Deputy Principal’s Report – Mrs Koukoutaris

Term 4 will be a busy one for all students and staff with end of year assessments, yearly examinations, end of year reports and many other activities.  I have outlined a number of events that both parents and students need to be aware of.

This year’s NAPLAN results have been posted home to each family in Years 7 and 9. This year there was a nationwide delay on the distribution of results. Please take some time to review your child’s performance and highlight the successes across the different aspects of the tests. The back page of the results provides a breakdown of each response in every aspect of the test.

Students are given task notices for all assessment tasks which for most courses are also available on our school’s website. It is important that students refer to these to help them plan their time effectively so that all assessments are completed to the best of their ability.

It will be a very busy term for year 10 as they prepare for year 11 and the commencement of their senior studies. In addition to assessments and yearly examinations, all year 10 students will complete two programs this term that are mandatory for all year 11 students. The “HSC: All my own work” program has been developed by the Board of Studies to help Higher School Certificate students gain an understanding of ethical practice and student responsibility regarding their work.  The “Crossroads” program has been developed to support students as they address issues relating to relationships and drug issues. Both programs will be run at school later this term. The year 10 formal dinner will be held on Wednesday  18th December. Further details will be distributed to students.

Year 9 students will be offered a fantastic leadership opportunity to train as Peer Support leaders. As peer support leaders, they will have an important role in helping our new year 7 students as they start high school next year. The two day training will occur later this term. Mrs Garioch and Mrs Mitchell co-ordinate this program and will distribute information to students.

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February 2019

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  • English Extension 1 12 Task 1:TASK 1 Imaginative Response and Reflection Year 12
  • Food Technology- 9FT2 Task 5: Yearly Exam Units 3 & 4 Year 9
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  • Preliminary Dance Pilates 11
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  • UOW Discovery Day Year 12
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  • Onstage - Drama Excursion
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  • Yr 12 Pathways Evening Year 12
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  • Technology 7TEA2 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Quiz Year 7
  • Technology 8TEA4 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Quiz Year 8
  • Technology 8TEA6 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Quiz Year 8
  • Callback 2019 11
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  • Technology 8TEA5 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Quiz Year 8
  • Technology 7TEA1 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Quiz Year 7
  • Technology 7TEA3 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Quiz Year 7
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  • Alan Davidson Cricket
  • Drama Task 1:Research Task Year 9
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  • English 8G Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 8
  • English 8Y Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 8
  • English 8M Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 8
  • English 8E Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 8
  • English 8A Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 8
  • English 7G Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 7
  • English 7Y Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 7
  • English 7M Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 7
  • English 7A Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 7
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  • Swimming Carnival Yrs 7-12
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  • Verbal Combat Yrs 7/8
  • English 7M Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 7
  • English 9G Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 9
  • English 9Y Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 9
  • English 9E Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 9
  • English 9A Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 9
  • English 10G Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 10
  • English 10Y Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 10
  • English 10M Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 10
  • English 10E Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 10
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  • English 9M Task 1:Diagnostic Writing Task Year 9
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  • HSC Forum @ Hazelhurst
  • Music 12 MUSIC Task 3:TASK 3A AURAL Year 12
  • Music 11 MUSIC Task 1:1A PERFORMANCE Year 11
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  • Shape 2018 HSC Seminar & Exhibition
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  • Museum of Ancient Cultures Yr 9 &11
  • Ancient History and Forensic Archaeology Excursion Yr 9 Forensics & Yr 11
  • Science Task 1:Electrical Design Year 9
  • Music 8G Task 1:PRACTICAL Year 8
  • Music 8A Task 1:PRACTICAL 8
  • Technology 7TEB6 Task 1:Promotional Prototypes Moodle Test 7

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