Pilot program gives students work skills

When it comes to getting a job in the mining industry, a group of 11 Cobar High School (CHS) students has “gotten the jump” on other students around the state. The CHS students have recently completed a nine week Work Skills Preparation course at the CSA Mine. The pilot course, […]


Local athletes off to Canada

Loose change donated by the patrons of the Great Western Hotel has helped raise $2,446.70 for Cobar High School athletes Hannah Carroll and Ben Griffiths to travel to Canada to compete in Athletics. Pictured with their personal trainer Khan Fugar, who has been helping them to physically and mentally prepare […]


School leaders talk to state leaders

Cobar High School’s school captains Sandie Mitchell and Zoe Carter attended the 2019 Secondary Schools Student Leadership Program in Sydney last Thursday, which included a trip to Parliament House. The students joined 150 students and young people from around the western area and across the state to meet with Members […]

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Students swap uniforms for hi-vis as CSA welcomes trainees

Five students from Cobar High School last week began school-based apprenticeships and traineeships with the CSA Mine. Benjamin Howson and Joshua Chaplain have been taken on by the mine as school-based apprentices in the field of Electrotechnology—Electrician; Ted Smith has commenced an Automotive Mobile Plant apprenticeship; Kaycee Cain is doing […]

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Students get a head start on careers

Cobar High School Year 11 students Stevie Toomey and Holly Marsden have this year commenced a two year school-based traineeship at the Cobar Preschool Centre. Both are studying a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care through the RTO Early Childhood Training And Resource Centre. As part of their […]

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CHS cricket side records historic win

A new look Cobar High School (CHS) cricket side went up against their arch-nemesis, Bourke High School, last week at Ward Oval. Bourke won the toss and sent Cobar into bat and by the 11th over Cobar were in cruise control at 2/52 with their captain Ben Howson (8) and […]

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High school students try their hands at a trade with TAFE

There’s plenty of success stories coming out of the TAFE NSW Vocational Preparation Automotive course currently being run at the Cobar TAFE campus. Four Cobar High School (CHS) students who commenced their Certificate II in Vocational Preparation (Automotive) course last year have since gained mechanical apprenticeships. Automotive TAFE teacher Jamie […]