Kensington Community High School is a small state secondary college catering for students who are at risk of not completing their education. The school’s aim is to provide a safe and supportive learning environment to those students experiencing difficulties within education. It promotes skills and confidence for lifelong learning and develops in students a sense of personal responsibility to contribute positively to the wider community. Curriculum is delivered in a supportive manner while personally challenging individual abilities. KensingtonCommunityHigh School provides a great place to learn, with small class sizes and individualised support. School uniform is
not compulsory.

Facilities: A range of specialist facilities are provided for art, media, cooking, and music. Each student is designated a laptop or iPad.

Curriculum: An integrated curriculum program operates at Years 7 to 10 within AusVELS requirements, covering English, Mathematics, Humanities, Science, Health and Physical Education. Student engagement, social skill development and reading programs are also provided. VCAL is offered in Years 11 and 12 covering English, Mathematics, Work Related and Personal Development. VET certificate programs are offered in Years 10-12. TAFE Tasters are offered to students over the age of 15.

Sport: A selection of team sports is offered with some specific inter-school competition. A broad outdoor education and school camps program is offered, along with bike education and martial arts

Student welfare programs: Kensington Community High School has four core values of Community, Achievement, Respect and Safety. The school aims for success with every student. A multi-discipline school welfare team and individual pastoral support program provides direct support to students. Whole-of-school activities, weekly awards and annual scholarships are provide for enhanced student engagement. Additional support is provided through a visting Speech Therapist and Psychologist.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 90 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:405 Racecourse Road, Kensington 3031
  • Phone:03 9376 1953
  • Fax:03 9376 3594

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