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Barker College

Founded in 1890, Anglican independent, day and boarding school. Barker College is a fully coed school from Pre-K to Year 12.

Facilities: The School has excellent facilities to provide a broad liberal education of academic work and activities. A new Sports and Learning Precinct opened in 2020 providing 5 new courts, Strength & Conditioning gym and PDHPE classrooms. Other facilities at the School include a four-storey library, Music Centre, Design Centre, Indoor Aquatic Centre, outdoor performance stage, Dance Studio and performance theatres.

Electives: Years 11 and 12: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agriculture, Society and Culture, Earth and Environmental Science, iSTEAM, Modern History, Ancient History, Economics, Business Studies, Geography, Music, Visual Arts, French, Latin, Japanese, Design and Technology, Legal Studies, Industrial Technology, Software Design and Technology, Drama and PDHPE.

Sport: Athletics, cricket, tennis, netball, softball, squash, rugby union, rugby 7s, touch football, Australian rules, soccer, swimming, surf life-saving, equestrian, fencing, rowing, volleyball, basketball, hockey, cross-country, taekwondo, water polo, strength and conditioning and modern dance.

Extra-curricular activities: Cadets, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, drama and musicals, orchestra, bands, ensembles, choir, chess, robotics, debating and public speaking, photography, ceramics, snowsports and mountain biking.

Wellbeing and personal development: There is an established and active pastoral care House structure for all students from Pre-K to Year 12. Students attend chapel once a week and Connect Groups twice a week. Good cross-school mentoring and supportive relationships are important for the wellbeing and sense of belonging of young people at Barker.

Special features: With the ability to offer such a broad curriculum, the School’s students are enriched in his or her interest areas. Barker College endeavours to meet the needs of students with learning support as well as gifted and talented programs. Tours of the School are conducted regularly; please visit the website for further information.

From the school: Barker College is located on Sydney’s upper North Shore. As an Anglican community, the School aims to inspire every learner, every experience, every day. From Pre-Kindergarten through to the Senior years, students are exposed to a range of diverse opportunities and experiences. Through these, they’re able to develop resilience and adaptability within a supportive environment.

Head of school: Mr Phillip Heath AM.

91 Pacific Highway, Hornsby 2077
+61 2 8438 7999

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Religion Anglican
Type Independent
Day/boarding Day and Boarding
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Kindergarten - Year 12
Enrolment Students from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12 including 60 Year 10 – 12 boarders.
Fees Over 16k
Tuition from $25,000
8438 79******* 8438 7999
8438 76******* 8438 7609
Address 91 Pacific Highway, Hornsby NSW 2077
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