Barrenjoey High School, Avalon

Name: Barrenjoey High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Coonanga Road
Town: Avalon
Postcode: 2107
State: New South Wales
Region Northern Sydney
Phone: 9918 8811
Fax: 9973 1682
Pupils: 724

Barrenjoey High School has an exceptional geographic position which influences the character of the school. As part of a cosmopolitan, artistic and creative area, we have developed a unique blend of academic performance, artistic expression and social awareness. 

The key manifestation of this blend is the way in which the school is perceived as a caring and friendly place whose students are: confident; respectful of each other and teachers; willing to participate and excel; capable of high achievement, and; supported to achieve their potential.


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