James Meehan High School

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Year 8 at JMHS

Information for new students

Here's a quick summary of most of the things you will need to know to get you started in Year 8 at James Meehan High School:

Coming soon - updated book


Student Handbook

This is a more detailed version of policies, procedures and rules at James Meehan High School. It's how we look after your wellbeing, and keep the school running smoothly.

Student Handbook (pdf 685 KB)



Wellbeing for schools is a strengths-based approach across all NSW public schools, so that every student can connect, succeed and thrive at school and beyond.

Student wellbeing has always been a top priority at James Meehan High School.

Wellbeing focus areas

Find more about the Department of Education Wellbeing initiatives here: Wellbeing for Schools DoE



Students in Years 7 and 8 have their subjects set by the Department of Education, as students must complete a required number of courses in Key Learning Areas (mandatory courses).