Address: 169 Joseph Street, Lidcombe NSW 2141
Sunning Hill Education and Training Centre (ETC) is situated within Juniperina Juvenile Justice Centre (JJJC). Juniperina JJC is the only Juvenile Justice facility that caters specifically for the needs of young female offenders in New South Wales. In order to accommodate the educational needs of all residents at Juniperina, Sunning Hill ETC has an educational program for induction and high needs residents as well as for those who are meeting their case-plan objectives. Each student enrolled in the school has an Individual Education Plan developed by the teaching team, based on initial and ongoing assessment. Teaching and support staff work enthusiastically as a team, committed to delivering programs and supporting students in achieving personal best performance, outcomes and rewards. Sunning Hill ETC aims to provide a variety of educational and training programs that target the individual needs of all students, providing opportunities for students to achieve outcomes both academically and socially. Our programs are anchored by numeracy and literacy, with a focus on bridging the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students and include such vocational programs as 'Aboriginal Identity', 'Café and 'Hairdressing'. Sunning Hill maintains a close and rewarding 'relationship with TAFE which provides a number of interesting, exciting programs including 'Floristry' and 'Kitchen Operations'. Many of our students are able to complete their School Certificate and H.S.C. studies in this structured, supportive environment. School staff liaise closely with Department of Juvenile Justice staff to provide a vibrant and responsive educational program that assists our students in returning to and making a positive contribution to society.