Melrose High School is founded upon a tradition which encourages achievement in learning within a safe and friendly environment based on the values of Respect. The school aims to provide opportunities and support to develop students in the areas of intellectual, aesthetic, moral, emotional, physical and social growth.

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Canteen closed on Friday

Please note the school canteen will be closed on Friday 25 June.  The canteen will re-open on Monday, 12 July.

 

Posted on 22 Jun 2021


Skills for the Future Information Night

Do you want to know what skills, attributes, passions etc. is our community looking for in future employees/members/students? Are you keen to hear what opportunities exist for young people in Canberra?

Parents/Carers and students are invited to hear from experts in the field:

· Kirsty Spence, Talent Sourcing, ActewAGL & Icon Water

· Maurice Walker, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body 

· Keith Cantlie, Director of Cantlie Recruitment, Canberra Business Chamber

· Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Education, Professor Royston Gustavson, ANU.

· Emily Hills, Assistant Professor in Teacher Education, University of Canberra 

· Arian McVeigh, Manager, Young Workers Centre 

· Kris McCreath, Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT) 

· Ian Mackay, Chief Executive Officer, Canberra Southern Cross Club

· Joanne Farrell General Manger, Kane Constructions & Founder of Build Like a Girl

WHEN: Thursday 10 June 20, 5-7pm

WHERE: Library, Melrose High School (please note updated venue)

Students and parent/carers welcome, RSVP: By Monday 7 June 2021 by email at: melrosehs.events@ed.act.edu.au to secure your spot.

Posted on 04 Jun 2021


Melrose High School - enrolling now for 2022

Year 7 enrolments from our PEA (priority enrolment areas) for 2022 opened on Tuesday 27 April 2021.  

You will need to visit the Education Directorate site to complete an application form.
https://www.education.act.gov.au/public-school-life/enrolling-in-a-public-school

School tours

Students and parents/carers from priority enrolment areas are welcome to ring the school to make an appointment for a school tour at any time. Please call on 02 61420700 or email

frontoffice@melrosehs.act.edu.au

Priority Enrolment Area

Melrose High School serves the following suburbs:

  • Farrer
  • Phillip (South of Hindmarsh Dr)
  • Mawson
  • Torrens
  • Pearce
  • Chifley
  • Isaacs, and
  • O'Malley.

Posted on 01 Jun 2021


How to parent a teen from a teen’s perspective video

How to parent a teen from a teen’s perspective video 

Posted on 27 May 2021


2022 Enrolments and Information Session

Year 7 enrolments for 2022 open on Tuesday 27 April 2021.  You will need to visit the Education Directorate site to complete an application form.
https://www.education.act.gov.au/public-school-life/enrolling-in-a-public-school

Come and Try days
Tuesday 4 May 2021 - Mawson & Farrer Primary schools
Wednesday 5 May 2021 - Torrens Primary School and interested students (limited spaces - bookings for interested students not in a PEA primary school MUST be made for this on 6142 0700).

Information Night
Thursday 6 May 2021 - 6-8 pm.  Principal's address starts promptly in the Hall at 6 pm.  All visitors to the school MUST sign in using the Check In CBR App before entering the building.

Priority Enrolment Area

Melrose High School serves the following suburbs:

Farrer, Phillip (South of Hindmarsh Dr), Mawson, Torrens, Pearce, Chifley, Isaacs, O'Malley

Posted on 23 Apr 2021


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