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Congratulations to the DUX 2016

Congratulations Dux 2016 – ATAR 98.95 Congratulations to our outgoing School Captain, Tara Arrow. Tara's hard work was rewarded with an outstanding ATAR of 98.95. Achieving a Band 6 in every subject she studied, she was placed on the Board of Studies' All-round Achievers merit list. Tara was also recognised on the HSC Top Achievers in Course merit list which recognises students who achieved one of the highest places in an HSC course, as she came sixth in the state in Society and Culture. Tara's other courses are Biology, English (Advanced),... Read more

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Muirfield High School Band Tour 2016

The Band Tour was a great success. Our band director, Steve Lavis, took 30 students to Coonabarabran and Baradine. Leaving on the last day of school, the band played three concerts at primary schools as we travelled over the Blue Mountains. Kelso, Orange East and Wellington Public Schools welcomed the entertainment on the last day of school and the demonstration of the different instruments that make up a concert band. Saturday morning was spent at Dubbo Zoo, with a very early behind the scenes tour and several hours on bikes. After the zoo,... Read more

2017 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2016, all NSW public schools will receive a 2017 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 2017 funding by visiting the Department's website. Watch a short animation about the important role of the RAM... Read more

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Ex-Muirfield student Tom Burton wins GOLD at Rio!

We are all very proud of our ex-student, Tom Burton, who won gold at the Rio Olympics in the Men's Laser sailing. Not only is this Muirfield High School's first ever Olympic champion, but Tom's achievement has meant he has won Australia's first sailing Olympic gold medal. Watching the race on TV, I never realised how tactical the race was; I always thought it was first past the post. How naïve of me! It was a thrilling race to watch. All of us are proud and happy for both Tom and his mother, Lynne Burton. Lynne is a very much loved... Read more

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Student on Band Tour

Upcoming Band Tour

Expression of Interest (pdf 1334 KB) Our students have a wonderful opportunity to travel to Coonabarabran and Dubbo , September Friday 23 (last day of Term 3) to Tuesday 27. The tour will include school and community performances, workshops and sightseeing with visits to Dubbo Zoo, Pilliga Forest and Warrumbungle National Park. While the tour is mainly for current band students, if your child has previously played in the band or plays a woodwind, brass or percussion instrument, they may wish to join. We would love to have a couple more... Read more

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School Spectacular 2016

We' re a Spectacular School! This year, our vocal group have the opportunity to participate in School Spectacular along with more than over 5000 students across 500 schools in NSW! The 2016 Schools Spectacular will be held at Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Olympic Park on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November at the following times: Friday 25 November, 11:00am (Schools' Preview) & 7:30pm Saturday 26 November, 1:00pm & 7:00pm Tickets are now available through Ticketek.... Read more

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Did You Miss Open Evening ?

Our Open Evening was held on Wednesday 2 March 2016. If you missed it but are considering sending your child to Muirfield and would like more information, please contact the school. In the first instance the Front Office staff may be able to answer your questions. The Deputy Principal, Mr Bryce Grant, will also hold individual tours for small groups. Register your interest by phoning the Front Office on 9872 2244. Applications for our Year 7 2017 High Achievers class close April 1 2016. Information on how to apply for our High Achievers class... Read more

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A new school year

Welcome back to school for 2016. As we start the year we have high expectations of our students and staff and a commitment to deliver the excellent public education that parents, carers and the community rightly demand. This year we will work towards achieving new priorities announced by the Premier to raise the percentage of students in the top two bands in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). I am proud of our achievements in public education and each year our schools provide our communities with much to... Read more