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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

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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

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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

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Come play this summer

Come play this summer

These holidays, school playgrounds at 42 NSW public schools will be open for neighbours and others to enjoy under a NSW Government initiative to broaden community recreation and open space options. Schools in the program will be open from 8am to 6pm from 23 December to the end of the school holidays in late January. You can find out which schools will be open through the Come Play pilot by visiting School Infrastructure NSW.... Read more

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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

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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

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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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S3 Saba Brothers | NSW Ambassadors for Bully Zero Australia Foundation.

S3 Saba Brothers | NSW Ambassadors for the Bully Zero Australia Foundation. This very talented trio of brothers and musicians stand together against bullying and recently headed down to Melbourne to attend the foundations annual charity ball along with 1000 fellow Australians all supporting this great cause. Ambassadors from all over the country were in attendance as the brothers - Raymond, Steven and Nathan had the incredible opportunity of having their original composition showcased. Their song is a wonderful anti-bullying anthem, called... Read more

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Fire Sparks Success at Marsden High School

Fire Talk Sparks Success Over At Marsden High School My name is Elijah; I am a prefect at Marsden and in my final year of high school I ran a community service project called Fire Talk with the help of my coach Chris as part of a leadership program called Max Potential. This opportunity has really helped me with developing myself and creating experiences that will help me in my future. Max potential overall was an exciting workshop for me, as I wanted to improve, and grow as a person. More specifically the chance to do a community service... Read more

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Youth Support Services from The Shack and Our Space

Please view the attached fliers for Our Space Integrated Youth Service Hub and The Shack Youth Centre and Services. These services work to bring together a variety of community services for young people aged between 11 and 18 within the Ryde area. Should you have any questions regarding these services please click the fliers for links.... Read more

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A Gathering of Prefects

Our final event for Term 3 was a wonderful acknowledgment of the wealth of strong student leaders we have at Marsden. Our two Prefect Leadership Teams came together for the last time as part of the Prefect Induction Ceremony for our incoming 2017/2018 student leaders. Many thanks to the parents who attended and to our outgoing 2017 PLT students who attended to handover their leadership roles. It was a great pleasure to welcome our new Prefect Leadership Team: School Captains: Gabrielle L. and Sean T. Sports Prefects: Selina S. and Joshua C.... Read more

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Beyond Blue Bash Success

Beyond Blue Bash 2017 At the end of Term 3, the Prefect Leadership Team of 2017 held their final Marsden fundraising event - the Beyond Blue Bash in support of building awareness of mental health issues. The students organised a BBQ and Sweet Stall to raise funds for this important cause, and ran a teachers versus students basketball game and organised a staff/student band to entertain us. The current PLT invited the incoming Yr 11 Student Leaders to join them in running this joint event so that they could share ideas and pass on valuable... Read more

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End of Term 3

Thank you and Yes – we're teaching right up to the last bell on Friday - the end of the school term: Friday marks the end of the school term and as such staff have been directed to prepare quality lessons and teach up to the final bell. I look forward to seeing all students at school as usual so they do not miss out on any learning opportunities. I would like to thank all students, staff and parents for their efforts this term for our school and wish you a happy and safe mid-semester break. Thank you, Mr. Berry.... Read more

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Thank You!

I would just like to take a moment to publicly thank a number of people at Marsden high School... Let me start by saying thank you to Camilla and the amazing Technology Team at Marsden for all of their hard work with Google and the implementation of the Chromebook/BYOD Program. They recently took the time to present at a Google Conference, presenting to a number of local and international educators the wonderful BYOD work that Marsden has done thus far. A HUGE thank you goes out to Camilla as her presentation was outstanding and attracted a... Read more

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MHS to support OzHarvest

Please give generously to those in need by supporting OzHarvest. Mr. Woods in our HSIE faculty is running a food drive, collecting food donations for the OzHarvest foundation. OzHarvest is Australia's leading food rescue organisation, collecting quality excess food from commercial outlets and delivering it to more than 900 charities who support those in need right across Australia. Mr. Woods and Marsden High School would love you all to show your support by bringing in food donations. We will be collecting food items between now and next... Read more

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Winners! Winners! Winners!

Yesterday was a very successful day for our talented students ... Starting with the Marsden Debating Team, who had an impressive win against Riverside Girls High School, with a tricky 4WD topic. All team members put on an incredible performance and worked exceptionally well as a team. Well done!!! AND ... Congratulations to the Opens Basketball team for winning the Grade Sport competition against Sydney Secondary College Leichhardt Campus!! What a game! Marsden were off to an early lead only to fall behind in the second half. A time out was... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

Upcoming Transition Dates for Year 7 | 2018

Here at Marsden High School, we will be hosting several events aimed at ensuring students and parents new to our school community, have a smooth transition. • 9.30am-11.30am Thursday October 12th 2017_ Marsden High School Targeted Transition Program to support students with anxiety/emotional/social issues where a smaller group environment will ease them into high schoosl. If you feel your child would benefit from this extra support, please contact either Ms Jessica Rubbo or Mrs Pam Howes on 9874 6544. • 9.30am-2.30pm Friday October 20th 2017 -... Read more

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