New Town High School, NEW TOWN

Name: New Town High School
Type: Secondary School
Address: 6 Midwood Street New Town
Postcode: 7008
State: Tasmania
Region Southern
Phone: (03) 6278 0400
Fax: (03) 6278 1717
Pupils: 830


New Town High School is a Tasmanian Government secondary school for boys. It is located in Hobart. It is the only public all boys school in the state, the only other public single-sex school being Ogilvie High School for girls. 

The School has a specialist Music program, challenging programs and up to date facilities in Technology, Design and the Arts, a contemporary program in Foods and Catering, a vibrant Languages other than English program and an excellent Health and Physical Education Department. These aspects complement a demanding academic program in the core learning areas of Mathematics, English, Science and SOSE.


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