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

December 2017

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  • Hospitality VET Work Placement Year 11
  • Software Design and Development Task 1: RAD Project Year 11
  • History Extension Task 1: Project Proposal Year 11
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  • Performing Arts Assembly
  • English Advanced Task 1: Area of Study: Speech Year 11
  • English Standard Task 1: Area of Study: Speech Year 11
  • Society and Culture Task 1: PIP Proposal Year 11
  • HSC 2018 PIP Day - Society and Culture
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  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education Task 1: Research and written report Year 11
  • Physics Task 1: Projectile Motion Assessment Year 11
  • Community and Family Studies Task 1: Independent Research Project Part 3 Year 11
  • Yr 7 2018 Orientation-Peer Leading Year 9
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  • PASS Camp to Bonnie Vale Year 10
  • Ancient History Task 1: Source Analysis Task Year 11
  • Visual Arts Task 1: Development of BOW Year 11
  • Peer Leader Training Year 9
  • Digital Media Team to National Park
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  • Dance Task 7: Composition Task Year 9
  • Year 10PASS Camp to Bonnie Vale
  • Drama: Performance and Written Task 1: In class performance and essay Year 11
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  • Mathematics Extension 2 Task 1: In Class Test Year 11
  • Year 10PASS Camp to Bonnie Vale
  • Economics Task 1: Global Economy Research Year 11
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  • Year Presentation Assemblies
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  • Annual Presentation
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  • Formal at Kareela Gof Club Year 10
  • Jamberoo Excursion Year 7
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  • HSC results released
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