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 Girls' 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.
International Students, too, have the
opportunity to study in the warm and welcoming environment of the school
while experiencing an high-quality education in a safe and nurturing
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.
Here at Blacktown
Girls High we specialise in Girls' Education.
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.
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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,
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
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.
(Click on the Year to find out more) 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.