The Heights School

The Heights School

The Heights School Introduction

The Heights School is situated on a 10 hectare property in the North Eastern suburbs, surrounded by modern, low density housing. The community has easy access to local shops, large shopping centre with cinemas, dining and entertainment.

There are extensive sporting and recreational opportunities in the local area including indoor and outdoor swimming, ten pin bowling, skate park, basketball, baseball, football, tennis, hockey and lacrosse. The school is
linked to shopping centres and the city by reliable, inexpensive public transport.

School facilities and resources

  • Three main double storey buildings housing classrooms
  • Specialist facilities for music, art and technology
  • Astronomical observatory housing two powerful telescopes and a seismic recording station
  • Large resource centre for students from preschool to year 12
  • Six science laboratories
  • Nine computer rooms, networked and with internet access
  • Gymnasium
  • Canteen selling meals and snacks

Strong focus areas

  • Gifted and Talented Education (preschool to year 12)
  • Design Technology

Special interest programs

  • IGNITE program - accelerated learning program for gifted and talented students
  • Contemporary Design Technology Program including digital imaging and control technology (robotics)
  • Visual & performing arts programs
  • Vocational Education & Training (VET) - programs including business services


  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Indonesian

Student support services

  • ESL support
  • International student focus person
  • Community coordinator
  • Assistant principal Special Needs
  • Student counsellors
  • VET coordinators
  • Year level coordinators
  • Learning Assistance Program


Recent school awards and achievements

  • Reconciliation Day mural unveiled


Sporting activities

  • Interschool sports competitions
  • State Knockout competitions in a range of sports

Co-curricular opportunities

  • Leadership opportunities with student government
  • National academic competitions in maths, science, computing, Indonesian and English
  • School music band


Industry and training partnerships

  • North East Vocational Organisation - provides access to a range of VET programs



Community alliances

  • Access to community sporting facilities

International programs

  • Study Abroad Program
  • Study Tours


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