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2020
14/2

Novel Coronavirus – Update 14 February 2020

Today we received an update from the Prime Minister, confirming restrictions on foreign nationals travelling from China will be extended for seven days, following advice from chief health officers. This will be effective from the 15th of February and reviewed in one week, and weekly thereafter, as public health authorities continue to monitor the situation.…

2020
3/2

Novel coronavirus update

Novel coronavirus is a virus that was recently identified in China.  We are receiving regular advice from the Tasmanian Department of Health about the virus and implications for our schools. Consistent with national advice, the Department recommends the following for our students and staff: Those who have been in contact with any confirmed novel coronavirus case…

2020
30/1

Novel Coronavirus

Novel coronavirus is a virus that was recently identified in China.  We are receiving regular advice from the Tasmanian Department of Health about the virus and implications for our schools. In support of national advice, the Department recommends the following for our students and staff: Those who have been in contact with any confirmed novel…

2019
6/12

City of Hobart Partner Schools MOU signed

On Thursday 5 December, the Principals of Ogilvie and New Town High Schools and Elizabeth College signed a MOU to formalise an exciting and collaborative partnership to support a contemporary and flexible approach to education in inner city Hobart.  The partnership has developed organically during 2019 beginning with co-educational classes in Sports Science and Theatre Studies…

2019
27/11

Mobile Phone Ban in Schools

Mobile phones will be banned during school hours at Tasmanian Government Schools in a bid to reduce distraction in the classroom and encourage greater student interaction in the schoolyard. As part of the soon to be released policy, students from Kinder to Year 12 will be required to have their phones “off and away all…

2019
14/11

Further schools to extend to Year 12 in 2021

The next round of schools preparing to extend to Year 12 in 2021, have been announced. The latest schools to extend are Bothwell District High School, Brooks High School, Cosgrove High School, Exeter High School, Montrose Bay High School, Queechy High School and Riverside High School. These schools will join 43 around Tasmania that have already…