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Applications for student travel 2016

From 2 November 2015, a new online SSTS application process is being introduced for schools within the Opal network, coinciding with the introduction of the School Opal card. Schools outside the Opal network should continue to process the existing blue SSTS application forms and send them to the appropriate transport operators. Most parents, guardians and students won't need to apply for a school travel pass for 2016 if they have already been given a school student travel pass for the current year. These will be automatically sent to the... Read more

OctoberReturn to top

2016 school funding allocations

All NSW public schools are currently being advised of their 2016 Resource Allocation Model (RAM) funding. RAM distributes funding based on individual needs of students and schools, and gives schools greater flexibility to make financial decisions. The way schools use their RAM funding will vary based on local needs. Some support will be for the entire school, and some will be for particular groups of students or individual students. There is an overview document about the RAM available on the Department of Education website. If you would like... Read more

Muirfield HS - Linking the city to the country

The Albury-Wodonga local paper reported on the recent farm stay where our students learnt many skills. This was a great opportunity to develop links beyond the Great Dividing Range. Some of our students have told us they would love to live in the country in the future! Here is the article (pdf 373 KB)... Read more

SeptemberReturn to top
Rabbank

Unique Farm Stay Opportunity

Ten Muirfield students are currently participating in a unique farm stay opportunity. Muirfield is the only school in Sydney offered the opportunity this year. Organised by 2realise and funded by Rabobank, one of the world's largest financial institutions, our students will spend a week with families in the Western Riverina area. As well as experiencing life in a rural community, students will learn about the many facets of the agricultural industry, including marketing, processing, distribution, sales, and scientific research and... Read more

AprilReturn to top
Tour

Gallipoli Tour Update

Update from ANZAC School Tour – photos from Anzac Cove Ms James reports that they have mostly recovered from the long flight, during which they managed to get some sleep but watched many movies. They found Istanbul interesting and will be able to tour the city again on their last day., Every day has been scheduled with many activities and site visits, keeping very busy. Their visit to Anzac Cove was exceedingly moving. As you can see from the heavy clothing in the photos, the weather there has been chilly in the afternoons and evenings. Next... Read more

Karla Wilson

MHS - Gets Top Marks At TAFE!

Year 12 student Karla Wilson, who studied Human Services as part of her HSC course of study, said of her course "I thoroughly enjoyed studying anatomy and physiology and then applying that knowledge in a practical setting at Sydney Private Hospital, where I did work experience for a week this year. This course is a fantastic subject to do for your HSC! As well as being able to study a nursing course while at school, this subject contributes to your ATAR and will leave you with a Certificate III in Health Services Assistance. It's a win-win... Read more

Gallipoli School Tour

ANZAC Gallipoli School Tour

Our participants in the ANZAC Gallipoli 2015 School Tour have arrived safely in Turkey. You can follow the adventures of Ms James, Amelia, Ben, Carly and Chloe on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/GallipoliNSW2015and at #GallipoliSchoolTour. We have other members of our school community who were successful in gaining a place in the ballot to be able to attend the Dawn Service at Gallipoli. We wish them all the best.... Read more

MarchReturn to top

Stephanie had a little lamb...

Enjoy watching these two clips about Clover and Stephanie. Sunrise Weekend Today... Read more

"Stephanie had little lamb"

Year 9 student Stephanie Williams has become surrogate mother to a lamb, named Clover. The lamb was born at the school in January and when its mother died Stephanie happily stepped in to fill the role. Everywhere Stephanie went the lamb was sure to go. Read the story of Stephanie & Clover in the below links. Daily Telegraph Hills Shire Times... Read more

FebruaryReturn to top
Ken Paton AOM

Australia Day Honours, Ken Paton AOM

Australia Day Honours, Ken Paton AOM. On Australia Day, one of the Muirfield community received the Medal of the Order of Australia. Ken Paton received his OAM for his services to the community, particularly to supporting youth. Ken has volunteered in many ways, through the Scouting movement and at his children's schools. At Muirfield we have always appreciated Ken's work and support. His twin girls finished here in 2011 but he has continued to be a huge support for our school. Ken was instrumental in managing the Computer Market and in... Read more