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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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Open Day 2017

Our annual Open Day for prospective students for Year 7 2019 will be held on Friday 22 September from 9.30 am to 11 am. This event will include the Principal's Address and Small Group Tours. Please see the school website or call 9489 1077 for further details. There will be an Orientation Day for students coming into Year 7 in 2018 on December 5th 2017 you will receive an information package about this.... 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

Train Travel Timetable

School Athletics Carnival

Monday 15th May Sydney Olympic Park Athletics Centre Train Travel is by Private Train from the following stations: If you are travelling to the venue with parents or on your own you need to be at the stadium by 0900 hours. At this stage the carnival is going ahead despite the weather forecast. In the unlikely event that it is cancelled watch this space or your SMS or email for details.... 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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Open Mornings for Year 7, 2018

Normanhurst Boys High School will hold an Open mornings for parents and students interested in entry to our school. This will be held on Friday 22nd September from 9.30 a.m. until 11.00 a.m. and will include talks from members of the school staff and a guided tour of the school. For further information, please contact the school on 9489 1077.... Read more

Small Group Tours

Last Chance Small Group School Tours: Two small group School Tours will be conducted on Friday 3rd March and Monday the 6th March 2017. Tours commence promptly at 9.30 am and will conclude prior to 11am. These will be the only tours that will be conducted until our annual Open Day events held in the last week of Term 3 and early in Term 4. Places on each tour are by application only and tour groups are limited to 20 parents at each event. Interested parents need to contact Ms Jane Smithers in the Front Office during school hours on 9489 1077... Read more

Parent Online Payment

Parent Online Payments: It is now possible for parents to make online payments to the school for amounts owing for students, via a secure payment page hosted by Westpac. Payments can be made using either a Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card, and can be made via computer, tablet or mobile phone. The payment page is accessed from the front page of the schools website by selecting $ Make a payment Items that can be paid include voluntary school contributions, subject contributions, excursions, sales to students and creative and practical... 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

HSC RESULTS 2016

Congratulations to our HSC students for their outstanding results. Edward Wu 99.95 ATAR- 16% Students with 99.00+ ATAR- 339 HSC Distinguished Achievers List- 3rd and 5th Mathematic Extension 1- 8th English Extension 1- 4th Software Design & Development- 5th Engineering Studies- 19 HSC All Rounders.... Read more

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2017 Mathematics Course Outlines + Learning Programs

What our students will be learning in Mathematics in 2017 Parents and students can find the Course Outlines and learning programs on the Mathematics page, as well as your respective Edmodo groups (Current students should already have signed up. Group codes will be issued to new students within the first two weeks of school).... Read more

2017 Book, IT & Equipment List

Dear Parents/Guardians The 2017 Book, IT & Equipment list can be found at the URL below. It serves as a guide to purchasing some baseline requirements to book/IT/equipment for classes in 2017. 2017 Book/Equipment List (pdf 60 KB)... 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

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School App

We have been working on the development of a school App for some time. The thinking behind this is that we would like to have a single App to enable us to let you know that the newsletter is available, to push out reminders to parents and students in real time, and to provide improved communication in general. Issues related to parents not receiving mail as a result of using "hotmail" have persisted for tech reasons beyond our control. While the App is still a work-in-progress, we would like parents to start to use it so that we can... Read more

50th Reunion- Class of 1965

The 5th year class of Normanhurst Boys High School in 1965 will hold a 50th reunion on the afternoon of Sunday April 17. For details, email Ross Luke at nbhs65reunion@gmail.com , call Susan during business hours on (02) 9006 5822, or join the Facebook group Normanhurst Boys High School - Class of 1965.... Read more

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BYOD

BYOD: While there are many parents looking for this information at the moment a link has been provided for easy refererence. BYOD information can be found on the Curriculum & Activities page, via the BYOD tab on the left-hand-side of the page. http://www.normanhurb-h.schools.nsw.edu.au/curriculum-activities/bring-your-own-device-byod... Read more

Learning Programs

2016 Mathematics Course Outlines & Learning Programs

Course Outlines & Learning Programs Parents and students can find the course outlines and learning programs on the Mathematics page.... 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

The 2016 School Year

2016 Please be aware of the following information related to the beginning of 2016. Wednesday 27th January School Development Day (no students or classes) Thursday 28th January Year 7 and 12 return (no classes for Years 8, 9, 10 or 11 at school) Peer Support Leaders from Year 10 and 11 are at school Year 7-Transition All Day Year 12 Meeting Period 1 Library then Normal Lessons for the week Friday 29th January Years 8, 9 and 10 return Year 7 + Peer Support Leaders (Year 10 & 11) Transition All Day Years 8, 9 and 10 Year... Read more

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