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
2016 Trial HSC Examination Timetable available now!
2016 Trial HSC Examination Timetable available to download here: 2016 HSC Trial Timetable (pdf 1073 KB) Examinations will commence on Monday 15th August 2016 in the MPC. GOOD LUCK!... Read more
Preliminary Year 11 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
Year 8 & 9, 2017 Parent Information Evening
Subject information will be provided on Thursday, 8th September 2016 for current Year 7 and 8 students and their parents with regard to study patterns and electives. Please come along from 5pm to find out about the range of subjects offered for junior students at Singleton High School.... 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
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
OFFICIAL FACEBOOK PAGE LAUNCHED!
SHS Facebook Page Singleton High School has launched its OFFICIAL Facebook Page, please click the link above to ensure you go to the OFFICIAL page and then click LIKE to start receiving updates in your News Feed. We also encourage you to read the Rules of Engagement and be responsible and respectful in responding to any of the items on our page.... Read more
Stunning NAIDOC Celebrations
Singleton High School held a stunning school assembly on Thursday 30 June as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations. Highlights of the assembly included traditional dances by the brilliant Banda-Ra dance group led by Michael Heitmeyer an inspirational and heartfelt speech by Dr Ray Kelly from the University of Newcastle a divine rendition of the Warmupi Band's "My Island Home" by the school's choir a traditional women's dance by the Y9 weaving group and Cherie Johnson. a bush-tucker inspired feast prepared by hospitality students and Mr... Read more
Singleton High School presents "DNA"
Singleton High School Presents "DNA" 6PM Tuesday 19 July Singleton Youth Venue Cnr Bathurst and Pitt Sts $5 entry, tickets at the door. DNA flyer (pdf 1019 KB)... Read more
SRC Fundraiser for Fred Hollows Foundation
Singleton High's Student Representative Council is holding a fundraising night to watch the movie Grown Ups. All funds raised will go to the Fred Hollows Foundation. Your friends and family are also very welcome. Drinks, popcorn, sausage sizzle $2 each and lolly bag $1 FRIDAY 1 JULY 5:00PM - 8:30PM $5 ENTRY SINGLETON YOUTH VENUE, CNR BATHURST & PITT STREETS Movie fundraiser flyer (pdf 990 KB)... Read more
Newsletter #6 - click link on right!
CLONTARF ACADEMY . ENGINEERING CHALLENGE OUTBOUND ADVENTURE . MUSEUM OF HUMAN DISEASE GREAT PHOTOS . BEANIE DAY . WELLBEING . SPECIAL EDUCATION Y12 UPDATE . STAFF PROFILES . AGRICULTURAL NEWS... Read more
The SHS P&C is a proud supporter of Gonski.
Visit I Give A Gonski to find out why. You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QNJgMtT4jds... Read more
Beanie Day for Mark Hughes Foundation
Singleton High students and staff demonstrated their community spirit with a huge turnout for the school's first beanie day to help raise funds for the Mark Hughes Foundation which promotes awareness and research into brain cancer. Like any large organisation, Singleton High School has students and staff that are currently, or have been, affected by cancer - either directly or through a family member. The great turnout and support saw over $1100 raised on the day through gold coin donations and a BBQ by the SRC. If you want to know more about... Read more