Hunter River High School is a comprehensive, co-educational secondary school with an enrolment of approximately 800 students, 20%
of whom identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
Our school is located on Worimi land, close to the Hunter River at Heatherbrae, south of Raymond Terrace. ‘Quality Relationships – Quality Learning’ is the motto that underpins our community’s belief that quality educational outcomes are achieved when all partners in the educational process work collaboratively in a supportive, harmonious environment. Through high expectations and embedded Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) values of Harmony, Respect, Honesty and Success, the school provides a learning environment that aims to give each student the opportunity to reach their highest potential. Hunter River High School offers an innovative curriculum that includes a full academic load plus locally significant programs, including a wide range of nationally accredited Vocational Education and Training opportunities (VET). Hunter River High School is a P-TECH (Pathways in Technology) Pilot school, a leader in STEM education initiatives, and provides extensive programs enhancing Aboriginal education, Literacy and Numeracy outcomes.
2018 School Leaders L-R: Duncan Armstrong, Ebony Griffin, Hannah Breed (VC), Kieryn Morely (C), Renae Andrews (C), Jayden Maidstone (VC), Jahli Magick, Alyssa McDonald