The Governors Centre

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 is a 21st century educational facility incorporating a world-class performing arts centre and a dynamic learning space. It is a joint project between Sydney Girls and Sydney Boys High Schools. The two schools share the use of the facility. The Governors Centre includes a 400 seat auditorium and a 400 square metre multipurpose space with moveable 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

Please consider making a gift to the Governors Centre of Excellence