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Kingsgrove North High School

Our School

Kingsgrove North High School is a comprehensive Year 7-12 secondary co-educational school comprising of students from diverse backgrounds. The School has a long tradition of high achievement across a wide curriculum. We have famous lawyers, medical practitioners and researchers, public officials, business people, artists, actors and sports people as our school graduates who continue to contribute to the school.
We are close to Beverly Hills Intensive English
Centre (IEC) and have an effective transition program from the IEC to our high school.

Kingsgrove is a quiet, green, cosmopolitan suburb approximately 20 minutes by train, south-west of the centre of Sydney. The school is near two major shopping centres and adjacent to a large park and within walking distance of Kingsgrove railway station.


The school caters for a full range of academic abilities and offers a wide range of elective courses including IT, The Arts, Languages and Humanities. There are extension programs and support to allow students to reach their potential.

Nurturing the Leaders of the Future

We see our school as building leaders for the future. Leadership draws on the capacity to think and learn, to create, to achieve personal best through co-operation and competition, to lead one's own learning and to positively lead others.

Leadership opportunities are extensive, with a thriving student representative council, elected prefects and peer support programs.

Our Values

The Kingsgrove North community believes in providing a flexible curriculum, which is diverse, relevant and caters for the present and future needs of students. We believe that effective learners are creative problem solvers who can work independently and cooperatively to gain knowledge and skills for life-long learning.

Students are encouraged to be self-motivated, respectful of others and to interact confidently with the wider community. Kingsgrove North has a professional and motivated teaching staff. We believe in working together with consistency and commitment to provide excellence in education and equal opportunity for all students, encouraging each student to achieve their personal best.

Kingsgrove North believes that a caring environment is one in which students and staff are encouraged to develop positive relationships; to practice empathy; to reflect on their values and to consider their choices.

Kingsgrove North High School has been formally recognised as a White Ribbon school and we actively promote the no violence against women message

At Kingsgrove North High School we are focused on producing skilled, resilient and innovative 21st Century learners in a safe, supportive and engaging educational environment.

Kingsgrove North High School values

• The diversity of our educational community where rights and responsibilities are valued by staff and students.
• The innovative, successful and quality teaching of our highly motivated and dedicated professional staff
• Students who aim to achieve their goals while becoming educated, respectful and responsible young men and women

Thinking, Learning and Creating

We believe that students learn best when they have opportunities for expression across many fields and when they produce work that brings together their knowledge and skills for a real purpose and real audience.

Performance, exhibition and publication encourages students to develop their creative skills. Dance, Choir and Music groups are showcased regularly in concerts, assemblies and within the community.

Students work with other local primary schools on numerous projects that strengthen relationships and promote excellence.

Our Welfare Team and Programs

We have a strong team to support our students:
• Year Advisors and their Assistants
• Career Advisor in touch with current employment trends and a network of contacts
• School Counsellors
• Support Teachers for Learning Difficulties
• Deputy Principals
• Home School Liaison Officer

Our welfare Team meets regularly to identify and solve issues for students. We have Trained teachers and community Mentors who assist and guide students, our counsellors run social skills training for students who wish to learn more about, anger management, assertiveness, negotiation and conflict resolution. The school provides a homework centre with tutors available and parents are encouraged to meet regularly with staff so all are fully aware of their student's progress and needs.

Special Features

Quality education is supported by state-of-the-art learning spaces across the curriculum.

For example: Science provides a flexible facility with built in wireless technology; Visual Arts has a digital production room and darkroom; History has a working museum; Social Sciences uses floor to ceiling display spaces and provide a focus on field work.

Computing has four computer rooms and faculty digital labs, while the Library has extensive capacity for book and IT research.

PD/H/PE provides an equipped gym, and Drama has a function designed learning and performance space.

The needs of students with English language, learning, physical and intellectual disabilities are catered for through our highly effective Support Unit and our specialised staff in learning difficulties, ESL and literacy.

Students are also provided with the opportunity to study Vocational Education and Training courses across 4 frameworks (Hospitality, Retail, Construction and Metals and Engineering) and to experience the world through work experience programs. The school has a Trade Training Centre including a commercial kitchen classroom.

Kingsgrove North High School also has a Confucius Classroom with strong educational links with the Hanban Province in China

Please check out our school website for more information at:

http://www.kingsgrovn-h.schools.nsw.edu.au/

Kingsgrove North High School

St Albans Rd
Kingsgrove, NSW 2208
Phone: 02 9502 3933
Fax: 955023933
Email:
kingsgrovn-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Website:
www.kingsgrovn-h.schools.nsw.edu.au/

  

Key Details:

  • Type: Government
  • Level: Secondary
  • Gender: Coed
  • Religious Affiliation: Non-Denominational
  • Learning Extension: Yes
  • International Students: Yes
  • Scholarships: Yes

Announcements

 

 

Award-Winning Education

Kingsgrove North High School was awarded a prestigious "Australian Quality Schooling Award" in 2007 and is the recipient of two Director General Awards.

Open Day and School Tours

Please contact reception to find out about our next Open Day or to arrange a tour of the school.

 

 

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