Gordon Secondary School

 Study at Gordon Secondary School in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). The Gordon Secondary school is located within the Gordon city center  in Port Moresby. It is one of the biggest secondary schools/Senior High Schools in the city. 

Gordon Secondary School Profile
Gordon Secondary School Profile 

The school has a student population of over  2000 and teaching staff of 50. It is a government agency school that caters for students in two categories 

  • Lower Secondary /Junior High School   Grade 7 - 10 
  • Upper Secondary / Senior High School Grade 11 - 12 
The School Code for Gordon Secondary School is 601 and the province code is 69 . It is a day school and does not have student accommodation facility. 

Courses offered at Gordons Secondary School follows the PNG National Standard Based Curriculum

Lower Grade courses
There are around 16 courses offered. However, students must take up to seven (7) courses to be eligible for National Examinations at the end of a year.

  1. English
  2. Mathematics
  3. Science
  4. Social Science
  5. Personal Development
  6. Business Studies
  7. Agriculture
  8. Religion 
  9. Physical Education 
  10. Creative Arts
  11. Visual Arts
  12. Practical skills
  13. Design & Technology
  14. Home Economics
  15. Computing
  16. Music
Lower Secondary School Courses
There are about 16  courses offered at Secondary School level. However students must study atleast five (5) subjects to be eligible to sit the National Examinations. 

  1. Language & Literature
  2. Applied English
  3. Advance Mathematics
  4. General Mathematics
  5. Economics
  6. Business Studies
  7. Accounting
  8. Biology
  9. Chemistry
  10. Physics
  11. Applied Science
  12. Geology
  13. Geography
  14. History
  15. Legal Studies
  16. Information  Communication Technology 

How to Apply to Study at Gordon Secondary School 

Being a city school, Gordon Secondary school is a home to students from all over the country. Besides both local and expatriate teachers teach at Gordon Secondary School. 

There are three methods Students can apply to study at Gordon Secondary School. These are
  1. through Grade 11 selections
  2. Grade 9 selections 
  3. Student Transfers 
Grade 11 Selections

Students are selected to Gordon Secondary School through Grade 11 selections. This occurs annually in December.  To be eligible for selections, students must fill the School Leaver Forms correctly and must have obtained good Grades atleast Upper Passes and above in the Grade 10 National Examination.

Eligibility Criteria :  Upper Pass and above. 

Grade 9 Selections

Students also study at Gordon Secondary School after they are selected from Grade 8 schools. 
Students must have completed Grade 8 with good results in the Basic Education Examination.

The National Cutoff Mark is 80. Students in Port Moresby schools must score above the cut off mark of 80 to be eligible for selections. 

Eligibility Criteria :  High or above

Students from other parts of the country can transfer within the first six weeks of the starting of school year. Transfers at Grade 10 and 12 are not allowed by the Education Department.  Transfers can only be accepted if the student's parents are moving to the city for work  or for other valid reasons. The above eligibly criteria applies. 

Gordon Secondary School students with their teachers 

Gordon Secondary School Contact

If you wish to contact the school, below are the contact details for Gordon Secondary School 

P.O.BOX 6415, 
Papua New Guinea 
Phone: 325 6402 NIL 73497259
Email : gkenega74gss@gmail.com
Website : www 

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