Thornbury High School
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Thornbury High School

Thornbury High School Information

  • Address: 238 Collins Street, Thornbury, Victoria 3071
  • Distance from Melbourne: 10 km
  • Principal: Mr Peter Egeberg
  • International Student Coordinator: Ms Elisabetta D’Amore
  • Number of students: 630
  • Number of international students: 20
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • VCE Results
  • VCE completion (2008): 100%
  • University offers (2007): 42%
  • TAFE/VET offers (2007): 49%

Thornbury High is a medium-sized school situated close to the city. Its VCE program achieves excellent results and students receive a broad, stimulating education.

It has extensive and pleasant grounds, and provides a safe and caring learning environment with a strong pastoral care program for international students. With a highly qualified and experienced teaching staff and modern facilities, Thornbury High School is committed to achieving academic excellence and successful learning outcomes for all its students.    

 

Languages taught

  • Italian
  • Greek
  • Indonesian
  • Chinese

 

 

Intensive English Language provided

  • At nearby English Language Centre

 

 

Special programs

  • Homework support program for international students
  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • High achievers program
  • Acceleration mathematics program for Year 10
  • Award-winning music program
  • Strong sports program
  • Leadership and debating
  • Sister schools in China and Italy

 

 

Popular sports

  • Soccer
  • Rugby
  • Athletics
  • Swimming
  • Cricket

 

 

Special facilities

  • Chemistry, physics and biology laboratories
  • Computer laboratories
  • State-of-the-art information and technology facilities
  • Dedicated VCE centre  
  • Air-conditioned classrooms  
  • Indoor sports centre
  • Art and technology specialist areas  
  • TV production studio
  • Radio studio
  • Multimedia studies  
  • Student cafeteria
 

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