South Sydney High School is a proud co-educational school providing diverse educational programs that support students in reaching their full potential.
We dedicate ourselves to meeting the individual learning needs of all students and celebrating their diversity. Our teaching and learning programs deliver quality education and offer all of our students the opportunity to become engaged in a range of academic and vocational learning experiences. Our well-equipped technology rich facilities enhance learning activities to inspire and engage learners.
Our broad curriculum and extra-curricular activities are delivered by an experienced, dedicated and caring staff in a supportive, friendly environment. This means we give our students the best chance to fulfil their academic, creative, performing and sporting aspirations. There are also many opportunities for students to give back to their community through volunteering programs.
Through our student leadership programs, student well-being programs and recognition system our students know they are cared for and valued.
We have developed extensive links with industry, business, academic and cultural organisations in our community as well as with partner primary schools and international student programs to provide positive lifelong learning experiences for all students.
Values are taught in the classroom to help our students to:
develop a love of learning
pursue excellence and high standards
develop care and respect for themselves and others
take pride in their work
exhibit a strong sense of fairness and social justice
have respect for and understanding of Australia's history including the cultures and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the first peoples of Australia, and Australia as a multicultural society
have an appreciation of Australia's history and multicultural society
actively participate as citizens.
All students are expected to:
attend school every day, unless they are legally excused
be in class on time and prepared to learn
maintain a neat appearance and follow the school uniform policy
behave safely, considerately and responsibly including when travelling to and from school
follow class rules, speak courteously and cooperate with instructions and learning activities
treat staff, other students and members of the school community with dignity and respect
care for property belonging to themselves, the school and others.
Any behaviour that infringes on other people's safety such as harassment, bullying or any illegal behaviour will not be tolerated at our school.