graphics Technology, History, Industrial Technology — Engineering,
Industrial Technology — Wood, Japanese, Music, Sport Science, Textiles and
Design, Visual Arts, and Visual Design. The school also has gifted and talented
classes and a whole school extension program based on the “Habits of Mind”

Electives Years 11 and 12: Two-unit Courses: Ancient History,
Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Community and Family Studies, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Earth &
Environmental Science, Economics, Engineering Studies, Food Technology,
Geography, Industrial Technology — Wood, Information Processes and Technology,
Japanese (Beginners and Continuers), Legal Studies, Mathematics, Mathematics
Extension 1, Mathematics Extension 2, Mathematics General, Music 1 and 2, Modern History, Personal Development/Health/Physical
Education, Physics, Society and Culture, Software Design and Development,
Textiles and Design and Visual Arts.

School-delivered VET courses: Hospitality. One-unit Courses: Digital
Photography, English Fundamentals and Studies of Religion. TAFE-delivered
Vocational Education courses are also available.

Sport: Year 7 — integrated sports, Years 8 to 12 — Grade,
recreational and knock-out competitions.

Extracurricular activities: Choir, concert band, stage band and
string ensemble, dance, debating and Drama. The school band played with
distinction at many competitions. Student representatives serve on school

Special features: The school has strong links with business and
industry, and has special links with schools in China, Japan and New Zealand.
Students have had the opportunity of visiting schools in New Zealand and Japan.

Famous ex-students: Tim Ford, Shane Gould, Tim Jackson, Karina Kelly
and Gail Neall. The school has a highly developed social conscience and
supports The Avenging Angel (leukemia research), The Muscular Dystrophy
Association of NSW and Red Kite.

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1100 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:Maxwell Street, Turramurra NSW 2074
  • Phone:02 9449 4233
  • Fax:02 9983 9332

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