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Kurri Kurri High School

Kurri Kurri High School

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Telephone02 4937 1877



Creative, Performing Arts and Language - CAPAL - has a focus on fostering creativity, independent thinking and opportunities to flourish in the Arts through engaging future focused programs.

Head Teacher: Mrs Michelle Weir (Rel.)

Subjects offered: 

  • Dance 
  • Drama
  • Ceramics 
  • Music 
  • Visual Arts
  • French
  • Aboriginal Language

Faculty Features

Students are provided with a range of opportunities to develop their skills and talents across all CAPA subjects through diverse experience in and outside of the classroom. We have excellent facilities including a state of the art keyboard lab, industry standard recording studio, photographic studio and performing arts space with professional sound and lighting equipment.

Dance students can develop their performance skills and dance technical through; Star Struck, The Hunter Dance Festival, and workshops with professional industry performers, choreographers and teachers.

Drama students have the opportunity to attend Dramaworks, a weeklong camp, workshops by professional practitioners from Belvoir Street Theatre and various theatre groups.

Music students are provided with a range of performance opportunities to develop their skills at weekly school assemblies, community events such as the Nostalgia High Tea, Kurri Kurri Community Festival and Christmas Carols.

Visual Arts works are exhibited at local galleries entered in competitions in a variety of competitions.

Excursions are offered to see; musicals, Dance performances, Belvoir Street Theatre, Sydney Theatre Company, Sydney Symphony, various art galleries locally and in Sydney.

Term 1 and 4 we celebrate students talents at MADD (Music, Art, Dance, Drama) Night, which is a highlight and well supported by the community.