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 800 students enrolled in Years 7 to 10 with over 40 different nations represented within our student population giving us a very multicultural school. Traditionally over 65% of our enrolments are students outside of the school s Priority Placement Area which means that students and parents are making Canberra High School their school of choice.
What's Happening at Canberra High School
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CHS Annual Athletics Carnival
Posted on 07 Sep 2016
Canberra High School will be holding its annual Athletics Carnival on Friday 16 September 2016. This year the carnival will be held at the Jamison Enclosed Oval. Students are required to be at the venue by 8:40am.
There will be a sausage size and drinks available from 10am.
Parent Teacher Interviews and PTO
Posted on 07 Sep 2016
Parent/Teacher Interviews for Term 3 2016 will be held on Thursday 15 September from 3:30 to 7:00pm .
Parents are able to book Interviews using PTO.
PTO (Parent Teacher Online) booking system is now active. Parents will receive their PTO Login in the mail with their students report. You may then go online and book Parent/Teacher Interviews. If you have any difficulty phone the school reception on 62057000 and we will assist you.
Please click on the following link to access the PTO booking system. Parent teacher online link
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: 62079452
Term Dates - 2015
Tuesday 28 April - Friday 3 July
Monday 20 July - Friday 25 September
Monday 12 October - Friday 18 December
For further information regarding term dates and public holidays please click on the following link: