Impression of new Alexandria Park Community School

More new classrooms, preschool places and teachers in $17.3 billion education budget

NSW Budget 2018 features historic firsts for education, including record funding to expand the number of new and upgraded schools, unprecedented investment to air condition more classrooms and universal pre-school for three year olds. Above: Artist impression of the new Alexandria Park Community School. Credit: Design | TKD Architects, Visualisation | Narrative. Treasurer Dominic Perrottet, Education Minister Rob Stokes and Early Childhood Minister Sarah Mitchell outlined a range of new initiatives funded by the $17.3 billion education... Read more

Professor John Buchanan speaking

Report shows pathways to success in brave new world

Schools will need to open their doors to stronger relationships with employers and workplaces if students are to thrive in a future world rich with artificial intelligence and disruptive technologies. The finding is contained in a report, 'Preparing for the best and worst of times', commissioned by the NSW Department of Education to examine the skills Australia's children will need as AI and other technologies "transform Australia's economy, the workplace and the community". "This report reflects the NSW Department of Education's commitment... Read more

The successful team of students

Gamechanger Challenge finalists announced

The 16 teams selected to compete in the inaugural Game Changer Challenge in Education Week have been announced. Superfast scooters to transport students between classes, time travel excursions to key moments in history, sustainable schools that are self-sufficient in power, water and food and real-time brain scans to track student learning and wellbeing. These are just some of the futuristic visions that helped propel 16 NSW school teams into the finals of the Game Changer Challenge which will be held in Sydney during Education Week from... Read more

Are you the Game Changer we're looking for?

Education Week will be a game changer

Excursions to the moon, teleporting between classes, face recognition roll call or a school without bell times or walls – the school of the future is only limited by your imagination. That is the message from the organisers of an exciting new challenge being launched today in the lead up to Education Week 2018. The inaugural Game Changer Challenge will showcase the theme of this year's Education Week, Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world, which highlights how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities... Read more


Curruculum Review

Curriculum Review Muirfield High School is conducting a curriculum review Term 1, 2018. The purpose of the review is to evaluate the curriculum and approach to whole school technology to ensure Muirfield's curriculum is rigorous and responsive. The review team will investigate whether our students' patterns of study and use of technology is meeting community expectations and rising to the challenges of the future. The team will look at three aspects in particular: Subjects studied in Years 7 to 10 STEM Muirfield's approach to BYOD STEM What... Read more

Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: Read more


Muirfield High School will hold its annual Open Evening on Thursday 1st March 2018. This is an opportunity to meet the Principal, staff and students, tour the school and discover more about our programs and facilities. Information on the Year 7 High Achievers Class and the Band Scholarship will be available on the evening. Please click for more details. 2018 Open Evening (pdf 433 KB)... Read more

Year 7 2019 Band Scholarship Now Open

Muirfield High School has an extensive band program. Our Band Director, Mr Steve Lavis, works closely with our Head Teacher Creative and Performing Arts, Ms Shelley Frame, and passionate parents to ensure successful bands and ensembles for all levels of musicians. Applications are invited for the Band Scholarship for a student in Year 7 2019. The scholarship will cover four years of band tuition which provides for weekly band instruction and one year of small group tuition. Costs associated with one band eisteddfod entry each year will also be... Read more

Year 7 Gifted and Talented Program

Muirfield High School has a high achievers' class in Year 7. The High Achievers class caters for students who are talented in literacy and numeracy, who process information and new concepts quickly or who are academic high achievers. Applications for the High Achievers Class should be submitted to Muirfield High School's front office by 13 April 2018 using the application form found here. Details on supporting documentation are found on the application form. Application here. (pdf 160 KB)... 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


Congratulations Zara!!

Congratulations Zara who has won the 2017 NSW Junior International Tennis Tournament. We are all very proud of you.... Read more

Thank you

SASS Recognition Week

Recognition Week is an opportunity for each school community to acknowledge the efforts School Administrative and Support Staff (SASS) right across NSW and say thank you. All of our Administrative and Support Staff do a wonderful job and we are very thankful for their hard work. The theme for this year is: "School Administration & Support Staff: Our Jobs, your children, their future"... Read more

NDIS logo

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

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

Education Week 2017

Next week (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW. The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. This year's theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year. Education Week is also a time for... Read more

Years 8 & 10 Subject Information Evening

Year 8 - Parent and Student Information Evening – Monday 24th July, 2017 commencing at 5.30 pm Year 10 - Parent and Student Information Evening – Monday 24th July, 2017 commencing at 7pm Year 8 Information Evening (doc 334 KB) Year 10 Information Evening (doc 334 KB)... Read more

Winning team with cheque

Sydney Water film results

Muirfield came second in a Sydney Water ad making competition, winning over $7500 dollars' worth of goods and cash. Ms Cole entered 7B English class in the Sydney Water Brand Without a Bottle competition; students created a storyboard for an ad campaign promoting the drinking of tap water instead of bottled water. One storyboard was successful in being shortlisted to turn into a real ad, filmed by a professional film crew. Brendan and Thomas, the authors of the winning storyboard, starred in the ad as Timmy and George, with Rhiannah providing... Read more

On set!

Vote for Muirfield!

Muirfield was successfully shortlisted for a filming competition by Sydney Water. Ms Cole's Year 7 English class submitted a story board and were selected for filming. Winners of the competition will be decided by popular vote. We call on you to support this class and the school. The funds will be used to purchase a water cooler for student use. Click on the link below, then click on Gallery 2017, then click on our film "Muirfield High School" and then vote. You will be asked a question to prove you're not a robot.... Read more

National Assessment Program - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) 2017

The NAPLAN tests will be conducted from 9 - 11 May 2017 . NAPLAN (pdf 162 KB)a copy of the letter that was emailed to parents.... Read more

Healthy School Canteens

Introducing Healthy School Canteens

The introduction of the revised Healthy School Canteen Strategy increases the availability of healthy food and drink options in school canteens to make the healthy choice, the easy choice. It replaces the Fresh Tastes@School Strategy in NSW schools that was commonly known as the traffic light system. The revised strategy is consistent with the 2013 Australian Dietary Guidelines and classifies food and drinks as either Everyday or Occasional. Sugary drinks will continue not to be sold. NSW public schools will have until the end of 2019 to... Read more

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