Year 9 Connect Program

As an ex-student, it was an absolute pleasure to come back to Spensley Street and see all my primary school teachers. I haven’t been back in a few years and it was great to see how  things have changed since I’ve been gone. Connect is a class that all Year 9 students complete at Fitzroy…

VCAL Compost Project

Our Year 12 VCAL class spent a day in Wood Technology building a large wooden storage box which will be used to store tools and equipment for our community compost system. The class sought local community input when designing the box, and worked collaboratively to identify and cost required materials. Year 12 and Year 11…

School Council President Report – Term 1, 2019

Dear Fitzroy High School Community, After four years serving as President of the School Council, Kath Boyer has “retired”.  Kath has done an amazing job as President and member of School Council.  We thank her for all of her commitment, energy and effort over many years.  Kath leaves an important legacy, including long term support…

Principal’s Report, March 2019

Dear families, As we are nearing the end of Term 1, I would like to highlight some of the events that have occurred and the projects that the school is working on. The House Athletics Carnival was a couple of weeks ago and, although the participation of those competing was fantastic, there were a significant…

Building Respectful Relationships

Are you interested in participating in Fitzroy High school’s next Respectful Relationships project? Do you feel strongly about everyone’s right to feel safe and respected? Do you feel passionate about everyone being equal? Do you feel comfortable sharing your opinions and ideas with a group of people? Are you comfortable missing a whole day of…

New Staff

We’ve had some wonderful new staff join us this year. Here’s a little bit about a few of them: James Hardie: 7-10 Food Technology Hi everyone, my name’s James and I’m a food technology educator. I come to Fitzroy High School after a 15-year career as a commercial chef. I’m passionate about the role that…

Your Voice Conference

On February 22nd, the Fitzroy High School Feminist Collective held its sold out ‘Your Voice’ conference for 300 secondary students at RMIT University. The conference — programmed for and by students — was the first of its kind in the country. The idea for the event began to bloom almost two years ago, in response…

VCE Season of Excellence 2019 begins

The VCE Season of Excellence 2019 has officially begun, with the inaugural Top Talks taking place on Friday 15 February at State Library Victoria. The inspiring sold-out event, showcasing four outstanding VCE Extended Investigation students from 2018, was a fitting way to begin this year’s program.

Notification from DET regarding planned protests

The Department is aware that a series of student protests are planned for Friday 15 March 2019 to raise awareness of action on climate change. Schools play an important role in helping students understand constructive ways of sharing their views and having a voice on issues they feel strongly about. We are committed to supporting…

Swimming Report

Students from Fitzroy High School attended the schools Swimming Carnival held at the Fitzroy Pools on 8th of February. On the day many students competed in events, earning points for their school house. This year saw the smallest margin of difference between all the houses, with Green house (276 pts) winning, Gold house (271 pts)…