Winmalee High was established in 1985. The modern buildings are located in a pleasant bushland setting. The school’s motto, “Strive to Achieve”, underpins a stimulating approach to teaching that encourages excellence.

Facilities: Multi-purpose hall, creative arts space for dance/music/drama, two sporting fields, four computer rooms, six science labs, four art rooms, extensive computerised library facilities for student use, eight specialised technology classrooms, two music rooms and rehearsal space, drama theatre.

Electives Years 7 to 10: History, Geography, Japanese, Technics, Technical Drawing, Visual Arts, Commerce, Home Science, Textiles and Design, Drama, Design and Technology, Human Movement, Food Technology, Music, Electronics, Power Mechanics, Computing, Dance.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Includes Physics, Chemistry, Biology, General Science, Photography, Legal Studies, Computing, Music, Drama, Economics, Business Studies, Visual Arts, Modern History, PD/Health/PE, Industrial Technology, Engineering Studies, Extension Mathematics, Extension English, Metals and Engineering, Food Technology, Design and Technology, Building and Construction. VET courses are available at both the school and TAFE.

Sport: An extensive sports program involves specialist teachers conducting integrated sport for Years 7 and 8. Competitive sport is undertaken from Years 9 to 12 as well as non-competitive sports. Sporting activities include netball, basketball, tennis, athletics, swimming, water polo, volleyball, rugby union, rock climbing, skiing, and abseiling.

Extracurricular activities: Choir, orchestra, dance, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, E-Team, Mock Trial, drama, debating, computing, outdoor activities.

Welfare and personal development: Year 10 students undertake work experience sessions, and lessons in careers are provided to students in Years 10, 11 and 12. The P&C Association is very active in forming school policy and fundraising activities. Peer support, SRC, leadership programs, study seminars, and camps are some of the pastoral care initiatives operating throughout the school.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day and Boarding
  • Enrolment: approximately 1000 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:high school drive, winmalee 2777
  • Phone:02 4754 2822
  • Fax:fax 02 4754 3280

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