Our School

We are an ACT Government High School situated in the Belconnen suburb of Macquarie. We cater for students from year 7 to 10.

Our aim is to help all students achieve their potential, building on their abilities and interests while celebrating their cultural backgrounds.

We provide a traditional secondary school structure underpinned by specialist teachers. The modern curriculum we provide has opportunities for extension and extracurricular activities.

We have been serving the ACT community since 1938 and have a long tradition of excellence. Our students can enrich themselves in academic, creative, sporting and leadership areas.

The values that guide us are: Community Attitude Respect Excellence Safety.


Enrolments for Year 7, 2016

Applications for Year 7, 2016 will be available from Tuesday 28 April until Friday 5 June.

You can access the application form on the following link;


Further information can be accessed on the following link;


All enrolment enquiries for Canberra High School please phone Margaret on 62057004.

Open Night 2015

If you are interested in placing a request to enrol at Canberra High School for 2016, please come along to our Open Night on Thursday May 21, 2015 from 6pm-8pm.

The principal's address will be at 6pm.

We also have Year 6 visits  for students to come along for a morning in high school.

To book a place for the Year 6 visits please phone Margaret on 62057004.

 Term Dates - 2015

Term 2 - Tuesday 28 April - Friday 3 July

Term 3 - Monday 20 July - Friday 25 September

Term 4 - Monday 12 October - Friday 18 December


 For further information regarding term dates and public holidays please click on the following link;


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Homework Club operates every Tuesday after school until 4pm

Maths Tuition runs every Tuesday after school until 4pm (book at the front office)

Indigenous Homework Club operates every Wednesday afternoon until 4pm



Contact Us

Address: Bindubi Street Macquarie ACT 2614

Tel: 62057000

Fax: 62057006

Email: info@canberrahs.act.edu.au

Upcoming Events

  • Noteworthy Concert 28th Jul 2015
  • English Competition 29th Jul 2015
  • P&C Meeting - 7pm 4th Aug 2015 7:00pm
  • P&C Meeting - 7pm 8th Sep 2015 7:00pm
  • Term 3 Ends 25th Sep 2015
  • Family & Community Day 28th Sep 2015

For further details see our Calendar


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