Concord High School (Sydney)

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Concord High School
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The school's logo, with the name of the school and its motto.
Location
Concord, New South Wales
Australia
Information
School type Public, Comprehensive, Coeducational, Secondary School
Motto Concordia
(Harmony)
Religious affiliation(s) None
Established 1981
Principal Jacqueline Koob
Teaching staff ~70
Grades 7–12[1]
Enrolment 1000 +
Campus type suburban
Colour(s) Charcoal, White, Yellow and Dark green               
Website

Concord High School is a co-educational high school in Sydney, Australia.[2] The school has a 1000+ students and 60 teachers.[3]

Houses[edit]

There are 5 Houses at Concord named after local landmarks of the Parramatta River: Brays (Blue), Kendall (Purple), Kings (Red), Majors (Green) and Yaralla (Yellow). Its swimming carnival is normally held at the Drummoyne Pool.

Sporting, Extra-Curricular Activities and Music[edit]

Concord is widely associated with sporting. It is located near St. Lukes Oval, a multipurpose sporting ground with a 400m grass track, Five Dock Leisure Centre and Gym, Cintra Netball and Tennis Courts and Concord Football Oval. Its BASS (Before and After School Sports) Program consists of the following sports:

Before School:

  • Strength and Fitness
  • Futsal (Yrs. 7-11)
  • Boxing
  • Dance
  • Table tennis
  • Gymnastics

After School:

  • Basketball
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Badminton
  • Touch football

Other extra-curricular activities provided by, and through the school, include the following:

Lunchtime activities:

  • Chess Club
  • Robotics Club

Music

  • The school has a strings ensemble, school band, and provides private tutoring for a variety of musical instruments. Concord High School participates in the Symphonia Jubilate,[4] a symphony orchestra composed of students from schools in the local area.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Concord High School: General School Profile" (PDF). Concord High School. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 April 2011. Retrieved 2011-04-28. 
  2. ^ Patty, Anna (13 November 2006). "Schools lose out on foreign fee bonanza". The Sydney Morning Herald. Archived from the original on 22 August 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2009. 
  3. ^ "Concord High School: General School Profile" (PDF). Concord High School. Archived from the original (PDF) on 22 August 2009. Retrieved 22 August 2009. 
  4. ^ http://www.symphoniajubilate.com

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°51′50.34″S 151°6′32.58″E / 33.8639833°S 151.1090500°E / -33.8639833; 151.1090500