Birrong Girls High School, Birrong
Name: Birrong Girls High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Cooper Rd
State: New South Wales
Region South Western Sydney
Phone: 9644 5057
Fax: 9644 8157
Birrong Girls' High School, in Sydney's west is a comprehensive multicultural school. Former students and some staff send their daughters to the school and there is a consistent demand for places. Most students plan for university study or TAFE at the completion of Year 12.
The school places a strong emphasis on quality education. It offers a broad curriculum and encourages participation beyond the classroom. Gifted and talented classes operate in Years 7 and 8 whilst opportunities to pursue excellence in the academic, sporting, technological, creative and performance areas cater for a broad spectrum of interests from Years 7 to 12.
Girls have been very successful in national and state academic competitions as well as receiving awards for debating, drama, art, sport, citizenship and environmental protection. The Student Representative Council and prefects are provided with training and have distinct roles in promoting unity, raising issues and developing initiatives.