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SSHS International Women's Day

International Women's Day

On Thursday 8th March South Sydney High School hosted an International Women's Day breakfast in the school hall for staff and students. It was an opportunity to all come together and share some inspiring messages.... Read more

Year 7 Camp 2018

Year 7 Camp 2018

From the 12th to 14th of February 100 Year 7 students enjoyed their first high school camp at the Great Aussie Bush Camp in Tea Gardens. Over the three days students paddled in canoes, soared to new heights on the leap of faith, tested their aim at archery, worked as a team in a survivor challenge, swung on the giant swing, scaled the walls at rock climbing, challenged themselves on the high ropes course and got dirty in the mud run. The days were filled with lots of exciting activities, many smiles, boisterous laughs, new friends and lasting... Read more

HSC high achievers 2017

High Achievers and Leadership Assembly

On Thursday 22nd February, this important assembly acknowledged the achievements of our high achieving 2017 Year 12 students. It was also the opportunity to publicly recognise our current Captains, Vice Captains and Prefects, House Captains and Vice Captains, SRC members and Beacon Ambassadors. It was wonderful to see so many past Year 12 students attend as they juggle university timetables, jobs and TAFE commitments. Congratulations to David Mould who was the 2017 Dux. David was school captain and spoke about his journey through school in an... Read more


Careers News

Attached is South Sydney High School's Term 1 'Career News' containing interesting and valuable information on career opportunities, scholarships, universities and other pathways. Career News Term 1 2018 (pdf 640 KB)... 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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Uniform Shop - Opening Hours

The uniform shop (entry via O'Sullivan Ave) will be open during school terms every Tuesday and Friday from 8am to 10am.... Read more

Notice for Parents

Please note: SMS messages and emails will not be sent if students are late to school or away until 3rd week back starting 12 February. You can call the school notifying us if your child will not be present.... Read more

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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

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

Chris, Giancarlo, Jessica and Luti with cupcakes

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

Noah and Harrison give their presentation

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

Some of our volunteers on the day

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

Group of International students

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

Group of students and teachers at the Observatory

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

Students watch Ms Corlija perform science magic!

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

Isabella Mytka changing nappies

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

Students at the Ritz cinema Randwick

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

Crystal competitors receive their awards

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

The students display their work

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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