Strathfield Girls High School is a dynamic comprehensive secondary school that develops the skills and values that empower students to lead productive and rewarding lives.
Our school motto, “Pass on the Torch of Life” highlights our commitment to quality teaching and learning for all in a safe, supportive and invigorating atmosphere that nurtures excellence.
Strathfield Girls High School is proud of our long history of cultural, sporting and academic success, which includes outstanding results in the Higher School Certificate.
The students of Strathfield Girls High School prosper in a safe, inclusive and nurturing learning environment that develops respect, understanding and responsibility. We have a successful welfare and discipline program with a focus on social skills, decision making and citizenship.
Welfare initiatives such as Peer Support, leadership opportunities, and study skills programs, support student learning and inspire students to become confident, responsible, socially aware successful young women.
Strathfield Girls High School's focus is on preparing responsible and caring young women who can make a valuable contribution to society.
The values of Strathfield Girls High School are:
• Striving for excellence in academic, cultural creative and sporting pursuits.
• Developing skills for life-ling learning.
• Providing a nurturing, safe and inclusive school environment which fosters co-operation and acceptance of difference.
• Promoting a sense of self-worth, integrity and respect for self and others.
• Strengthening the partnerships between students, staff, parents, the local and global community.
The staff’s professionalism at Strathfield Girls High School is the foundation of our time-honoured tradition of academic excellence. Outstanding pastoral care and passionate quality teaching empowers students to embrace learning and pursue their goals and dreams.
Strathfield Girls High School offers a wide curriculum of academic, VET, creative and performing arts, and sporting options. Our Year 7 Enrichment Class provides opportunities for Gifted and Talented students to strive for their personal best. The extensive academic and elective curriculum inspires students to achieve their best, nurtures their individual talent and interest and encourages all to become independent learners.
The Higher School Certificate results at Strathfield Girls High School reflect our excellence. In 2011, our Higher School Certificate students achieved extremely impressive results. Students achieved examination means above the state mean in 30 out of 35 courses and approximately 86% of our students gained university placements.
In 2011, Strathfield Girls High School was ranked 89th in the top 100 schools in NSW, based on Higher School Certificate results.
Outstanding extra curricula enrichment opportunities are central to our school curriculum. Students can choose from programs such as debating, public speaking, Tournament of Minds, Mock Trial, Student leadership Programs, representative sports, musicale and dance opportunities, drama groups, choral groups, bands, Streamwatch, Duke of Edinburgh Scheme, outdoor education and international visits.
Situated in tree-studded grounds, Strathfield Girls High School is well-resourced with state-of-the-art science laboratories, a commercial kitchen, a well resourced library, fully equipped vocational training facilities, performance and studio spaces for visual arts, dance and drama and modern up-to-the minute technology.
The Strathfield Girls High School's well maintained playing fields and gym encourage our students to enjoy and succeed in physical activity and sport.
Strathfield Girls High School welcomes international students and have a supportive environment for students from overseas. There is an International Students Coordinator and advisers to assist students at each year level.