Endeavour Sports High School has won a major award in the education sector.
The co-educational Caringbah high school received the ‘secondary school of the year (government)’ award at this year’s Australian Education Awards.
The awards were held on August 17 at Dockside, Cockle Bay in Sydney.
They bring together principals, department heads and industry leaders to celebrate excellence in K-12 education.
Principal James Kozlowski says it is a ‘massive achievement’ for the school.
“To be the first high school in Australia to win this award is an incredible achievement, not only for the school but for the entire Shire community.,” he said.
“This highly prestigious award is recognition of the dedication and achievement of staff and students.
“It acknowledges the high expectations environment we have created that fosters academic, cultural and sporting success.
“We deserve to celebrate this distinction and we will use it as further inspiration for years to come.”
Endeavour was judged on having consistently high standards of teaching and learning, academic and other achievements during the 2017 school year, rigorous professional learning to improve teaching and curriculum delivery, s trong communication links with students, parents, teachers and the wider community, effective management of facilities, finances and human resources, and demonstrated commitment to innovation and continuous improvement.