Principal's Message

At Chatswood High School we ensure success for all through strong academic, arts and sporting programs delivered by highly qualified staff, committed to developing the interests and talents of every student. The teachers at Chatswood High School are here to provide you with outstanding learning opportunities, encouragement and a range of strategies to achieve your goals.

We believe in achieving academic excellence. Chatswood High School has an enviable record of academic success in the HSC where many of our students achieve outstanding results across all key learning areas and regularly attain a creditable UAI ranking. The academic tradition of success is reflected in our students consistently gaining entry to the country’s leading universities or employment in the field of their choice. Our graduate students are offered places in university courses such as Medical Science, Veterinary Science, Arts, Environmental Science, Asian and Pacific Studies, Business Studies, Economics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Media and Cultural Studies, Engineering (Mining and Chemical), Forensic Biology, Tourism, Computer Science, Visual Arts and Design, Nuclear Medicine, ADFA Scholarship, Science/Law and Teaching. This list is not definitive but is a great indicator of the considerable achievements and broad range of interests and talents of Chatswood students.

Chatswood High School is renowned for its achievements in the creative and performing arts. The school has an exceptional reputation built on the delivery of outstanding programs which offer a world of opportunities for our students. They are inspired to develop and explore their talents and interests through the creative mediums of dance, drama and art. Chatswood High School’s exceptional music program showcases the depth of talent of our students leading to national and international success.

We have a strong focus on student leadership, on promoting positive values and developing a sense of global citizenship. Teachers and students work together in a relationship of mutual respect helping them develop the skills and confidence for life. At Chatswood High School we are focused on preparing our students for the real world that is global and ever changing.

Chatswood High School is a dynamic school that has the resources and expertise necessary to develop the skills, knowledge and values that students need to lead productive and rewarding lives in the 21st century. Our school is at the heart of the community and values open and cooperative relationships with parents. Parents are active participants in their children’s learning, resulting in a true partnership between the school and the family.

I would be pleased to welcome you at our school.

David Osland