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June 21, 2021

A Warm Welcome Daniel Newell

Footscray High School is so excited to be a part of the Creative Artists in Schools Program. Starting in Term 3, we will be welcoming Daniel as our artist in residence. Daniel will be working alongside the FHS Arts Department and school staff to gain further insights into their creative mediums and devices. The Creative Workers in Schools program, delivered by Regional Arts Victoria...

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June 8, 2021

Camping in Wathaurong Country

Outdoor & Environmental Studies CampJacob Gough After missing out on all of our camps last year, it was awesome to be finally going on our first camp for outdoor and environmental studies. The 4-day camp was located in Torquay and the surrounding Bellarine Peninsula. We are a small class and as a result, able to do more activities and get around the coast easier.  ...

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March 12, 2021

A visit from Cate Kennedy

Cate Kennedy provides our Year 12 English & EAL Students with valuable insight into the writing process. Cate Kennedy is one of Australia’s leading literary figures ‒ and a master of the short story form. On Friday March the 5th Cate gave a talk to year 12 English and EAL students who are studying the collection of short stories “Like A House on Fire” for their Unit 3 Readin...

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February 18, 2021

Introducing our new Staff

Footscray High School has welcomed an array of new staff into its fold in teaching positions as well as education support. From Humanities to maintenance, to office support and Mathematics, we're growing our staff cohort as we grow our space.  Following on from an online induction late in 2020, new staff met on Thursday 11th of February to further their knowledge with ...

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