CALROSSY Campus TAMWORTH ANGLICAN COLLEGE
Calrossy seeks to provide a learning environment where young women can develop faith, integrity and compassion, value learning and pursue life with confidence and initiative. The school encourages each student to achieve her potential through a challenging and stimulating teaching and co-curricular program and by involvement in the wider community. The needs of talented children are recognised and provided for. Specialist remedial assistance is offered.
Facilities: Multi-purpose hall, science laboratories, specialist technology rooms, art studios, music rooms, dance/drama facility, photography laboratory, resource centre including library and computer laboratories, oval, tennis, netball and basketball courts, swimming pool.
Electives Years 7 to 10: Music, History, Commerce, Food Technology, Visual Arts, Design and Technology, Textiles and Design, French, Japanese, Geography, Computing Studies, Agriculture. Extension courses Desktop Publishing and Keyboard Skills, Outdoor Education and Recreation, Ceramics, Drama, Photography.
Electives Years 11 and 12: English (all courses), Mathematics (all courses), Biology, Physics, Agriculture, Chemistry, Visual Arts, Business Studies, Economics, Earth and Environmental Science, Hospitality, Geography, Music, Drama, Society and Culture, Modern and Ancient History, French, Japanese, PD/Health/PE, Studies of Religion, Computing Applications, Photography, Primary Industries. Some TAFE courses are also available by arrangement.Sport: Cricket, tennis, oztag, soccer, hockey, swimming, athletics, water polo, basketball, netball, softball, touch football, horse-riding.
Extracurricular activities: Silver-jewellery making, photography, recreational computing, dance, drama, music, concert band, school orchestra, stage band and string group, senior and junior choirs, debating, Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, land care, and participation in regional and local agricultural shows.
Welfare and personal development: Personal development programs are fun for students at all year levels. There is a peer support program for all Year 7students. Student welfare staff members include a chaplain, a senior teacher, school nurse, school counsellor, and head of boarding.
Innovative and flexible curriculum structure, extensive use of laptop computers, development of independent learning, excellence in creative and performing arts (especially music), a strong Christian education program, and dedicated staff.