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NSW Department of Education
GPO Box 33
Sydney NSW 2001
Phone: 02 9561 8000


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Arthur Phillip High School

Cnr Macquarie & Smith Sts, Parramatta NSW 2150   More schools in postcode 2150
Phone   9635 8638
Fax       9687 1149

Arthur Phillip High School is located in the centre of Parramatta city, drawing students from suburbs around Parramatta and further afield. The school population is diverse with more than 80% of students coming from non-English speaking backgrounds. There are over forty different cultures represented in the school population. The school is proud of its strong multicultural tradition and the values students learn about tolerance of diversity and inclusivity. At Arthur Phiilip High School we encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning, emphasise the acquisition of literacy and technology skills, provide strong welfare support for students and their families and reward achievement, commitment and improvement. Arthur Phillip High School provides relevant and appropriate programs to equip our students with knowledge, skills and values to meet the challenges of our modern multicultural and technological society. A strong core curriculum in the junior school reinforces basic literacy, numeracy and technological skills as well as essential values in civics and citizenship. The senior school program allows students wide choice from an academic university-oriented pathway to TAFE and other pathways. All students are encouraged to undertake at least one vocational course (IT, Hospitality, Business Services, Retail, Furnishings) in their senior years so that they can gain accredited skills in the workplace and make more informed choices about their future career direction.

School Email  
School Website  
Type of School Secondary Schools  
Enrolments 1468  
Region Western Sydney  

Special Needs services offered by this school

  • Students with Moderate Intellectual Disability
  • Students with Mild Intellectual Disability

Special Needs

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