Burwood Girls High School
|Burwood Girls' High School|
|Croydon, New South Wales
|Type||Public, Single-sex, high school|
|Motto||Not For Ourselves Alone|
|Colour(s)||Navy Blue & Gold
Established in 1929 and operated by the New South Wales Department of Education and Training, the school has a non-selective enrolment policy and currently caters for approximately 1,060 students from Years 7 to 12. The schools catchment area includes the suburbs of Croydon, Burwood, Croydon Park, Ashfield, Summer Hill, Haberfield, and Five Dock. The school community is diverse in terms of ethnicity, culture and socio-economic mix.
In the 2006 Higher School Certificate, the National Education Directory of Australia named Burwood Girls High School the sixth best performing school, and the best non-selective public school in Sydney's Inner-West.
Burwood Girls High School is registered and accredited with the New South Wales Board of Studies, and therefore follows the mandated curriculum for all years. Students may also choose from a select number of Vocational Education and Training (VET) subjects through TAFE NSW and additional languages through The Open High School.
The school is a comprehensive high school. In the 2006 HSC, the National Education Directory of Australia named Burwood Girls the sixth best performing school, and the best non-selective public school in Sydney's Inner-West.
- Lorraine Bayly AM - Actress; Founding Member of the Ensemble Theatre Company; Named as one of 100 Variety Entertainers of the Century, recipient of 3 Logie Awards
- Lee Da-hae - South Korean actress
- Jennie George - Former member of the Australian House of Representatives, representing the Division of Throsby
- Dale Spender AM - Feminist; Researcher and Writer; International Keynote Speaker; Online Author and Content Creator
- Gracie Otto - Actress, film producer, writer and film director.
- "About Us". Burwood Girls' High School. Retrieved 2007-09-18.
- "Annual Report 2006" (PDF). Burwood Girls' High School. 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-18.
- "School Boundaries" (jpg). School Information. Burwood Girls High School. Retrieved 2007-09-18.
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- "Top HSC Schools by Region - Albury to Newcastle" (PDF). The National Education Directory of Australia. 2006-12-21. Retrieved 2007-09-18.
- "Year 11 "Options" 2008" (PDF). Burwood Girls High School. Retrieved 2007-09-18.
- Suzannah Pearce, ed. (2006-11-17). "BAYLY Lorraine Daphne". Who's Who in Australia Live!. North Melbourne, Vic: Crown Content Pty Ltd.
- Gartrell, Tim. "Jennie George - Member for Throsby". Labor MPs & Officials. Australian Labor Party. Archived from the original on 2007-08-31. Retrieved 2007-09-18.
- Suzannah Pearce, ed. (2006-11-17). "SPENDER Dale". Who's Who in Australia Live!. North Melbourne, Vic: Crown Content Pty Ltd.