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
  • Drama: Behind the mask

12 September 2017

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Dance: Creative Movement
  • 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

April 2017

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  • Europe 2017 Students
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  • Europe 2017 Students
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 12
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 12
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  • Europe 2017 Students
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 12
  • CHS Swimming - SOPAC (Homebush)
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 12
  • CHS Swimming - SOPAC (Homebush)
  • Dance Task 2: Practical Examination Year 9
  • Design and Technology - 12DAT1 Task 1: Case Study of an Innovation Year 12
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  • Europe 2017 Students
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 12
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 12
  • Personal Training and Coaching Task 2: Analysis with Performance Year 12
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  • Europe 2017 Students
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 12
  • Geography 10E/10M Task 1:Geographical Issues Assignment Year 10
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 12
  • School ANZAC Service
  • Industrial Technology - Timber - 9ITW1 Task 1: A Renewable Resource - Research Task Year 9
  • Industrial Technology - Timber - 9ITW2 Task 1: A Renewable Resource - Research Task Year 9
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  • Europe 2017 Students
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 12
  • School ANZAC Service
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  • School Development Day
  • School Development Day
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  • ANZAC Day Public Holiday
  • ANZAC Day Public Holiday
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  • Half Yearly Exams Year 11
  • 9ART.1 Visual Arts Task 2:Critical/History Study
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 11
  • PDHPE Task 1: Half Yearly Examination Year 11
  • Community and Family Studies Task 2: Parenting and Caring Task Year 12
  • Dance Task 1: Anatomy Examination Year 11
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  • Half Yearly Exams Year 11
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 11
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  • Half Yearly Exams Year 11
  • Taronga Park Zoo Excursion Year 7
  • Half Yearly Exams Year 11
  • Waterfront Workout Fieldwork Pyrmont Year 10
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