Nyngan High School fosters safe, respectful learners within a culture of integrity. The school provides a balanced education, focusing on the development of the whole child through the Values of Public Education. Our students enjoy quality experiences and successes in academic, sporting and cultural endeavours.
Nyngan High School (NHS) is a comprehensive high school in remote rural NSW. The school has an enrolment of 183 students, approximately 37% of whom are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.
The school receives funding to support low socio economic students with a FOEI of 123.
Positive partnerships exist between the school and its four partner schools – Nyngan, Hermidale, Girilambone and Marra Creek Public Schools and St Joseph’s Primary School.
The school works in close partnership with its community supported by an active Parents and Citizens Association and Aboriginal Education Consultative Group.
The school is committed to maximising results in National Assessment Program for Literacy and Numeracy and Higher School Certificate examinations for all students. Students are offered a broad curriculum choice. Vocational Education and Training courses are offered to Stage 5 and 6 students delivered at the school and through TAFE. Gifted and Talented students are catered for in Stage 4 and 5 Enrichment Classes and Aurora College, the state’s Virtual Selective School. Stage 4 & 5 Achievement, Victory, Opportunity and Triumph Classes are in place for mainstream students and those working towards the achievement of outcomes for their year level. Students are supported by two Multicategorical classrooms.
A strong student welfare focus is supported by a positive behaviour model and a committed Learning Support Team.