Merrylands High School is a dynamic comprehensive high school that is highly successful in meeting the academic, vocational, social and leadership goals of its students. We recognise the importance of working in partnership with our community and value the contribution of our partners and the high esteem in which we are held by the community.
The school is enriched by a cosmopolitan student population of over 50 cultural backgrounds. We have a strong focus on personalised learning for each student. This creates an environment where students extend beyond their current level of learning, challenging them to develop across a range of endeavours. In every subject, across all years, there are Gifted and Talented opportunities as well as enrichment and leadership programs for each cohort.
The school excels in its dedication to student wellbeing ensuring that an array of processes and personnel exist to allow students to connect, succeed, thrive and learn. We are leaders in providing technology rich learning, through an enormous investment in state of the art learning tools and professional development, allowing staff to better engage learners and to deepen understanding.
We have partnerships with over 30 external agencies including universities, businesses, community organisations and educational providers. These partnership create abundant opportunities for students to enrich their personal, social and academic life and to develop their leadership potential. We value the partnerships we have established with our vast network of local primary schools and leverage this relationship to deliver a transition program that is recognised as best practice.
Merrylands High School pursues excellence for every student by maximising student engagement in a safe, caring and supportive environment; welcoming strong parent and community partnerships and utilising the vast expertise of our dedicated teachers. Our school successes are founded on the Positive Behaviour for Learning practices surrounding the safe respectful learner framework.
Merrylands High School is a school proud of our traditions and history, our innovations and our achievements.
Our students, staff and parents are committed to excellence in a number of areas regularly recognised at a school, national and international level including: