Nowra High School
Nowra High School is a proud member of the Shoalhaven River Public Education Learning Community. The school has a student population of 1120 which includes 76 Indigenous students. Nowra High employs 105 teachers and support staff including School Counsellors, a Career Adviser, a Defence Transition Mentor and a Youth Worker, to meet the learning and social needs of students. The school also has four support classes catering for students with special needs. Nowra High School is designated a Centre for Excellence in the National Partnerships program placing an emphasis on teacher quality and student achievement. The school has a long history of outstanding academic, sporting, cultural and performing arts achievement. The school enrols students from 18 public and publicly funded private schools in the Shoalhaven region and offers a comprehensive range of courses leading to the award of the Higher School Certificate. Nowra High also offers an extensive range of vocational education and training courses delivered within the school and in partnership with TAFE NSW and private providers of Vocational Education and Training. The purpose of the school is to ensure that students exhibit high self esteem, are self-directed learners, achieve academically, have the ability to generalise learning and knowledge to a wide variety of contexts, demonstrate concern for the environment and compassion for others. The school also strives to equip students with the attitudes and skills to establish and maintain positive interpersonal relationships and the knowledge and skills to be productive and responsible members of the community in which they live.
Share Our Space
School spaces will be open from 8am to 5pm from 23 December 2019 to 24 January 2020 including weekends and public holidays. Roving security guards will open the gates in the morning between 7-8am and close them between 5-6pm at night.
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