Katoomba High School, Katoomba

Name: Katoomba High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: Martin St
Town: Katoomba
Postcode: 2780
State: New South Wales
Region Western Sydney
Phone: 4782 2622
Fax: 4782 5976
Email: katoomba-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Website: www.katoomba-h.schools.nsw.edu.au
Pupils: 602

Katoomba High School is a comprehensive secondary school that serves the community of the upper Blue Mountains. The school aims to ensure that all students will achieve the following outcomes. 

They will be: Participating community members; self-assured, autonomous individuals; ready for life and work in a democratic society; effective communicators; life long learners; and aware of critical issues for the maintenance of their environment. 

The school has explicit expectations for quality learning and behaviour and bases its welfare strategies on the needs of children in order to achieve these. We provide a wide range of learning opportunities at the school to cater for diverse talents and interests. Our Support Unit for students with disabilities is an integral and valued part of the school.


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