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On the trip!

A Whole New Food World

THREE times the Experience!!! Both the 9/10 Food Technology and 11 Hospitality classes took part in a cupcake decorating day this term. All the students experimented with fondant and buttercream icing. The students made four cupcakes designed around the theme of animals and they had the opportunity to decorate two cupcakes with whatever they liked. All had a great day and produced some excellent designs. Our PBL classes have been working hard looking at Textiles and specifically focusing on fibres, yarns and fabrics. They have produced some... Read more

Taking a stand!

National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence 2018

Taking a stand! Friday the 16th March was the eighth National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence. Australian schools stood united in their communities to imagine a world free from bullying and share their BIG ideas. Throughout roll call last week, students engaged in activities to help educate, build awareness and encourage students to take a stand together to stamp out bullying here at Corrimal High School. Bullying is repeated verbal, physical, social or psychological behaviour that is harmful and involves the misuse of power by an... Read more

What a treat

Year 11 Hospitality

Serving up a treat! The Year 11 Hospitality class operated their first catering function at a recent parent/carer information evening at Corrimal High School. The level of professionalism demonstrated by all students was exemplary. During our preparation time they were consistently motivated, followed instructions efficiently, demonstrated initiative, thoughtfulness and care worked well independently, and as team members, worked hygienically and safely and produced high quality end products. I would like to give a huge congratulations to the... Read more

Event/Activities organised for the evening

Meet and Greet/Open Night 2018

Corrimal High School shows that it has it all! The 2018 Year 7 Meet and Greet, along with the Year 4, 5 and 6 Open Night, was held on Thursday 1 March. Year 7 students, parents, carers and families received useful information from the 2018 Year Adviser, Mr Wellings, along with information from in2uni representatives and the transition team regarding the Individualised Learning support offered by Corrimal High School. Parents/Carers received a Personalised/Individualised Learning Plan (PILP) to beginning discussions with their child and will be... Read more

Life Choices Seminar

Corrimal High was fortunate to have Andrew "Fishtail" Fisher visit us recently to conduct his Life Choices seminar. Andrew is not just a successful race driver but he has had a successful business career. He shared how he walked away from the height of his career as CEO of a public company and the significant salary that went with it so he could volunteer his time speaking in high schools, gaols and detention centres across the country. "Fishtail" has won lots of races but more importantly he inspires others to take control of their lives and... Read more

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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ULMFWr7_OzU... Read more

Students in action

Engage 2518

The Engage 2518 program is an alternate offer facilitated at the Bellambi Neighbourhood centre. The program provides an opportunity for students to achieve positive social, community and educational outcomes. In its inaugural year we delivered some quality outcomes and are looking to build on these in 2018. The environment is informal where students feel more empowered and willing to engage in learning. Content is built around the core subjects of Maths & English and supported by qualifications such as Cert III Retail Operation and Cert II... Read more

Some of our CHS performers

Carols in Corrimal 2018

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Corrimal Friday 1st December marked the second annual Carols in Corrimal and what a fantastic night it was. Corrimal High School students were one of eight groups performing at the event which showcased musical talent from local Community of Schools students and community groups along with starting the Christmas cheer in the final month of the year. All students should be congratulated for their outstanding vocal performances and a big thank you must go to Mr Heugh, and all of the leading staff... Read more

Graduation 2017!!!

Celebrating Year 12 2017

Moving on to bigger and better things but always welcome back for a visit! On the 22nd of September and the 16th of November, Year 12, Corrimal High School staff and family and community acknowledged and celebrated the final milestones marking 13 years of education. How do you describe a group of students who, over six years, have demonstrated outstanding leadership, continuously superb academia, unrivalled sportspersonship and game play, unbreakable mateship, unmatched community support and by far the best sense humour? The 22nd of September... Read more

Getting involved

7E Science/TAS Project

Making a connection and engaging the class As part of an initiative developed by Corrimal High School, Year 7E have been offered the opportunity to take part in a extra-curricular enrichment project. Over five sessions, the students of 7E will receive firsthand knowledge about the Aboriginal cultural heritage, dreaming, tools and more. In the first session, and under the guidance of Mr Jade Kennedy (UOW and Wollongong Lands Council), the students found out about the geographical breakup of the area, studied the local plants and wildlife,... Read more

Owning the Art

Mural Opening 2017

Building a connection... On Wednesday the 1st November, Corrimal High School and artists Lani Balzan and Aunty May officially opened the local and cultural narrative piece which students have been designing over the last term. Lani, Aunty May and a small group of students worked collaboratively to create an outstanding mural depicting Birri Birri (Whale) using the ocean and sunset in the background. The piece was unveiled to staff, students and community during a small luncheon for those who contributed to the final artwork. Staff, students... 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

Race Day in Action

CoS F1 Racers 2017

What a spectacular day... On the 6th of September participating students from our Community of Schools were invited to attend the CHS F1 in CoS Schools Race Day. The Year 4 students from Corrimal East, Corrimal, Towradgi and Bellambi Public School had been working on their F1 racers, folios and pit displays over terms 2 and 3 with Mr Foster and Mr Jacques as part of an interschool STEM initiative. While working in the program, student designed and built an F1 racer, with 3D printed front and rear wings and a complete folio and pit display.... Read more

Racing Roos 2017

F1 in Schools Regional Finals 2017

Hop to the Future! On the 5th of September, Corrimal High Schools team, the Racing Roos, entered the F1 in Schools Regional Competition. The students, Dylan Kramer, Ashton Vreman-Naughton, Tameryn Burchell and Dear Winitsinthu, had been working on their entry over the last month which included a fully coded website, two CNC milled racers, promotional material, pit display and more. The students were exceptional on the day, receiving 1st place in the Engineering Specification round and 2nd overall on the day. The students also earned the right... Read more

NDIS logo

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

Speakers

South Coast Public Speaking

Speaking up a storm On the evening of August 22, Holy Spirit College held the annual South Coast Public Speaking Competition and this year saw us have a record field of 9 speakers. Unfortunately last minute illness meant the lovely Madeline Devitt was unable to compete for us, but the remaining team of Pirerangi Chase, Brandi Uppaphong, Steph Walford, Alliyah Sybell, Natalina Liberti, Tameryn Burchell, Maddison Lloyd and Vanessa Marcelo did an outstanding job of representing our school. They spoke impressively and were excellent ambassadors. I... Read more

Speakers

Legacy Public Speaking

Leaving a Legacy On Thursday 3rd August, Madeleine Devitt and Brandi Uppaphong represented our school in the very prestigious Legacy Public Speaking Competition. They competed at Woonona High School in the zone final and despite being in Year 7 they were up against students as old as Year 10 and they represented their school with great pride. The girls put on an impressive show with a 5 minute prepared speech on interesting topics such as bycatch and the value of bees. Then their impromptu speech was ‘Turn On The Light' and they were given 5... Read more

Basketball Term 3

Basketball Competition Term 3

On Friday 18th August, Corrimal High Boys 15s Basketball team completed at Beaton Park in the Regional competition. The team consisted of Arlyn Connolly; Kobe Mamo; Rangiuira Waremaki ; Matthew Coyne; Liam Petersen; Nhickkos Valentin ; Shane Jores; Jack Ziems & Lewis Grinshaw. Unfortunately Lewis was carrying a tear to his knee and was unable to play, yet to his credit offered his services in supporting his team from the sideline. Thomas Potts was the self-appointed Team Manager and assisted with admin duties and preparing the team for battle.... Read more

PBL Orange

PBL - Orange Class

How excellent... This term the PBL- Orange Class have been learning to use the equipment in the textiles rooms. They have bee using the iron and practicing their sewing machine skills making a variety of items. So far the class have made heat pillows, aprons, and a big chicken door stop. They should be very proud of what they have produced. Well done boys.... Read more

Cushions

8DAT1 Projects

What excellent designs Year 8 Technology Manadatory have been busy re-discovering their sewing skills. To practise their skills of using the sewing machine they have been involved in constructing a chicken pin cushion. All chickens were very unique and were displayed in the library for all to see. Well done Year 8.... Read more

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