YeS Project Launch

Jules O and Tulley D represented both Fitzroy High School and all government secondary schools across Australia when they participated in a student panel as part of the national launch of the YeS Project, an initiative of the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.

The YeS Project is a workshop-based digital and social health program that encourages young people to act as positive leaders and supportive friends in all their social spaces, especially online. The YeS Project aims to enable students to learn about their digital communities, and to transform them.

PLAYBACK: Save the Speigletent

Take a journey with us back in time, reliving the best moments of the last 100 years of the Melba Spiegeltent. 

Playback: Save the Spiegeltent is the story of three sisters’ efforts to save the iconic venue from being demolished and developed into apartments. Employing help from the dazzling, dramatic and energetic acts of the past, the sisters present a fundraising concert with the hopes of buying out the developer…their long lost brother. Between Wednesday 22 August 2018 7:00 PM and Thursday 23 August 2018 7:00 PM

Third campus for Fitzroy High School and Collingwood College Senior Secondary Partnership

As previously announced, the 2018-19 State Budget has allocated funds to plan for a new senior secondary campus to be shared by Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School on the Fitzroy Gasworks site.

Both Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School will continue to operate at their currentlocations in addition to the new shared campus.

The campus will build on the successful Senior Secondary Partnership that has beenrunning for nearly a decade between our dynamic inner city state schools.

Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School have been working together delivering a widechoice of senior secondary programs while maintaining a strong identity and attachment toeach of the respective schools by students and teachers.

This site offers a key opportunity to enhance well integrated secondary education provisionin the City of Yarra.

We will continue to report any further developments to the school community as they occur.

Open Day 2018

Fitzroy High School's Open Day promises to be bigger and better than ever. We will be running a morning and an afternoon session. Each session will comprise a brief welcome presentation, followed by student-led tours, culminating in morning/afternoon tea and a chance to meet and talk to our friendly staff. Please note that the information evening will be on the separate date of the 19th of April, the evening prior to Open Day.  At this session we will provide more detailed information on our school, philosophy and approach. This session is specifically for prospective 2019 Year 7 students and their families.

School Tours

See Fitzroy High School in action. Gain and overview of the school, including a brief history, an explanation of our innovative approach to educating young people, and the results of our approach. The tour will include classroom visits to see our teaching and learning in action. Most importantly, you will get a sense of the culture and feel of the school to help you determine if our school is the right fit for your child.

Please note that due to overwhelming demand, all tours from February through to April will be reserved for year 6 families as a priority. If you wish to attend a tour and you/your student are already attending high school, please contact the office and request to speak with our Leadership Facilitator, Abbey. For year 5 families or below, we will be adding dates later on in the year.


Student Exchange Australia New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation registered with all state and territory Departments of Education around Australia and with the Ministry of Education in NZ. We are the first and only secondary exchange organisation in Australia and New Zealand to be certified to ISO 9001 (Quality Management System) and we ensure the highest standards of care and support to our participants. 

We would like to invite your students and families to a FREE Information Evening in Melbourne on Wednesday, 25th October. The session is being held at the Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments,  15-21 Therry Street, Melbourne and starts at 7:30pm. 

Students can find out more about our exchange programs to over 25 countries, listen to former exchange students share their experience and learn about our scholarships and discounts on offer in 2017. Please note the deadline for Scholarship and Early Bird Discounts is 31st October 2017: programs departing between April 2018 – September 2018.

"You come back a different person, with so much more confidence and you feel that you can conquer the world"  

Jessica, Semester Program to Italy

We would appreciate if you could please mention our upcoming information session in your newsletter or place a notice on the study room noticeboard. You can copy the below text or attach this pdf.


Hear from returned students, find out more about
discounts and scholarships available and ask questions.
Wednesday, 25th October – 7.30pm
Ibis Melbourne Hotel and Apartments
15-21 Therry Street,
or call 1300 135 331 for more information


Dear Parents and Carers,

Parent/Teacher/Student interviews will be held from 11.00am – 7.00pm on Monday 27th March. PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO CLASSES FOR YEARS 11-12 THAT DAY.

Your interviews will be with your child’s subject teachers. You can book interviews at times that best suit your family.

ALL INTERVIEWS ARE AT COLLINGWOOD COLLEGE, Corner Cromwell St and McCutcheon Way, Collingwood. Go to and follow these simple instructions.

FHS Music Night Live @ The Spotted Mallard – TONIGHT

As the year comes to an end, the doors of the music room burst open with an outpouring of musical talent that has been brewing within its walls, to showcase the wealth of student talent being encouraged and fine tuned by our amazing Instrumental Music teaching team. Fitzroy High School, warmly invites parents, teachers and friends to our end of year concert at The Spotted Mallard, home of Melbourne's best live music and boasting a sensational new menu!



The Spotted Mallard
314 Sydney Road

Doors  – 6 pm

Show –  Tuesday 6 December @ 7 pm

Ticket Entry – $5.70 (including booking fee)

Book Online –

Tom Hoyle
Music Coordinator
9488 1900

The Human Condition:

The Balance of Curiosity


Where: Fitzroy High School

When: Wednesday the 7th and Thursday the 8th of December

Cost: FREE! 

Bookings Essential: 9488 1900 (front office)

Event Poster: View


Please note that the installation is situated in an area that is not wheelchair accessible and that the audience is required to crawl through some parts of the installation. The total experience takes half an hour and is suitable for up to four people at any one time.


We invite you to explore this wonderful and unique installation that will give you an insight into the ideas of balance and curiosity.    

The Human Condition is a student created, run and produced installation that explores the ideas of who we are. Our team have been given the opportunity to work with a range of artists in order to create multiple representations of common questions and insecurities. As an audience member you will be required to open your mind and explore the complexity of the human mind.

This project is a way for the students of Fitzroy High School to explore and create. The balance of curiosity is an original theme that the students came up with that they could work with in any way that they chose. In this limited time installation the students have worked together to create several different experiences with the help and support of other students, creators and teachers.

Roy Meuleman (Director)

In association with Barking Spider Visual Theatre