COVID19 update for Greater Sydney

 

Schools in Greater Sydney are learning from home. Parents must keep their children at home. Visit latest advice.

 

27 July 2021 NSW Department of Education | News | Whole School   Community  

Special Religious Education (SRE)/Special Education in Ethics (SEE) is not currently permitted in Greater Sydney, including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour.

Approved providers have modified their authorised curriculum to enable students to learn from home.

Parents/carers may wish to access the SRE and SEE resources through the portal entry points to lesson content below:

For more information or support on these resources, please contact the approved provider.
Refer to the department’s COVID-19 Advice for families page for more information on school operations.

22 July 2021 Cheiban Elaro | News | Year 07   Year 08  

With the current COVID lockdown, Homebush Boys High School is still able to conduct Parent and Teacher Interviews via telephone calls.

The Years 7 and 8 Telephone Interviews have been scheduled for Thursday 29 July, 2021 from 3.30pm to 6.30pm.

Your son’s Report will be available to download on Wednesday 28 July, after 3 PM, on the Parent Portal. The Parent Portal can be accessed through the school website. Once you have logged in to the Parent Portal, click on the link that says Year 7 Half Yearly Reports OR Year 8 Half Yearly Reports. Further instructions are available on the school’s website.

Please make your booking with your son via Moodle (through the school website) using your son's login details – “General” – “Parent & Teacher’s Interview” or by using the link below:

As well, please include your name and your preferred phone number on which the teachers can call you.

https://tinyurl.com/HBHS-Yr7-8-PT-2021

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22 July 2021 Catherine Player | News | Whole School  

Introducing a new initiative by our Teacher Librarian Ms McQueen - Bushy Boy Library Lunch fun.

The first edition of the Bushy Boys Library Lunch Fun has arrived and provides your library and pop culture fix during our lockdown. Click on each image to take you to a source of fun.
Edition 2 will be available on Friday.

Ms McQueens favourite items in this edition are the YouTube videos of Taika Waititi and his celebrity friends (including the Hemsworth brothers) reading James and the Giant Peach!

This edition and more is available at (restricted to @education.nsw.gov.au logins)

https://sites.google.com/education.nsw.gov.au/bushyboyslibrarylunchtime/home​

Check it out! 

 
19 July 2021 Martyn Bawden | News | Year 10   Year 11   Year 12  

Early this Term, Covid has interrupted normal schooling. So, Minimum Standards tests have been scheduled for late in the Term (Weeks 7, 8 and 9), when it is hoped that normal schooling has resumed. If not, they will be held as soon as school does resume. In the meantime, Minimum Standards requirements for the HSC remain, so students who need to do tests should still prepare themselves.

All affected students in Years 10, 11 and 12 have been emailed this information, and sent details about resources and support available.

Please contact Mr Bawden at the school (Tuesdays/Thursdays), if needing further information, or if there are any queries. 

19 July 2021 Catherine Player | News | Whole School  

Just a reminder to all parents that if your son/s are unable to complete on line learning due to illness or family reasons that you please email or contact the school to let us know as per school attendance policy. We know this is a challenging time for all of us and we are here to support you.

16 July 2021 K Gudgeon and K Gane | News | Whole School  

Hope you are all safe and well. The School Counsellors can be contacted for counselling support by students and parents during school hours by sending an email to the school email address or by phoning the school.

Outside of school hours, excellent telephone and online services are available for students and parents. These include:

In the event of an emergency call 000. 

We know that these times, and the move to online learning, can be very challenging. We at Homebush Boys High want to support our families and students to continue to engage in quality learning.

Our teachers have worked extremely hard to create accessable and stimulating learning experiences. However, not all students, for a varity of reasons, have engaged, and if that is the case the school (classroom teachers, the learning support team or a Deputy Principal) will contact parents/caregivers to discuss ways we can better support our students to become active participants in their online learning.

If you or your son/young man in your care, needs support during this time please do not hesitate to contact the school on 0297643611 (during school hours) and we will follow up with you to help to address your concerns. 

16 July 2021 Catherine Player | News | Whole School   Community   Coronavirus  

Due to updated COVID restrictions, CAPA Night has been Cancelled

We will revisit options for CAPA Night in Term 4 based on Health and Department of Education advice. More information will be provided in due time. 

HBHS Years 7 - 11 Creative Arts & Performing Arts Night

 

When: 24th June 2021 22nd July 2021

Where: Homebush Boys High School, Bridge Rd, Homebush

Arts Exhibition: Starts 5:00pm

Music Performances: 5:30pm

All Welcome! 

 
13 July 2021 Kevin Elgood | News | Year 09   Year 10  

With the current COVID lockdown, Homebush Boys High School is still able to conduct Parent and Teacher Interviews via telephone.

The Years 9 and 10 Telephone Interviews have been scheduled for Monday 19 July, 2021 from 3.30pm to 6.30pm.

Your son’s Report will be available download after 3 PM today on the Parent Portal. The Parent Portal can be accessed through the school website. Once you have logged in to the Parent Portal, click on the link that says Year 9 Half Yearly Reports OR Year 10 Half Yearly Reports. Further instructions are available on the school’s website.

Please make your booking with your son via Moodle (through the school website) using login details – “General” – “Parent & Teacher’s Interview” or by using the link below:

https://tinyurl.com/HBHS-Yr9-10-PT-2021

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13 July 2021 Catherine Player | News | Whole School  

As you are aware, students are to work from home due to the lockdown and work online this week. All classes have an online platform where students can access a unit of work to complete. Please contact the school if your son needs the access code/s.

Staff will be online to help students during their regular timetabled period. Students are encouraged to follow the same daily routine.

If your son needs physical resources, such as a laptop or printed material, they need to contact their teacher who will organise these and leave them for collection at the front office. Parents can pick these up at the gate.

No parents are allowed on site at this stage and masks are mandatory for all students and staff on site.

Please check emails/website/Facebook for regular updates.

Please stay safe during this difficult time. 

13 July 2021 Georgia Anton | News | Year 12  

We had the pleasure of taking our Year 12s to the WSCE at the end of last term. This was a forum for the boys to gather information that will enable them to make the most informed decision regarding their post school destination. The boys found it really useful, productive and resourceful. Once again they were great ambassadors for our school and would like to wish them well in their future pursuits.

I would also like to thank my colleagues who attended this excursion, others who supported by taking on on in-lieus and a big shout out to Sathya Kumaralingam the Year 12 Year Adviser and Chabes Elaro DP in charge of Year 12 for their ongoing support.

 

 

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