Calrossy seeks to provide a learning environment where young women
and men can develop faith, integrity and compassion, value learning and pursue
life with confidence and initiative. The school encourages each student to
achieve their potential through a challenging and stimulating teaching and
co-curricular program and by involvement in the wider community. The needs of
talented children are recognised and provided for. Specialist remedial
assistance is offered.
Facilities: Multi-purpose hall, science laboratories, specialist
technology rooms, art studios, music rooms, dance/drama facility, photography
laboratory, resource centre including library and computer laboratories, oval,
tennis, netball and basketball courts, swimming pool. There are excellent
boarding facilities for both secondary boys and secondary girls.
Electives Years 7 to 10: Music, History, Commerce, Food Technology,
Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Textiles Technology, Information and
Software Technology, French, Japanese, Geography, Agriculture, Photography,
Physical Activity and Sports Studies, Industrial Technology, Drama, Dance,
German, Graphics Technology.
Electives Years 11 and 12: English (all courses), Mathematics (all
courses), Biology, Physics, Agriculture, Chemistry, Visual Arts, Business
Studies, Legal Studies, Economics, Senior Science, Hospitality, Geography,
Music, Drama, Society and Culture, Modern and Ancient History, French,
Japanese, PD/Health/PE, Studies of Religion, Design and Technology, Textiles
and Design, Industrial Technology, Dance, Primary Industries. Some TAFE courses
are also available by arrangement.
Sport: Cricket, tennis, oz-tag, soccer, hockey, swimming, athletics,
water polo, basketball, netball, softball, touch football, horse riding.
Extracurricular activities: Secondary Boys Instrumental Program,
Primary Instrumental Program, dance, drama, music, concert band, school
orchestra, stage band and string
group, senior and junior choirs, debating, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme,
land care, and participation in regional and local agricultural shows.
Welfare and personal development: Personal development programs are
fun for students at all year levels. There is a peer support program for all
Year 7 students. Student welfare staff members include a chaplaincy team, senior
teachers, school nurse, school counsellor, and head of boarding.
Special features: Innovative and flexible curriculum structure,
development of independent learning, an agriculture and cattle program, a
strong Christian education program, and dedicated staff.
|Day/boarding||Day and Boarding|
|Enrolment||approximately 1000 students|
61 2 67******* 61 2 6766 2965
61 2 67******* 61 2 6766 2439
|Address||140 Brisbane Street, Tamworth 2340|