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 Welcome to Ogilvie High School - from the Principal

 

Our school Vision is to support development of successful, skilled and innovative young women in creating futures together. It is our Mission to work together to place our learners first to be globally connected and to challenge the boundaries of learning. Our Values of Responsibility, Respect and Resilience guide our decisions in all aspects of life at Ogilvie. They are underpinned by the Department of Education Values of Learning, Excellence, Equity, Respect and Relationships.

We have developed key goals in five areas which will guide our school improvement for 2014 – 2017:  Australian Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, Literacy and Numeracy, the eStrategy and Building a Respectful School.

We are continuing to implement the Australian Curriculum at Ogilvie and students undertake courses in English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Civics and Citizenship, Health and Physical Education, Languages, The Arts and Technologies. Students learn best when they are engaged, motivated and challenged, and so we are continuously striving to improve our practice to provide the best possible learning outcomes for all students. Teachers are focused on gaining knowledge and skills in teaching practice, content of new syllabuses and in embedding information technology in these courses. As well as this, all teachers are focused on the development of literacy and numeracy skills of students.

In a large community such as Ogilvie, the development of positive relationships is at the heart of all learning and we are committed to building a respectful school at Ogilvie. Our students make a commitment to Being Safe, Being Respectful and Being a Learner, and we work with students every day to meet these commitments.

Ogilvie also provides opportunities for students to participate in a wide variety of extra-curricular activities. These include activities such as sports, choir, band, drama and debating. Similarly, students are offered many leadership opportunities which enable them to gain skills to become a valued, and respected member of our School, making a significant contribution to the School and the broader community.

Students and parents and carers will find very useful information in the handbook and on this page about policies and procedures at the school and we ask that you make a commitment to following all of these during your time at Ogilvie. All students at Ogilvie can set themselves goals to achieve and be the best they can be and I hope that all students at Ogilvie can take on this challenge.

Julie Bird

 
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 What's happening

 
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School Association

Executive: President - Vonni Passarelli, Vice-President - Marcus Newbown, Secretary - Lisa Sherrin,Treasurer - Cindy McDonald.

Please see our Newsletter, In Touch, and Facebook for more information about School events.

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 7 June.
Meetings are held in the Boardroom in the Main Building of the school – turn right in the foyer
 All parents/carers are most welcome to attend our meetings and we very much look forward to meeting you if you are able to come. Afternoon tea is provided.  Any other feedback via email is most welcome via the Ogilvie High School Association email: ohs.association@gmail.com

Students who are members of state teams may apply for assistance from the School Association for $100 towards costs of that participation - application can be made through the school office or email the School Association.

The School Assocaition is selling Entertainment Books through the School office - these are available for $65 each

Assessment and Reporting

Thanks to all parents who came along to the Parent/Teacher interviews on Wednesday 27 April. The mid-year report will go home next term on 20 July and Parent-Teacher evening will be on Wednesday 3 August.

 

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The Uniform Shop is open Wednesday mornings 8.00am - 9.30am and Thursday afternoons 3.00pm - 6.00pm. The price list brochure is attached.

Ogilvie High School App  keep up to date with the latest news. The instructions to download our App are here: http://ogilviehigh.education.tas.edu.au/Pages/In-Touch.aspx 

​Bus Information 2016

Hello families and welcome back to the 2016 school year. Attached is all the information you need to plan getting to and from Ogilvie. There will be posters in your classrooms with all timetables, plus for Grade 7’s and new students, we will find a ‘travel buddy’ for you if you need. If you have any questions, ask your friendly HG teacher, your Year Co-ordinator or Mr Moore who manages the buses.

Click Here for more information

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In Term Four, our Newsletter, In Touch, will be published on 6 November and 4 December. Each edition is available through the link on the left hand side of the screen. Please also catch up on the latest news on our Facebook page.

Student Absences

To advise of student absence text only a message to 0417968541. Parents can also report student absence on the Absence Hotline 62288890. Any unexplained absences will be followed up by the school and text messages will be sent to parents.

The Elizabeth College newsletter can be viewed or downloaded at: https://education.tas.edu.au/academy/elizabeth/Pages/Home.aspx

Tranistion to Elizabeth College - contacts:
Andrew Kerslake and Craig Carnes
Assistant Principals - Transition
Elizabeth College | 256 Elizabeth Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000

Ph: 03 6235 6592 | 0419 262 537