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Oxley High School

Oxley High School

Quality education for all students in a safe and caring environment.

Telephone02 6766 1677


About our school

Oxley High School (1100 students; 17% Aboriginal students) is a dynamic comprehensive high school located in the regional centre of Tamworth.

Oxley High School has a close connection to the community through academic, social, sporting and cultural achievements. The school is renowned for producing students of consistently high HSC achievement. Historically, well in excess of 60% and at times up to 90% of the HSC cohort will attend university. Many graduating students are recognised nationally and internationally in Medicine, Law, Research, Creative and Performing Arts and Sport.

Oxley High School offers a broad range of electives from Years 7-12 including Accelerated Mathematics (8-11), Languages, Extension English and Mathematics I and II, Drama, Dance, Visual Arts, Agriculture, Music, Gifted and Talented Sport and Theatre. A key feature of the school is the commitment of students, staff and community to an expansive curriculum, including extra-curricular activities, which allows students to achieve to their personal and academic best. Oxley High School has a partnership with the University of New England and is considered a Centre of Excellence in education. The school has a Middle and Senior School, Clontarf Aboriginal Boys Academy and Role Models Australia Aboriginal Girls Academy.ย