Blacktown Girls High SchoolÔºÐ£½éÉÜ
¡¡¡¡Blacktown Girls High School is an inclusive sch
Blacktown Girls High SchoolÔºÐ£½éÉÜ
¡¡¡¡Blacktown Girls High School is an inclusive school with both academically selective students and local comprehensive students. The school focuses on quality teaching and the provision of the widest range of opportunities for individual achievement and success. The school embodies the current research and practices in Girlsa? Education strategies and presents a vibrant culture of achievement, opportunity and success. The staff delivers outstanding enrichment programs extending students in areas such as creative and performing arts, public speaking and problem solving. The students regularly perform in a range of knockout sports competitions and compete at regional, state and national level.
¡¡¡¡Blacktown Girls High School is a NSW Government school providing a comprehensive high school for girls. Here at Blacktown Girls we emphasise a broad-based curriculum where our students have the opportunity to excel in which ever field of endeavour they feel themselves capable.
¡¡¡¡We understand how girls learn best. How girls develop both emotionally and physically. All our teaching strategies, subject content, organisation of the School day, length of lessons and programs offered are designed around GIRLS!
¡¡¡¡We believe that comprehensive education offers the best foundation that students can have to prepare for their future in an environment of continuing and increasing change. Blacktown Girls provides the ideal environment for our girls to develop a life-long love of learning. We are proud to be a semi-selective girls high school.
¡¡¡¡Students follow a common curriculum in English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Technology, Visual Arts, Music, Personal Development/Health/PE (PD/H/PE) and BOUNCE. In addition to core subjects, our unique program for Year 7 has developed especially for Girls at Blacktown Girls High School. It focuses on key issues such as self esteem, peer relationships, positive role modelling. Our program aims at instilling in our students positive qualities acknowledged universally as desirable qualities for young people to possess and practice.
¡¡¡¡Students with particular learning needs are identified in Year 7 and programs are provided to improve, challenge and extend them. These activities are spread across the curriculum to cover both creative and academic aspects.
¡¡¡¡All students study English, Mathematics, Science, History/Geography/Civics, & PD/Health/PE.
¡¡¡¡In addition to these subjects, students choose two elective subjects from a wide range of options including: Aboriginal Studies, Commerce, Dance, Digital Media, Elective History ("Tomb Raiders"), French, Food Technology, Information and Software Technology (Computer Studies), Marine and Aquaculture Studies, Music, Spanish, Textiles and Design, Visual Arts, and Sports Science.
¡¡¡¡The curriculum in our senior school is rich and varied and varied according to student selection. English is compulsory; students then select subjects from the following quite comprehensive list: Aboriginal Studies, Ancient History, Biology, Business Services, Business Studies, Ceramics, Chemistry, Community and Family Studies, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Exploring Early Childhood, Earth and Environmental Science, Economics, Food Technology, French, Spanish, Geography, Hospitality, Information Processes and Technology, Information Technology, Legal Studies, Life Skills Courses - Special Programs of Study, Mathematics, Music, Photography and Digital Imaging, Physics, Senior Science, Society and Culture, Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation, Studies in Religion, Textiles and Design and Visual Arts.