Albury High School

Making Albury High School a better place for all - AD ASTRA PER ASPERA

Telephone02 6021 3488

Emailalbury-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Facilities

Facilities in the school:

Is a school of achievement as shown by:-

  • Outstanding results in the Higher School certificate and School certificate examinations.

  • High retention rates from junior to senior studies.

  • High continuation rate of HSC students into tertiary study and the professions.

  • Excellent sporting representation at local, regional, State and national levels.

  • Highly commended results in state-wide competitions in Mathematics, Science, Writing, Art, Agriculture, Debating and Public Speaking.

  • The school holds wide community respect, acclaim and support.

Can offer students:-

  • One of the most comprehensive and balanced junior and senior curricula in NSW encompassing over 40 subjects in all the Mathematics, Science, Humanity, Creative Arts, Languages, Technology, Physical Education and Health fields.

  • A special focus on foreign languages. The school offers studies in French, German and Japanese.

  • Links with Albury T.A.F.E.

  • A commitment to computer education.

  • Stimulating challenges for talented students.

  • Support teachers for students with learning difficulties.

  • A wide variety of sports, both indoor and outdoor, social activities and excursions.

  • Opportunities to participate in the school band and choir, drama and musical productions, community service schemes. Duke of Edinburgh awards, the school newspaper and magazine and youth exchange programs.

  • An "Outward Bound" program for year 8 students.

  • Reward through effort with graduation ceremonies and other formal recognition schemes.

  • A variety of clubs such as photography, ISCF, gymnastics, dance and environment.

Is concerned about the welfare of students by providing:-

  • A caring staff assisted by a school counsellor, careers adviser, remedial teachers and student advisers for each year.

  • Strictly enforced discipline and uniform codes.

  • Extensive and frequent reporting of student progress to parents.

  • Health Education and Guidance lessons.

  • An active Student Representative Council.

  • A high degree of parental involvement through the School Council, P & C Association, Parent/Teacher evenings and curriculum information sessions.

  • A peer support program.

  • Leadership through senior Prefect body.

  • Weekly information assemblies and regular bulletins.

  • Extensive staff development programs to up-date qualifications.

  • Scholarships and awards.

  • Work experience.

Is proud of its facilities which include:-

  • Two multi purpose hall/gymnasiums.

  • Five computing rooms using IBM compatible machines, featuring a variety of computer applications, and several specialised annexes - Science data logging lab, Languages, Visual arts and Design studios.

  • A superbly equipped computerised library with study areas and extensive resource collections.

  • Three language laboratories equipped with oral/aural technology.

  • Carpeted classrooms.

  • A one hectare farm catering for poultry, citrus, livestock and horticulture studies.

  • A Performing Arts Centre for drama and music studies.

  • Seven Science laboratories and preparation areas.

  • Nine specialist work rooms for the visual arts, woodwork, metalwork and technical drawing disciplines.

  • Two fully equipped kitchens with gas, electric and microwave facilities, and two textiles' rooms.

  • Two music rooms with a wide variety of musical instruments.

  • Audio-visual facilities throughout the school.

  • A school oval, outdoor tennis and basketball courts.

  • A well-stocked 'health food' canteen.

  • School archives.

  • Landscaped school grounds and gardens, shade and seating for students.

  • A modern office featuring the latest administrative technology.