In The NewsWant to know why Gonski still matters? New research has found equity and disadvantage in Australian Schools has gotten worse since the Gonski repot has handed down three years ago. to find out more about the research and why we need a fairer funding model in Asutralian, visit http://needtosucceed.org/symposium
Mrs Vazquez and Sharlene Cormack (P&C) recently joined parents, student, principals and education experts at the public symposium Need to Succeed: What next for fairer school funding? to discuss why Gonski still matters and how NSW is rolling out a needs-based funding model to give all students a chance to learn. To find out more about how equity and disadvantage has gotten worse in Australian Schools, visit www.neeedtosucceed.org. http://www.smh.com.au/comment/education-funding-is-a-matter-of-equity-20140915-10h2zn.html
Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School has a long tradition as a centre of excellence in the Creative and Performing Arts. Our students are afforded a wide range of opportunities to excel in their chosen fields with extensive range of subjects and extra curricular programs, and a whole school approach to fostering our students' talents.
Welcome to the website of Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School. Our school has a proud tradition of catering to the needs of students in the Creative and Performing Arts. We not only cater for students in the Creative and Performing Arts but also offer an extensive Gifted and Talented Academic Program which includes enrichment, extension and acceleration. Academically NCAPAHS has achieved excellent results at the HSC, achieving Band 6s in all courses. The top ATAR in recent years was 99.5. The school is well equipped to foster intellectual inquiry and creativity.
Our school is a happy, vibrant place of learning. Our school values of Respect, Responsibility, Community, Commitment and Tolerance underpin all our practices and policies. Our students participate in a huge range of extra curricular activities including Rock Eisteddfod, debating, public speaking, drama, dance, music, visual arts, photography, sport, charity and community work. To develop a deeper cultural understanding of the world, annual exchanges to Kawaguchi, Japan are available to all students.
Social Justice is an important issue for the students of Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School. The Multicultural Committee and prefects are a leadership group of students who manage the promotion of social justice and equity, including the sponsoring of 2 students in Ethiopia and Afghanistan, sponsoring a school in Oriakhail, Afghanistan and participating in the 40-Hour Famine and Red Shield Appeals.
We have strong ties with our community and work with them to ensure quality learning outcomes for all students.
Welcome to our website. If you wish to enquire about enrolment, please do not hesitate contacting me.