Wauchope High School, Wauchope

Name: Wauchope High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Nelson St
Town: Wauchope
Postcode: 2446
State: New South Wales
Region North Coast
Phone: 6585 1400
Fax: 6585 2445
Email: wauchope-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Website: www.wauchope-h.schools.nsw.edu.au
Pupils: 748

A comprehensive high school serving a rural community, Wauchope High offers students quality academic, performing and creative arts, vocational, leadership and sporting opportunities. The school is proud of its programs and outcomes for students. Our HSC results for are again impressive. They are analysed in section three. 

The school provides in-depth support for student learning with a student support service and a comprehensive student welfare network. During the year, the School Council confirmed our agreed vision statement, to better define our purpose and direction. To be recognised as a leading comprehensive high school by: providing positive learning experiences that prepare students for life; adapting teaching and learning strategies to cater for the changing needs of the school community; recognising, respecting and supporting individual differences; fostering positive relationships that reflect a dynamic learning community; producing quality outcomes that enhance opportunities and the well-being of individuals; and providing a clean, safe and caring environment in which people are motivated to participate and belong. 

The school has maintained strong and growing relationships with employers and other schools and the TAFE colleges of the Hastings Municipality to provide a depth of vocational education and training options for HSC students.


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