The Jannali High School values students working hard to achieve their personal best across all areas of school life. As a comprehensive high school we cater for all ability levels and learning styles. We also believe that the Higher School Certificate is the culmination of 13 years of education. For students to be successful in their learning we expect that they uphold our CARE values and expectations in all of their dealings with staff and peers. Cooperate, Achieve, Respect and Engage can be demonstrated in a range of ways and in a variety of situations across the school.
Year 7 Scholarship Award
This award is designed to recognise a Year 6 student, who attends a feeder primary school and will be attending TJHS in Year 7, works hard to improve themselves, makes a positive contribution to school life and who demonstrates behaviours that align to The Jannali High School CARE values and expectations. Transitioning to high school presents many challenges including financial costs associated with school expenses, uniforms and equipment. The Year 7 Scholarship Award recipient and their family will benefit from these expenses being waived to support their transition to The Jannali High School.
Students who are awarded a Dance Scholarship will develop their talents in a specialised program with other students recognised as having a high potential talent in dance. They will participate in up to 4 hours of specialist tutoring with a qualified Dance teacher, as well as being mentored by talented students in Stage 5 and 6 as part of their year 7 and year 8 timetabled lessons. They will receive a bursary of $200 which can be used towards their studies at The Jannali High School. Students will be extended through participation in ensembles, performance opportunities and competitions within the local and wider community.
2024 Dance Scholarship information / 2024 Dance Scholarship application
Students awarded a Drama Scholarship will develop their talents in a specialised program with other students recognised as having a high potential talent in drama. They will participate in up to 4 hours of specialist tutoring with a qualified Drama teacher in a combined High Potential Stage 4 Drama class during years 7 and 8. They will receive a bursary of $200 which can be used towards their studies at The Jannali High School. Students will be extended through participation in ensembles, performance opportunities and competitions within the local and wider community.
2024 CAPA Drama Scholarship information / 2024 CAPA Drama Scholarship application
Four senior scholarships are awarded at our annual Night of Excellence; 2 x Brendan O'Connor Scholarships (one male / one female), the Remis Velisque Scholarship (Jannali Girls HS motto "With Oars and Sails") and the Veritas et Sapiente Scholarship (Jannali Boys HS motto "Truth and Wisdom").
Students are awarded these scholarships based on key criteria; HSC results, post secondary study, school record, and the quality of responses to various sections in the application.
Onward '88 Scholarships
The recipients of these scholarships are nominated by staff and Year 12 students. They are selected on the basis of hard work displayed in Year 12 and the attitude shown to studies.
This award is presented to a Year 12 student who represents a true role model for TJHS. Throughout their high school career, he/she has achieved personal success by displaying school pride and respect to the student body at all times.
Michael Kenneth Marslew Performing Arts Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded based on activities in the creative and/or performing arts fields.
Our students can take advantage of several scholarship and award opportunities.
NSW School Nanga Mai Awards
The Nanga Mai Awards are an annual event organised by Aboriginal Education and Communities Directorate. The awards recognise and celebrate innovation, excellence and educational achievement in Aboriginal education in NSW public schools, school communities and department directorates.
Premier’s Spelling Bee
The Premier’s Spelling Bee is an annual competition that encourages primary school students in Years 3 to 6 to develop their spelling skills in a fun and educational way. Students are selected at school level to take part in regional finals. Regional winners then compete in the state final.
Premier’s Reading Challenge
This Premier’s Reading Challenge encourages students from Kindergarten to Year 9 to develop a love of reading and plays an important role in developing literacy.
Premier’s Debating Challenge
The Premier’s Debating Challenge is open to students from Year 5 to 12. Teams compete in a round robin series of debates against other schools. The winners go on to compete at regional and state level to determine the eventual state champion.
Public speaking competitions
The Arts Unit offers public speaking competitions for NSW school students. Each competition is a great opportunity for students to develop their speech-writing and presentation skills while representing their schools in a state-wide competition.
Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarships
The Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarships are an opportunity to visit significant overseas sites associated with Australia’s participation in war for Years 10 and 11 students in selected schools.
The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Australia
The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Australia provides an internationally recognised, self-development program for people aged 14 to 25. The program equips young people with the opportunity to undertake a variety of voluntary and challenging activities.