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Year 7

Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) 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 committed 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

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The Coming Together of Two Great Schools

The SRC of Duval High School and Armidale High School came together to discuss the Future School using the Positive Behaviour for Learning framework. A lot of great discussion was achieved with student voice as the focus. Please watch the clip by clicking the link below. Two Great Schools... Read more

MarchReturn to top
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Harmony Day

Australia is the most successful multicultural country and we celebrate this diversity at our school. We have a strong multicultural body and we value our students who have migrated to this country. We celebrated this day with many students wearing clothing relating to their country of origin and students and staff recognising the accepting values of the day by wearing orange. Noor - a student in year 12 - shared at assembly what Harmony Day means to her and why it is important to celebrate the cultural diversity of our wonderful country.... Read more



Staff and students planning the 2018 Europe Study Tour are doing a hot x bun drive to raise funds for their upcoming trip. Please consider supporting them and perhaps ask your friends, family and colleagues to place an order too. Order form: Hot x bun (docx 61 KB)... Read more

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AHS Staff to Participate in "Shadow a Student Challenge"

AHS Staff to Participate in "Shadow a Student Challenge" Shadowers Are Part of a Collective Movement of Educators Making Positive Changes in Their Schools Three staff from AHS (Carolyn Lasker, Annette Callister and Fiona Smee) participated in ‘Shadow a Student Challenge' where school leaders come together to "walk in the shoes" of their students and take action at their school. The shadow day - 5 March 2018 - the educators each followed one student for a full day, ate lunch with them and attended classes with them. The... Read more

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Aboriginal Studies - Art Exhibition

Tuesday 6th March saw the year 9 Aboriginal Studies class present their exhibition of Aboriginal art. Local artists like Nick Levy and Derek Moran featured alongside Stan Dryden and Sally Morgan. The event was enjoyed by many family members and teachers and the students enjoyed showing off their chosen artists' work and details of their lives. Stan Dryden's daughter, Mara told us something of her dad's life and what he is currently working on, and the morning was a great overall learning experience for everyone.... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top
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Year 7 Welcome BBQ

All parents/carers of students in Year 7 are warmly invited to attend and meet some of the staff in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Welcome BBQ at Armidale High School Tuesday 13th February 2018 5.30pm – 6.30pm Enquiries to: 6776 7466 Email: Website: 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: Read more

JanuaryReturn to top
Future school

Invitation to Armidale Future School Drop-in Info Sessions

The Armidale community is invited to attend drop-in sessions at Duval and Armidale High School to view concept designs of the new Armidale Future School, talk to members of the planning team, ask questions and provide feedback. Armidale Future School Community Drop-in Sessions: Tuesday 6th February: Armidale High Auditorium, 2pm – 7pm; Wednesday 7th February: Duval Staff Common Room, Duval High, 2pm – 7pm. Community members are welcome to drop in at a time that suits them between 2pm and 7pm. There will be no formal presentation, however... Read more