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

Image informing about Open Night

Enrolling for 2018

To complete an enrollment parents and carers need to complete the ACT Education Directorate's online enrollment process.

The link to the online form is here.

Information about the enrollment process, including what information you will need to provide to enroll, Priority Enrollment Areas (PEAs) and how to contact the Directorate with any questions is here.

Calwell High School may consider applicants from outside our PEA, depending on the capacity of the school for 2018.

Applicants are welcome to contact the Principal, Bruce McCourt, if they would like to discuss their application for 2018.

Better Schools for our Kids - Technology Enabled Learning

Next 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

Dance Festival 2015

'Nearly half of Australia's population will experience a mental illness at some point in their life. Calwell High School's choreography class explores mental illness in: The Demon Within"

Calwell High School Year 9/10 Choreography Class students choreographed and performed "The Demon Within" on Friday 18th September at Ausdance ACT's Youth Dance Festival.

The piece was developed in response to the stimulus of "Exploration", with the students choosing the theme of exploring the mind.

Step Into the Limelight 2015

"The Evolution of Light" choreographed and performed by Calwell High School for Step Into the Limelight 2015. This dance piece features the Year 9 & 10 Choreography class, the Boys dance program students and guest performers J4 Crew. It is a collaborative piece that responds to the stimulus of the Step Into the Limelight theme "Light". The performance took place on August 27th 2015 at AIS Arena, Canberra.

BYOD at Calwell High School