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Welcome to Smithton High School

Nikki Clark

Smithton High School is a co-educational state school for years 7 to 12.  We are a rural high school who prides ourselves in our quality academic, cultural and sporting achievements.  We are proud of our school and our commitment of “together we inspire and support all learners to succeed as connected, resilient, creative and curious thinkers”.  Our school also has a Trade Training Centre and delivers VET programs.

We know that schools have the greatest impact when families and school work together.  As the only government high school in our town, we have the support of the broader community to add value to the learning of each and every student.  We are producing responsible, engaged, compassionate young adults who become active members of our society.  All classes have qualified, dedicated staff who work in teams to ensure the best outcome is achieved for each student.

Please take the time to have a look through our website, use our online contact forms, or contact the school if you would like to learn more.


May 22 Newsletter

Thursday 21 May

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We Miss You!

Wednesday 20 May


We are missing all our students who are learning from home and would love to see how everyone is going. If you are able to, please send in some photos of students completing work for us to share with their classmates. This can be done via the school email ( or through Facebook messenger.

Parent Letter 19th May

Tuesday 19 May

19th May, 2020,

Dear Parent/Guardian,

Throughout the past week we have had a steady increase in the amount of students who have been attending school.

As has been reported, Grade 7-10 officially recommences on Tuesday, June 9th. Until then, students can access learning from home, both online (through CANVAS) and offline (through the packs that have been distributed) and can also access learning at school if they can’t be supported to learn from home.

Due to the increased amount of students who are now attending school, we would ask that all students bring the offline materials (which were sent home) with them to school. This will ensure that all students will be able to learn effectively and will also allow equitable access to computers. At the moment we are facing a shortage of computers at school, meaning we cannot have access for each individual student to a computer at the same time.

On June the 9th, students will recommence their Core Subjects (including options) and the timetable that they had at the start of the year. This will allow computer access at school to return to normal as subjects will not be offered online, but only through face to face learning at school and where many do not require computer access.

Pease contact myself, Tim Dunham or Lindsey Blake at the school if you have any queries or need any clarification on the learning options provided up until June the 9th.

Yours sincerely,

Nikki Clark - PRINCIPAL

Term Dates

Term 1 Start: Wednesday 6 February . Term 1 Finish: Friday 12 April

Term 2 Start: Monday 29 April. Term 2 Finish: Friday 5 July

Term 3 Start: Tuesday 23 July Term 3 Finish: Friday 27 September

Term 4 Start: Monday 14 October. Term 4 Finish: Thursday 19 December