Newcastle High School

Quality education in a caring environment

Telephone02 4969 3177

Financial Contributions, Assistance & Payments

Voluntary school contributions

Like all NSW public schools, we can request contributions to enhance our educational and sporting programs including elective subjects. School contributions help provide additional educational resources for the benefit of students. Payment is voluntary.

For more information, visit the Voluntary School Contribution policy.

General Costs

There are some costs associated with going to school that you may find it helpful to plan and budget for, these include:

  • uniforms

  • school books and equipment

  • excursions

  • co-curricular activities

Financial assistance

If you are unable to pay school contributions because of financial hardship, you may be eligible for assistance from the school.

Our principal will ensure no student or family suffers any discrimination or embarrassment over the inability to pay school contributions.

Payments Methods

All student statements will be sent via School Bytes to your registered email. There will be a link attached to take you to the Online Payment option. The School Bytes program is also used for School Sport and Passion Projects selections and payment. Newcastle High School accepts payment by:

  • online payments preferred method of payment
  • credit card or cash at the office
  • cheque by mail/in person

Please store or save your receipt carefully it is only generated at the time of payment.

Making Online Payments

You can make online payments to the school via a secure payment page hosted by Westpac. Payments can be made using either a Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card.

Visit  Make Online Payments or click Make a Payment at the top of the Homepage of our website to complete a transaction.

For further details and a guide to online payments visit our Make Payments Online page.