Tenterfield High School, Tenterfield

Name: Tenterfield High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: High St
Town: Tenterfield
Postcode: 2372
State: New South Wales
Region New England
Phone: 6736 1138
Fax: 6736 2899
Email: tenterfiel-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Website: www.tenterfiel-h.schools.nsw.edu.au
Pupils: 334

THS is noted for its strong academic focus, positive welfare programs, the care and consideration for students, leadership programs and a wide curriculum including extensive vocational education courses.

Situated in a rural setting in the picturesque Northern Tablelands area of NSW the school has attractive grounds, modern classrooms, laboratories. and technology rooms. It also has exceptional art and photography facilities, a music room and library. An historic building has been renovated by the community and the Department of Education and Training (DET).

The school has a Multi-Purpose Unit (MPU) which is used for a wide variety of school and community uses. There are two agriculture plots, a main teaching plot with stud Murray Grey heifers and a flock of 'Nemesis' sheep. A smaller plot is opposite the main building and is used for teaching purposes.


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