Report from the Deputy Principal – Mrs Kay

So much has been achieved by our staff and students this term. As the term ends, I have highlighted some of the more recent events for Years 7, 11 and 12.

Year  7:  Transition programs undertaken last year; the Year 7 camp, along with regular welfare and support have assisted Year 7 to settle in well to high school.

As Half Yearly Reports will not be sent home until the end of Term 2, the school has issued Interim Reports to provide more timely feedback to parents on the progress of their child. Accompanying the report was an invitation to attend a Year 7 Gymea School Community Gathering at 5.30pm – 6.30pm on 14th May to overview Year 7’s first term at high school and give parents the opportunity to speak with staff and parents from our P&C Association.

 Year 11:  Year 11 students are now one third of the way through to the completion of their Preliminary HSC course. Students have adjusted well to the organisation of the day and now need to focus on the preparation for their Half Yearly Examinations, which take place in the first two weeks of next term. Study habits established or refined in Year 11 auger well for a student and are a solid foundation for success in their HSC year.

Year 12:  Year 12 have completed their Half Yearlies this week.  Students need to seek feedback from these tasks in order to refine or adjust their application to each course. Term two is a busy time for Year 12. Students need to ensure their assessments are completed on time and to the best of their ability.  This will ensure that their final mark and rank is indicative of their potential. A disciplined and focused approach is required.

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  • Science Task 4:Practical Task 7
  • Brainstorm - The Hurting Game Yrs 7/8
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  • Regional Athletics Carnival Yrs 7-12
  • Subject Selection Evening Yrs 8-10
  • Visual Arts 12VA Task 2:Resolution of a Body of Work 12
  • 2019 Sydney East Regional Athletics
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  • Regional Athletics Carnival Yrs 7-12
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  • Design and Technology 11DAT Task 3:Storage Device Project and Folio 11
  • Innovate Year 9 Food Technology 9
  • Technology 7TEA.4, 7TEA.5, 7TEA.7 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Moodle Quiz 7
  • Technology 8TEA.2, 8TEA.3 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Moodle Quiz 8
  • Music 9MUSIC Task 5:4a: Performing Year 9
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  • Geography Geography 1 Task 3:Senior Geography Project 11
  • Geography Geography 2 Task 3:Senior Geography Project 11
  • Design and Technology 12DAT Task 4:Report 12
  • Computing 10TTP Task 3:Student Choice Project 2 10
  • Technology 7TEA.6 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Moodle Quiz 7
  • Technology 8TEA.1 Task 1:Digital Citizenship Moodle Quiz 8
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education Task 3:Trial HSC Year 12
  • Society and Culture Task 3:Research Task- Personal and Social Identity Year 11
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
  • Vaccinations Yrs 7&10
  • P&C Meeting P&C
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
  • IPT Accelerants Trial HSC Exam Study Day
  • Lord of the Flies - Drama (CANCELLED)
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
  • Biology Task 3:Practical Skills Task Year 11
  • IPT Trial HSC 10
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education 11PDH 1 Task 3:Essay Year 11
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education 11PDH 2 Task 3:Essay Year 11
  • Science Task 4:Human Body Research Task 8
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
  • Visual Arts 8ART4 Task 3:CRITICAL & HISTORICAL STUDY Year 8
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
  • ABC Studio Sydney Tour - 9MTV
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
  • Computing 9MTV Task 4:Industry Quiz 9
  • Young Womens Leadership Seminar
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  • Yr 12 Trial Examinations Year 12
  • Business Studies 11 Business Studies 1 Task 3:Business Plan Year 11
  • Business Studies 11 Business Studies 2 Task 3:Business Plan Year 11
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  • Music 10 MUSIC Task 5:COMPOSITION 10
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  • Head Start: Session 1 Yr 7 2020
  • Technology 8TEA.3 Task 2:Movie Making Moodle Quiz 8
  • Science Task 4:Natural Hazards Research Task 9
  • Forensic Archaeology 10FOR Task 4:Test- Source Work and Essay Azaria Chamberlain 10
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  • Technology 8TEA.1, 8TEA.2 Task 2:Movie Making Moodle Quiz 8
  • Ice Skating Excursion Yr7 & 9PASS
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  • Computing 11 ITMM Task 4:Group Project Stage 2 11
  • Computing 9TTP Task 4:Group Project Stage 2 9
  • Technology 7TEA.5, 7TEA.6 Task 2:Movie Making Moodle Quiz 7
  • Community and Family Studies 11CAFS Task 3:Families and Communities Task 11
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  • Legal Studies Task 3:Case Study-Law in Practice Year 11
  • Chemistry Task 3:Depth Study 11
  • Technology 7TEA.4, 7TEA.7 Task 2:Movie Making Moodle Quiz 7
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  • Instrumental Music Day (Hall Booking)
  • Shine 2 - Instrumental Music Day

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