Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: Read more

Open Night 2018

Come along and discover the exciting learning opportunities for students at Seven Hills High School. The BBQ will be available from 5:30pm with an opportunity to meet staff and members of the school P&C. See the attached document for more information - Open Night 2018 (pdf 113 KB)... Read more

2018 School Swimming Carnival

The 2018 School Swimming Carnival takes place Wednesday January 31, 2018 (second day back). Permission notes need to be returned prior to this. Please see the attached document for further details and the permission note to be returned. 2018 Swimming Carnival (pdf 132 KB)... Read more

2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 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 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

P&C Trivia Night

The school P&C will be hosting its annual Trivia Night Saturday October 21 from 7pm in the school hall. Come on your own, in a small group or organise a table of 8. 10$ per person and BYO drinks and nibbles (Over 18s only). To book, contact the school on 9624 3329. P&C Trivia Night (docx 13 KB)... Read more

School Plan 2018 - 2020 Parent/Carer Forum and BBQ

The school is currently developing the new school plan for 2018 - 2020. We greatly value the contributions of our parents, carers and the community and as such, invite you to a parent/carer community forum to allow you to contribute your ideas and thoughts for the future directions of the school in teaching and learning and social development. The forum will take place on Wednesday September 13 beginning at 6pm and conclude at 7:30pm and will include a BBQ put on by the school. Parents and carers are then welcome to stay for the September P&C... 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

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

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

Healthy School Canteens

Introducing Healthy School Canteens

The introduction of the revised Healthy School Canteen Strategy increases the availability of healthy food and drink options in school canteens to make the healthy choice, the easy choice. It replaces the Fresh Tastes@School Strategy in NSW schools that was commonly known as the traffic light system. The revised strategy is consistent with the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines and classifies food and drinks as either Everyday or Occasional. Sugary drinks will continue not to be sold. NSW public schools will have until the end of 2019 to... Read more

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Our shared responsibility

Welcome back for the 2017 school year. I hope everyone had a relaxing and refreshing break. I'd like to particularly welcome students (along with their parents) and staff starting in our schools for the first time. May the year ahead be engaging and rewarding – a wonderful year of teaching and learning. We know the world is transforming profoundly and quickly, and it is our great responsibility to prepare our children and young people so that they can flourish through such change. When our children finish school and enter the evermore... 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

Tell Them From Me - Partners in Learning Parent/Carer Survey

The Tell Them From Me – Partners in Learning survey for parents and caregivers will enable you to give your views on our school's support of student learning and behaviour. It will also provide the school with valuable insights into our students' practices and activities at home. Please take the time to access and complete the survey as it will be a highly effective tool for communication between parents and the school. Click on the link below to complete the survey Parent / Carer Survey... Read more

Year 10 into 11 Subject Information Evening

Year 10 students and their parents are invited to attend a Subject Information Evening at Wyndham College. The information provided on the evening will assist students to select the most suitable subjects and courses from the wide range on offer at Wyndham College for Year 11 2017. There will be a short plenary at 6.30pm, after which students and parents will have an opportunity to visit the subject displays and consult with Head Teachers, senior staff, Careers Advisers and Curriculum Coordinators from Wyndham College. Event Details: Wyndham... Read more

2015 Annual School Report

The 2015 Annual School Report is now available. Click here (pdf 1096 KB) for access.... Read more

End of Term 1 and Start of Term 2

The last day of term one is Friday April 8 2016. School Resumes term two on Wednesday April 27 2016.... Read more

Reviewing of School Crest

At Seven Hills High School, we are making positive changes to our school: improving and upgrading our school grounds and facilities, offering a broad range of extra curricula opportunities and searching for even better ways of providing quality education for our students. As part of this process, we are reviewing our school crest and are asking for staff, student and parent input into possible changes in this area. Aspects of the school crest have changed over time and it is envisaged that the new school logo will combine contemporary design... Read more

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

Applications for student travel 2016

From 2 November 2015, a new online SSTS application process is being introduced for schools within the Opal network, coinciding with the introduction of the School Opal card. Schools outside the Opal network should continue to process the existing blue SSTS application forms and send them to the appropriate transport operators. Most parents, guardians and students won't need to apply for a school travel pass for 2016 if they have already been given a school student travel pass for the current year. These will be automatically sent to the... Read more

2016 school funding allocations

All NSW public schools are currently being advised of their 2016 Resource Allocation Model (RAM) funding. RAM distributes funding based on individual needs of students and schools, and gives schools greater flexibility to make financial decisions. The way schools use their RAM funding will vary based on local needs. Some support will be for the entire school, and some will be for particular groups of students or individual students. There is an overview document about the RAM available on the Department of Education website. If you would like... Read more

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