Transition to High School

Head Start to High School for Year 7 2018

As part of our transition to High School program we are offering our year 7 2018 students and their families a series of after school student activities and parent workshops. These have been designed to provide support to our incoming students and families for a successful start to learning at Gymea Technology High School.

For students, we are offering activities across key learning areas in the school that will:

  • Familiarise and orientate students with the learning environment at Gymea.
  • Allow students to meet and learn alongside other students.
  • Identify the excitement that high school life at Gymea.

For parents, we are offering workshops that will:

  • Provide deeper understanding of school processes and support programs at Gymea.
  • Provide familiarisation with the school environment and the daily life of a student at Gymea.
  • Allow parents to meet school staff and other parents of enrolling children and begin a positive partnership that supports their child’s learning.

Term 3

Head Start to High School workshops for students and parents:

Student Activities

29 August 2017

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • TAS: Design Challenge
  • Language: French Culture
  • PDHPE: Performance Unlimited
  • PDHPE: Personal Training

5 September 2017

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • English: Media Amaze
  • Science: Experiment/Design/Discover
  • Mathematics
  • Dance: Creative Movement

12 September 2017

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Drama
  • Photoshop/Multimedia
  • HSIE: Downunder
  • Visual Arts: Picture It

 

Parent  Workshops

29 August

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Vision for High School
  • Gymea Connect

5 September

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Getting to know your new school
  • Parent glimpse into the classroom of a 21st century learner

12 September

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Positive Learning and Success
  • School & Parent Partnership

Term 4

  • Information Evening: Tuesday 21st November:  6pm – 7:30pm
  • Family Interviews: (bookings organised through the school Term 4) Tuesday 28th November: 1pm – 5.40pm
  • Orientation Day: Tuesday 5th December

Gymea Connect Program

Each of our students will be provided with a username and password to join our year 7 2018 online learning community. The Gymea Connect program provides our students with an opportunity to connect with other students, our school and participate in activities and learning that will help them prepare for a successful start at Gymea Technology High School.

The Gymea Connect program will include activities on:

  • Cyber safety and respect and using online learning to enhance experiences they will receive when they start high school.
  • School support and learning programs they will have access to when they start at Gymea.
  • Learning activities in literacy and numeracy as preparation for high school.

 

News
Upcoming Events

October 2017

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  • PDM Task 1 - Research Assignment Year 9
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  • Visual Arts Task 3 - Body of Work Year 9
  • Visual Arts - Task 5:Development of a Body of Work Year 11
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  • Nepean Adventure Centre - Douglas Park Year 9
  • Geography G & Y - Task 1 - Geographical Issue Assignment Year 10
  • Sutherland Hockey Summer Competition Students
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  • Science - Task 4 - Electricity Skills Task Year 8
  • Science - Task 4 - Electricity Skills Task Year 8
  • Science - Task 4 - Electricity Skills Task Year 8
  • Nepean Adventure Centre - Douglas Park Year 9
  • History E & M - Task 2 - Source-based in class task Year 8
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  • Nepean Adventure Centre - Douglas Park Year 9
  • Dance Troupe - Schools Spectacular
  • Year 8 Debating Interzone Final Year 8
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • Science - Task 5 - Flight Year 7
  • Science - Task 5 - Flight Year 7
  • Science - Task 5 - Flight Year 7
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • Industrial Technology - Metal Task 5: Exam Year 10
  • Industrial Technology - Metal Task 5: Exam Year 10
  • Food Technology-10FT3 Task 4: Food Equity Research Task Year 10
  • Geography G - Task 2 - Class task (Skills) Year 8
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • Geography M & E - Task 2 - Class Task (Skills) Year 9
  • Geography A - Class Task (Skills) Year 9
  • Gala Day Training Year 7
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • U Turn the Wheel Year 11
  • Child Studies Task 4: Families Task Year 9
  • Food Technology-10FT1 Task 4: Food Equity Research Task Year 10
  • Food Technology-10FT2 Task 4: Food Equity Research Task Year 10
  • Science - Task 5 - Research Assessment Year 10
  • Science - Task 5 - Research Assessment Year 10
  • AIME Outreach Program (Yrs 9, 10 & 11)
  • Geography M & A - Class Task (Skills) Year 7
  • Geography E - Class Task (Skills) Year 7
  • Global Dignity Day Year 10
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • Industrial Technology - Metal Task 4: Practical Project and Folio Year 9
  • Year 7 Gala Day Year 7 & Year 9PASS
  • IPT Accelerants HSC Exam Study Day
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • PASS 10pass1 Task 5: Movement and Composition Task Year 10
  • PASS 9pass1 Task 6: Gala Day Coaching Task Year 9
  • PASS 9pass2 Task 6: Gala Day Coaching Task Year 9
  • Industrial Technology - Metal Task 4: Billy Cart - Practical Project and Folio Year 10
  • Industrial Technology - Metal Task 4: Practical Project and Folio Year 10
  • Community and Family Studies Task 1: Independent Research Project Part 1 Year 11
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • History M & E - Task 2 - Source-based in class task Year 10
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • PASS 10pass2 Task 5: Movement and Composition Task Year 10
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • PASS 10pass1 Task 6: Research Task Year 10
  • PASS 10pass2 Task 6: Research Task Year 10
  • Technology-8THE1, 8THE2, 8THE3 Task 2: Carnivale- Project and Portfolio Year 8
  • Technology-8TIA4, 8TIA5, 8TIA6 Task 2: Toy Story- Project and Portfolio Year 8
  • 3D Game Training Workshop Series
  • Black Dog Cup (U15s Soccer) Yrs 7-10
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • Food Technology- 9FT2 Task 4: Food for Special Needs Practical Task and Portfolio Year 9
  • Industrial Technology - Metal Task 3: Exam Year 9
  • Dance Troupe - Schools Spectacular
  • The Downing Centre Court Years 10 & 11
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  • HSC Exams Year 12
  • Food Technology-10FT3 Task 5: Yearly Exam Units 3 & 4 Year 10
  • Food Technology-10FT2 Task 5: Yearly Exam Units 3 & 4 Year 10
  • Food Technology-10FT1 Task 5: Yearly Exam Units 3 & 4 Year 10
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