Cessnock High School

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Telephone02 4990 1977


About our school


Cessnock High School has provided learning opportunities for the Cessnock Community on this site since 1937. Students from five public schools attend our school. They are: Cessnock; Cessnock East; Abermain; Kearsley; and Kitchener. A focus on a broad general education provides opportunities for all students. Students are actively encouraged to participate and excel in learning in the following areas: Academic; vocational; sporting; leisure; cultural; and citizenship. Students who experience difficulties are well catered for by a caring literacy and numeracy team, and a supportive welfare structure.

Cessnock High School is a medium sized co-educational, comprehensive high school with an enrolment of 667 students including 24% who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

The school forms part of the Cessnock Community of Great Public Schools.

Cessnock High School combines traditions and foundations of the past with a contemporary and future focussed learning community. We form strong partnerships with our Partner Primary Schools and community fostering collegiality and connection. At Cessnock High School we endeavour to educate the whole child and prepare them for future focussed success.


Cessnock High School is proud to be a member of the Cessnock Community of Great Public Schools (CCGPS). Find out more at CCGPS

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