Hunter River High School

Quality Relationships, Quality Learning

Telephone02 4987 2306

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

Our Facilities

LIBRARY (The Hub)

The Library has recently undergone a modern refurbishment to provide a unique 21st Century learning environment.  Our Library houses computer facilities, print and copy resources, group study rooms, a recording booth, it houses the school's IT Support office, the Career and Transition (CAT) team and the Teaching & Learning Centre (TLC).  

The Library's collection includes items in a variety of formats including books, magazines, DVDs and teaching kits. Resources are constantly updated to ensure students and teachers have access to relevant and current material.

Library
         Library

 

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.

 

CULTURAL ROOM

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.

Smoking Ceremony

 

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.

Outdoor Learning Area

 

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 - mick.lee1@det.nsw.edu.au
  • Industry Liaison Officer (P-Tech), Mrs Liana Nadalin - liana.nadalin@det.nsw.edu.au
 
 
COMPUTER ROOMS and INTERNET ACCESS
HRHS have two full computer labs, plus three laptop trolleys.  Each Faculty has sets of 15 iPads. Wireless access is available across the entire school for student's devices.
 
 
THE STUDIO  (DANCE and DRAMA ROOM)
The Dance and Drama Studio is an amazing addition to our school and is filled with state of the art equipment. Within this space there is a fully functioning sprung floor, gym mirrors around two of the walls, fixed ballet barres and is fully air conditioned.  The room also boasts a new Bose sound system, new Smart Board technology, a change area, as well as foam rollers and strengthening bands for dance and blocks for drama.
The Studio

 

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. 

Trade Training Centre

 

COMMERCIAL KITCHEN

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.

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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.

Music

 

CONNECTED CLASSROOM

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.

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