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Irrawang High School

Irrawang High School

Achievement through learning and participation

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Our School

Irrawang High School was established in 1983 and attracts students primarily from Medowie, and Wirreanda Public Schools in Medowie and Irrawang and Grahamstown Public Schools in Raymond Terrace.

As one of two state comprehensive co-educational high schools located in Raymond Terrace, Irrawang High School has an enrolment of approximately 950 students, with 20% of students having an Aboriginal Torres Strait Island background.

The school promotes excellence in academic, cultural and sporting performance and also provides a wide range of creative and performing arts opportunities. The school has implemented a range of strategies to support the education of gifted and talented students.

Significant equity funding allows the school to implement a number of successful initiatives that assist the wellbeing and education of students and support families.

The school also has specialised classes catering for those students with special needs. A strong transition program is in place with partner primary schools.

The school's Positive Behaviour for Learning expectations are Respect, Responsibility and Personal Best. There is an extensive support staff which includes an Aboriginal Education Worker, Community Liaison Officer, Defence Transition Mentor and School Chaplain.

The school enjoys the strong support the local business community. Irrawang High School is an integral part of the Lakeside Learning Community and works closely with the Youyoong Local AECG. 

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