Cessnock Community of Great Public Schools (CCGPS)

Telephone02 4990 2331


Mount View High School

Mount View High School is a coeducational community school, delivering excellence in student education, innovation in our teaching and learning practices and success in a comprehensive high school setting.

High expectations of students consistent with each student's ability and the belief that all students can achieve their personal best are aspects of the school. Mount View High School is a dynamic learning community committed to developing the whole student through academic, sporting and cultural pursuits.

We offer a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum that provides the benefits that specialist schools offer in a comprehensive high school environment. We have a harmonious school community and our parent and community support is outstanding.

Significant positive features of the school are that it is a caring community, committed to excellence, diversity and fostering individual talents.

This is underpinned by three core beliefs - respect, responsibility and excellence. With excellent facilities situated in beautiful grounds, our school is well-resourced with modern technology, attractive comfortable classrooms and flexible learning spaces.

The installation of connected classroom technology and interactive whiteboards has increased student engagement and learning outcomes.

Our teachers are dedicated to giving each of our students the opportunity to reach their full potential. We use the latest teaching methods to deliver innovative gifted and talented and special needs programs.

Every student is supported by professional and caring staff whose peer support, mentoring and welfare programs have been recognised for excellence.

At Mount View High School students benefit from:

  • dedicated and skilled teachers;
  • a wide subject choice;
  • strong HSC support program;
  • successful sporting teams;
  • innovative and extensive technology;
  • modern school facilities and equipment;
  • supportive student welfare and leadership programs;
  • an active parent body;

extracurricular activities including musicals, debating, dance and public speaking;

gifted and talented opportunities; a partner primary enrichment program which provides a smoother transition to high school.

With strong leadership programs and a supportive learning environment, our students develop individual responsibility and the essential life skills to ensure their future success.

Our students have access to a broad range of subjects taught by specialist teachers. Year 7 to 10 students acquire a sound foundation in the core subjects of English, Mathematics, Science and Civics.

A range of electives cater for individual interests and goals. In Years 11 and 12 we offer a range of popular and successful vocational education programs.

A wide selection of subject choices makes it easier for our students to match their study and career aspirations.

Contact Information

Mr Shane Hookway (Releiving Principal)
106 Mount View Road
Cessnock NSW 2325
Phone: 02 4990 2566
Email: mountview-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au
Website: Mount View High School.