Baulkham Hills High School

Persevere

Telephone02 9639 8699

Emailbaulkham-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Enrolment

Selective enrolments for Year 7

Baulkham Hills High School is a fully Selective High School and entry for Year 7 is based on the results of the Selective Schools Test conducted in March each year. All Year 6 students are invited to sit for the test at any of 130 centres located around the State. Applications to sit for the test are available from late October when the student is in Year 5. We do not hold open days or host tours of the school for individual families, only students who are offered a position will be invited to attend an Orientation Day.

Results are assessed by the High Performing Students Unit and applicants receive notification of outcomes by mail from the Department of Education and Communities. The school has no role in this selection process and cannot alter the outcome for any reason. Please refer all enquiries to the High Performing Students Unit:

Year 7 enrolments - step by step guide

Step 1: Parents/Carers will be offered a placement by the High Performing Students Unit.  You will need to respond to the High Performing Students Unit directly with the information you are supplied with to accept the position. There is no need to contact Baulkham Hills High School to accept the position.

Step 2: The High Performing Students Unit will contact Baulkham Hills High School with the details of all the students who have accepted.

Step 3: Towards the end of Term 3 students who have accepted a place will be posted information from  Baulkham Hills High School. This information will include a confirmation of enrolment, transport details, uniform price list and student fees.

Step 4: Students and their parents/carers will be invited to attend an Orientation Day during Term 4.

Information about applying for Year 7 2020 available here

Selective enrolments for Year 8 to Year 12

For enrolment into Years 8-12, entry is based solely on merit and no examination is required. Application forms are available for download in mid to late June each year. Please refer to the below link for information about the application process:  

Applications must be accompanied by copies only of the following supportive documentation: (Note applications will not be returned once reviewed);

  • Baulkham Hills High School Supplementary Application Form (see link above)
  • Years 8-12 Selective Schools Application Form (see link above)
  • Student’s past TWO calendar years Half-Yearly Academic Reports
  • Student's past TWO calendar years Yearly Academic Reports
  • NAPLAN Results and competition certificates
  • Documents highlighting excellence in extra-curricular activities. This includes Sports, Competitions, Community Service or the Arts.
  • Proof of citizenship or permanent residency
  • Parent email address completed on the application form

Submission of application and fees

It is preferred that applications are posted directly to the school at:

419a Windsor Road Baulkham Hills 2153.

Please note: No applications will be accepted via fax or email.

There is a $60 lodgement fee for each application and this must be included with the application. This fee cannot be paid on line. Payment options are as follows:

  • Personal Cheque, Money Order or Bank Cheque  (made out to Baulkham Hills High School)
  • EFTPOS - In person ONLY
  • Cash
  • Applications must be received at Baulkham Hills High School by 3pm on 26 July 2019.

Application process

An internal school selection panel of educators convenes to evaluate application.  The selection panel will consider all applications and the successful candidates are notified at the end of September each year. Information about outcomes will not be available to applicants over the telephone. There is no need to contact the school regarding your application.

  • Successful applicants will receive a Letter of Offer.
  • Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by email. Please ensure you have included your email address on the application.

It should be noted that often there are NO vacancies in Years 8, 10 and 12 and successful candidates may be placed on a reserve list.

Enrolments in the support unit

Baulkham Hills High School offers a Support Unit for students with disabilities. Please refer to the Student Support Program web site for details on enrolments and general information about how support units operate: https://education.nsw.gov.au/teaching-and-learning/disability-learning-and-support

For enrolment questions please contact the Local Educational Services team on 131 536.  For have general enquiries about disability, learning and support please contact 
9244 5085 or Email disability.support@det.nsw.edu.au 

As Baulkham Hills High School is a fully selective school, support students are not fully integrated into the academic program of the school. Support students do attend roll classes each morning and participate in whole school events such as the swimming carnival, cross-country and the athletics carnivals. Please note the school does not hold Open Days for Support students, once you are offered a position you will be invited to attend an Orientation.

For travel arrangements please refer to the Assisted School Transport program website: https://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/astp

Local enrolment area

Most schools have designated local enrolment areas. The School Finder shows our local enrolment area. Note: local enrolment areas are subject to change.

For more information, visit high school enrolment or contact us to discuss your child’s enrolment.

Download an application to enrol (PDF 579KB).

The application form must be completed in English. However, a translated application to enrol may help you to fill out the form in English.

We will assess applications for non-local enrolment on a case-by-case basis.

Please note that the above statement regarding local enrolment area is provided by the department of education, Baulkham Hills High School is fully selective and has no local catchment area.