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Hunter School of the Performing Arts

Hunter School of the Performing Arts


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Principal's Message

Jo Gray


Principal's Message

I welcome all new students and families to our school community and congratulate you for gaining enrolment in our school.

Hunter School of the Performing Arts is a dynamic learning environment - excellence in the study of performing arts subjects is underpinned by academic excellence in traditional curriculum areas. Our sporting, cultural and welfare programs complement our academic and performance curriculum for students.

Our school has a unique place in education in this State – it is the only NSW Public School campus where all students enter via an audition process. We have students enrolled from Year 3 to Year 12. Student achievement in external examinations and in performance areas have been remarkable and have established our strong reputation both within the community and across the State. Our school colours and school uniform are recognised, appropriately acknowledged and admired wherever our students represent our school.

Students entering our school are supported by our team of professionals and who have  high expectations in all our endeavours. I believe that in living out our school motto – ‘each of us is responsible for our own destiny’ – and working together we can achieve excellence. Our school community is much greater than the sum of its parts.

I look forward to working with our new students and families and thank you for your commitment to the school and its programs.