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South Sydney High School Skoolbag App - Available Now

What is Skoolbag? Click HERE to have a look! (Note: If you're reading this on your mobile phone, turn it sideways to view the following in landscape view)... Read more

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Uniform Shop - Open During School Holidays

The uniform shop (entry via O'Sullivan Ave) will be open during the school holiday period on the following dates: 12th January (Friday) from 8am to 12pm 16th January (Tuesday) from 8am to 12pm 23rd January (Tuesday) from 8am to 12pm It will also open during the week that school returns on the following dates: 29th January (Monday) from 8am to 12pm 30th January (Tuesday) from 8am to 10am 31st January (Wednesday) from 8am to 10am 2nd February (Friday) from 8am to 10am The uniform shop will then be open during school terms every Tuesday and... Read more

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Come play this summer

Come play this summer

These holidays, school playgrounds at 42 NSW public schools will be open for neighbours and others to enjoy under a NSW Government initiative to broaden community recreation and open space options. Schools in the program will be open from 8am to 6pm from 23 December to the end of the school holidays in late January. You can find out which schools will be open through the Come Play pilot by visiting School Infrastructure NSW.... Read more

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Year 7, 8 and 9 Reports - In the Mail

School reports for Years 7, 8 and 9 have been dispatched to Australia Post. They will be delivered any day soon.... Read more

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Social Night Invitation - Year 7 2018

The South Sydney High School P&C invite you and your child to our "Year 7 and New Parents/Carers Social Night". When: Tuesday 20th February 2018 (6:00pm to 8:00pm) Where: South Sydney High School Courtyard (enter via O'Sullivan Ave) BBQ snacks and drinks will be provided. Come and enjoy a fun night, meet your child's friends and make some new ones of your own! If you wish to attend, please RSVP Pam Bregonis via: Email: pbregoni@bigpond.net.au or Mobile: 0409 607 896 If you wish, below is a copy of the invitation for you to download:... 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

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R U OK? Day

On Thursday the 14th September, the SRC held our annual R U OK? Day. R U OK? Day is a day to raise awareness about how to prevent anxiety, depression and suicide, by asking someone if they are okay. This hopes to spark life-changing conversations between people who may or may not know each other well, or with someone who might be able to help cheer another person up and smile for the day. This year the SRC baked and sold over 330 cupcakes to raise money for beyond blue. This is an organisation to help with further research in mental health... Read more

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Stage 4 Project-Based Learning Presentations

On the 13th and 14th of September, students, parents and staff members gathered in our staff common room to celebrate the project-based learning that our Stage 4 students have been engaged in. These projects offered students an opportunity to embrace the challenge of investigating a self-selected topic. Students then had to devise a driving question that would direct their research and the products they would eventually create. It was wonderful to hear students describe their learning journeys as they presented their discoveries to parents,... Read more

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SSHS Volunteers helping out on Election Day

The SSHS Volunteer students were outstanding in their efforts on Election Day! They welcomed, cooked, sold and cleaned up. The students were great representatives for our school, and they were: Easton Churchill, Brendan Wardrop, Jess Vu, Daniel Suttner, Amy-Lee Targett, Bailey Targett, Kelsey Taylor, James Grimshaw, Aleesha Moodley & Liam Parkee. The school thanks them for their dedication to representing our school so well. Please consider joining the SSHS Volunteer Program – in order to lead, you need to serve first! For details see Mrs... Read more

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Luna Park Excursion for International students

On Monday the 4th of September, 20 International students went to Luna Park accompanied by Ms Maynard and Ms Wilson for an excursion. They thoroughly enjoyed the day and lovely scenery around Sydney foreshore.... Read more

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Sydney Observatory Excursion

Year 11 Physics Excursion to Sydney Observatory On Thursday 31st August, the year 11 Physics class, along with some other keen students, travelled to the Sydney Observatory at The Rocks for an evening tour of the facilities. The 24 dedicated students travelled after school in their own time for a syllabus driven event, including the use of the new $250,000 telescope to look at the Moon, Jupiter and Saturn. Our party was greeted and hosted by Education Program Producer, Geoff Wyatt, who is actually a former Science teacher at South Sydney High... Read more

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Science Week 2017

The Science faculty organised a great week of Science activities as a part of National Science Week. We would like to thank all the students and teachers for getting involved! Activities included team problem solving activities, documentary watching, an excursion to the Science Festival at the Australian Museum, a sold out Science Show at school, paper plane throwing competition and a hotly contested teachers vs students team Science Quiz. Check out this video to see some of the cool activities that were on throughout the week!... Read more

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What's Happening in Year 9 Child Studies?

We have been studying the "Caring for the Newborn" unit as part of the Child Studies syllabus. As part of the course we spent some time learning how to bathe and clothe a new born baby. The students had to record the process and send it to the teacher as part of their assessment. As you can see the students got very involved in the whole process.... Read more

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Year 10 Geography Elective Events

Ritz Cinema Excursion As part of our Sustainability topic within Year 10 Geography Elective, a small group of students found a deeper understanding of climate change through an inspirational viewing of An Inconvenient Sequel at the Ritz Cinema in Randwick. Solar My School Project As part of the Year 10 Geography Elective Research Action Plan, James Grimshaw welcomed Waverley council to SSHS for a feasibility study into the potential use of solar energy at SSHS. Our appreciation is extended to Ms Alison Maynard and Mr Rick French for... Read more

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Science News

Success in the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) NSW Crystal Growing Competition! We are very pleased to announce some excellent results in this year's Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) NSW Crystal Growing Competition. The aim of the competition is to grow the best possible crystal in six weeks and our students were competing against students from 26 other schools (including non-government schools). We are very pleased to announce that not 1 but 2 Year 8 teams achieved top 3 positions in this competition! 1st place winners... Read more

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Exciting Projects in Tech Mandatory

Year 8 B and G have just completed their electronics unit. This involved designing a plaque with a "call to action" sign on it. It incorporates basic electronics; including soldering wires onto an electric circuit that was made by the students and connecting a switch and battery terminal to make LED lights go on and off. Pictured above are just a few of the final results.... Read more

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Drama Lovers Head to Eternity

Students who have decided to study year 9 elective drama in 2018 joined with members of South Sydney's Drama Ensemble on Wednesday 16th August to attend a production of ‘Kindertransport' by Diane Samuels at the Eternity Theatre in Darlinghurst. Following the performance of this wonderful show and the discussion afterwards, we took a look at the ‘Walking in Wiesbaden' by Ella Dreyfus exhibition at the theatre. Our students enjoyed listening to Ella's account of this work and its connection to the play they had just seen. It is wonderful to see... Read more

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Year 11 Crossroads and PDHPE Camp

On Monday 7th August, year 11 boarded the bus to Morisset to attend the 3 day camp. The trip went very quickly and we were there to enjoy three days of fun and activities. The PDHPE students spent an extra night camping in tents. While they were there, the students attended two crossroad lectures, participated in the flying fox, high ropes, leap of faith, the giant swing, canoeing and mud world. I would like to congratulate all students on their behaviour and their level of participation in all the activities. You were a credit to the school... 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

Beacon Charter Signing

BEACON Charter Signing

Today our year 10 students made a pledge to follow a positive pathway into education and further training. The Charter Signing Assembly inspires students to reach for the stars. It was witnessed by guest speaker Reihana Nathan from the Beacon Foundation, corporate friend of SSHS Stephanie Williams of T.Rowe Price and our P&C representative Mrs Jane Grimshaw. Thanks to Ms Stell and Ms Brookes for their hard work organising this ceremony.... Read more

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