School Profile


Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts

Wollongong High School of the Performing Arts has a proud record of achievement. The school motto, “Whatever you do, do well”, characterises the school’s focus on academic excellence and the performing arts. The school offers a supportive environment where students can make informed decisions about subject choice and future career pathways. Our core values of safety, tolerance, achievement and respect provide the basis for a dynamic and caring school.

3 Reasons To Choose This School

  1. Excellence in academics and Performing Arts
  2. A diverse and tolerant school community
  3. Safety, Tolerance, Achievement, Respect

English as a second language

  • ESL courses taught through English

Student support services

  • Dedicated student welfare team
  • After school study support centre
  • Year 12 academic mentoring program
  • Homework centre
  • Student Representative Council

Special programs

  • Dance ensemble/drama club
  • Debating/public speaking club
  • Music programs (ensembles/ bands/choir)

Special facilities

  • Drama studio or theatrette
  • Dance performance studio
  • Large sporting grounds/playing fields
  • Student-run café
  • Modern library

Languages taught

  • French
  • Italian

School achievements

The school has twin goals - Academic Excellence and Excellence in the Performing Arts. Academic results are consistently above state average and performance standards are excellent.

Local area features

Situated in Wollongong in the Illawarra, the school is close to all public transport links. The area offers beautiful beaches, a wide range of shopping, cultural, sporting and leisure facilities. The area is in close proximity to Sydney, approximately 1 hour away.


Lysaght St
Fairy Meadow NSW 2519



School Population


From Sydney Centre



CRICOS Provider Name: NSW Department of Education I CRICOS Provider Code: 00588M

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