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Year 9 | 2018 is going B.Y.O.D

Year 9 Marsden Students will be going B.Y.O.D win 2018... Marsden High School is adapting to the changing world of work. The embedding of technology into teaching and learning is a key aspect of schools preparing students. Teachers are ensuring there is much more 'real time' formative assessment in class. This is being achieved through the use of technology such as quick quizzes online and so on, with real time feedback to the teacher and student. This should feature at the start of almost every lesson. To support students and prepare them for... Read more


Free workshop for Parents/Supervisors of Learner Drivers

Do you want to help you Learner driver? As young people approach driving age it is important they and their parents/carers are aware of what to expect as a Learner driver, and how to achieve the 120 supervised driving hours in their logbook. In conjunctions with the Roads and Maritime Service (RMS), the City of Ryde is holding a free two-hour workshop on the evening of Wednesday 14 March, 2018. This workshop offers practical advice and information to parents/carers and supervisors on how to help Learner drivers become safer drivers. We also... Read more


Health Announcement

Attention Parents and Carers A child attending Marsden High School has been diagnosed with Chickenpox. What are the symptoms? - Chickenpox begins with a sudden onset of slight fever, runny nose, feeling generally unwell and a skin rash. The rash usually begins as small lumps that turn into blisters and then scabs. The rash appears over three to four days. At any one time, the lesions of the rash vary in stages of development. Symptoms usually occur two weeks after exposure to the virus. Most people recover without complications, but sometimes... Read more


Driving and Parking Safely Near our School

Driving and Parking Safely Near our School The beginning and end of the school day are busy times for pedestrians and drivers outside schools. You can help keep children safe by remembering the following: drop your child off and pick them up on the school side of the road never call out to them from across the road - it is very dangerous always take extra care in 40km school zones follow all parking signs - these help keep your child as safe as possible park responsibly even if it means you have to walk further to the school gate never double... 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


School Photo Information

Marsden High School | School Photography ONLINE ORDER CODE VBW MAV V5D Our school photography day is coming up very soon. Group and portrait photographs can be purchased by heading to advancedlife.com.au and entering the online order code above or by using the envelope provided. Important Information: * School photos purchased online DO NOT require envelopes returned to school. * Don't forget to order your sibling photos now** * Late fees/additional charges will be applied for purchases after photo day. * Photos will be returned to your... Read more


Talented Marsden High School students headed to Spain to compete in the Mediterranean International

Talented Marsden High School students headed to Spain to compete in the Mediterranean International Cup. After being selected to represent the FBC Escola Youth Academy, Pedro, Deniz and Jamie will be afforded the opportunity to play football with some of the best youth football players and coaches from around the world in March, 2018. This highly acclaimed competition showcases more than 280 international teams, more than 6000 accredited competitors, over 20,000 spectators and is live-streamed for all to watch. The boys are however required to... Read more



School Photos – THURSDAY 22nd Feb 2018 Dear Parents, School photographs are scheduled to be taken by advancedlife Photography. An envelope and flyer has been distributed to all students. If possible it is our preference that ordering be completed online to reduce administration and potential security issues related to the return of cash and envelopes on photo day. Orders for packages and sibling photographs can be placed securely online at www.advancedlife.com.au using our school's unique 9 digit Online Order Code – 9 DIGIT ONLINE ORDER... Read more


Response to national media on youth suicide:

Response to national media on youth suicide: Over the past week there has been extensive coverage across all Australian media on the passing of Amy ‘Dolly' Everett, a 14-year-old girl from Katherine NT, who tragically died by suicide. Dolly's death is a deeply tragic event and our thoughts are with her family, friends and the affected communities. Behind the scenes, Headspace has been working directly with key health, mental health, media and education stakeholders in the Northern Territory and in Queensland to assist in the response to this... Read more


Important Contacts for Students and Families for 2018

Important Contacts for Students and Families for 2018 Welcome to the 2018 School year. I especially want to welcome our Year 7 and new parents to our school community. I welcome also our 100 International Students joining Marsden this year. I have attached below the key contacts for the 2018 school year for you to follow up with, if you have concerns or questions in regards the progress of your child: Our Deputy Principals: Gina Koufos - responsible for Year 7 and Year 10 Margaret Paczkowski - responsible for Year 8 and Year 11 Heidi... Read more

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Farewell Message from Miss. Tambree

From Miss. Tambree: Over the holidays I was offered a permanent appointment at a High School in Western Sydney. Whilst this is great news, I am also very sad that I am leaving Marsden without the opportunity to say farewell to staff and students. I would like to thank all students I have worked with at Marsden over the past three years who have made my time at school enjoyable and rewarding. To all the students I have taught, coached, taken on camp or even just had a chat to, you have made Marsden a hard place to beat! I hope that you each... Read more

Upcoming Dates at Marsden

We hope that you all have a lovely Christmas and New Year and are all enjoying the school holidays. We appreciate that you are all starting to prepare for the return back to school, so below are the Return to School Dates as well as the times our Uniform Shop will be open for the commencement of school. Tuesday, 30 January 2018 | Years 7, 11 and 12 commence school. Wednesday, 31 January 2018 | Years 8, 9 and 10 commence school. Our Uniform Shop will be open at the following times: Monday, 29 January 8:00am - 2:00pm Tuesday, 30 January 8:00am -... Read more


HSC Results are in for our Class of 2017

The results are in and congratulations are in order ... The HSC results for Marsden were released this morning and needless to say, we are really proud of our Year 12, 2017 cohort: 9% of the individual results were Band 6 (90 – 100) 28% of the individual results were Band 5 (80 – 89) 33% of the individual results were Band 4 (70 – 79) 70% of our student's individual results were either Band 4, 5 or 6 which is a 5% increase on last year's results. Whilst we did stagnate at 9% for individual results across Band 6 (equal to last year), we... Read more


Open Night | 2018

Open Night is your chance to join us at school and see what is on offer and what it's like to study at Marsden High School. MHS Open Night is the perfect time to visit our school and get a taste of what's on offer, to learn about high school course subjects, discover the vast array of co and extra-curricular activities we offer, talk to our teachers and students and see what high school life is like. Open night is your chance to have your questions answered and much more. More information and the official program will be released in 2018, in... Read more


2018 Scholarship Applications Closing Soon

Monday, 11 December 2017 - All Marsden 2018 Scholarship Applications CLOSE. The Marsden High School Scholarship Fund was established by the Marsden High School P&C to provide a variety of scholarships to students in Years 7-11. Each scholarship is for one calendar year and are available for Academic, Creative & Performing Arts, Sporting Excellence and S.T.E.M. For more information and application forms please head to our Forms & Downloads page. In the meantime here is some information on the application process. Applicants must: have applied... Read more


White Ribbon Day | 2017

Wear White and Support White Ribbon Day This Friday the Marsden PLT are hosting White Ribbon Day and ask that you please wear as much WHITE as possible and make gold coin donation to help support increased education about ending Domestic Violence against Women. This is the first event for the 2018 Prefect team and will include a whole school assembly where Police Constable Deb Crystal will be presenting about the impact of Domestic Violence. Then at lunchtime, the Quad will be pumping with live music and a sausage sizzle. So should you... Read more


Farewell | Mr. King

As I sit in front of my computer writing this it's hard to imagine that this time has come. I began at Marsden in Term 4 2010 as Head Teacher PDHPE and have watched our fabulous school flourish and produce outstanding young men and women that any school would be proud to be acquainted with. If you haven't already guessed, I'd like to take this opportunity to inform the Marsden community that this Friday will be my last day at Marsden High School as I take up a Deputy Principal role at Colo High School. I am truly grateful to have worked at... 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

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