Welcome to Cambridge High School

Welcome to CHS

E ngaa mana, e ngaa reo, e ngaa iwi puta noa i te ao. Nau mai, haere mai ki te kura tuarua o Te Okohoroi.

Established in 1883 Cambridge High School (CHS) has a proud tradition of meeting the educational needs of our local community. With a roll of approximately 1800 students we are able to offer our diverse school population a wide range of academic, cultural and sporting opportunities. The school combines modern facilities and a progressive education programme with traditional core values and high expectations of student achievement.

Ngaa mihi nui

Greg Thornton

Strike action and ChatGPT

Teenaa koutou, Dear Parents / Caregivers, It’s an unusual combination of items to share with you today: Strike action and Chat GPT. Strike Action While we are aware of the news items coveringRead more

Fundraising, Athletics Day and more

Kia ora e te whaanau, Good afternoon Parents / Caregivers, I want to start today by acknowledging the challenges that a lot of our community have experienced since Cyclone Gabrielle, especially to tRead more

Welcome to 2023

Teenaa koutou e te whaanaun o tatou kura, Dear Parents and Caregivers, Good afternoon everyone. Welcome back to school and the start of 2023! It has been great to see all of the students in today,Read more

It's Summer Time

Teenaa koutou e te whaanau o te kura tuarua o Te Oko Horoi, Good afternoon to everyone in our CHS community, This is the final communication from me for 2022 and what a challenging year it hasRead more

School Closures

Ata marie e te whaanau, Good morning everyone, Just a couple notice from us this morning about the disruption to CHS opening hours next week for a Paid Union Meeting and two Teacher Only Days. Read more

Uniform shop, NCEA and Junior exam details

Kia ora e te whaanau, Good afternoon everyone, We have had a fantastic few weeks at CHS this term, celebrating the incredible success of our students with a range of prizegivings and finalRead more

Winter tournament, SADD and assessment weeks

Kia ora koutou, I hope that you are somewhere warm and dry today. I know spring can be changeable, but it feels like we have slipped back into the depths of winter out there today. A couple ofRead more

Update on Facemasks and our Assembly

Morena e te whaanau, Good morning everyone, Just a couple of brief things from me this morning. Firstly, facemasks are no longer expected to be worn indoors at CHS. Nationally and locally theRead more

Plan for teaching adjustments in Term 3

Teenaa koutou e te whaanau Dear Parents and Caregivers We have had a challenging start to this term and need to make some adjustments to how we operate at CHS over the remainder of the term to suppRead more

Learning Recognition Credits in 2022

Good afternoon everyone, Earlier in the week the government announced the use of Learning Recognition Credits in 2022. The decision to do this was based on assessment evidenced gathered from across Read more

Week 3 Term 3

Ata marie e te whaanau, Good morning parents and caregivers, It has been an interesting first few weeks at CHS with staff absence and bomb threats stretching our capacity. Week 2 finished incrediblyRead more

Welcome back to Term 3

Good afternoon everyone, Kia ora e te whaanau, I hope that you have enjoyed some downtime over the past few days. I certainly appreciated a few days space to recharge and reconnect with friends andRead more