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Learning for Life Scholarship - Supporting the cost of your child's education

ARE YOU STRUGGLING WITH THE COST OF YOUR CHILD'S EDUCATION? The Learning for Life scholarship can provide parents with two payments a year for each child (max 4 children) which can be spent on uniforms, school shoes, stationary, BYOD, excursions and all other costs related to school. (Payments are to be used for school expenses only!) You may be eligible for the scholarship if your family: holds a Pension or Health Care card attends a partner school* (enrolled in Kindy to Year 8 only) demonstrates a commitment to education (children attend... Read more

PBL Focus of the fortnight and PBL Student of the Fortnight

The PBL student of the fortnight is Taleea Norohna of year 8. The PBL Focus for the Fortnight is on RESPECT and speaking with kindness. We want students to speak respectfully to both teachers and their peers.... Read more

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Important Dates

The last day of Term 2 is this Friday 6 July, 2018. All students will commence Term 3 on Tuesday 24 July, 2018.... Read more

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NAIDOC week event

This week Albion Park High School had its first NAIDOC Week event to celebrate and acknowledge Indigenous people's and their amazing culture. We enjoyed a tree planting ceremony and touch football match, which the whole school was involved in. A huge thanks to all the guests from the community who came and helped celebrated this event. See more photos in the gallery.... Read more

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Year 12 HSC Trial Examination timetable 2018

Year 12 HSC Trial Examination Timetable 2018 (pdf 1235 KB)... Read more

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HSC minimum standard changes

What is the HSC minimum standard? A minimum standard of literacy and numeracy is required to receive the HSC from 2020 to reflect the importance of literacy and numeracy for success in daily life. HSC students will need to meet the HSC minimum standard in three areas – reading, writing and numeracy. The standard is set at level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF), which means students will have the basic reading, writing and maths skills needed for everyday tasks and future learning after school. It includes skills for tasks... Read more

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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

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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

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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

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Southern Stars Tickets

Just a reminder to purchase all tickets for Southern Stars through Ticketmaster (http://www.ticketmaster.com.au/Southern-Stars-tickets/artist/2017467) or WIN (http://wsec.com.au/event/southern-stars-iconic-2018) There have been reports of scams from other ticket selling sites.... Read more

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Cultural Treasures - Saturday 23 June 2018

Cultural Treasures - Shellharbour Multicultural Festival Multicultural Food, Multicultural Music, Dance and Performances, Multicultural art and craft workshops On: Saturday 23 June 2018 At: Reddall Reserve, Lake Illawarra From: 11am to 3pm... Read more

PBL Focus of the fortnight and PBL Student of the Fortnight

The PBL Student of the fortnight is Ashlee McIntosh of Year 7. She received the highest amount of positive entries for Weeks 2-3. The PBL Focus for the Fortnight is on RESPECT and following instructions. We want students to listen to the instructions of the teacher and act promptly.... Read more

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PBL Focus of the fortnight and PBL Student of the Fortnight

The PBL Student of the fortnight is Remy Blackett of Year 11. She received the highest amount of positive entries for Weeks 4-5. The PBL Focus for the Fortnight is on RESPECT for our environment. We want students to care for their environment by putting their rubbish in the bin. Staff will be on the look out for those doing this, and will be rewarding students with Park Positives.... Read more

RECONCILIATION WALK

Reconciliation School Flag Walk 2018

Shellharbour City Council hosted the 2018 Reconciliation School Flag Walk at Shellharbour village. Indigenous students from years 7 & 8 participated in the walk along the Shellharbour waterfront to the village park. Community Elders led the walk with Lincoln from Oak Flats playing the Didgeridoo. Lucas Simmons from Year 7 was the APHS flag bearer. After the exchange of flags students participated in a number of workshops highlighting their culture from songs/ didgeridoo playing, painting and learning about the Indigenous tools and equipment... Read more

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Meet our new logo!

We would like to introduce you to our 'new look' logo. You will see this logo appearing on our newsletter and any letters you may receive. This logo will soon appear on new uniforms, but there is no need to update uniforms until they are needed - It is expected the process of moving to the new logo will take a couple of years.... Read more

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Indigenous art project at the Wollongong Art Gallery

Indigenous students from Albion Park High School were invited to participate in an art project at the Wollongong Art Gallery. Working alongside Aunty Lorraine Brown and Aunty Narelle Thomas, Amellia Curties Henry, Keana Dobeson, Kiara Parsons and Piper Lucas worked on an indigenous ‘Art Story'. Students were shown Indigenous art styles that told a powerful story, that were on show at the gallery as part of the ‘The Gathering exhibition', where many respected Aboriginal artists had their work hung. The girls then drew an aspect of their story... Read more

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