Jamison High School

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Telephone02 4731 6150

Emailjamison-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Faculties

students performing dance

Creative and Performing Arts (CAPA)

 

Our creative and performing arts faculty provides an extensive curriculum that develops students skills in dance, drama, music and visual arts. Students are encouraged to explore their creative expression, develop confidence through performance and appreciate the value of the creative arts in the modern world.

students inside the Aspire Cafe.

Design and Digital Technologies (D&DT)

 

The teaching philosophy of the design and digital technologies faculty is to engage and inspire students to develop skills which are future focused and transferable to real-world, post-school situations. We offer a variety of innovative courses across Years 7-12 including food technology, hospitality, textiles, early childhood care, community and family studies, technology and information and software technology.

students inside the library

English

 

An understanding of the English language is central to how we communicate and essential for intellectual, social and emotional development. The study of English should develop a love of literature and learning and be challenging and enjoyable. It develops skills to enable students to experiment with ideas and expression. English enables students to recognise and use a diversity of approaches and texts to meet the growing array of literacy demands, including higher-order social, aesthetic and cultural literacy.

students drawing letters representing different languages

History / Languages other than English (LOTE)

 

The study of history is essential to create informed citizens who engage with the world through reasoned and enlightened means. The history faculty also teaches students skills of critical thinking and analysis and the ability to construct reasoned arguments using evidence. Our dedicated LOTE teachers offer courses in Japanese and French. Students engage with a stimulating learning experience as we explore foreign cultures.

students showing objects they have created

Industrial Arts (IA)

 

With the rate of innovation and technological development in today's world, it is imperative that students are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the future. In industrial arts, our students engage with state-of-the-art industrial equipment to design and implement new solutions through project-based learning.

Year 11  Mathematics Standard class working out the area of the front quadrangle

Mathematics

 

The mathematics faculty delivers a diverse and relevant curriculum that maintains engagement and ensures student reflection. Through the cross-curricular science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) program, we offer a hands-on approach to learning by applying mathematical concepts and problem-solving skills in real-world situations.

a field where students are participating in a race.

Personal development, health and physical education (PDHPE)

 

The PDHPE program at Jamison High School plays an important role in enhancing student resilience and connectedness. Students develop the skills to research, apply, appraise and critically analyse health and movement concepts in order to maintain and improve their health, safety, wellbeing and participation in physical activity.

girls inside the science lab

Science / Agriculture

 

The aim of the Science faculty at Jamison High School is to successfully create a learning environment where students use inquiry-based learning techniques to develop a deep knowledge and understanding the physical, chemical and biological world around them.

 

Our Agriculture program develops students' skills in the effective management of sustainable production and marketing practices that are environmental and socially responsible.

students using their laptop inside the classroom

Social sciences

 

Human society and its environment is the study of how humans interact with the world, how society operates and how it is changing. Through our courses, students develop the skills to prepare them to actively and responsibly participate as informed citizens in the contemporary world.

a boy is playing chess

Support faculty

 

The support unit at Jamison High School consists of three classes designed to specifically meet the needs of students with a primary diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Each class has a maximum of 7 students so that their individual learning, social, emotional, behavioural and communication needs can be met.