Great Start to the HSC

Term 4 is a very important time for year 11 as this is when the HSC year commences.  To better support students during this crucial time, we are delivering a comprehensive program of targeted support to help each of our students improve their study and performance.

At the start of this term all students participated in Academic and ATAR workshops led by our team of academic advisers. Students worked in small groups and reflected on their individual performance in their Year 11 yearly examinations. During these workshops students not only set goals for their HSC year, but also identified areas with their study and time management that they wanted additional help with. Two areas identified by students was summarising and exam technique.

In response to this feedback and to help students better prepare for challenges of the HSC, year 11 students then participated in two separate study skills sessions with their academic advisers on Monday 19 and Friday 23 November:

  • Session 1 – Summarising: Students learned about efficient ways of summarising  and making good study notes throughout the year, not just before examinations and assessments. This is such an important skill to help them make the greatest gains with their study.
  • Session 2 – Deconstructing Exam Questions: Students learned about breaking down and responding to questions during examinations so that they can effectively and efficiently respond to all the requirements of the question to maximize their marks in all tasks.
  • Regular online quizzes: Teachers are preparing online quizzes each fortnight to not only ensure students regularly revise work taught in class, but also, as a way of providing students and teachers with individual data and feedback to help assess what students know and what they may need additional help with.

All of our students have participated in all aspects of this HSC support with high levels of interest, enthusiasm and maturity.  Well done Year 11!

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  • Music Concert
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  • Hospitality Work Placement Year 11
  • Music 8MusicG Task 3:Task 3B: Practical Year 8
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  • Hospitality Work Placement Year 11
  • Orientation Day Year 9
  • UNSW Motivation Survey
  • STEM Day Year 10
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  • Hospitality Work Placement Year 11
  • PASS Camp - Bonnievale Year 10
  • English Advanced HSC Assessment Task 1
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  • English Standard Standard Task 1:HSC Task 1 - Multimodal Presentation & Related Material Year 11
  • English Advanced Advanced Task 1:HSC Task 1 - Multimodal presentation of prescribed text and related material Year 11
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  • PASS Camp Year 10
  • Hospitality Work Placement Year 11
  • 10 PASS Kayaking and Fishing Excursion
  • Information Processes and Technology 9IPT Task 1:Major Project - Planning & Presentation Year 9
  • Biology Syllabus - Theory and Experience
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  • PASS Camp Year 10
  • Hospitality Work Placement Year 11
  • PASS Camp - Bonnievale Year 10
  • Physics Task 1:Skills Task Year 11
  • Ancient History Task 1:Spartan Society Research Year 11
  • Biology Syllabus - Theory and Experience
  • Geography Excursion - Barangaroo Year 7
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  • Multicultural Day Students
  • Music 1 11MUS :Task 1B: Core Performance Year 11
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  • P&C Meeting
  • HSC Moodle Quiz
  • English Standard HSC Assessment Task 1 (Hospitality catch up)
  • English Advanced HSC Assessment Task 1 (Hospitality catch up)
  • Make Bullying History Presentation Yrs 7-10
  • UNSW and Whole School Survey Students
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  • Project Based Mathematics Task 5:Project 4 Year 9
  • Industrial Technology - Multimedia 11ITMM Task 1:Major Project Stage 1 Year 11
  • One Mob Day
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  • Year 10 Formal @ Kareela Golf Club
  • HSC Results released
  • Economics Task 1:Case Study In-Class Task Year 11
  • Geography Task 1:Fieldwork Report Year 11
  • Geography Task 1:Fieldwork Report Year 11
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education Task 1:Research and Written R eport Year 11
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  • Year Assemblies
  • Mathematics Extension 2 Task 1:HSC Task 1 Year 11
  • Biology Task 1:Depth Study Year 11
  • Personal Training and Coaching Task 1:Task 1 Year 11
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  • Annual Presentation
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  • Annual Presentation
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