The Governors Centre

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A new age for performing arts, music, debating and public speaking at Sydney High.

The Governors Centre, a state-of-the-art multipurpose educational facility, will give our boys the greatest opportunity for development in the areas of performing arts, music, debating and public speaking.

The Governors Centre will provide our boys with new and expanded opportunities to pursue excellence in a range of endeavours.

We owe it to our boys to provide the best educational experiences and facilities.

— Dr Kim Jaggar, Principal

The Governors Centre at Sydney Boys and Sydney Girls High Schools

The Governors Centre is a 21st century educational facility incorporating a world-class performing arts centre and a dynamic learning space. The Governors Centre will include a 400 seat auditorium and a 400 square metre multipurpose space with movable internal walls, suitable for classrooms, meeting rooms and examination spaces, specialist music rehearsal and tuition rooms as well as performance and debating spaces.

A vision for excellence

  • Academic master classes and presentations for combined year and school groups
  • Formal school examinations including the HSC
  • National and international academic competitions
  • Music, drama and theatre sports performances and rehearsals
  • Exhibitions showcasing student art works
  • Debating and public speaking competitions
  • Student leadership forums and conferences

Design features

  • High levels of natural lighting
  • Outstanding acoustics
  • Flexibility across internal spaces
  • Ecologically-sustainable development principles including use of renewable energy
  • Complementary relationship with the heritage elements of both schools

As a joint project between Sydney Girls and Sydney Boys High Schools this new facility will build greater opportunities for collaboration between the two schools. Over 85% of the necessary funds have been raised to date. The level of support demonstrates the commitment and passion of our school community.

Please consider making a gift to the Governors Centre of Excellence. Make a gift now.

The Governors Centre from Cleveland Street