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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 the only NSW Government fully selective, coeducational, agricultural, boarding high school. It is located in Glenfield, 36 km south west of the Sydney central business district.

The school nurtures the whole child in an inclusive environment where high potential and gifted learners are known, valued and cared for. Student voice is active and dynamic. Students give back to the community in numerous ways including extensive CAPA, Sports and Agricultural Programs, SRC, Interact, Student Union, Enviro Club, debating, mentoring and other leadership development programs highlighted by an exceptional prefect body.

The school is strongly supported by an engaged and active Parents and Citizens' Association, Boarder Parent Welfare and alumni network. Our staff provide a dynamic, creative, innovative, collaborative and differentiated curriculum and fosters connected partnerships to maximise student engagement.

Since 1907, Hurlstone Agricultural High School has provided a vibrant learning community for boarders. Hurlstone currently houses boarders from all over NSW. 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.

Hurlstone Agricultural High School creates a nurturing environment and fosters a culture of high expectation 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 10.

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