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Vote on the new school's core expectations

How would YOU like to see members of the new Future Armidale School behave and learn? All parents, students and wider community are being given the UNIQUE and EXCITING opportunity to vote on the Core Expectations for the new school. These will be taught to students and implemented from the beginning of 2019 when the two schools combine into one. The new school is committted to being a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) school, and these chosen Core Expectations will be the positive behaviours which all school members will be expected to... Read more

Stage 1 underway!

You may have noticed that construction of the safety fences for the installation of Stage 1 demountables and modular buildings at Duval High School commenced on Thursday. This is a very exciting time, as this signals the eagerly-awaited start to installing the temporary buildings we will be using as a combined school in 2019 and 2020! Stage 1 includes the removal of our existing Art demountable to the edge of the front oval near the Industrial Technology building, and the installation of modular and demountable buildings for the new support... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top

Parenting at the speed of light #1 - Verification

Across the country, children are using social media younger and younger. Safe on Social Media uses the term "Parenting at the speed of light". We speak to parents and carers most nights of the week and have found that they are struggling to keep up with what children are using to communicate with their friends online. We will be emailing out practical tips for parents and carers each week. This way we can help you to help keep kids in your care stay safe on social media without having to be an expert on every single app they are using. Our... Read more

The coming together of two great schools

The Coming Together of 2 Great Schools FILMMAKER Susan Walker Respecting the past, embrace the future. The students voice, courtesy of Armidale and Duval HS SRC.... 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

Armidale Community Invited to Drop-in Sessions to Provide Input on the new Armidale Future School

The Armidale community is invited to attend drop-in sessions in February at Duval High School and Armidale High School, to view concept designs of Armidale's new secondary school, talk to members of the planning team, ask questions and provide feedback. Armidale Future School (AFS) Project Liaison Officer Kris Croft invites parents and interested community members to attend the drop-in sessions which will be held on the 6th February at Armidale High and 7th February at Duval High. "The drop-in sessions will provide an opportunity for the... Read more