Author: hedlandshs

English Department – Go Grammar Homework books for sale

Dear Parents and Carers, The English department have sets of Go Grammar Homework books for sale. The Go Grammar books offer valuable reading and writing experience that will significantly benefit students’ literacy skills. The exercises in the books are presented in a well-structured and understandable way; perfect for homework, leisure, or long car-rides to Broome. […]

Year 7 Auditions for St Cecilia’s Musical “Melted” 2018

Dear Parents and Caregivers Hedland Senior High School Year 7 students have been invited to audition for the St Cecilia’s musical for 2018 “Melted”. Some of our students took part in this while in primary school last year. St Cecilia’s Catholic Primary School’s whole school Arts performance musical Melted was so successful in 2017 that […]

Year 10 and 11 Students School Based Traineeship opportunity with the Reece Group

The Reece Group are a trade service organisation that service plumbers, builders and other contractors in the industry across multiple business units (plumbing, irrigation, civil, H-VAC, bathroom life, onsite, Actrol and Metalflex).  They are located in every state, with 570+ branches Australia-wide with close to 5,500 employees. Below are some key points about the school […]

Reminder – Yr 8 Immunisation Program commencing next week

Dear Parents, Guardians and Carers This is a reminder that the Year 8 Immunisation Program will commence next week at the school on Tuesday 27 March and Wednesday 28 March 2018 in the nurse’s office in Health and Well-being. Fact sheets are attached on the school website    

Student Free Day – Tuesday 3 April 2018

Dear Parents and Caregivers Please be aware that Tuesday 3 April will be a Student Free Day at Hedland Senior High School.  This is the Tuesday directly after the Easter long Weekend. The School will be closed on the following days over the Easter period: Friday 30 March – Good Friday Public Holiday Monday 2 […]

Year 10 and 11 Students – Exploring Career Pathways Program 2018

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Last week all year 10 and 11 students attended a presentation by BHP & PROGRAMMED for the announcement of their Exploring Career Pathways program Exploring Career Pathways program information: Exploring Career Pathways will provide an opportunity for Year 10 and Year 11 Hedland Senior High School Students to experience Port employment […]

NAPLAN Online Information For Parents

Dear Parents and caregivers, NAPLAN online testing will commence early in Term 2. The test window for NAPLAN online has been extended from three days to nine days to give schools more flexibility in scheduling.  The NAPLAN Online test window starts on Tuesday 15 May and finishes on Friday 25 May. For the first time, all students at HSHS will […]

The University of Melbourne Psychology Tutor visit

Dear Parents and Caregivers, On 16 March, Maggie Beth who is a tutor in Psychology from The University of Melbourne will be talking to our Year 11 and 12 Psychology students. This session will provide a good opportunity for students to interact with a professional in the field of Psychology and gain a deeper understanding […]

H RIDE – RIDE for RHETT Fundraising

Dear Parents and Caregivers, As most of you will be aware, Rhett has been diagnosed  with Acute Myeloid  Leukaemia (AML) and he  will be spending the next 9  months in hospital at PMH. To support Rhetts family, on Thursday 15 March 2018, H RIDE will be donating all money collected from using their  services, so please ensure you book your ride that day […]

HSHS Newsletter LinkUp March 2018

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Students, Please see attached a copy of our newsletter LinkUp. Newsletter LinkUp March 2018

Cyber Safety Notice

Dear Parents and Carers, The school has become aware that a number of students are playing a potential harmful game on the social media app “SnapChat”. The particular game within the app is called “Show or Cover”. This game allows users the opportunity to “Show” or “Cover” their name when they respond to questions. We […]

Parent Communications Process with School

Dear Parents and Caregivers As a parent or carer you play a vital role in your child’s learning. Building a positive relationship between home and school plays an important part in the education of your child. Effective communication is the key to the success of this relationship. Hedland Senior High School is committed to responding […]

Parent Information Evening Tuesday 27 March 2018 Years 7 – 12

Dear Parents and caregivers You are invited to attend a Parent Information Evening and combined University Information Session on Tuesday 27 March 2018 starting at 5:00pm.  Entrance and parking will be via 45 Roberts Road, South Hedland.  The evening is open to all Parents from Years 7 – 12 and is a great opportunity for Parents […]

Change in Principal Acting arrangements

Dear Members of the Hedland Senior High School Community After much thought and consideration I have made the decision to step down as Acting Principal of Hedland Senior High School to return to my permanent position as Deputy Principal from Tuesday, March 6. I look forward to more day to day contact with students and […]

Public Holiday Monday 5 March 2018

Just a reminder that Monday March 5, 2018  is a Public Holiday and the school will be closed.

Year 10 Keys for Life Parent/Student Information Night

Dear Parents and caregivers Year 10 Keys for Life Parent/Student Information Night During term 1 all Year 10 students participate in Keys for Life, which is a ten-lesson program that is linked to the Australian Curriculum, WA Licensing System and WA Certificate of Education. Students are involved in activities that promote safe driving attitudes and […]

Correction and update to Hedland SHS Indigenous Community Representative Expression of Interest

On Wednesday 21 February 2018 the school called for Indigenous community persons to nominate for membership of the school board. The closing date for nominations was Wednesday 28 February 2018. This closing date was incorrect. According to the board’s terms of reference, the call for nominations should be open for 21 days. In order to rectify this error, we have decided […]

Mark Nannup visits Follow the Dream Students

This week in Follow the Dream the students were lucky enough to have Mark Nannup visit from Melbourne as a guest speaker. Mark is a previous student from the school and has experience in both the mining and film industry and is also a member of the Victorian NAIDOC committee. He gave the students a […]

Pilbara Ports Authority Marine Cadetship Opportunity

Dear Parents and Caregivers Pilbara Ports are offering an exciting opportunity of a Cadetship program for school leavers based in the Pilbara who have successfully completed Year 12 or TAFE equivalent, providing local young people with a viable and rewarding future marine career. Successful cadets will receive at least two years of training, which will […]

Principal Update – School Review

Dear Parents and Caregivers As per the connect notice sent out on February 9, 2018 regarding the School Review, we would like to update you all of a few changes that were communicated at the briefings held last week by Rod Lowther (Director- Schools Expert Review Group (ERG)) and Jo Harris (A/Regional Executive Director- Pilbara) […]