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WARRANDYTE HIGH SCHOOL


Set in native landscaped gardens with ponds and terraced outdoor and covered seating areas, this school, which recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, provides a high-quality, technologically advanced, well-equipped and maintained learning environment. Its size ensures strong discipline and enables close contact to be developed and maintained between students and staff. Academic achievement is exceptionally high with outstanding VCE results.

Facilities: Custom-designed, fully equipped, air-conditioned specialist areas for information technology, music, photography and art, theatre for productions, gymnasium, weights room, amphitheatre, resource centre and information technology rooms. In 1999 the school won the national de Bono Institute Information Technology Innovation in Education Award for solving the Year 2000 problem and came second in the AT&T international award developing The Virtual Classroom. Recently, new tennis courts and VCE centre have been built and the theatre has been enlarged.

Curriculum: The school has a strong and extensive Senior School program, giving students flexibility in choice of VCE courses and the full range of tertiary options. Japanese and Italian are taught through to Year 12. Both acceleration and consolidation programs are provided, to ensure all students develop their potential.

Sport: Teams have been highly successful in all major sports, especially cricket, netball and football. The school supports equestrian and skiing teams. Past students have achieved Olympic and international sporting success.

Extra-curricular activities: The lively music program involves more than 20 per cent of students in performances, quartets, bands and ensembles. An annual musical production is a key event in the school. Debating, Student Representative Council, clubs and extensive enrichment activities add to the quality of school life.

Student welfare programs: The qualified student welfare co-ordinator and school psychologist work closely with year-level co-ordinators, students and parents. The school has exemplary programs to encourage leadership and peer support. The school has created a tolerant, caring, supportive environment that allows all students to develop their full range of talents without harassment.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 770 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
03 9844******* 03 9844 2749
Fax
03 9844******* 03 9844 1813
Address Cnr Alexander and Warrandyte Roads, Warrandyte 3113
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