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GRANT HIGH SCHOOL


Grant High School is an outstanding school which prides itself on its outstanding learning programmes, attractive grounds, up-to-date equipment, modern facilities and friendly atmosphere. A team of dedicated, highly-skilled and professional staff ensure that all students are given every opportunity to excel in both their academic studies and co-curricular activities.

Facilities: The Senior Floor, Resource Centre, Open Access College, special needs Literacy classes, Practical Mathematics class, Practical English class, Environmental focus classes, a Work Related Studies class (construction oriented), Health and Community Studies class.

Subjects/Electives Years 8 to 10: The curriculum offerings for Years 8 and 9 offer students a snapshot of all subject areas, with more choice in Year 9. A two-person team delivers Maths/Science and Society and Environment/ English to each class. Year 10 is seen as a transition year between the Middle School and Senior School. Here students have more choice and a broad pattern for subject selection is developed. Students need to complete a study skills program and a literacy program similar to WBLA in the Senior School. The Middle School curriculum is well supported by an Adaptive Education Program which includes special courses for students at risk. Dance has been introduced as part of the curriculum at Year 9 and 10 levels. This has expanded into the Senior School. A Specialist Dance teacher was appointed specifically to implement this initiative.

Sport: Interhouse swimming, athletics and cross-country competitions, S.A.S.S.S.A. Championships, Knockout Sport in Baseball, Basketball, Cricket, Football, Hockey, Netball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Touch, regional sports carnivals such as 9-a-side football, Stableford golf and Super 8’s cricket, specialist soccer, netball and baseball courses.

 

Extracurricular activities: School Musical, Japanese Exchange, Eisteddfods, Community based Music/Choir performances.

Welfare and personal development: Junior and a Senior School Counsellor, Chaplain, Homegroup teachers, Adaptive Education program, Special Education program, Careers/VET Counsellor, extensive Year 7 to 8 transition programme, part-time Aboriginal Community Education Officer, Student Behaviour Learning policy.

Special features: Programs for Students At Risk, wide range of VET offerings, including Building Trades, Tourism and Primary Industry pathways, involvement in a variety of community projects, including Meals on Wheels, District Special Class.

Religion None
Type Government
Day/boarding Day School
Boys/Girls Co-edu
Years Year 8 - Year 12
Enrolment
Fees: Free (Government School)
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