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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


​Grade 10 exams will occur between the 11th- 20th of November. Click here to view the Grade 10 exam timetable for 2015.

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In Term Thee, our Newsletter, In Touch, will be published on 14 August, 4 September and 25 September. 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.

School Association

Our Executive is President, Wendy Gardiner, Vice-President Marcus Newbown, Secretary Lisa Sherrin and Treasurer, Cindy McDonald.

OHS and NTHS held a combined Quiz Night on Saturday 29 August at Ogilvie.

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

The next School Association Meeting will be held on Tuesday 8 September from 5.00 – 6.30 pm
The meeting is held in the Boardroom in the Main Building of the school – turn right in the foyer
All parents/carers are most welcome to attend this meeting and I very much look forward to meeting you if you are able to come to this meeting. Afternoon tea is provided. Email to let the School know if you will be attending, although please still come along on the day even if you’ve not emailed. Any other feedback via email is most welcome.

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

Seeking Feedback and Assessment and Reporting

The Mid Year report will be sent home early in Term 3 - the next opportunity for Parent/Teacher interviews is Wednesday 29 July. If you wish to speak to a teacher please phone or email. The email address is in this format:

​Advice will be given about when bookings can next be made using Parent Teacher Online

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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:

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