Campbelltown Performing Arts High School is a specialist performing arts high school with an enrolment of approximately 1135 students serving a diverse area of South West Sydney. The school draws 60% of its enrolments from local schools and 40% through open audition in the areas of dance, drama, music and circus programs.
The school has its main focus on improving student learning outcomes through the consistent application of quality teaching practices underpinned by whole-school, and targeted, teacher professional learning. Action learning is used extensively, and very successfully, throughout the school to improve teacher practice and to trial innovative new pedagogical approaches.
Strong welfare and leadership programs and well-resourced technology facilities complement curricular programs. The school has received national and state recognition for Aboriginal education and teacher professional learning projects. The school enjoys an excellent reputation in the community and has strong links with many community organisations.
Our students are provided with, and avail themselves of, an extensive range of curricula, co-curricular and community activities to enhance their learning experiences.