Narrabeen Sports High School

Narrabeen Sports High School Introduction

In the midst of Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches area, Narrabeen Sports High School is a comprehensive school that values, recognises, and strives for excellence in academic, cultural, and sporting pursuits. We are committed to a caring, supportive, educational environment that provides opportunities for all students to maximise their potential. Although we offer a special sports program for talented athletes, we are first and foremost a coeducational, comprehensive high school community that seeks always to provide our students with the opportunities to acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills, and values necessary for leading productive and rewarding lives in the wider community.

English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs

  • In addition to providing parallel English classes in some years, Narrabeen Sports High also offers the ESL Higher School Certifi cate course and the senior Fundamentals of English course, which are both designed specifically for students from non- English speaking backgrounds

Languages Taught

  • French and German

Special Programs

  • Extension classes in Years 7 and 8
  • Targeted sports program
  • Junior sports development program
  • Interschool and knockout sporting competitions
  • Debating and public speaking
  • Rock Eisteddfod
  • Drama, dance, music, and training band
  • Chess club
  • Religious education classes
  • Camps program
  • Year group special projects and fundraising for charities
  • Participation in science, mathematics, English, computing, and foreign language competitions
  • School leadership program through the Student Representative Council, prefect body, peer support training program, and anti-bullying program
  • Mathematics coaching centre
  • Work experience programs

Student Support Services and Programs

  • The school is committed to providing a safe and supportive learning environment for all students
  • School Counsellor, Learning Support Team, Year Advisers and Welfare Coordinator assist International Student Coordinator to support our international students

Special Facilities

  • Multipurpose 500-seat hall
  • Gymnasium
  • Learning centre and a well-resourced library
  • Five networked computer rooms
  • State-of-the-art indoor sports centre
  • Extensive outdoor sports fi elds
  • International-standard tennis courts
  • Fitness laboratory
  • Dance room
  • Visual, digital arts, and photographic studios
  • Access to the facilities at the nearby Sydney Academy of Sport

HSC Results and Year 12 University/TAFE Placements In 2005:

  • Outstanding HSC results in ESL English, Business Studies, Visual Arts, PDHPE, Languages, Music, Hospitality, Design and Technology and Information Technology
  • 70% of students continue their studies at university or TAFE
  • Tertiary offers included Engineering, Journalism, the Sciences, Computer Technologies, Business, Arts, Environmental Planning, and Music
  • Scholarships with NSW and Macquarie Universities

Features of Local Area

  • Narrabeen Sports High School is located within the Pittwater Councilarea on the Northern Beaches
  • Public and private buses provide easy access to the city, Manly, Warringah Shire and northern beaches suburbs
  • The school is adjacent to Narrabeen Lake, local beaches, and shopping centres, and is situated in spacious grounds incorporating recreational areas and sporting fields


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