Canberra High School

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Canberra High School
Canberra, ACT
Coordinates 35°15′07″S 149°04′26″E / 35.252°S 149.074°E / -35.252; 149.074Coordinates: 35°15′07″S 149°04′26″E / 35.252°S 149.074°E / -35.252; 149.074
Type High School
Established 1938
Principal Phil Beecher[1]
Enrolment ~600 (7-10)
Colour(s) Black & White

Canberra High School is an Australian public high school in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory. It is located in the Belconnen suburb of Macquarie and has approximately 900 students ranging from Years 7-10.

Students may enter subjects including L.O.T.E. (Languages Other Than English), the Arts (Dance, Drama, Music, Photography and Art), Technology (Food Technology, Workshop Technology, Graphics, and Textiles) and Information technology (Robotronics and Programming).[2] They also offer challenge groups for gifted and talented students as part of their INSPIRE (gifted and talented program[3]), a number school bands of sporting teams, and a debating team. [4] Maths, Science, English, SOSE (Studies of Society and Environment) and PE are all compulsory in compliance to the National Curriculum.

Former school[edit]

Former Canberra High school, now the School of Arts, ANU Canberra

The school was previously situated in central Canberra. The former school buildings are now the home of the Australian National University School of Arts.


  1. ^ "From the Principal". Canberra High School. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
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  3. ^ School, Canberra High (2003-01-01). "Inspire". Retrieved 2017-09-09.
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