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CARDIFF HIGH


Established in 1963, CHS celebrated 50 years of providing excellence, opportunities and success in 2013. The school is set in pleasant grounds in a quiet area of Newcastle. CHS provides a holistic education, offering challenges and opportunities for students to achieve their life goals in a fun, caring environment.

Facilities: Two fully equipped computer rooms, a skills centre, food laboratories, gymnasium, information centre, language laboratories, environmental outdoor classroom, sporting areas, well-equipped darkroom, 13 rooms with interactive whiteboards and three covered outdoor learning areas.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Electronics, Computing Studies, Japanese, Music, Commerce, Food Technology, Textiles, Visual Arts, Graphics Technology, Ceramics, Building and Construction, Technology Metal, Technology Timber, Child Studies, Hospitality, Digital Photography and Work Education.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computing Studies, Geography, History, French, Japanese, Industry Studies, Food Technology, Visual Arts, Textiles and Design, Senior Science, PD/Health/PE, Society and Culture, Business Studies, Computing Studies, Community and Family Studies and Work Studies. Vocational Courses include Construction, Information Technology, Sports Coaching and Hospitality. Cardiff High also offers school-based TAFE courses.

Sport: All traditional sports.

Extracurricular activities: Debating, choir, rock bands, school band, drama, musical production, school magazine.

Welfare and personal development: An active student representative council and peer support network are important elements of the welfare program. A proactive welfare team offers a variety of programs to assist in building resilience, empowerment and positive relationships. The school offers work experience and religious education. There is a uniform policy.

Special features: The school has strong ties with sister schools in Japan, including exchange trips and a scholarship to study in Japan. Underpinning the school’s educational philosophy is a commitment to quality learning practices. The approach has been developed from Dr W Glasser’s philosophy and emphasises personal accountability and positive achievement.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 7 - Year 12
Enrolment 720 students
Fees: Free (Government School)
Phone
02 4954******* 02 4954 9966
Fax
02 4956******* 02 4956 6413
Address Boronia Street, Cardiff 2285
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