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Narara Valley High School
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Australia
Coordinates33°23′51″S 151°20′03″E / 33.397383°S 151.334289°E / -33.397383; 151.334289
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TypeGovernment-funded co-educational comprehensive secondary day school
MottoLearning For the Future
Established1995
School districtCentral Coast; Regional North
Educational authorityNew South Wales Department of Education
PrincipalAndrew Skehan
Teaching staff65.4 FTE (2020)[1]
Years712
GenderMixed
Age range12 to 18
Enrollment762[1] (2022)
Student to teacher ratio11.9
Campus typeSuburban
Colour(s)Red and Silver    
Websitenararavaly-h.schools.nsw.gov.au
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Narara Valley High School (abbreviated as NVHS) is a government-funded co-educational comprehensive secondary day school, located in Narara, in the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia.

The school caters for approximately 762 students in 2022, from year 7 to year 12, of whom eleven percent identified as Indigenous Australians and ten percent were from a language background other than English.[1] The school is operated by the NSW Department of Education; and the current principal is Andrew Skehan.

Extracurricular amd co-curricular

Music

The school runs several music programs, including a selective creative and performing arts program and a concert band that frequently plays music at fund-raising events for the school and charity. Music classes are mandatory for all students enrolled in years 7 and 8, and the subject may be continued as an elective if a student wishes.[2][3]

Academic acceleration program

The school runs an academic acceleration program for highly engaged students who are invited to join a modified class that aims to complete the HSC a year earlier than the cohort they initially joined with.[4]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Narara Valley High School, Narara, NSW: School profile". My School. Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority. 2022. Retrieved 4 July 2023.
  2. ^ "Band". Narara Valley High School. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Performing Arts Gifted & Talented". Narara Valley High School. 17 November 2016. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Student Targeted Enrichment Program (formerly Accelerated Learning Program)". Narara Valley High School. 17 November 2016. Retrieved 19 February 2018.


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