Mackellar Girls Campus

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Northern Beaches Secondary College
Mackellar Girls Campus
Address
Campbell Parade
Manly Vale
Australia
Information
Type Government
Motto In honour bound
Established 1968
Principal Ms Christine Del Gallo
Staff 80 +[1]
Grades 7–12
Gender Female
Enrolment 1252 (2015)[2]
Campus type Suburban
Colour(s) blue, red, white
Website

Mackellar Girls Campus is a public, girls-only high school for students years 7–12 in Manly Vale, New South Wales, Australia. It is a part of the Northern Beaches Secondary College, a five-campus college across Sydney's Northern Beaches, formed in 2003. It is generally considered to be the 'sister school' to Balgowlah Boys Campus, another school within the college.

It was formerly known as Manly Vale High School, and then became Mackellar Girls High School until 2003 when it gained its current name after the famous Australian poet Dorothea Mackellar.

It was ranked as the third top comprehensive girls' school in New South Wales in 2015.[3] It was 116th in the state HSC rankings in 2015.[4]

Notable students[edit]

  • Layne Beachley, professional surfer, 7 time World Champion.
  • Elka Graham, Olympic Swimmer, TV Presenter
  • Debbie Watson- Olympic Water Polo player, Captained the Olympic winning Australian Waterpolo team (2000)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MySchool - Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Retrieved 2016-08-20. 
  2. ^ "MySchool - Northern Beaches Secondary College Mackellar Girls Campus". Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. Retrieved 2016-08-20. 
  3. ^ "Better Education - Top Public High School Rankings". Better Education Pty Ltd. Retrieved 2016-08-20. 
  4. ^ "Better Education - HSC School Ranking - 2015". Better Education Pty Ltd. Retrieved 2016-08-20. 

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