Welcome to Canberra High School

Canberra High School Vision and Mission

Canberra High School is a diverse community of independent learners who are equipped with the skills and attitudes to become confident, creative and active citizens

We will do this by:

  • engaging in challenging and innovative learning
  • modelling and nurturing respectful relationships
  • fostering curiosity and a growth mindset
  • providing a range of pathways for students to succeed

Canberra High School is a leader in the secondary education sector. Our learning community encompasses not just the students and staff here but also the parents and wider community. This type of support and community involvement enriches the learning experiences of our students.

We are a long established school and have been operating since 1938. Canberra High School was originally based at the current School of Art at the Australian National University and moved to our current site in Macquarie on 21 August 1969. There have been many changes since 1938 providing a relevant curriculum and contemporary learning environment for students of the 21st century.

We currently have approximately 800 students enrolled in Years 7 to 10 with over 40 different nations represented within our student population giving us a very multicultural school.


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Welcome to Canberra High School.

Please play this short video to learn more about our school.

We are unable to hold our exciting and informative Open Night this year but we would like you to watch this slide show in addition to the short video, which will give you some further information about our school and what we are able to offer as well as an idea of the welcoming school environment which is Canberra High School.   Canberra High School Information Slide Show

We have also put together an information brochure for you to have a look through - Canberra High School Information at a Glance.

If you have any further enquiries regarding Canberra High School or the enrolment process please phone 61420804

Canberra High School Enrolment video


Announcements

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Year 7 Enrolment Applications for 2021

Posted on 17 Apr 2020


The initial enrolment application consideration period for Year 7 2021 is available from 9am Tuesday 28 April 2020.

Please click on the link below to access the Department of Education's enrolment application page.

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If you would like further information regarding Canberra High School or your enrolment application  please phone 6142 0804


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Canteen Ordering

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Canteen Order here

Canteen menu items can be pre-ordered and pre-paid online for pick up at the canteen.

Online orders can be placed in advance anytime up to 8:30 am on the day of pickup.

Canteen Telephone: 6142 0822

Term Dates - 2020

Term 1

Monday 3 February - Thursday 9 April

Term 2

Monday 27 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:

Education Directorate - Term Dates and Public Holidays