Tweed River High School, Tweed Heads South

Name: Tweed River High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Heffron St
Town: Tweed Heads South
Postcode: 2486
State: New South Wales
Region North Coast
Phone: 07 5524 3007
Fax: 07 5524 9501
Pupils: 821

Our school makes a difference for students. We have a tradition of academic and sporting achievements. As a comprehensive secondary school we provide quality programs in academic, vocational, cultural and sporting pursuits. Student progress is reported on in a variety of ways to both students and their parents/caregivers. Students are encouraged and supported by strong welfare programs. 

The Excellence in Sport program provides top-class coaching and mentoring for talented sports students. The resurgence of music and drama, together with achievements in dance, debating and public speaking attest to the range of opportunities available for students.


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