LIBRARY (The Hub)
The library boasts a modern, resourceful 21st Century learning environment. Our library is a hub of information services; we have the Teacher Librarian, who is available to support students with the development of research skills, the school’s Technology Support office, the Career and Transition (CAT) team, The Learning Centre (TLC), and the Community Liaison Officer (CLO).
The library’s resource collection includes items in a variety of formats including books, e-resources, magazines, films and documentaries. Resources are constantly updated to ensure students and teachers have access to relevant and current material.
TEACHING & LEARNING CENTRE (TLC)
The Learning Centre (TLC) can be found in the mezzanine area of the Library and provides support for the teaching and learning programs available at HRHS. It provides a learning space that caters for the individual learning needs of all students. TLC provides opportunities for students to receive personalised attention to complete assessments, catch-up tests, assignments, small group learning, individualised learning programs and tests that require Disability Provisions. TLC is available for all students, including seniors and is open during Periods 2 to 5 every day. A Learning and Support teacher is in TLC at all times.
Hunter River High School has a very proactive Aboriginal Education Team. This team focuses on supporting our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to reach their full potential in educational, cultural, leadership and future career pursuits. The Cultural Room is a place where students can receive tutoring and mentor support. Every student at Hunter River High School has access to a wealth of Aboriginal resources to support their learning.
OUTDOOR LEARNING AREA
The 'Narralbaa' Outdoor Learning Area, is a beautifully designed, native landscaped garden, where students can learn in a peaceful outdoor learning environment.
CAREER AND TRANSITION TEAM (CAT)
The Career and Transition Team ( the CAT Team) is located in the Library. In one convenient, centrally located space, students have access to:
- Careers Advisor, Mr Mick Lee - firstname.lastname@example.org
- Industry Liaison Officer, Daniel Clape – email@example.com
TRADE TRAINING CENTRE
The Trade Training Centre is a state-of-the-art facility (Engineering) that is equipped with up-to-date industry standard equipment, ensuring students are exposed to industry like learning experiences. This prepares students well for their work place placement, contributing effectively to their chosen field of employment.
An industry standard commercial kitchen that can accommodate students in an above par teaching/learning environment. The students can enjoy and learn in an environment modeled on a commercial kitchen in the hospitality industry. Our kitchen is complimented by a Cafe style deck, that operates a full functioning Cafe weekly.
MUSIC at HRHS
The HRHS music rooms equipped with a vast range of musical instruments including; keyboards, acoustic guitars, semi-acoustic guitars, electric guitars, bass guitars, drum kit, ukuleles, double bass, piano, a variety of brass, woodwind and percussion instruments. Each classroom also has portable PA systems, enabling the vocalists to develop their microphone technique. A rehearsal room is also available for students to use.
High-tech classroom, providing access for students to connect with educators and students across the world through the use of IT and the World Wide Web.