Calwell High School is a co-educational ACT Government high school located in southern Tuggeranong.

Staged Return to School

We are starting a staggered return to school over the next three weeks. The schedule is as follows:

  • Year 7 - Return Monday 18/5/2020
  • Year 10 - Return Monday 25/5/2020
  • Year 8 & 9 - Return Tuesday 2/6/2020

We look forward to seeing everyone back at school.

Calwell High School Virtual Tour

Come take a virtual tour with our Principal Megan Altenburg! Click the picture below!

Calwell High School Newsletter

Calwell High School has a new Newsletter format. You can check it out by clicking the link below. It will also be linked on our school facebook page.

Calwell High School Newsletter Term 1 Week 5

Better Schools for our Kids - Technology Enabled Learning

This year the ACT Government will be providing Canberra public secondary students with a Chromebook device under the Better Schools for our kids - technology enabled learning program.  The program starts in Term 1 2018, when around 14,500 devices will be rolled out to Year 7-11 students across Canberra's 28 secondary schools and colleges.  For students to participate in the Better schools for our kids – technology enabled learning initiative all students and parents / carers must opt in or out by completing a Chromebook Acceptance Form accessible at the following link.

Acceptance Form

The links below provide further information about the Chromebooks and answer Frequently Asked Questions about this initiative. If you have queries, we encourage you to contact the school to discuss. Both of these documents are also accessible from the Education website HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions

Chromebook Fact Sheet

Science and Technology Excursions

To help keep track of all the upcoming excursions for Science and Technologies (Digital, Food and Textiles) we have all the permission notes as well as any changes or updates on our Science curriculum page.

If you have any questions please email

New Calwell HS Jackets

We have a new jackets and a new supplier for them. These new jackets are not available through Savvy (although the rest of our uniform still is). Follow THIS LINK for the order form, which also has a picture of the jackets.

Students, teachers and the grounds of Calwell High School

BYOD at Calwell High School