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Quakers Hill High School

Quakers Hill High School

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English competitions

The English faculty run a variety of competitions throughout the year.

Debating and public speaking

Teams are selected and go to coaching clinics. They have opportunities to compete in the western Sydney regional competitions, The Premier's Debating Challenge and the collegiate debating challenge against other schools in the area.

Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards

The awards aim to inspire students to express their thoughts creatively through poetry and, by doing so, support the legacy of Dorothea Mackellar and her legendary poem 'My Country'.

English competition

Run by Educational Assessment Australia (a partner with UNSW). It is an international competition to test students reading, writing and spelling skills.

NSW Premier's Reading Challenge

The NSW Premier's Reading Challenge (PRC) is available for all NSW students in Kindergarten to Year 9, in government, independent, Catholic and home schools.

The Challenge aims to encourage in students a love of reading for leisure and pleasure and to enable students to experience quality literature. It is not a competition but a challenge to each student to read, to read more and to read more widely.

Write 4 Fun

Write 4 Fun is a unique site that showcases some of the finest young writing talent in the world today. There are great stories and poems to read and share with friends, the chance to enter contests to win great prizes and tons of information on getting published.