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James Cook Boys Technology High School

James Cook Boys Technology High School

Empowering Young Men Through Innovation

Telephone02 9587 1770


James Cook Boys Technology High School is committed to educating young men to be ethically guided critical thinkers who are innovative life long learners. Each student is challenged to achieve his personal best through learning experiences within an inclusive and caring environment.

The school motto, Ignotum Quaerite means 'seek the unknown' or in simpler terms, always take the opportunity to discover and learn about new things.

Every parent wants the best education for their child and every child deserves the best. Give your son the best start in their next stage of their learning. James Cook Boys Technology High School has a proud reputation of successfully educating young men from our local community and abroad for over 60 years. Make the right choice for your son.

  • General information
  • Homework Club Revamp
  • New Home Learning Policy
  • Google Classroom to Support Home Learning

  • HSC holiday workshops
  • P&C Fundraiser
  • JCBTHS Football Team

  • NAIDOC Week Celebrations
  • Attendance Matters
  • Remember to visit the school website regularly

Download the latest Principals' Message here


Dear Parents/Carers,

The James Cook Boys High School P&C Association is fundraising via the Return & Earn App for the upgrade and beautification of the STEM garden and school quadrangle.  Thank you to all who previously supported our fundraising campaign.  You can continue support the school by donating the 10 cent refund on eligible recyclable empty drink containers at any Return and Earn vending machine.  Download the Return & Earn app, search for the P&C's fundraising campaign under Charities and set the P&C’s fundraiser as your payout.  Scan your barcode at any Return and Earn vending machine prior to scanning your donations and at the end press Donate.  See attached flyer for further information.  Your donations are valued.

Irene Omeros

Download the flyer from here.

School dates for 2023

Term dates include school development days at the start of Terms 1, 2 and 3 and the last day of the school year in NSW public schools.

School development days - 2023

Term 1 – 27 and 30 January
Term 2 - 24 April 
Term 3 -  17 July
Term 4 -  18 and 19 December


Friday 27 January to Thursday 6 April
Autumn Vacation - Monday 10 April to Friday 21 April


Monday 24 April to Friday 30 June
Winter Vacation - Monday 3 July to Friday 14 July


Monday 17 July to Friday 22 September
Spring Vacation – Monday 25 September to Friday 6 October


Monday 9 October to Tuesday 19 December
Summer Vacation – Wednesday 20 December to Monday 29 January 2024


Find past, present and future NSW public school term and vacation dates, printable calendars and term planner plus test and exam dates.


Important items

1. Student Lockers

Locker Policy and Agreement (pdf 130KB)

2. Bell Times & Timetable

The school runs a 2 week cycle for timetables. School begins at 8:45am each day with rolls marked each period. 

School bell & period times (pdf 128KB) as of 28/2/2022

3. School Uniform

School uniform information can be found on the following page - What we offer

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