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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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Our Skoolbag Smartphone App & Communication Centre

Our Skoolbag app gives parents easy access to information such as newsletters, events, calendar and much more. Please download our Skoolbag Smartphone App which we will be using to send you important information. Search for our school name in either the Apple App Store, or Google Play Store. If you don't have a smartphone, you can still access this information by clicking the 'Communication Centre' tab on this website. Click 'subscribe for email' inside the Skoolbag Communication Centre' to have the notifications emailed instead.... 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

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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

Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULMFWr7_OzU... Read more

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Year 12 Graduation

Our Year 12 Graduation was on Thursday 21 September and celebrated the achievements of our amazing students. There were many smiles and hugs, some tears, and a whole lot of joy! Thank you to our dancers, band and music performers, everyone who helped backstage, our distance education students who travelled to attend, all those who gave speeches, and the parents and teachers that have supported the students over the course of their education. We are so proud of their efforts and wish them all the best for their future endeavors. Congratulations... Read more

2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

Printing School Newsletters

Good news for the parents and community members who still prefer a printed newsletter - access our Newsletter via the Skoolbag Communication Centre and open the link, then click the three dots '. . .' in the top right corner of the screen and select print. Happy reading!... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

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School Travel Update

Information for parents, guardians and students Our school has partnered with Transport for NSW to use the new online School Portal for endorsing School Drive Subsidy and Private Vehicle Conveyance subsidy attendance checks. You can now manage all your school travel needs online including tracking the status of your School Drive Subsidy application and payments online. Attendance check information for students participating in the School Drive Subsidy and Private Vehicle Conveyance subsidy will be available for schools to complete following... Read more

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