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
Principal

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

Wrapping up Term 2

Dear Parents / Caregivers, Teenaa koutou ki a koutou, I hope that everyone enjoyed the long weekend with a celebration that is unique for Aotearoa New Zealand. I know there were a lot ofRead more

Welcome back to Term 2

Kia ora e te whaanau, Good afternoon everyone, A very warm welcome to Term 2, well at least it is once that frost clears. I hope that you enjoyed some great time with your family and whaanau andRead more

Teacher Only/Accord Day - Monday 9 May

Dear Parents / Caregivers This letter is a reminder to parents that the school will be closed for students on Monday 9 May for a teacher only day as published on the parent portal calendar. This AcRead more

Have a great Easter break everyone post

Kia ora e te whaanau, Dear Parents / Caregivers, Thank you for all of your support and input over the term. In spite of all of the challenges it has been a very successful term, as our finalRead more

The end of rostering and face masks still highly recommended

Kia ora e te whaanau, Dear Parents / Caregivers / Students, I wanted to quickly update you on a few things today.  Firstly, a reminder that the Year 11s are rostered home tomorrow. It is our inteRead more

Rostering home will continue until the end of Term 1

Dear Parents / Caregivers, and students Teenaa koutou ki a koutou, In my communication last week, I signaled that we would like to stop rostering home our senior students before the end of term.Read more

Parent evenings postponed to Term 2 and rostering home update

Dear Parents / Caregivers, Teenaa koutou ki a koutou,   I hope you and your whaanau are doing well after the week that had a bit of everything including weather bombs, ongoing COVID disruption andRead more

CHS Covid Updates

Today I received an important sports update with regards to involvement in sanctioned events in secondary school sport. As you are aware Sport NZ had in place a requirement for all participants inRead more

Rostering home updated details

Dear Parents / Caregivers, Kia ora e te whaanau, We have had a few queries about the rostering home of students, and I want to address those for everyone here. Students on trips or courses. If aRead more