Bankstown Girls High School

Semper Optime (Always the best)

Telephone02 9709 6788

Emailbankstowng-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

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Refugee Students

Refugee students in Years 7-12 are provided with targeted assistance and support to ensure there social and academic needs have been met.

Refugee support at Bankstown Girls High School involves:

  • orientation information to assist with transition into high school
  • develop their English language and literacy skills
  • develop curriculum concepts and skills appropriate to year levels, including ICT skills
  • develop study and learning skills
  • develop an understanding of available education and vocational pathways and make decisions regarding appropriate pathways
  • develop awareness of school and workplace cultures and expectations in the Australian context.

Refugee students are supported and informed of various scholarship opportunities as wells as various award ceremonies.

2017 Refugee Achievements

  • Two students in Year 11 came third place in the ADSI Refugee Week and Youth Awards.
  • Two students were awarded the Public Education Foundation-  Friends of Zainab Scholarship