E-Safety during isolation

Dear FHS students, parents, guardians and carers, With an increasing amount of time spent in front of screens during isolation and teenagers using on average five different social platforms, e-safety has never been more important. Today, we would like to shine a light on how parents can be more involved with their children’s social media…

Two recent improvements to the infrastructure and natural environment at Fitzroy High School

Over the last couple of months there have been two changes to the school site that have improved the school’s general amenity and also added to the school’s infrastructure in a positive way. These changes are outlined in A and B below. A. The ‘Corridor’ area garden between the old building and the Science/Technology building has…

CyberParent through Australian Multicultural Foundation

The Australian Multicultural Foundation has launched a web app called CyberParent which encourages safe and healthy internet use in Australian homes.  Created with development partner Liberate eLearning, CyberParent equips parents with the knowledge and confidence to identify early warning signs and seek appropriate support from Australian service providers. CyberParent covers topical issues such as: Internet…

CAREERS NEWSLETTER 2020

#02 Career Exploration TimeJust like that Term 2 is over and we are looking at the second half of the school year and what career support is in place to help our young people develop a sense of purpose, direction and career clarity! The next term is one of the busiest of times for careers…

Italian Language Assistant

Fitzroy High School has been successful in receiving an Italian Language Assistant for Semester 2, 2020. This year there will be twenty locally based assistants across schools in Victoria who will support qualified language teachers to provide authentic language and cultural experiences for students. Language assistants can use traditional and contemporary language and culture to engage…

Fitzroy Gasworks Senior Campus: A new Senior Secondary Campus for Collingwood College and Fitzroy High School

Thursday, 18 June 2020FITZROY GASWORKS SCHOOL CAMPUS A STEP CLOSER FOR FAMILIES Families in Melbourne’s inner north are a step closer to having a new senior secondary college campus. Minister for Education James Merlino and Member for Richmond Richard Wynne today released designs of the new Fitzroy Gasworks School’s façade and announced early site works…

Update on FHS Dress Code Policy Review

June 2020 Background In late 2019, the Fitzroy High School Feminist Collective wrote to the School Council to voice a number of concerns about the school dress code and request a review of the dress code policy.  The School Council considered the issues raised and agreed that it was timely to review the school dress…

The May 50K – Leave Your Limits Behind

Each May, MS Research Australia conducts the May 50k, individuals and teams run or walk 50 kilometres throughout May to raise money for vital MS research. Fitzroy High School would like to say a huge well done to our 12X students Harriet, Tallulah, Luka, Stella W, Julia and advisor Lucy for collectively running and walking…