Blacktown Boys High School

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Blacktown Boys High School
Blacktown Boys High School crest
"Learn to Live."
Blacktown, New South Wales
Type Public, secondary, single-sex, day school
Established January 1956 (co-ed high)
January 1959 (Boys High)[1]
Principal Shaun Addy
Enrolment ~345 (7–12)[2]
Colour(s) Gold and maroon         

Blacktown Boys High School (BBHS) is located in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia. It is a boys' high school operated by the New South Wales Department of Education and Training with students from years 7 to 12. The school was established in 1959.


The school was originally established in January 1956 as Blacktown High School. However, owing to a growing local population and in accordance with government policy, it was decided that the schools would be split into two single sex schools: Blacktown Boys and Blacktown Girls High Schools. Both were fully split by 1959. Blacktown Boys was officially opened on 17 October 1959 by the Deputy Premier and Minister of Education, Bob Heffron. A school Cadet unit was also formed in 1961, and disbanded in the 1970s.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Bob Brown – School Captain 1961; Australian Senator; former Leader of the Australian Greens
  • Charles Casuscelli – NSW MP for Strathfield (2011–present)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Blacktown Boys High". Government Schools of New South Wales from 1848. NSW Education and Communities. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  2. ^ "Blacktown Boys High School". School Locator. NSW Public Schools. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 

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Coordinates: 33°46′S 150°54′E / 33.767°S 150.900°E / -33.767; 150.900