Swansea High School is committed to providing a quality learning environment that meets the diverse needs of its students. The school supports students to develop into sensitive, responsible and independent young adults. Students have every opportunity to strive and achieve their personal best in academic, sporting and cultural pursuits.

Facilities: Multipurpose hall, extensive playing fields, two all-weather courts, drama theatre, computer and music and mathematics laboratories, close proximity to various sporting venues, beaches and the local TAFE.

Electives Years 7 to 10: Commerce, Computing Studies, Drama, Food Technology, Physical and Sports Studies, Languages
other than English, Technology: Graphics, Automotive, Industrial, Visual Arts, Digital Media.

Electives Years 11 and 12: Aboriginal Studies, Ancient History, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Computing Studies, Construction, Design and Technology, Drama, Economics, Earth and Environmental Studies, Engineering, Food Technology, Science, Geography, Hospitality, Industrial Technology, Information Processes, Japanese, Legal Studies, Family and Community Studies, Marine Studies, Modern History, Music, PD/Health/PE, Photography, Physics, Recreational Studies, Retail, Society and Culture, Visual Arts. There is an extensive choice of VET courses.

Sport: Students in Years 7 and 8 complete a sports program integrated into their weekly timetable including sports such as endball, frisbee, netball, oztag and paddle tennis. Students in Years 9 and 10 have a regular sports afternoon where options available include dance, surfing, weight and circuit training, lawn bowls, power walking, table tennis, self-defence and yoga.

Welfare and personal development: The school aims to foster a friendly and co-operative learning environment where the rights of all are respected and upheld. This is encouraged through an integrated merit reward and discipline scheme. An active student council is involved in liaising with the students, staff and parents in preparing submissions and helping with pastoral care and peer support. Parent participation is actively encouraged.

Special features: STLD and reading scheme with strong parent support, selective Years 7 and 8 classes, drama festivals and major drama production, vocational education programs.

School Information

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

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: -
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • 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:Park Avenue, Caves Beach 2281
  • Email:swansea-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au
  • Phone:02 4971 1944
  • Fax:02 4972 1378

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