Our School

Our core values are Honesty, Trust, Respect

Katherine High School (KHS) is a comprehensive high school located on Grevillea Road, Katherine East. The original buildings were completed in 1988 with W block added in the early 1990s, X Block in 2007 and the Sports Science Centre was completed in 2010 and officially opened in mid 2011. KHS is a modern, attractive and well-resourced facility set on spacious grounds. It has excellent facilities including tennis and netball courts, a large air-conditioned gymnasium and undercover basketball court, networked computer laboratories and computer pods in each faculty area. There are specialist learning areas for Art, Hospitality, Technology, Science, Sport Science and Music. The school serves a region larger than the state of Victoria and caters to a diverse socio-economic clientele from a range of backgrounds, RAAF, rural, public sector, business families’ children traditional and urban Indigenous students. The school places emphasis on the rights of teachers to teach and students to learn with a strong commitment to social justice and we use restorative justice practices to underpin our student management practices.


We are proud to share the achievements of one of our very own talented teachers, Kim Shanahan. "Her Lips Began to Scorch" Art Exhibition is featured at Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts & Cultural Centre tonight from 6pm until 8pm. For more information please click here:
We wish you all the best Kim

Exhibition opening - Kim Shanahan: Her Lips Began to Scorch

April 7, 2017, 6:00pm - April 7, 2017, 8:00pm

Join us for the opening of 'Her Lips Began to Scorch' from 6-8pm on Friday 7 April by Katherine teacher and visual artist Kim Shanahan. This multidisciplinary exhibition explores the human understanding of temptation, through three key elements: Australian fauna, human movement and aesthetics. Cash bar, nibbles provided Opening in conjunction with 'Djilpin Decade: Gapu - Water'. Image: Detail of 'She Dropped a Tear More Rare Than a Pearl', Kim Shanahan, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.

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