Welcome to Canberra High School
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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Enrolment Applications for 2020
Posted on 26 Apr 2019
Canberra High School will hold an Open Night on Thursday May 23 2019 starting at 6pm in the school Hall and finishing at 8pm. All faculties will be open and staff will be available to answer questions. All family members are welcome.
Year 6 prospective students are invited to come to an Open Morning on the 21, 22 or 23 May. Bookings for Open Mornings are essential. Please phone 6142 0804.
The initial enrolment application consideration period for Year 7 2020 is available from 9am Monday 29 April 2019.
Please click on the link below to access the Department of Education's enrolment application page.
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 - 2019
Monday 4 February - Friday 12 April
Monday 29 April - Friday 5 July
Monday 22 July - Friday 27 September
Monday 14 October - Friday 20 December
For further information regarding term dates and public holidays please click on the following link: