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The launch of Education Week

Premier highlights the value of public education

Kiama and Parramatta public schools hosted the launch of Education Week today. The Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, with (from left): Education Minister Rob Stokes; State Member for Parramatta, Geoff Lee; Department of Education Secretary Mark Scott; student performers and comperes, and the Principal of Parramatta Public School, Gail Charlier (far right). Public education can be the springboard to the top job in New South Wales. That was the message from the Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, as she launched Education Week celebrations today at... Read more

Education Week starts on 6 August 2018

Education Week 2018 - Today's schools creating tomorrow's world

The future of education will be showcased in NSW public schools from August 6 – 10 as students, teachers and parents across the state celebrate Education Week 2018. Education Week kicks off on Monday, August 6, with a simultaneous launch at Parramatta and Kiama public schools livestreamed on YouTube so all government schools and their communities can join in. This year's theme, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a... Read more

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Year 11, 2019 Information Evening

On Thursday 2 August, we will be hosting our information evening for students going into year 11 next year. It will be held in the staff common room from 6-8pm and will provide parents and students with information about the senior years of schooling and patterns of study available at our school. There will be light refreshments and a BBQ provided. A Unique Student Identifier (USI) is a reference number made up of numbers and letters, unique to each student. This USI allows students to link their previous and future VET qualifications into a... Read more

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New uniform policy for NSW public schools

A new uniform policy has been introduced for NSW public schools, which for the first time include the option for girls to wear shorts and pants. The Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, and the Minister for Education, Rob Stokes, announced the new "clear and concise" policy today at Condell Park Public School in Sydney. Ms Berejiklian said the "modern makeover" would ensure that uniforms were practical and comfortable for students and affordable for parents. The new policy says all students should have the opportunity to access the full range of... Read more

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Public schools building great Australian lives

The Public Education Foundation has launched a new campaign promoting the importance of public schools to the community. The online campaign helps raise awareness and instil confidence in parents and the community that our public schools provide a vibrant, inclusive and high quality education to all Australians. The videos feature three famous Australians who credit their public education for equipping them with the skills and values that have enabled them to go on and make great contributions to society. David Hetherington, executive director... Read more

Impression of new Alexandria Park Community School

More new classrooms, preschool places and teachers in $17.3 billion education budget

NSW Budget 2018 features historic firsts for education, including record funding to expand the number of new and upgraded schools, unprecedented investment to air condition more classrooms and universal pre-school for three year olds. Above: Artist impression of the new Alexandria Park Community School. Credit: Design | TKD Architects, Visualisation | Narrative. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet, Education Minister Rob Stokes and Early Childhood Minister Sarah Mitchell outlined a range of new initiatives funded by the $17.3 billion education... Read more

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Report shows pathways to success in brave new world

Schools will need to open their doors to stronger relationships with employers and workplaces if students are to thrive in a future world rich with artificial intelligence and disruptive technologies. The finding is contained in a report, 'Preparing for the best and worst of times', commissioned by the NSW Department of Education to examine the skills Australia's children will need as AI and other technologies "transform Australia's economy, the workplace and the community". "This report reflects the NSW Department of Education's commitment... Read more

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Gamechanger Challenge finalists announced

The 16 teams selected to compete in the inaugural Game Changer Challenge in Education Week have been announced. Superfast scooters to transport students between classes, time travel excursions to key moments in history, sustainable schools that are self-sufficient in power, water and food and real-time brain scans to track student learning and wellbeing. These are just some of the futuristic visions that helped propel 16 NSW school teams into the finals of the Game Changer Challenge which will be held in Sydney during Education Week from... Read more

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2018 Community Connections Survey

Our Community Connections survey is open! We would love for any member of our community to complete this short survey - including parents, staff, students, families and wider community members. It will take less than 3 minutes to complete and your anonymous responses will help us to create stronger connections within our community. Link to Survey... Read more

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2018 Calves in our New Cattle Yard

On Monday 7 May our Agriculture plot was a whirl of excitement when two new friends were welcomed. Gary and Gavin, black Angus steer calves, have attracted a lot of attention from the students. We would like to thank Agriculture assistant, River Martin, whose expertise and efforts have been instrumental to the success of this program. Stage one of the cattle yard improvements have been completed, with stage two approved and awaiting the delivery of materials. Once the infrastructure and processes have been put in place, the cattle enterprise... Read more

Are you the Game Changer we're looking for?

Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more

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2017 Dux

On Tuesday April 3, Camden Haven High School students gathered to celebrate the Dux of 2017, Max Wilson. Max achieved an ATAR of 97.10 and is now studying a Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) at the University of Newcastle. "Max demonstrated commitment and consistency during the HSC and we are so proud of his results," said Relieving Principal Meaghan Cook. The school would like to sincerely thank Elizabeth Jokantas for representing Higgins & Dix Lawyers and presenting Max with his scholarship.... Read more

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2018 Cross Country

The Camden Haven High School Annual Cross Country took place on Wednesday April 4 with perfect weather conditions. Over 300 students participated and the school would like to thank the students for their sportsmanship and enthusiasm - you are all winners for having a go! The difficult course built strength, endurance and character to persevere and all will benefit from this throughout their life. The age Champions were : Boys Champions Girls Champions 12s Adam Partlett Molly Cicak 13s Harry Stewart Mia George 14s Reeve Anderson Mia Bates 15s... Read more

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Agriculture Plot Renovations

Camden Haven High School continues to upgrade their Agriculture Plot in line with the recommendations following the external audit. The first stage of major infrastructure upgrades have begun, starting with improved drainage to the cattle yards. Further development will include new cattle yard fencing and holding areas, sheep yards, a new pig pen and enclosure, as well as revamped chicken coops and additional garden beds. "These infrastructure improvements, combined with other strategies, will be in line with industry standards and make... Read more

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National Day of Action Against Bullying and Violence

Last Friday 16th March, as part of the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence, Camden Haven High School dedicated a part of every class to discuss bullying with students. At lunchtime students created a banner with our slogan "TAKE A STAND, LEND A HAND" and played Bullyboard with a wet sponge. In addition, we are running a week-long competition for students to create an anti-bullying message through a short film, post, poem, song, or other creative outlet. The winning person, pair or group will receive a $50 sport... Read more

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Robotics Team Attend First Competition of the Year

The Camden Haven High School Robotics team of 21 students and 4 teachers travelled to Sydney on Thursday to compete in the South Pacific Regional ‘FIRST® Robotics Competition' at the Sydney Olympic Park over the weekend. The students have been working hard constructing their robot with new materials and shirts to premier at the competition thanks to sponsors Mid-Coast Fasteners, Bennetts Steel, First National Real Estate North Haven, Abstract Plastics, and Mid-Coast Eggs. Follow the action on the livestream at www.thebluealliance.com on... Read more

HSC Half Yearly Exams

We wish our year 12 students all the best as they come to their exam time! HSC Half yearly exams start on Friday 23rd March (week 8) and finish on Thursday 29th March (week 9) See the timetable here: 2018 HSC Half Yearly Exams (docx 18 KB)... Read more

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Years 5 & 6 Information Evening

An open invitation is extended to families and students Years 5 & 6 to attend an information session at Camden Haven High School on Wednesday 28th February from 5pm to 6:30pm... Read more

Agriculture Plot Remains Open

Dear Community and Parents, There has been correspondence from some concerned families in relation to the delivery of our Agriculture Curriculum as some inaccurate information has circulated. Please be assured that our Agriculture Department continues to be operational. A recent Animal Welfare Health and Safety Review has provided the school with a range of essential recommendations to ensure the delivery of Agriculture subjects at Camden Haven High School meets policy and best practice. The Agriculture Faculty is committed to opportunities to... Read more

Parent teacher interviews

Parent Teacher Interviews

Parent teacher interviews will be held this year in the MPC from 4 to 6pm on Tuesday 10th April for years 7 to 9 and Thursday 10th May for years 10 to 12. Parents will need to book online through the Millennium Portal found here. To Book online: Go to millenniumschools.net.au/portal Enter your login details Enter 'CHHS' for school On the far left hand side you will see 'Parent Interviews' Click on this and you will be directed to a page with your child's name on it Click on 'Book Interview' Choose the teachers you wish to see and select times... Read more

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