Years 7-10 Final Examinations 2016
These examinations will commence in Week 4 - Monday 31st October, 2016 and continue for 2 weeks. The following link will take you to the timetable: Year 7-10 Exam Timetable... Read more
SCHOOL UNIFORM MONITORING
SCHOOL UNIFORM MONITORING Students will be monitored each period for correct uniform starting Week 2 Term 4. If a student is out of uniform 4 days in a fortnight without a note from home, parents/carers will be sent a letter to attend a uniform intervention meeting. At this meeting students will be offered uniform assistance if required or recorded for breach of school policy if a legitimate reason for breach of policy is not offered. If your child is coming to school without correct uniform please send them with a note detailing the issue,... Read more
2017 Resource Allocation Model funding
In October 2016, all NSW public schools will receive a 2017 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 2017 funding by visiting the Department's website. Watch a short animation about the important role of the RAM... Read more
The 2016 HSC Student Feedback Survey is now open on BOSTES Students Online.
The 2016 HSC Student Feedback Survey is now open on Students Online. Participation in the survey is voluntary and individual responses will be kept private and confidential. HSC Students who complete and submit the survey will go in the draw for their chance to win an iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi 32GB. To complete the survey, students need to log in to their My Details section on Students Online and click on the ‘HSC survey' link in the yellow navigation bar at the top of the page. The survey will take less than 10 minutes and will be open until Friday 9... Read more
HSC EXAM TIMETABLE LINKS
2016 HSC Exam Timetable ... the following link provides the HSC written exams schedule for every subject HSC Exam Timetable. You can also log into the BOSTES 'Students Online' section to see your own HSC timetable at Personal HSC Timetable. For SHS students please note that the venues for exams are: - THU 13 OCT to FRI 21 OCT at the CIVIC CENTRE - MON 24 OCT to FRI 4 NOV at SINGLETON TAFE - MUSIC THU 13 OCT at B1 SINGLETON HIGH SCHOOL Please read your schedule carefully and arrive early and best of luck, we're proud of you!!... Read more
Parent & Caregiver Short Survey
PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK TO COMPLETE THIS SHORT SURVEY, THANKS! PARENT / CAREGIVER SURVEY The survey will help us to design workshops to support parents and caregivers.... Read more
Preliminary Y11 Exit Examination Timetable Available now!
Year 11 will complete their Exit Examinations from Monday 12th September 2016. The timetable for these examinations is available at this link.... Read more
Youth Frontiers Community Projects
Students in the Youth Frontiers program presented their community projects at Singleton Diggers yesterday. Youth Frontiers is an initiative of the NSW Government that gives students in Y8 and Y9 the chance to benefit from youth mentoring that focuses on leadership and civic engagement. Every year, more than 1,200 young people will have the opportunity to participate in the program. Participants receive at least 30 hours of mentoring, including at least 10 hours of one-on-one mentoring. The program gives students an opportunity to build life... Read more
Y8 & Y9 2017 Parent Information Evening
Subject information will be provided on Thursday 8 September 2016 for current Y7 and Y8 students and their parents with regard to study patterns and electives for 2017. Please come along from 5pm to find out about the range of subjects offered for junior students at Singleton High School. For more information about subjects you can access our Y8 and Y9 Subject Selection Handbooks by clicking the following link: HANDBOOKS... Read more
Helping Learner Drivers Become Safe Drivers Workshop
For supervising drivers. This is a free workshop which is aimed at increasing the capability and confidence of supervising drivers in teaching learner drivers the skills and behaviours necessary to become a safe driver. The course also reinforces the important role of families in providing on-going support for young drivers in those critical (high risk) early stages of solo driving. Singleton High School Library 5:30pm Start Thursday 15/9/16 Please call 0419 165 369 to make a booking... Read more
SHS welcomes staff and students from Jingfan, China.
SHS welcomes staff and students from Suzhou Jingfan Middle School cultural exchange visit 15 August to 19 August 2016.... Read more
Stronger HSC standards - reforms to the NSW HSC
Stronger HSC Standards The New South Wales Higher School Certificate (HSC) is a highly valued credential in Australia and internationally. BOSTES has identified key areas for reform through extensive consideration of issues relating to the HSC at board level and in consultation with major stakeholders over the past three years. At the heart of the HSC reforms is the establishment of a minimum standard in literacy and numeracy for the award of the HSC. The minimum standard reform underpins the two other areas of reform – Curriculum and... Read more
School Opal cards and public transport on school excursions
Paper tickets for public transport in NSW ceased to be sold on the 1st of August. This means that if a student catches public transport (bus, train, light rail or ferry) on a school excursion, they will need to use an Opal card. All students and parents are reminded that the blue-grey School Opal card CANNOT be used for any trip other than directly between school and home. It cannot be used on a school excursion. If a student is participating in a school excursion that involves the use of public transport, they will need to have an Opal card... Read more
Y10 SUBJECT SELECTION FOR Y11 2017
Y10 students will be learning about and begin selecting courses for their Y11 studies for 2017. The 2017 Subject Selection Booklet can be accessed with through this link Selection Booklet You can also access it through our Sharepoint under Documents for Parents. There is an INFORMATION SESSION FOR PARENTS tonight in the school's MPC at 5:30pm. There will also be information about TAFE/VET courses and school based traineeships. Parents and students from all schools are welcome to attend tonight's session.... Read more
TAKAHATA HIGH SCHOOL VISIT
A group of 15 students and 4 staff members from Takahata High arrived on Tuesday for a week long visit at our school. They will enjoy a tree top adventure walk, vineyard trip and attend the cherry blossom planting ceremony this Friday. The planting ceremony celebrate the 20th anniversary of our reciprocal visits with the city and people of Takahata.... Read more
VOTE FOR OUR 'FOCUS ON ABILITY' VIDEO !!!
Students from SHS entered the record breaking eighth annual Focus on Ability Film Festival with the film 'WE MADE IT' and they are now finalists!! The theme of the film festival is simple: focus on the ABILITY of people with a disability. The major prize is a $10,000 Rebel sports equipment package for the winning school - BUT THEY NEED YOUR VOTE !!! Watch the film and then VOTE for our school! Click this link www.focusonability.com.au/FOA/films/We_Made_It_1130.html and then click on the VOTE button on the bottom left. AND NOTE: you have to... Read more
Papercut printing system has been released for students.
The school has introduced a print accounting system called Papercut. This will allow students to do their own printing and photocopying, including the submission of print jobs from home. Year 12 students have been provided with $5 printing credit in their Papercut accounts to assist them in their preparations for their upcoming trial and HSC examinations. All students may purchase printing vouchers from the front office for $5 each. Prices start from 10¢ for B&W and 20¢ for colour A4 pages. Students may access detailed information... Read more
Singleton High School welcomes - 'The Happiness Mission'
'The Happiness Mission' Motivational Talk The Happiness Mission workshops are fun, engaging and interactive for everyone involved. Each workshop assists students to develop a variety of skills and strategies. We aim to increase confidence & positive wellbeing amongst students which results in increased engagement and motivation for a compelling future. where and when ! Singleton High School Multi-Purpose Centre (MPC) 26th July Year 7 & 8 Period 1 Year 9 & 10 Period 2 Year 11 & 12 Period 3 see link for more detailed information regarding 'The... Read more