West Wallsend is a proudly comprehensive school that welcomes students with a wide range of interests and abilities and has high expectations of them. It challenges students to achieve their personal best and expects students to accept responsibility for their learning and behaviour.
Facilities: Multipurpose hall, basketball courts, sporting fields, four computer rooms, industrial arts block, electronics and visual arts, mining and local history museum.
Electives Years 7 to 10: Courses include Visual Arts, Childcare, Computing, Electronics, Human Movement and Landscape Planning.
Electives Years 11 and 12: Courses include the full range of science and mathematics courses, PD/Health/PE, Engineering Science, Music, Visual Arts, Industrial Technology, and vocational education courses both on- and off-site.
Sport: Students participate in the full range of zone sporting competitions and have been particularly successful in cross-country, soccer, regional athletics competitions and knock-out competitions.
Extracurricular activities: Pilot for Plan-it Youth (a mentoring scheme for post-school options), choir, drama, debating, Mock Trial, computing, video, photography, school band.
Welfare and personal development: A proactive and dedicated welfare committee is supported by a strong and active SRC. Appropriate programs across Years 7 to 12 are firmly embedded in the school’s curriculum.
Special features: Outstanding visual arts profile, teaming for all Year 7 classes, independent learning class for Years 7 and 8, school musical and Starstruck, outstanding value adding in all formal state-wide testing.
|Years||Year 7 - Year 12|
|Enrolment||Approximately 600 Students|
Free (Government School) |
02 4953******* 02 4953 2111
02 4953******* 02 4953 1886
|Address||Appletree Road, West Wallsend 2286|