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SCHOOLTV - THE IMPACT OF GAMBLING

To find out more use this link SchoolTV Children and teenagers are particularly vulnerable to marketing tactics and this is greatly concerning. Research shows that children as young as 8, are able to easily recall the marketing for sports betting. It is having a major impact on the way in which young people think about the relationship between gambling and sport. The 'normalisation' of sports betting is posing a threat to Australian teenagers. Children are also being inadvertently exposed to simulated gambling and gambling sites through mobile... Read more

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PARENT SURVEY - TELL THEM FROM ME

This term our school is participating in the Department of Education's Tell Them From Me feedback surveys which involve versions for students, parents/carers and educators. The surveys measure factors that are known to affect academic achievement and other student outcomes. The surveys are a great opportunity to provide us with valuable feedback on school life, student engagement and teaching strategies. Schools in Australia and around the world have used the Tell Them From Me survey to help improve how they do things at school. More... Read more

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NESA NEWS SEPTEMBER 2017

NSW Education Standards Authority News September 2017 The latest news from NESA. See link below. Contents: * Entry to trial of HSC minimum standard online tests now open. * Maintenance 2018 and Beyond - Teacher Accreditation information sessions. * Important reminders. * Key Dates. * Jobs. NESA News Sep 2017... Read more

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YEAR 11 FINAL EXAMINATION TIMETABLE

2017 Year 11 Final Examinations The Year 11 final examinations will be held from Monday 11 September to Tuesday 19 September. The timetable (PDF) can do downloaded from the link below: 2017 Y11 Final Exam Timetable... Read more

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2018 Year 8 and 9 elective subject information evening

2018 Year 8 and 9 Elective subject information evening Current year 7 and 8 students may choose elective subjects for when they commence year 8 and 9 in 2018. An information evening for students and parents is to be held on Tuesday 5 Sep 2017 in the Singleton High School Multi-Purpose Centre (MPC) from 5:00 PM. This event will cover possible subject choices and will be attended by staff from the relevant faculties. Links to the handbooks are below: Year 8 handbook Year 9 handbook... 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

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NEWSLETTER OUT NOW !!!

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PARENT/TEACHER EVENING THURSDAY 10/8/17

Come and have a coffee and meet your students teachers for an interview. Thursday 10/8/17 Singleton High School Multi-Purpose Centre (MPC) 3:45 to 6:30 PM Bookings via Millennium at this link. (note: school is Singleton)... 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

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Year 9 NAPLAN results and the HSC minimum standard

HSC minimum standard required to receive the HSC from 2020 Literacy and numeracy skills are the foundation for success in life after school. This is why eligibility for the HSC is changing. From 2020, students will need to show they have the basic literacy and numeracy skills needed to complete everyday tasks. See this document for more details: Year 9 NAPLAN 2017 And for more information visit www.educationstandards.nsw.edu.au... Read more

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Welcome back for semester 2

Staff only 17th July 2017. All students 18 July 2017. Start timetable Week A.... 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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Welcome Mr Gauci, Deputy Principal

New Deputy principal replacing Mr Ian Skilton. Mr Gauci will be responsible for year 7 and year 10 2017.... Read more

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2018 Year 11 Information Day & Evening

On Tuesday 18th July 2017, students in Year 10 will participate in a subject information day, where they will learn about the opportunities for higher studies at Singleton High School. Parents, carers and prospective families are welcome to attend the corresponding evening at 5:30pm in the MPC to further explore the benefits of senior enrolment at Singleton High School. The subject information booklet will be made available here at the commencement of Term 3.... Read more

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NEWSLETTER #4 1 JULY - BUMPER ISSUE !!!

naidoc assembly . beanies for brain cancer . meet the governor . sacred soil . west tigers trip . support unit . stop animation . dance assessment . girls rugby league . creative photography . farewell mr skilton . click HERE to access this edition... Read more

HSC in the Holidays

HSC in the HOLIDAYS Seminars

HSC IN THE HOLIDAYS The University of Newcastle will be again hosting a series of subject-specific lectures for HSC students during the July Holidays. (Monday 10th July - Friday 14th July 2017). Bookings are essential. Each two-hour session will be presented by a highly experienced HSC Teacher/Marker and will address the following areas: * Vital key content from the core topics, particularly focussing on the most difficult components of the syllabus where errors are made. * Examination tips, tricks and strategies to maximise your marks; *... Read more

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NEWSLETTER 19 MAY OUT NOW !!!

Click Newsletters above or the #3 NEWS 19 MAY on the right column to access our current newsletter.... Read more

NSW Health

Year 11 and 12 meningococcal vaccinations catch-up

Due to the bigger than expected up take on the meningococcal vaccination a second morning of vaccinations has been put on to catch up with students who missed out on having theirs Tuesday 16 May. All affected students need to come to the Staff Common Room from 8:30 AM Tuesday 23 May. The nurses will only be available till 9:45 AM. Alternatively, parents can contact Sue Paterson, Site Manager Singleton Community Health, on 65719248 to arrange an alternative time to have this done at their clinic. Notes were sent home in English lessons on... Read more

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Y7-11 Half Yearly Examinations

During weeks 4-5 (Monday 15 to Thursday 25 May) students in years 7-11 will complete scheduled half yearly examinations. Follow this link for the timetable: 2017 Y7-11 Half Yearly Exam... Read more

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KA-WUL & CLONTARF #1 NEWSLETTER

Students from the Ka-Wul Centre and Clontarf Academy are going to publish a joint newsletter each term and here is their first effort! It features great stories about Aboriginal education and activities at SHS. To view the newsletter properly please use the newsletter link above or on the homepage of this site.... Read more

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