girls college | facilities
Pittwater House has more open and green space on campus per student than any other private school on the Northern Beaches.
We offer outstanding facilities including sporting fields, a large multipurpose Great Hall and a short-course heated Olympic swimming pool built to FINA specifications. In fact, we are the only school on the peninsula with a swimming pool.
All facilities and specialist learning spaces are shared by the students in the Girls' College and Grammar School.
Specialist Teaching Spaces
- Science Laboratories - equipped with safety features including a fume cabinet and separate chemical storage and adjoining preparation rooms
- Performing Arts - specialist music rooms and tutorial rooms with the latest music composition software, ensemble/drama rooms, dance studio
- Visual Arts - art rooms, kilns and a photo laboratory
- Great Hall - can be used as an auditorium and theatre, stage technical facilities, grand pianos and a pipe organ
- Food Technology and Design & Technology - laboratories for food technology, textiles and woodwork/metalwork
- School Library - the School actively encourages students to develop a lifelong love of literature and reading. The Resource Centre exists to complement, enrich and support the academic and co-curricular program of the School. Students have access to an extensive range of print and multi-media resources together with on-line data bases such as the Australian & New Zealand Reference Centre (ANZRC), Weblinks Online, Encyclopaedia Britannica Online and MacquarieNet.
- Media Room - state of the art centre equipped for mini cinema presentations direct from computer, CD and satellite TV, with surround sound and interactive whiteboard (Smartboard) technology.
The latest technology and information resources
- All teaching spaces are equipped with interactive whiteboards and media centres
- Computer hubs equipped with individual work stations, printers, scanners and data projectors
- Secure intranet and high-speed digital internet access with the whole campus wireless LAN and remote-access connections
- Library and Resource Centre with computer reference facilities enabling students to search other libraries and access material through inter-library loans
- Audio-visual collection and access to satellite TV
- Classroom sets of Apple iTouches
- Central playing field on campus caters for play at recess and lunchtime and a variety of team sports
- All weather courts for tennis, basketball and netball
- Short-course heated Olympic swimming pool built to FINA specifications
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