Students studying at Penola High School are valued as individuals and provided with the unique opportunity to engage in personalised learning opportunities. The students develop their academic, social and emotional skills within a nurturing environment which supports them to achieve individual success. A team of dedicated staff work closely with students, from Year 8 through to SACE Stage 2, to facilitate programmes through a broad curriculum base. Our students are encouraged to become actively involved in the school and wider community through co-curricular activities and are supported to challenge themselves to grow into positive citizens. There is very little a student undertaking a secondary education at Penola High School cannot access. They pride themselves on teaching “students not subjects”. The learning opportunities for students at the site are delivered using a variety of diverse and progressive means.
Facilities: The Community Library, Gymnasium, Information Technology/Multimedia suite, Drama suite, 3 Science laboratories, and separate Art, Technology Studies, Home Economics buildings, Café 43, Sports Stadium, Oval, Tennis and Netball Courts.
Electives Years 7 to 10: English, Maths, Science, Technology, The Arts, Language (Japanese), Health & Physical Education and Society & Environment, SACE curriculum..
Sport: Cross Country competition, State Knock-Out competitions.
Extracurricular activities: Excursions, Festivals, SOSE camp.
Welfare and personal development: Student Counselling, Course/Career Counselling and individual case management, mentor/volunteer program.
Special features: Special programmes There is SSO support in classrooms, integrating of special need students, VET, work placements, TAFE modules, School Based Apprenticeships.
|Years||Year 8 - Year 12|
Free (Government School) |