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Thornbury High School
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Thornbury High School
238 Collins Street, Thornbury, Melbourne, Victoria

Coordinates 37°45′22″S145°01′32″E / 37.75611°S 145.02556°E / -37.75611; 145.02556 Coordinates: 37°45′22″S145°01′32″E / 37.75611°S 145.02556°E / -37.75611; 145.02556
Type Government-funded co-educational secondary day school
MottoAchievement and Excellence
Established1962;58 years ago (1962)
PrincipalMichael Keenan
Years 712
HousesSaunders, Blair, Onus, Nicholls
Colour(s)red blue green yellow                
Vice Principals
  • Paul Mameghan
  • Ryan Millar
  • Tayatea Mackenzie

Thornbury High School is a government-funded co-educational secondary day school, located in Thornbury, Victoria, Australia. It is situated at the eastern end of the City of Darebin, on Dundas Street & Collins Street, Thornbury.


The school caters to a cohort of diverse students, and has a long history of celebrating multiculturalism and cultural inclusion [1] through its engagement with initiatives such as Harmony Day, and the Wirrapanda Foundation. The school is also a strong promoter of the performing arts through its involvement with the Malthouse Theatre's "Suitcase Series", student radio station SYN FM (originating at the school as 3TD FM), [2] and Class TV, a student-produced television program airing on Channel 31, [3] winner of two Antenna Awards [ citation needed ] for Best Youth Program.

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  1. "Our Vision". Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  2. "History". SYN Media. Retrieved 3 July 2017.
  3. Preiss, Benjamin (24 June 2013). "Television is homework for class of Channel 31". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 3 July 2017.