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


Message from the Director General

Below is a message from the Director General regarding recent "threatening phone calls" made to ACT public schools.

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Bus Route Change

Please be advised that as of Monday 7 March 2016 the morning Route 651 will be commencing its services approximately 1km earlier on Tharwa Drive.

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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.

Congratulations to Principal Bruce McCourt!

Our Principal Bruce Court was awarded as Outstanding School Leader of the Year at the 2015 ACT Education Directorate Excellence Awards. Mr Mark Evans and Ms Renee Newton were also finalists in the Beginning Teacher and Teacher of the Year categories. We are so proud and fortunate to have such accomplished and committed staff.

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.

Congratulations to Principal Bruce McCourt!

Our Principal Bruce Court was awarded as Outstanding School Leader of the Year at the 2015 ACT Education Directorate Excellence Awards. Mr Mark Evans and Ms Renee Newton were also finalists in the Beginning Teacher and Teacher of the Year categories. We are so proud and fortunate to have such accomplished and committed staff.

Joy Burch MLA, Bruce McCourt, Diane Joseph

Joy Burch MLA, Bruce McCourt, Diane Joseph at the ACT ETD Excellence Awrds

ACT ETD Excellence Awards Group Photo

BYOD at Calwell High School