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MGHS partners with School Locker

ATTN parents/carers: Our school has entered into a partnership with The School Locker who retail school uniforms, technology, footwear, stationery, sport and musical equipment. As part of this partnership, all students are issued with a Student Advantage Card, which, when presented with any purchase at The School Locker (on-campus, in-store or online) generates loyalty rewards for our school. Card holders are also eligible for discounts and student pricing on certain products. Student Advantage Cards will be available for collection from the... Read more


Come play this summer

Come play this summer

These holidays, school playgrounds at 42 NSW public schools will be open for neighbours and others to enjoy under a NSW Government initiative to broaden community recreation and open space options. Schools in the program will be open from 8am to 6pm from 23 December to the end of the school holidays in late January. You can find out which schools will be open through the Come Play pilot by visiting School Infrastructure NSW.... Read more

Year 6 to 7 Transition Survey

This year, Macarthur Girls High School has introduced an initiative to support the transition of your daughter into high school. The testing your daughter, completed on Transition Day, has been collated and a learning profile distributed in your information packs on Orientation Day. We would really appreciate it if you could provide us with your feedback on this initiative through the following survey: MGHS 6 to 7 Survey... Read more

MGHS Science Student Achievement

This year our very own Year 12 student of 2017 Lavanya Manumari has submitted her original entry as the sole representative from Sydney, Australia to compete in the Breakthrough Junior Challenge 2017. Congrats, Lavanya! For more details, please download the attached file: Science Student Achievement (pdf 337 KB)... Read more

MGHS Senior Science Excursion

All senior Chemistry students attended a mandatory excursion to University of Western Sydney (UWS) on Monday 20th November 2017 with their Chemistry teachers, Mr Johnson & Ms Cheah. They were at the university for a polymer lecture as part of the Year 11/12 Chemistry Course. The lecture was presented by the current Director of Research at UWS- Associate Professor Gary R. Dennis. The students were given the opportunity to do fun experiments with different type of polymers during the lecture and have the first-hand experience to speak to an... Read more

No School-endorsed Year 10 'Formals'

Attention parents/carers of Year 10 students, Please be advised that MGHS does not have any connection with any so-called 'Year 10 Formal' event. The school does not ratify, acknowledge or take responsibility for, any such event. There will be no engagement of school staff in any such event in any capacity. Please be aware that if your daughter is attending such an event, it will be under your own responsibility and against the advice of the school.... Read more

Communication via email

Macarthur Girls High School aims to provide efficient and accurate communication to all parents and carers. This is essential to develop and maintain a strong relationship between home and school. We are in the process of updating our school communication and would like to confirm the email address for the primary contact for your daughter. From next week we will be moving to an electronic and paperless method of communicating our correspondence to parents and carers. For example excursion/incursion permission notes, rewards day permission... 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

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Year 7 2018 Leap Year Camp

ATTN parents/carers of 2018 Year 7 students at MGHS: Please find below the invitation letter for your daughter to attend the Leap Year overnight excursion camp at Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation. Please download a copy and sign the permission note for returning to the School Administration Staff on Orientation Day (Tuesday, December 5, 2017). You will also be required to complete a compulsory medical consent form online on the camp website. 2018 Year 7 Leap Year Camp (doc 85 KB)... Read more

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New Canteen at MGHS

We are welcoming a new canteen to MGHS beginning in Term 4. Make sure you look at their menu!... 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

Parramatta History Week 2017

Parramatta History Week 2017

As part of History Week, hosted by the History Council NSW, the City of Parramatta Research and Collection Services team are holding an open day – Pop goes Parramatta – to collect your popular culture memories! For more details click here: http://arc.parracity.nsw.gov.au/blog/2017/07/16/history-week-pop-goes-parramatta/#more-11682... Read more

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Year 11 2018 Vacancies

Macarthur Girls High School has a very small number of vacancies in year 11 2018. If you are interested in applying for one of these positions, please contact Judy Castles on 9683 1866 to request an application form by 23rd August. Successful applicants will be notified and interviews will be held in the week commencing 28th August.... 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

Year 10 Subject Selection Update

Attn parents/carers of Year 10 students Prior to attending the subject selection interviews, it is strongly recommended that you go through the following documents: NESA info on Stage 6 (pptx 2113 KB) (this is a PPT document developed by the NSW Education Standards Authority to help parents and students gain a clear understanding about subject selection for Stage 6) Stage 6 Course Descriptions (This weblink provides detailed information on Course Descriptions for the new Stage 6 English, Mathematics Standard, Science and History courses)... Read more

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Road Safety Education

For more information on road safety, please click on the link below: Road Safety Education... Read more

Fact sheet on cyber safety

Attn parents/carers of MGHS students: Please download these fact sheets on cyber security and related areas, provided by our Police Liaison Officer: Cyber security Fact Sheets (pdf 1546 KB)... Read more

HSC support from Macquarie University

ATTN Yr 11 and 12 students Macquarie University is running a series of lectures on different HSC subjects and how to prepare for the HSC exams. Please download the attached flyers for relevant information. Ace the HSC flyer (pdf 840 KB) Macquarie Uni HSC lectures (pdf 85 KB)... Read more

Healthy Canteen Survey

ATTN: Parents In order to ensure students have access to nutritious and healthy food at school, we invite you to evaluate the MGHS school canteen. Please click on the link below to complete a short survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BKKY5ZP... Read more

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