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7S and 8S Parent Evaluation

This survey is designed to find out about your experiences of having a child in our selective class. Please follow the instructions as they appear in the survey. The information that you provide will be kept confidential and will assist us with our planning. Loading... Loading...... Read more

Forensics team

The Heathcote High School Forensics Team

Congratulations tp the HHS Forensics Team On Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 November 2016, the Year 9 Sutherland Shire Interschool Forensic Science Competition was held for 11 Shire High Schools. Teams from all schools participated in this challenge across the two days. Lara Newton, Chloe Wiltshire, Scott Wilkes, Max Kypriotis, Ethan Lehn, Ben Spowart and Andrew Armstrong from Year 9 competed at the Tuesday event at Lucas Heights Community School Venue against Engadine, Menai, Port Hacking and two teams from Lucas Heights Community School. This is a... Read more

NovemberReturn to top
Brendan Stolk

Mr Brendan Stolk: Outstanding Professional Service Award Recipient

Mr Brendan Stolk is Awarded The Outstanding Professional Service Award On Wednesday 9th November, 2016, Heathcote High School science teacher, Mr Brendan Stolk was awarded the "Outstanding Professional Service Award" from the Professional Teachers Council of NSW. This award was presented to Mr Stolk in recognition of his significant and continuous contribution to Marine and Aquaculture Technology and Marine Studies education in NSW. Mr Stolk has been a valued Science and Marine teacher at Heathcote High School for the past 13 years. Mr Stolk... Read more

OctoberReturn to top

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

Mrs Wallace

Mrs Wallace-Massone Wins Prestigious Scholarship

Congratulations Mrs Wallace-Massone! Heathcote High School's Mrs Kerry Wallace-Massone received the Premier's Teachers Mutual Bank New and Emerging Technologies Scholarship. She is pictured with Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli and Minister for Early Childhood Education, Leslie Williams, at NSW Library. Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli congratulated Mrs Wallace. "This program gives gifted teachers the opportunity to increase their depth of knowledge and further develop their teaching," he said. Mrs Wallace will travel for five weeks,... Read more

AugustReturn to top

Vale Edna McGill

Members of the Heathcote community are mourning the passing of Edna McGill. Edna died last Wednesday with her family around her.. Edna was active in the founding of Heathcote High. She was involved in the P&C and was also a member of the school's ancillary staff. She was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in 1986 for services to education and the community. Attached is information celebrating Edna's life from the Sydney Morning Herald. Vale Edna McGill (pdf 492 KB)... Read more

Change to Year 11 School Start Time

Please be advised that there are no longer any days where Year 11 students may start school late i.e. after 8.40 am. Students who have study periods at the beginning of the day are expected to be in the school library, gainfully using that time. Support is provided in the library through our Learning Centre Coordinator. Should you have any queries about this please contact the school.... Read more

Tell them From Me Parent Survey 2016

Tell them From Me Parent Survey Please tell the school what you think. Parents and Carers are invited to participate in the Tell Them From Me (TTFM) survey. Why should I participate? Parents and carers are an important and valued part of the school community. Schools can use survey feedback to make practical improvements and inform school planning. What does it involve? This online survey takes about 15 minutes to complete. It is anonymous and voluntary. How can I participate? You can access the survey from Monday 22nd August using the... Read more

BYOD 2017

BRING YOUR OWN DEVICE (BYOD) 2017 In 2016 Heathcote High School introduced the Bring your own device (BYOD) program for Years 7 and 8. Students in Years 7 and 8 were requested to bring their own mobile computing devices to school for use in their classes. The BYOD program is being expanded to include Years 10 and 11 for the 2017 calendar year, as well as the new incoming Year 7. There is a purchasing portal available by clicking on the link below, providing a one stop shop for your educational computing needs. Heathcote High School has no... Read more

JulyReturn to top

Yr 12 Physics Class Video

Mr Thorncraft and his Year 12 Physics class have made a simulation showing how a semiconductor works. Congratulations to all the students for their research, and for this fantastic resource! You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GtZxWcqGaE... Read more

Food & Fashion Show

Food & Fashion Show

The HHS Food and Fashion Show Tickets for the HHS Food and Fashion Show can be purchased for $15 per person from the school office. Enjoy student prepared food stalls, food tasting and our very popular "Designers on Parade" show where students showcase their exceptional talent in Textiles and Design. There will be 12 different food stalls and a coffee cart will be available. This will be a very popular night so tickets should be purchased ASAP to avoid disappointment. Food & Fashion Flyer (pdf 121 KB)... Read more

JuneReturn to top
Tanisha Ryan

Congratulations Tanisha!

Equestrian Success For Tanisha Last weekend, Year 10 student Tanisha Ryan competed at the State Interschools Equestrian Championships with her 2 horses. She won the Secondary Advanced Level Championship and the Secondary Medium Level Reserve Championship on her mare Gidget and on her spotty pony Jindy. She will now be eligible to compete at the National Interschools Equestrian Championships in September. Heathcote High School is very proud of Tanisha, and we wish her the best in National Youth Dressage Championships this weekend. .... Read more

science show

HHS Science Show

HHS Year 8 students enjoyed a "Science is Fun" show last Wednesday. Students enjoyed demonstrations using liquid nitrogen and dry ice, including rockets blasted across the sports oval fueled buy both these chemicals. Stay tuned for more science shows for other year groups. You tube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJiL2ooInP0... Read more

Mechatronics Students

Yr 10 Racing Car Design and Construction

Mechatronics Students Design Using HHS 3D Printers The Yr 10 Mechatronics students have been busy putting together their racing cars. They designed their cars in a CAD program and printed them on our new 3D Printers in the Industrial Arts Faculty. They are now working on putting motors in their cars and getting them ready to race.... Read more

Parent Teacher Night Interview Bookings

Bookings can be made for interviews for the Yrs 8, 10 & 12 Parent Teacher Night 2016, using the following link: http://www.edval.com.au/book Parent Teacher Night for Yrs 8/10/12 will be on Tuesday 28 June 2016 from 3.30 to 7.30pm.... Read more

Careers choices

Subject Selection Night Yr 9 2017

Subject Selection Night The subject selection evening for students in year 9 2107, will be held in the school hall from 7:15 - 8:15pm (at the end of the Parent/Teacher Night interviews) The Subject Selection Booklet 2017 is attached: Subject Selection Book 2017 (pdf 492 KB)... Read more

MayReturn to top
#take3forthesea

HHS Marine Science Teachers #take3forthesea

Marine Science teachers get behind Take 3 for the sea Heathcote High science teachers are doing their bit for the environment! At the NSW Marine Teachers Conference in May, Mrs Rogers, Mr Stolk, Ms Carratt and Mr Stibbs each took 3 pieces of rubbish from Kurnell to support the "Take 3 for the Sea initiative"... Read more

Emmett Gray- Take 3 Initiative

Take3 Initiative Photo Competition

Take 3 Photo Competition As part of the Stage 5 Marine Science program HHS students examine the effects of humans on the marine environment. We are strong believers and advocates for the Take 3 initiative. The 'Take 3' message is simple: take 3 pieces of rubbish with you when you leave the beach, waterway or... anywhere and you have made a difference to avoid rubbish making its way into our waterways. Marine debris, particularly plastic, has a disastrous impact in our oceans on marine life and, ultimately, us. We can greatly reduce the amount... Read more

AprilReturn to top
Caitlin Scarlett

Congratulations Caitlin!

Yr 12 Heathcote High School Student Caitlin Scarlett Awarded a Scholarship to Study Marine Biology in Tasmania Heathcote High school offers students a comprehensive pattern of study in the Marine Science course where a premium is placed on 'hands-on' learning. Our students are provided with a wealth of opportunities to undertake excursions and expeditions, extending the boundaries of the classroom into the wider world. Whether it be one of our two annual science excursions to Lady Elliot Island on the Great Barrier Reef, whale-watching,... Read more

Mountain Bike trophy

Our Mountain Bike Team Bring Home the Trophy Again!

Heathcote High School rises once again to bring the championship home for the 9th year in a row! The event held in Thredbo each year brought together over 350 riders from more than 50 schools. The championship is a major event on the school calendar and brings together families from the past and present Heathcote High Community. It showcases the best in our students as they work together to create a cohesive team, supporting and encouraging each other to ensure everyone has the best time and achieves their personal best. Our team consisted of... Read more

DYE Colour Run

The DYE Colour Run will be on Sunday 1st May. Information can be found in the attached flyer. Colour Run Flyer (pdf 318 KB)... Read more

JanuaryReturn to top

A new school year

Welcome back to school for 2016. As we start the year we have high expectations of our students and staff and a commitment to deliver the excellent public education that parents, carers and the community rightly demand. This year we will work towards achieving new priorities announced by the Premier to raise the percentage of students in the top two bands in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). I am proud of our achievements in public education and each year our schools provide our communities with much to... Read more

Safety when Dropping Your Child at School

In order to assist your School to create a safer environment please find attached an information brochure from Sutherland Shire Council that has been created to assist in educating parents and carers in dropping off and picking up children each day. At the commencement of the school year Parking officers will visit each and every school throughout the Sutherland Shire, at drop off and pick up times, to assist in answering and queries that people may have about parking around schools and about the road rules that apply. Further information... Read more

Welcome to the 2016 School Year

Important dates: Staff return on Wednesday 27/01/2016. Years 7, 11 and 12 return on Thursday 28/01/2106. Year 8, 9 and 10 return on Friday 29/01/2016. A reminder to Year 7 parents that students need to arrive at school by 9.10am on Thursday and assemble in the School Hall. Full school uniform is to be worn. The day will finish at 2.40pm. The attached letter provides information about Thursday 28th January for Year 7 students. Year 7 2016 (pdf 387 KB)... Read more