|bgcolor=lightbrown||City||bgcolor=cream||Heathcote, New South Wales, Australia|
|bgcolor=lightbrown||Grades||bgcolor=cream||7 to 12|
|bgcolor=lightbrown||School website||bgcolor=cream||Official site|
Heathcote High is used not only by Heathcote residents, but also residents of:
Heathcote High School is the starting location for the 56km course of the annual Sydney to Wollongong bicycle ride.
Due to the school's before-mentioned focus on Student Welfare the school focuses heavily on preventing bullying among students. Lectures and anti-bullying programs occur frequently and each month teachers focus on certain types of bullying, such as exclusion.
Students are required to wear school uniforms http://www.heathcote-h.schools.nsw.edu.au/SchoolPolicies.htm.
The school has a long tradition of academic, sporting and performing arts achievements, and prides itself on its broad curriculum, including innovations in vocational educational. The school also offers a wide range of extracurricular programs, such as outdoor education, student leadership training and gifted and talented education.
In a debate in the Parliament of Australia, on October 09, 2006, Danna Vale MP praised several high school principals including Geoff Dodds of Heathcote High saying "I was privileged to be invited to a year 12 graduation assembly and, once again, was stirred by the thoughtful words of the principal’s Geoff Dodds final address to the students.".
A certificate of commendation for bravery was awarded by the New South Wales Parliament to teacher Greg Moon, with the commendation stating "Mr Moon was leading an expedition of 10 students along the Dufars river when assistant instructor Gemima Robey slipped and fell into the water at a dangerous bend. With no thought for his own safety, Mr Moon rescued Ms Robey from the river and immediately attempted to resuscitate her. Throughout this, Greg continued to manage the students who were under his care and becoming increasingly distressed."
In 2007, Year 12 Student Jacob Tito won the prestigious Pierre De Coubertin Award in recognition for his bravery in the sporting department. He was a contributor to sports such as swimming, athletics, touch football, Aussie Rules and more importantly Cross-Country Running (in which he was school champion, in age group, from 2005 to 2007- Yr. 10 to Yr.12.The Pierre de Coubertin Award is nominated to those high school students across Australia, via the Australian Olympic Committee.