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Music added to HSC Workshops

Music has been added to HSC Holiday Workshops on Wednesday, October 4. HSC Holiday Workshops (docx 41 KB)... Read more

Video of our school

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Teachers will run a variety of HSC Tutoring & Preparation Workshops in the holidays, timetable attached. HSC Holiday Workshops (pdf 86 KB)... Read more

HSC Study Guide

The Sydney Morning Herald HSC Study Guide is now available. The online version has extra resources and will be accessible until the end of the HSC exams. http://www.smh.com.au/nation…/education/hsc-study-guide-2017... Read more


Year 11 Examination Timetable

Yr 11 Examinations (pdf 144 KB)... 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

Year 9 & 10 ELECTIVES 2018

This week year 8 & year 9 students will select their electives for next year, 2018 using these links. Link for Year 9 2018 (current Y8) https://goo.gl/forms/27kYN9MQAuxm6IeE3 Link for Year 10 2018 (current Y9) https://goo.gl/forms/GqYJcMEvtaBHoLUS2... Read more


The run was rescheduled from Spirit Week (due to rain) to Friday, September 1. This is a fundraiser for the Cancer Council, participating students & staff pay $2 to complete the course or $5 (to include coloured powder to throw). Students will need an old set of clothes to change into for the event. Contributions may also be made at https://secure.cancercouncilfundraising.org.au/registrant/FundraisingPage.aspx?registrationID=1136486&langPref=en-CA... Read more

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Payment Changes at THS

Toormina High School will be unable process any payments from tomorrow, Friday, August 25, until Tuesday, September 5, as we transition to the new Department of Education finance system. The Parent Online Payment tab on our school website will be unavailable until September also. We apologise for any inconvenience.... Read more


Parent Survey

What is your vision for THS? We would love parent & carers input. Please complete & return the anonymous survey you received in the mail or you can complete the the survey online: https://goo.gl/forms/IL0AYut9QWzkM4nD3 Thanks for your participation & support!... Read more


Parent Teacher Interviews

Dear Parents and Carers Parent/Teacher/Student interviews for all school years will be held on Tuesday, August 29 from 3:30pm - 5:45pm. Bookings must be finalised by 4pm, August 28, when bookings for this event will close. Please use this online 2017 Interview Booking (pdf 186 KB) system.... Read more



Year 12 CAPA Show - the big finale! Congratulations to all the Creative And Performing Arts teachers and year 12 students who have worked so hard during the year. To celebrate the 2017 Year 12 CAPA students and teachers extend an invitation to come and view the HSC Visual Art, Photography and Visual Design images and to watch the HSC Music and Drama students perform on Monday, 21 August, 5:00pm - 9:00pm in the THS Library. We are very proud of our 2017 Year 12 CAPA students, please come and join us!... Read more


Secretary Visit

Mark Scott, Secretary of Education visited Coffs Harbour last week for the Primary Principals Association meeting and toured Toormina High School. Photo shows Mark enjoying a LOTE class, learning numbers in the Gumbaynggirr language with Toormina High School Principal, Paul Humphrey and Jenny Murray, Director Public Schools.... Read more


THS Authors!

It was a very exciting day in the THS Library yesterday with four teams of students from years 7, 8 and 9 participating in an Australian wide competition to write and illustrate a book in a day . The groups started at 8am and finished at 8pm! Our dedicated staff fed them and stayed in the library until they finished (with 5 mins to spare!). The competition is organised by the Kids Cancer Project and the books will be printed for children's hospitals. Congratulations to all involved! More photos will be on the Library Facebook page.... Read more


Headstart to University

We were extremely proud of our four year 11 students who all gained a Distinction in 'Communication in Organisations' as part of the Head-Start Program at Southern Cross University. By successfully completing the Head-Start program, students are able to: be offered a place in a select number of Southern Cross University courses, be granted advanced standing for the completed unit of study when enrolling in a relevant SCU course and have reduced HECS liability through advanced standing for the unit completed. Pictured from left are Joe Anderson... 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



Johan Newman and Tanner Zeytinli spent last week learning about the diverse procedures that physiotherapists undertake during their day. Work experience provides valuable, first-hand knowledge for our Year 10 students and we would like to thank the following businesses: Toormina Physiotherapy, Coopers Surf Australia, Jetty Dive, Hopscotch Preschool, Pacific Vetcare, Stepping Stones Preschool, I Fly Downunder, Faircloth & Reynolds, Coffs Harbour Courthouse, Riggos Pty Ltd, Beauty on the Promenade, Sawtell Kitchens, Coffs Harbour Disposals,... Read more

Alikkan Jerrard

Regional Number One!

Alikkan Jerrard, in year 10, is the Number 1 High Jumper in our region and is now off to the State Championships! Alikkan jumped 1.79m at the Regional Carnival in Lismore and this will be the fourth year in row he has qualified for State. He has come second the last three years and is looking forward to the opportunity to crack the state number one in 2017! Another great ambassador for Toormina High School!... Read more



Over the last week of the school holidays a THS team once again participated in the Kokoda Challenge. This team included Lucy Thomas and Kate Williams and 8 students. Their challenge was to walk 52 kms through the Gold Coast hinterland. Sounds easy – that was until a massive storm hit at about 5.00pm. The teams started at 11.00am on the Saturday and completed the walk at about 4.45am on Sunday morning. The teams demonstrated the values that we strive to teach our students – teamwork, cooperation, initiative and to never give up. What an... Read more

Education Week 2017

Next week (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW. The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. This year's theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year. Education Week is also a time for... Read more

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