St Johns Park High School
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About Our School

St Johns Park High School is a large (approx 950 students) comprehensive school serving a multicultural community. The school prides itself on a well-disciplined student body supported by an extensive student welfare network. The school places a strong emphasis on the wearing of school uniform and implements progressive anti harassment and anti bullying programs. The school caters for the learning needs of a diverse range of students through Project Based Learning activities, a very innovative High Performance program, a Big Picture Academy and a learning support team. A large senior school student body ensures a broad senior curriculum that provides a complete range of general, advanced and extension courses. Transition to work is well supported by a large range of vocational education courses in most industry frameworks. Creative and performing arts experiences are extensive.

English as a Second Language Programs

The school has several ESL teachers who along with Support Teachers Learning Assistance, form the Enrichment Team. They are very caring and provide outstanding support for students with language needs.

Languages Taught

Japanese and Italian

Special Programs

School is served by a very professional and committed teaching staff with a mix of experience and youth.

  • Whole school literacy and numeracy programs
  • Linkages – middle school programs linking primary and early high school years
  • Gifted and talented program – a very successful and innovative program catering for the gifted and talented students from Years 7 – 10
  • Inter school Debating Years 7 – 12
  • Outstanding success in statewide, national and international competitions – English, Mathematics, Science, Computing, Geography
  • Choir and band groups
  • Dance ensembles
  • Extension classes (HSC) in English, Mathematics and History
  • Comprehensive sports program – swimming, cross country and athletics
  • Peer Reading Program during roll call
  • Student Representative Council

Student Support Services and Programs

Student Welfare is a high priority and is managed by an extensive network of care consisting of;

  • Full time school counselling service
  • Head Teacher Welfare
  • Two student advisors for each student Year group
  • Learning Support Team
  • Anti harassment and anti bullying programs
  • Careers Advisor
  • Transition Advisor- School to Work
  • Teacher/ student Mentoring Program
  • Peer Mediation

Special Facilities

  • Modern well maintained buildings and well groomed gardens and grounds.
  • Air conditioned computer laboratories
  • Air conditioned demountable classrooms
  • Wireless Internet access in all classrooms including demountables
  • Interactive Whiteboards in all fixed classrooms
  • Multi Purpose Centre and extensive playing fields
  • Well stocked Library with an after school homework centre
  • School canteen offering a variety of healthy food options
  • Functioning agricultural farm
  • Modern, air conditioned commercial kitchen (Category A)
  • Modern, air conditioned language laboratory
  • 22 seat school bus

Features of Local Area

The school is in the Fairfield local government area, which is richly multicultural in its population mix. The area is well served by public bus transport to and from major transport interchanges of Liverpool, Cabramatta, Fairfield and Parramatta. These centres have some of the largest shopping complexes in the southern hemisphere. There is a medium size shopping centre 100 metres from the school.