Campbell High School

An ACT Public School


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Treloar Crescent,
Campbell ACT 2612
Australia
Phone: (02) 6142 3166
Fax: (02) 6142 3196
Email: info@campbellhs.act.edu.au
absences@campbellhs.act.edu.au
the.principal@campbellhs.act.edu.au
ursafe@campbellhs.act.edu.au

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2nd May 2016
Girls Volleyball

5th May 2016
Cross COuntry

6th May 2016
Year 7 Tidbinbilla Excursion

9th May 2016 2:40pm
NAPLAN Meetings

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Welcome to Campbell High School

Campbell High School enjoys an enviable position, situated at the base of Mount Ainslie, next to the Australian War Memorial and only minutes to the CBD. It is a welcoming space which combines traditional architecture with contemporary elements of education.

This year 7 - 10 school was founded in 1965 and has an enrolment of 730 students.


2017 Enrolments

Open Night is Tuesday 17th May 2016 at 6:00pm. Online enrolments for 2017 will open 8.00am Tuesday 26th April, closing midnight Friday 27th May, 2016.

For 2016 enrolments, please contact the Deputy Principal. All applications for enrolment are through an online format via the Education Directorate's website. For more information on enrolments, please see our enrolment page and our 2016 School Enrolment Management Plan.

For more information, including student and teacher testimonials, please see our 2016 Prospectus Handbook.


2016 Campbell High School Board Elections

We welcome nominations for the following vacant 2016 Campbell High School Board positions:

  • Parent and Citizen Member: 2 positions (both for 24 months)
  • Student Member: 2 positions (both casual for 12 months)
  • Staff Member: 1 position (for 24 months)

A Nomination Form for any of the positions can be downloaded here or collected from the school’s Front Office during normal business hours (9:00am – 3:00pm Monday to Friday).

Nominations open at 11:00am on Monday 22 February 2016 and close at 11:00am on Monday 7 March 2016.

Further information is available on the 2016 Campbell High School Board Elections webpage.


2016 Year 10 Leadership

The Year 10 Leadership Biographies includes a short self-introduction and photo for all students in the Year 10 Leadership Group. These students are there to support and be the voice for the entire student body. Please remember these faces and encourage your children to seek them out at any time should they need help or just a friendly face in the school.


BYOD

Campbell High introduced the new BYOD Policy in 2016 to connect students to our digital learning community. Campbell High, along with the ACT Education Directorate, is committed to providing students with reliable access to ICT so that learning can occur whenever and wherever. For further information, please visit the ACT Education Directorate's website.


Literacy at Campbell

At Campbell High School, we focus on improving literacy to improve student communication in all its many forms. The Literacy Handbook has been created to assist and support ALL students to achieve the best possible results when completing classwork and homework. The BSSS handbook "What's plagiarism? How you can avoid it" contains comprehensive information including examples on Harvard bibliographies and in-text citations. This will assist students in the creation of essays, scientific reports and articles.


Text Type Book

Here is the Campbell High School's Text Type Book that you can use when completing assignments and homework. Before you write and submit your 'good copy' make sure you have used correct text type format and edited your work. Use this booklet as a reference so that you can produce work that is at your best. If you have any questions or need assistance in using this Text Type Book please contact Susan Daintith or your classroom teacher.


Term 2 Enrichment Programme

The Campbell High School Enrichment programme allows students and teachers to interact together in a variety of enriching ways that differ from the usual classroom environment.

The programme choices for term 2 can be found in the Enrichment Booklet.

Students make their choices using the Subject Selection Online software. Subject Selection Online

Student selections of term 2 enrichment programmes will commence Thursday 7th April at 6:00AM.


Parent-Teacher Interviews

Parent-Teacher interviews will be held over two afternoon/evenings in various classrooms on the first floor. Please enter the building via the hall foyer. Interviews will be of 5 minutes duration.

  • Tuesday April 5th 4.00-6:30pm Week 10
  • Thursday April 7th 3:30-5:00pm Week 10

We are using an internet-based booking system called Parent Teacher On-Line (PTO). You can book the interview times from any device with internet access.

If you do not have internet access, a computer will be available in the Library during school hours

  • PTO will be available for bookings on Tuesday 29th March at 6.30PM.*
  • Click the PTO icon.
  • Enter your surname and PIN
  • Login details are included in your youngest student’s report*
  • You may also have received login details via email.

More information can be found in the letter to parents.

Parent Teacher Online


Homework Wheel

Campbell High's Homework Wheel - how to maximise your child's learning at home.

Sometimes your child may not have homework, in fact research suggests that traditional homework is not a productive learning tool for young people in the 21st century.

We have created this simple framework to assist you in developing your child's whole self through a never ending process (the wheel). The wheel considers 21st learning skills [communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity] to optimise their big picture learning. If your child suggests they have no homework, please refer to the Homework Wheel to guide further conversation.

Any feedback you may have on our Homework Wheel is appreciated.

Homework Wheel


Medical Consent Form For All Excursions

Please use this form for all excursions where students are travelling further than walking distance from the school:

Medical Consent Form

The ACT Education and Training Directorate's Policy for Insurance and Ambulance Cover can be found on our Policies and Guidelines page.

School Uniform

Our school uniform is important to us. Our uniform policy is endorsed by the School Board, supported by the P&C and is something we work to uphold. The wearing of uniform unites our student community as a whole group.

This is the link to our uniform page.

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