Davidson High School

Davidson High School Introduction

Davidson High School

Davidson High School has developed a reputation for excellence in all areas of student endeavour. Its strong academic

emphasis is complemented by opportunities in sport, the performing and creative arts, vocational education,
overseas exchanges and student leadership.

Importance is placed on students achieving their personal best in a secure and stimulating environment. The student welfare system is designed to create a safe, well-disciplined school where positive behaviour is encouraged. An ongoing tradition of success in the Higher School Certifi cate examinations, sporting
competitions, eisteddfods, debating, public speaking and academic challenges
has given students a sense of pride in being members of Davidson High School.

The teaching staff is experienced, caring and dedicated to each child achieving his or her potential. Parent participation is encouraged and the school is supported by an active P&C. Davidson High School has a continual record of success, the
latest technology, innovative teaching methods, excellent facilities, a tranquil
setting and a clear sense of purpose.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs

  • ESL classes in Years 11 and 12

Languages Taught

  • Japanese and Italian

Special Programs

  • Gifted and talented program including extension classes and thinking skills
  • Concert bands, stage band and choir
  • Elite dance and drama programs
  • Interschool and intraschool sporting competitions
  • Inter school debating and public speaking
  • Strong focus on leadership programs for the junior and senior school
  • International links with sister schools in Japan

Student Support Services and Programs

  • Senior support academic programs
  • Mentoring for HSC students
  • Year advisers
  • School counselor
  • Senior and junior leadership programs
  • Full-time careers adviser
  • Peer support and mediation programs

Special Facilities

  • Well-resourced library with internet facilities
  • Computer laboratories
  • Multipurpose hall including basketball and netball facilities
  • Fully equipped dance studio
  • Drama studio
  • Concert band rehearsal room
  • Visual arts facilities with digital photogpaphy
  • Large oval for sporting competitions

HSC Results and Year 12 University/TAFE Placements

  • Four students were in the top ten in the state in four subjects
  • Well over 70% of courses were significantly above the state average
  • Students gaining university and TAFE placement were well above the state average

Features of Local Area

  • The Frenchs Forest Davidson area is 20kms north of Sydney and is noted for its leafy bushland setting
  • Davidson High School is situated in a beautiful environment surrounded by trees
  • Frenchs Forest is located close to Manly and is a 20 minute bus ride to Sydney CBD

Other Information

The school has an excellent name in the local community and is renowned for its academic success, the quality of its performing arts programs, the variety of sporting opportunities and the range of international exchange programs.


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