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Hurlstone Agricultural High School

Yrs 7 - 12 | Boarding and Day

Roy Watts Road,

Telephone: 02 9829 9222

Principal: Mrs Christine Castle

Head of Boarding Contact Information

Name: Mr Sailash Krishan
Telephone: 02 9829 9250

Number in School: 1076
Number of Boarders: 49

Hurlstone Agricultural High School is an academically selective, co-educational Boarding School with an Agricultural focus. As one of the top Government schools in NSW, Hurlstone combines academic studies with the opportunity to relate student work to a key primary sector. In doing so, students from communities that are separated geographically are provided with the opportunity to live and learn within a thriving academic community. Hurlstone has consistently achieved outstanding HSC and ATAR results over a long history. In 2012 the NSW HSC state-wide ranking placed our school 20th in the top 100.

Since 1907, Hurlstone Agricultural High School has provided a vibrant learning community for boarders. Hurlstone currently houses boarders from all over NSW, QLD and Norfolk Island. At Hurlstone each student is nurtured through the development of individual talents and interests, is encouraged to recognise their potential and realise success through attaining their personal best in a dynamic and changing world. At Hurlstone, students are presented with opportunities to develop 21st century learning skills and engage in project based learning connected to the world with a clear demonstrated commitment to Agriculture.

Hurlstone Agricultural High School creates a nurturing environment and fosters a culture of high expectations where boarders can become resilient, accomplished high achievers with a keen sense of social justice and a desire to enrich and lead society in the future. Hurlstone Agricultural High School has a rich alumni record where past students have achieved outstanding success in diverse areas of society including Politics, Agriculture, Music, Dramatic Arts, Defence Forces and Private Enterprise. Boarding students have access to a range of recreational activities. Student well-being is enhanced through effective welfare programs designed to develop confident, independent, responsible citizens. Admission is academically competitive. The study of Agriculture is compulsory in Years 7 to 12.

  • co-ed