Red Bend aims to foster the full and positive development of all students within a Christian environment. Students are encouraged to acquire self-discipline and self-direction so they can survive in and contribute to the wider society and also develop those skills that are necessary for sound and sensible judgement.
Facilities: Chapel, gymnasium, hall, swimming pool, beach volleyball court, lecture theatre, design and technology complex, laboratories, music rooms, modern boarding facilities, vast areas for playing fields, basketball courts, tennis courts, computer rooms, art rooms, working farm.
Subjects Years 7 to 10: Religious Education, English, Mathematics, Science, Human Society and the Environment, Commerce, History, Geography, Agriculture, Computing, Textiles and Design, Food Technology, Art, Music, Drama, Woodwork, Metalwork, PD/ Health/PE, French.
Subjects Years 11 and 12: Studies of Religion, English, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Senior Science, Ancient History Geography, Modern History, Music, Drama, Agriculture, Design and Technology, Visual Arts, Legal Studies, Work Studies, Community and Family Studies, Hospitality, Metal & Engineering Industrial Technology, Vocational Education (Hospitality, Primary Industries, Business Services).
Sport: Competitive sports — cricket, rugby league and union, netball, soccer, hockey, tennis, swimming, athletics and touch football. Leisure sports — golf, squash, tennis, volleyball, cross-country, swimming, fishing and equestrian.
Extracurricular activities: Choir, band, jazz band, debating, public speaking, mock trial, St Vincent de Paul, Justice and Solidarity Group, Cattle Team And Tournament of Minds.
Welfare and personal development: School counsellor, careers department and adviser, pastoral care, retreats, whole-school masses, class liturgies, vertical house system.
|Day/boarding||Day and Boarding|
|Enrolment||731 students, including 150 boarders|
61 2 68******* 61 2 6852 2000
61 2 68******* 61 2 6852 3768
|Address||College Road (PO Box 312), Forbes 2871|