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Starting high school is a very important time in your child's life. You want to be sure that you have made the right decision for your child's education. More importantly you will want your child to feel comfortable with his/her new school and the prospects of their high school education. Knowing that Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School values your child and cares about their future education will hopefully reassure you that you have made the right decision. To help you navigate through all the information that you will need for when your child starts with us here at NCAPAHS and throughout the year, we have put it all in one place for easy access. Please use this link to access Year 7 2021 information, Important dates, forms, BYOD information and more. Please see attachments for further information regarding Transport Applications and Chromebook information.
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Our Open Day will be on Tuesday 9th March 2021 and we invite interested parents to send their students along to experience high school life at Northmead Creative and Performing High School. Due to Covid- 19 restrictions. our Open Day will be a student only event as parents are not allowed on school grounds at this time. Parents will have the opportunity to to view a video presentation at a later date via the school website. Please see the attachment for details of the day as well as information regarding the fabulous opportunities that Northmead CAPA High school offers.
Our school photos will be on Monday 15th March 2021. Students are to dress in full school summer uniform and black shoes. Catch up photos will now be scheduled for Monday 22nd March
Our next round of auditions for placement into Years 7 - 11 CAPA program , now including Circus, for 2022 will be held from Monday 22nd - Friday 26th March 2021. The closing date for returning Audition Applications is Monday 15th March. Registrations will also close on this date. If you would like your child to audition, please register your interest. Audition information and registration can be found here Application forms and Drama monologues can be found here As students were unable to sit the NAPLAN test in 2020 due to Covid-19, you do not need to supply NAPLAN results for these auditions. Please note: If your child would like to audition for Drama, they would need to learn a monologue from our list to perform at their audition.
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Selection into this academic program is based on an entrance examination. This year, for Year 7, 2022 placement, we will be conducting a Higher Ability Selection Test (HAST). Testing will occur on Tuesday April 27th 2021 from 9.00am to 1.00pm at Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School in the school hall . Please register your interest here: https://forms.gle/kawnAfhayReHpQwK8 The cost of the exam is $80.00. Over the past several years Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School has been implementing High Potential and Gifted Academic Program, (previously known as Gifted & Talented Program), the entry to which has become extremely competitive. There will be four (4) tests which will include: Reading Comprehension Written Expression Mathematical Reasoning Abstract Reasoning Please see attachment for information about how to register, make a payment and further information.
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