Turramurra High School is a coeducational school that offers personalised attention and a wide range of curriculum choices. The professional staff work to assist students to realise that the world is a place of rapid technological and social change where lifelong learning is essential.
We aim to create lifelong learners who will be able to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.
All applicants will be subject to a risk assessment and where appropriate, interviewed prior to confirmation of enrolment.
A local enrolment is a student whose permanent residence is situated within the designated local enrolment area. The Turramurra High School catchment area is available by contacting the school. Students of NSW primary schools have their ERN data automatically processed onto the Turramurra High School's tracking sheet.
A local enrolment from a non-government school should apply to the school for registration.
In the case of a tenancy agreement, it is the school's expectation that families demonstrate a commitment to a local area residence through provision of a tenancy agreement of twelve months or more.
Other arrangements: If an applicant wishes to apply for local enrolment but is living in an arrangement which is outside of those listed above, or where the required documentation cannot be produced, an offer of enrolment cannot be guaranteed.
In such cases, additional documentation may be requested including a statutory declaration which clearly explains the living arrangements of the applicant and indicates a commitment to the local area. These applications will be considered on an individual case basis and are subject to available places and the Principal’s approval
Note: Special arrangements apply for students on accredited exchange programs.
A non-local enrolment is a student whose permanent residence does not fall within the designated local enrolment area.
NOTE: Satisfying one or more of the above criteria does not guarantee enrolment.
Offers of enrolment to non-local applicants may only be made when places are available. Applicants who satisfy one or more of the above non-local enrolment criteria will not be made an offer of enrolment if places are not available.
An offer of enrolment is not guaranteed to siblings of students who have gained enrolment via the Gifted and Talented program.
Where a parent or guardian wishes to appeal against the decision of the placement panel, the appeal should be made in writing to the principal. The principal will seek to resolve the matter. If the matter is not resolved, the school education director will consider the appeal and make a determination. The school education director will consult with the principal and school community, as necessary. The purpose of the appeal is to determine whether the stated criteria have been applied fairly.
International Fee Paying Students
International fee paying students may apply for enrolment at Turramurra High School. Their applications must be made using the NSW Government Schools International Student Application Form, through the International Students Centre. The centre is responsible for the verification of the status of these students. The school will consider these applications in light of the availability of places.
Temporary Visa Holders/Interstate/Refugee
These students may apply for enrolment at Turramurra High School. They should apply directly to the school and submit their application with proof of address, passport/citizenship and identity. They will need to book an interview with the enrolment officer who will assess their application. ATE forms will be processed where applicable.