Sydney Girls High School, Surry Hills

Name: Sydney Girls High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Moore Park
Town: Surry Hills
Postcode: 2010
State: New South Wales
Region Sydney
Phone: 9331 2336
Fax: 9360 9702
Pupils: 923

Sydney Girls High School is an academically selective State school located in Surry Hills. The school was established in 1883 and is the oldest State girls school in New South Wales. 

The drawing area is very extensive with students coming from all areas of Sydney. Achievements cover academic, sporting, cultural and creative areas with many at national or international level. 

The school has excellent resources and it is at the forefront of technology initiatives with an extensive network system providing access to electronic resources. The school places a very high focus on ensuring effective teaching for gifted girls. 

The school culture is one of high expectations, where students are safe to take intellectual risks within a very supportive and caring framework.


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