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What parents should know about Instagram

It's hard to keep up with all the social media platforms and apps our kids want to use. Instagram is currently one of the most popular social networks for school-aged children at the moment. It's a free, photo and video sharing... Read more

Open Mornings for Year 7, 2016

There will be two Open Mornings held at Normanhurst Boys High School for parents and students interested in entry to our school in Year 7, 2016. The first will be held on Friday, 19 September, from 9.30 a.m. until 11.00 a.m. and... Read more

Managing depression in children

One in four kids over the age of 12 has significant depressive symptoms. For girls, depression generally appears between the ages of 11 through to about 14. For boys, depression generally appears between 12 and 16. Signs your... Read more

Managing exam stress

As students prepare for end-of-year exams, child psychologist Kimberley O'Brien, from Sydney's Quirky Kid Clinic, has some good advice to help families manage pre-exam stress. "Stress isn't necessarily a bad thing – adrenalin... Read more

Building your child's reading skills

Here are some simple tips to encourage your child to become a strong reader and a book lover for the rest of their lives. Share a book at home Children love to hear a story read aloud. Try reading with different voices, lots of... Read more

Oliver Fisher's ABC Interview Podcast

As part of Oliver's selection in the Australian team for the Informatics International Olympiad to be held in Taipei, Taiwan in July 2014 he attended a ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra on 16 June 2014 where the teams were... Read more

Normanhurst Boys High School is a publicly-funded selective high school managed by the New South Wales Department of Education and Communities.