Castle Hill High School, Castle Hill
Name: Castle Hill High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Castle St
Town: Castle Hill
State: New South Wales
Region Northern Sydney
Phone: 9634 4199
Fax: 9899 6527
Established in 1963, Castle Hill High School is a large coeducational state school. At Castle Hill High school every aspect of the learning experience has been carefully designed to enhance the life skills of our students. Our school provides for each aspect of the students' learning experience through designed curriculum strategies.
The curriculum is devoted to helping our students to choose a pathway that ensures success, self-direction and self-discipline, and includes Years 7-9 Unitised Vertical curriculum, targeted Year 7 Gifted and Talented class, an Independent Learning Centre, Year 10 focused School Certificate course, Years 11 & 12 Preliminary and Higher School Certificate courses, TAFE Vocational Education courses and integrated and knock-out sports.
There is a strong welfare program structured around a Pastoral Care system, a Code of Conduct and student leadership programs. Broad extra curricula activities include musical productions, Debating, Jazz and Concert bands and Public Speaking. Facilities comprise networked computer rooms, a photographic darkroom, a Performing Arts studio, a Language conferencing centre and a Gymnasium.
The safe and nurturing atmosphere of the school fosters a high standard of student behaviour, marked by self discipline and consideration for others. The school aims to help students become independent learners who have developed the knowledge, skills and confidence necessary to meet the challenges of adult life.