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2016 HSC student

Congratulations to Year 12 2016

Kate Bizo Music 1 Adam Callias Mathematics Extension 2 Scott Lucas Mathematics Winona Rumble ATAR 97.15 English (Advanced) Legal Studies Modern History History Extension Johnny Schmalz ATAR 94.30 Mathematics Extension 1 Mathematics Extension 2 Ellen Vince-Moin Music 1 Chenyou Zhang ATAR 90.45 We would like to acknowledge all our students, their families who have provided them with so much support, and the teachers and support staff who have worked with them over their six years at Duval High School. To all students who... Read more

From stage to screen local stars go Australia-wide this Saturday

The inspirational talents of local public school performers will come alive on Saturday night when the 2016 Schools Spectacular splashes across television screens Australia-wide. Shot at the acclaimed variety extravaganza last weekend, the three-hour special will go to air for prime time viewing at 7:00pm this Saturday night (3 December) on channel 7 in Sydney and Prime7 in regional areas. New England schools represented in the 2016 Schools Spectacular included: Armidale City PS Armidale HS* Ben Venue PS Collarenebri CS Duval HS Glen Innes... Read more

OctoberReturn to top

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

Aerosol deodorants, sprays and perfumes

Some members of the Duval High School community suffer severe allergies to aerosol sprays or perfumes that can act as a trigger to an (often) serious asthma attack, or bring on a severe migraine in a sensitive individual. The allergy can be sufficiently serious to put a student into anaphylactic shock if an aerosol has been used anywhere in the student's vicinity. This can be a life-threatening situation resulting in the student being transported to hospital in an ambulance. Aerosols are banned from school premises, excursions, sporting... Read more

AugustReturn to top

The Nationally Consistent Collection of Data

Information for parents and carers WHAT IS THE NATIONAL DATA COLLECTION? The Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (the national data collection) is an annual collection that counts the number of school students with disability and the level of reasonable educational adjustment they are provided with. The national data collection counts students who have been identified by a school team as receiving an adjustment to address a disability under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (the DDA). The DDA can be... Read more

AprilReturn to top

Do we have your current details?

If you did NOT receive an email from the school alerting you to the recent Parent/Teacher Interviews this may indicate that the school does not have your current email address. Please contact the school either by email or phone to update your details. EMAIL: PHONE: 6772 1266... Read more

MarchReturn to top

North-West CHS Invitational Mountain Bike Challenge

6 May 2016 SportUNE Mountain Bike Track All CHS schools in the North West and surrounding regions are invited to enter their up and coming mountain bikers in this event in order to further develop their XCO racing skills while entering a friendly competition. Format 11 am: Sign On 11.30: Guided lap of the course / Practice / Bike Checks/ Rider check 12.30: Race Briefing 12.40: Race Start - XCO race format 2.20: - Presentation Categories Years 7 and 8 – Male and Female 1 Lap (Approx. race Time 25 minutes) Years 9 and 10 – Male and Female... Read more

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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