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Come play this summer

Come play this summer

These holidays, school playgrounds at 42 NSW public schools will be open for neighbours and others to enjoy under a NSW Government initiative to broaden community recreation and open space options. Schools in the program will be open from 8am to 6pm from 23 December to the end of the school holidays in late January. You can find out which schools will be open through the Come Play pilot by visiting School Infrastructure NSW.... Read more

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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

SeptemberReturn to top
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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

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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

AugustReturn to top

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

JulyReturn to top

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

JuneReturn to top
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

MayReturn to top
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

MarchReturn to top

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

FebruaryReturn to top
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

Open Evening

Open Evening

We welcome prospective parents and students to our Open Evening on 2 March 2017 starting at 5pm.... Read more

Year 7 2018 Enrichment Class Applications Now Open

Muirfield High School has a high achievers' class in Year 7. The Enrichment 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 Enrichment Class should be submitted to Muirfield High School's front office by 5 April 2017 using the application form found here. Details of supporting documentation are found on the application form. Enrichment Application (pdf 564 KB)... Read more

Year 7 2018 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 2018. 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

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Our shared responsibility

Welcome back for the 2017 school year. I hope everyone had a relaxing and refreshing break. I'd like to particularly welcome students (along with their parents) and staff starting in our schools for the first time. May the year ahead be engaging and rewarding – a wonderful year of teaching and learning. We know the world is transforming profoundly and quickly, and it is our great responsibility to prepare our children and young people so that they can flourish through such change. When our children finish school and enter the evermore... Read more