St Marys Senior High School

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St Marys Senior High School
St Marys Senior High School Crest.PNG
Location
St Marys, New South Wales
Australia Australia
Coordinates 33°45′48″S 150°46′12″E / 33.76333°S 150.77000°E / -33.76333; 150.77000Coordinates: 33°45′48″S 150°46′12″E / 33.76333°S 150.77000°E / -33.76333; 150.77000
Information
Type Public, Co-educational, Day school, Post-compulsory
Motto Latin: Mente Manuque\
(With Mind & Hand)
Established 1989
Principal Kris Beazley
Enrolment ~898 (11-12)[1]
Campus Suburban
Colour(s) Green, White and Black
              
Website

St Marys Senior High School is an academically comprehensive senior high school. It is a post-compulsory, public, co-educational, senior high school, located in St Marys, a Western Suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Established in 1989, the school is the first NSW Government senior high school and currently caters for approximately 850-900 students from Years 11 and 12.

History[edit]

St Marys Senior High School was the first NSW Government senior high school. It was established in 1989 on the site of the comprehensive high school which first opened in 1956 (formerly known as St Marys High School). 2009 will be the school's twentieth year operating as a senior high school.

Curriculum[edit]

St Marys Senior High School is registered and accredited with the New South Wales Board of Studies, and follows the mandated curriculum for Years 11 and 12.

The large number of HSC students means that almost the full range of Board HSC subjects, as well as a number of Joint School - TAFE courses and other courses designed to meet students' special needs and interests are provided.

Achievements[edit]

  • In 2008, a St Marys Senior High School student was awarded first place in the Society and Culture Higher School Certificate (HSC) exam.[2]
  • In the 2008 HSC exams, St Marys Senior High School had 5 students achieve recognition on the Board of Studies All Rounders List.[2]

Notable Alumni[edit]

  • Rebecca Lee - Australian representative to the 2012 Olympics in Athletics[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NSW Schools". Retrieved 2008-02-21. 
  2. ^ a b "First Place in Course List: 2008 Higher School Certificate". Retrieved 2008-12-23. 
  3. ^ "London 2012 - Rebecca Lee Athlete Profile". Retrieved 4 August 2012. 

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