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Holiday HSC Tutoring Workshops

These holidays we will have HSC tutoring available. Monday 9 July 2018 Mrs Nicholls Earth and Environmental 9.30am – 1.00pm Wednesday 11 July 2018 Mrs Mullan English 9.30am – 1.00pm Wednesday 11 July 2018 Mrs Menzies English 9.30am – 1.00pm Thursday 12 July 2018 Mr Bilsborough PDHPE 9.00am – 1.00pm Tuesday 17 July 2018 Mr Holden Mathematics (all levels) 9.00am – 1.00pm Wednesday 18 July 2018 Mrs Mullan English 9.30am – 1.00pm... Read more

2018 Year 12 Trial Examinations Timetable

Year 12 students your 2018 Yr 12 Trial Exam T/T (pdf 47 KB)... Read more

Year 9 and 10 Excursion to Moreton Island

Year 9 and 10 will be attending a four day camp to Moreton Island, QLD in November. The 2018 Year 9/10 Excursion will be a four day camp to Moreton Island Adventure Tours in Queensland. A maximum of 100 students will be accommodated on the trip the first 50 from each year will attend. The details are as follows: Date: Tuesday 27th November – Friday 30th November. Cost: A deposit of $150 will be due by Friday 29th June (Wk 9, Term 2) Total cost will be $390. Remainder will be due by Friday 21st September (Wk 9, Term 3). Please click on... Read more

Plastic Free July

Program for events and activities Plastic Free July Coffs Harbour(pdf 342 KB)... Read more

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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

Professor John Buchanan speaking

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

The successful team of students

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

Students throwing coloured powder

Spirit Week

Our celebration of Toormina High School, 'Spirit Week', runs from Monday, June 25 - Friday, June 29, lots of activities listed below. Monday - We need teams from each sporting house for the Mini Olympics. Please make a group of 10 and write them on the team sheets outside the Home Economics Staffroom. Tuesday - Lunchtime activities. There will be a knockout handball competition in the quadrangle, Dodgeball will be on in the hall! Wednesday - Giant Kahoot challenge will be on in the library, bring your own device. Thursday - Day on the Green.... Read more

Girls Rugby League

The Girls Rugby League which was to be held today, June 6, has been postponed.... Read more

P&C PIE DRIVE

Please support our P&C fundraising PIE DRIVE (pdf 313 KB), ORDER FORM (pdf 1128 KB), thanks!... Read more

New Canteen Menu

New CANTEEN MENU (pdf 121 KB) starts Monday, May 28.... Read more

2019 Year 7 EXTENSION CLASS

Toormina High School will again be conducting our Extension Class for Year 7 2019 students. Current Year 6 students with advanced literacy skills are encouraged to apply for this class which provides appropriately broadened, extended and accelerated curriculum. Placements are determined by an application 2019 Year 7 Ext Class Application (pdf 755 KB) and interview. Scholarships for 2018 are also available. 2019 Year 7 Scholarship (pdf 82 KB).... 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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After school activities Term 2

AFTER SCHOOL DATES TERM 2 Homework Centre - Monday 3:30 - 5:00pm starts Week 3 - Week 10 Active Arvos - Monday 3:30 - 4:30pm starts Week 3 - Week 10 Robotics Club - Tuesday 3:30 to 5:00pm Week 4 - Week 10 plus Wednesday lunchtimes all term... Read more

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Term 2

Welcome to Term 2 at Toormina High School Teachers participated in Professional Development workshops today and support staff were updating their skills at Opal Cove. Students from all years commence Term 2 tomorrow, Tuesday, May 1. Sport selections for Term 2 will be held tomorrow, and sport choices and their costs are listed under the Curriculum & Activities tab on this website.... Read more

Year 10 Information

These two clips below provide information regarding minimum standard tests for Year 10 students. https://youtu.be/Y9keuBYVleY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zoUb-y25MU&utm_source=TractionNext&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=HSC+minimum+standard+eNEWS+February+2018... Read more

Autism Awareness Month

Sue Larkey's 12 Top TIps to assist students within the Autism Spectrum 1. Understand the child's difference (strengths and challenges), accept their different way of thinking, learning, socialising, etc . 2. Break it down. Break tasks down into smaller parts and give them each step sequentially. If possible, give them a checklist to mark off as they do each step. Do NOT expect the children to multitask! Allow them extra time to get it done, but let them finish! It is important to finish one task before going to another. 3. Slow it down. Be... Read more

ANZAC Day March

Please represent our school at the Sawtell ANZAC Day March. Wear full school uniform and meet behind the Sawtell RSL Club car park on Wednesday, April 25, at 10:30am.... Read more

Corey Warn

Go Corey!

Our school community would like to wish Corey Warn from year 12 all the best as he embarks on the gruelling Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea during the holidays. Corey will be a wonderful ambassador for Toormina High School and will also be representing Indigenous youth, the Deaf Society and the Army Cadets. He will be walking for 9 days and covering 96 kilometres in this physically and mentally challenging trek. When Corey returns he will be presenting a talk to the Lions Club, Quota and the Deaf Society about his adventure. Best wishes Corey!... Read more

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WORLD CHAMPIONS!

Last week these students competed in Lisbon, Portugal, in the Karate World Championships! Daniel Ingram (on left) came away with first place, as did Ja-Lissa Simpson and Owen Buhler a second place! Toormina High School produces World Champions! Congratulations!... Read more

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