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Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more

Testing our bridge

Orange Science & Engineering Challenge

Congratulations to the OHS Science & Engineering Team who on Friday 23rd March won the Orange Science & Engineering Challenge. As part of the challenge, the team completed a range of different engineering activities including bridge building, constructing water turbines, building prosthetic hands and designing secret codes to communicate information. The OHS team was made up of students from both Year 9 and Year 10 who competed against other schools from across the Orange region to take out first place. Mr Schenkel and Mrs Rogan are extremely... 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

High Achievers

High Achievers Program 2019

Orange High School is welcoming any applications for our High Achievers Program, open to any 2019 Year 7 gifted and talented students. This is a great opportunity for motivated high achieving students to participate in a curriculum that is differentiated according to their areas of recognised potential. For more information click the following to be directed to our Gifted and Talented Classes page. Application forms can be found here. THE APPLICATION FORM FOR THE 2019 YEAR 7 HIGH ACHIEVERS CLASS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED DIRECTLY TO THE ORANGE HIGH... Read more

United Brothers

United Brothers Motorcycle Club Donation!

Many thanks to the United Brothers Motorcycle Club for their generous fundraising and donation of, pencil cases, books, folders, pens and other stationary items! We understand many families find it hard to make ends meets, particularly at this time of the year and we are excited to be able to distribute the donations to students who need them.... Read more

William Boyd

HSC High Achievers - 2017

Congratulations to our amazing HSC students on their exceptional achievements in the external HSC exams in 2017. In total, Orange High School students achieved 41 Band 6 results with William Boyd achieving a mention on the State's Distinguished Achievers List meaning all subjects were Band 6 results. Congratulations also to two of our students published in the State's Top Achievers List; Logan Rumney in Dance (3rd in the state) and Poppy Chippendale in PDHPE (11th in the state). William Boyd Poppy Chippendale Georgina Clarke... Read more


Congratulations to OHS Year 8 Debating Team State Finalists in Premier's Debating Challenge

Congratulations are in order for the wonderful achievements of our Year 8 Debating Team at the recent State finals of the Premiers Debating Challenge for Years 7 and 8. The team, consisting of Angela Weckert, Ethan Delaney, Cheyenne Sciascia and Abigail Kittler, was the only team to win all four of their debates in the preliminary rounds which is truly outstanding. These wins were against the following schools - Gosford High School, Sydney Girls High School, Armidale High School and James Ruse Agricultural High School. In the semi-final,... Read more

Mirror 2017

Orange High School Mirror - 2017

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 The 'grand' goal

A Grand Opportunity to Help

If you have ever been to Orange High's School Show, you would have had a first-hand experience of our thriving music program. We are fortunate to have a vast amount of musically talented students as well as staff members to mentor and assist them in reaching their full potential here at Orange High. While our students are gifted, they are unable to perform and exhibit these talents without quality equipment to use. From tubas to trombones, flutes, to French horns Orange High strives to provide quality instruments to aid our students to create... 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


2017-18 HSC Assessment Information Evening


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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

Important Changes Coming

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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

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