At the conclusion of 2016 the School’s population was 911 students. 9.66% of our total school population were full fee paying overseas students.

This has added much to our intercultural understanding, inclusiveness and the international mindedness of our students.

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Student Attendance

Overall Attendance for Kindergarten to Year 12 for 2014 was: 96.26%

Student Retention Rates

Traditionally, the School has had strong retention rates (apparent and actual) which have remained stable over time. 86% of the

86% of the Year 6 2015 cohort proceeded to Year 7 in 2016

92% of the Year 10  2015 cohort proceeded to Year 11 in 2016

90% of the Year 11 2015 cohort proceeded to Year 12 in 2016

Drawing Areas

As one would expect, the School draws the vast majority of its students from the Greater Hills District.

Destination

Our graduates will pursue many pathways upon leaving Hills Grammar but the vast majority intend to and achieve their aim to  transition to a tertiary institution to continue their learning. The Class of  2016  destinations are captured in the following two graphs which indicate the pathways being pursued by our graduates.

Scholarships

Academic, Music and All Rounder

Scholarships, covering full or part remission of resident tuition fees, may be awarded to new and existing students of The Hills Grammar School entering Year 7, Year 9 and Year 11. For more information, visit the Scholarships page on the School’s website.

Student Discipline

The School Community Code of Behaviour

It is the responsibility of all members of the School to know, understand and apply the following code of behaviour at all times, in public places and within the perimeter of the School or at school organised functions, behaviour is expected to be in accordance with this code of behaviour:

  • I will respect every student’s right to quality education
  • I will be regular in my attendance, punctual to class and properly prepared for lessons
  • I will be honest and considerate toward others
  • I will be polite, act safely and show respect to all persons and property
  • I will take pride in myself and my school

Students are required to abide by the School’s rules and to follow the directions of teachers and other people with authority delegated by the School. Where disciplinary action is required penalties imposed vary according to the nature of the breach of discipline and a student’s prior behaviour. Corporal punishment is not permitted under any circumstances. All disciplinary action that may result in any sanction against the student including suspension, expulsion or exclusion follows processes based on procedural fairness. The full text of the School’s discipline policy and associated procedures is provided to all members of the school community through: The School Intranet, The Website or on request to Director of Student Wellbeing .