Hobart City High School

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Hobart City High School (HCHS) is a co-educational high school located in Hobart, with 1200 students enrolled in Year 7 to 10.

Established in 2022, with a combined 186 years of inherited tradition from two campuses, Ogilvie and New Town. Both schools have a reputation for excellence in academic, sporting and cultural pursuits.

HCHS has a commitment to inspire students to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers in a diverse and inclusive global community.

HCHS provides contemporary learning for all students, differentiated for individual learner’s needs.


Students at HCHS engage in the Australian curriculum, and learning areas include:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Heath and Physical Education
  • Technologies
  • Arts and Languages
  • Vocational Training

Key subjects and extracurricular activities

  • STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics)
  • English Writing
  • Music
  • Outdoor Education
  • Rowing


HCHS offers modern ICT, science and technology, arts and drama facilities, and excellent sporting facilities.

Students are encouraged to think about their future pathways and to choose subjects that have links to their future study options.

International students are offered a range of programs to help them develop fluency in English, succeed academically, and integrate happily into the school community.

Alumni include leaders or innovators in a range of fields including entrepreneurs, executives, scientists, doctors, policy makers, musicians, and the creative Arts.


French and Japanese.

Enrichment activities

The school’s enrichment program gives students the opportunity to delve into their areas of personal interest and ignite their curiosity, creativity, innovation and problem-solving skills. An enquiry approach is adopted to underpin the learning outcomes and respond to students’ interests.