Nowra High School, Nowra

Name: Nowra High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Moss St
Town: Nowra
Postcode: 2541
State: New South Wales
Region Illawarra and South East
Phone: 4421 4977
Fax: 4421 3284
Pupils: 1038

Nowra is part of the Shoalhaven District on the South Coast of NewSouth Wales. Nowra High School draws students from as far north asGerringong and from as far south as Ulladulla.

This year the school hadapproximately 50 more applications to enrol in Year 7 than it was ableto accommodate. The school has a long history of academic, cultural andsporting achievements. In recent years, as a technology high school,priority was given to the provision of a technology enhanced education.It has been decided that while this aspect of the curriculum remainsimportant, other areas, primarily the provision of vocational courses,need to be emphasised. It is in this context that the school hasproudly returned to its comprehensive status. 

The purpose of the schoolis to ensure that students: exhibit high self esteem as learners andindividuals; be self directed as learners and responsible members ofthe community; achieve academically through the development ofthinking, appraisal and understanding skills; generalise learning andknowledge to a wide variety of contexts; demonstrate concern for theenvironment, self and others; establish and maintain positiveinterpersonal relationships; lead a healthy lifestyle; and demonstrateteamwork skills and attitudes.


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