It is my privilege to be providing the welcome to our website, as current Principal of this fine school.
At James Fallon High School our reason for being is to sustain and develop the young people in our community. Personally, I believe there is no higher responsibility than supporting our future generations, and I am honoured to be involved in this profession.
James Fallon High School is a comprehensive high school catering for a wide range of interests and abilities and having a commitment to serve both its students and the wider community. The school has as its central concern the achievement of excellence in a rich diversity of academic, social, cultural and sporting pursuits. To achieve, students are encouraged to avail themselves of the many opportunities the school provides, including a learning and physical environment in which high standards of achievement can flourish.
The performing arts program at James Fallon High School has a long tradition of success, as exemplified by awards in the Wakakirri competition and acknowledgement both locally and state-wide in producing musicals and the creative and digital arts. Opportunities exist beyond the classroom in which students are able to develop leadership and academic skills, such as the Bush Tukka hospitality program for Indigenous students and the successful Cafe J, a curriculum based retail operation run out of one of the many Trade Training facilities.
James Fallon High School is a Positive Behaviour for Learning School and has as its main values: Respect, Responsibility and Achievement. Our school motto is “Together we succeed”.
The School Plan 2018 – 2020 has a strong focus on its three strategic directions: Teaching, Learning and Wellbeing. The school community embraced the consultation and embedding phases of the plan, and are looking forward to further actions to achieve the school’s identified improvement measures.
The school possess strengths in the areas of collaborative professional learning, strategic partnerships within the Albury educational community, and support for student learning. The staff possess a broad range of experiences and skills, and are enthusiastic about authentic school innovation to improve learning outcomes.
Our aim is to plan and develop, with our school community,
Our James Fallon High School learning community aims to provide:
- A safe and caring environment inclusive of diversity, disadvantage or disability where all students achieve their personal best
- Opportunities for our students to become valued and responsible citizens who respect themselves and the community, and who can adapt to the challenges of a changing world.
The school has a dedicated staff that ranges from beginning teachers to highly experienced staff members, a supportive community, and an active and involved Parents & Citizens’ Association.
If you have any questions or seek further information please do not hesitate to contact us.