Blacktown Girls High School, Blacktown

Name: Blacktown Girls High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Fifth Ave
Town: Blacktown
Postcode: 2148
State: New South Wales
Region Western Sydney
Phone: 9831 7577
Fax: 9831 7838
Pupils: 748

Blacktown Girls High School is a comprehensive secondary school located in the Western Suburbs of Sydney. The focus of the school is on girls' education. The school has a deserved reputation for its learning and support programs catering for the educational and social aspirations of young women.

The school is similarly recognised for its innovation in teaching and the fact that school organisation is driven by educational goals. Statement of School Purpose: Blacktown Girls High School prides itself on "making a difference" in the lives of its students. 

We believe that each girl can learn and achieve and our commitment to them is to provide a high quality education. We develop young women who can deal confidently with change and who will carry with them through life the ability to learn and to achieve personal success.


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