Transition to High School

Head Start to High School for Year 7 2020

As part of our transition to High School program we are offering our year 7 2020 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

27 August 2019

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • TAS: Design Challenge
  • Language: French Culture
  • PDHPE: Performance Unlimited
  • Science: Experiment/Design/Discover

3 September 2019

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • English: Media Amaze
  • PDHPE: Personal Training
  • Mathematics
  • Dance: Creative Movement

10 September 2019

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Drama
  • Photoshop/Multimedia
  • HSIE: Straight to the Source
  • Visual Arts: Picture It

 

Parent  Workshops

27 August

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Vision for High School
  • Gymea Connect

3 September

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Getting to know your new school
  • Parent glimpse into the classroom of a 21st century learner

10 September

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Positive Learning and Success
  • School & Parent Partnership

Term 4

  • Information Evening: Tuesday 19th November:  6pm – 7:30pm
  • Family Interviews: (bookings organised through the school Term 4) Tuesday 26th November: 1pm – 5.40pm
  • Orientation Day: TBA
  • School Uniform Shop: Follow the link for additional opening hours.  https://web1.gymea-h.schools.nsw.edu.au/uniform/

Gymea Connect Program

Each of our students will be provided with a username and password to join our year 7 2020 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

March 2019

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  • School Photos 2019
  • Technology Task 1:Promotional Prototypes - Key Tag 7
  • Technology Task 1:Promotional Prototypes - Key Tag 7
  • Technology Task 1:Promotional Prototypes - Key Tag 7
  • Technology Task 1:Promotional Prototypes - Key Tag 7
  • Technology Task 1:Promotional Prototypes - Key Tag 8
  • Technology Task 1:Promotional Prototypes - Key Tag 8
  • Technology Task 1:Promotional Prototypes - Key Tag 8
  • Technology 7TEB4 Task 1:Promotional Prototypes Moodle Test 7
  • Technology 7TEB5 Task 1:Promotional Prototypes Moodle Test 7
  • Technology 7TEB5 Task 1:Promotional Prototypes Moodle Test 7
  • Technology 8TEB2 Task 1:Promotional Prototypes Moodle Test 8
  • Mathematics Extension 2 Task 2:Class Test Year 12
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  • Technology 8TEB2 Task 1:Promotional Prototypes Moodle Test 8
  • Zone Swimming Carnival @ Sutherland Leisure Centre Yrs 7-12
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  • Open Night Yrs 7-12
  • Music 8Y Task 1:PRACTICAL 8
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  • Mathematics 7G, 7M, 7E Task 1:Class Test Year 7
  • Mathematics 7A Task 1:Class Test Year 7
  • Mathematics 7Y Task 1:Class Test Year 7
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  • English Advanced - The Crucible Excursion Year 12
  • Technology 7TEA1 Task 2:Graphic Design Quiz Year 7
  • Technology 8TEA5 Task 2:Graphic Design Quiz Year 8
  • Technology 8TEA6 Task 2:Graphic Design Quiz Year 8
  • Mathematics Task 1:Class Test Year 10
  • Languages 7G Task 1:Introduction to Languages 7
  • History 9M Task 1:Source based in-class task- Movement of People 9
  • History 9E Task 1:Source based in-class task- Movement of People 9
  • History 9A Task 1:Source based in-class task- Movement of People 9
  • Forensic Archaeology Forensic Archaelogy 1 Task 1:Source Study- The Archaeology of Human Remains 9
  • Forensic Archaeology Forensic Archaelogy 2 Task 1:Source Study- The Archaeology of Human Remains 9
  • 9 Movie & TV Production Task 1:Project Management Skills and WHS Quiz Year 9
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  • Technology 8TEA4 Task 2:Graphic Design Quiz Year 8
  • Technology 7TEA3 Task 2:Graphic Design Quiz Year 7
  • Technology 7TEA2 Task 2:Graphic Design Quiz Year 7
  • Computing 10TTP Task 1:Project Management Skills and WHS Quiz Year 10
  • Year 11 Legal Studies
  • Mathematics 8G, 8Y, 8E Task 1:Class Test Year 8
  • Mathematics 8A Task 1:Class Test Year 8
  • Mathematics 8M Task 1:Class Test Year 8
  • Investigating Science Task 1:Literature Review Year 12
  • Languages 7E Task 1:Introduction to Languages 7
  • Languages 7A Task 1:Introduction to Languages 7
  • Industrial Technology - Timber 9ITW Task 1:A Renewable Resource Research Task 9
  • Industrial Technology - Timber 10ITW Task 1:Links to Industry Research Task 10
  • Mathematics Extension 1 Task 2:Class Test Year 12
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  • Mito Keimei High School Visit
  • Vaccinations Yrs7 & 10
  • Music 8E Task 1:PRACTICAL 8
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  • Mito Keimei High School Visit
  • Mathematics Task 1:Class Test Year 9
  • Exploring Early Childhood Task 1:Growth and development task 10
  • Open Boys Basketball
  • Open KO Netball Yrs 10-12
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  • Mito Keimei High School Visit
  • Science Task 1:Motion Skills Task 10
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  • Mito Keimei High School Visit
  • University Shield - Open Rugby League
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  • Mito Keimei High School Visit
  • Biology Depth Study
  • Languages 7Y Task 1:Introduction to Languages 7
  • Languages 7M Task 1:Introduction to Languages 7
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  • Mito Keimei High School Visit
  • Music 10 MUSIC Task 1:PERFORMING Year 10
  • Music 8M Task 1:PRACTICAL 8
  • Languages 8G Task 1:Speaking Task 8
  • Languages 8Y Task 1:Speaking Task 8
  • Languages 8Y Task 1:Speaking Task 8
  • Languages 8Y Task 1:Speaking Task 8
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  • Mito Keimei High School Visit
  • Brainstorm: Wired Yrs11&12
  • Sydney East SSA Swimming Carnival
  • Science Task 1:Plant Research Investigation Year 8
  • Languages 8M Task 1:Speaking Task 8
  • Physics Task 1:Practical Skills Task Year 11
  • Music Night
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  • Year 7 Camp
  • Mito Keimei High School Visit
  • Mathematics Extension 1 Task 1:Open Book Test Year 11
  • MUSIC 9MUSIC Task 1:1A: PERFORMING Year 9
  • Drama Rehearsals - Assessment 12
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  • Year 7 Camp
  • Mito Keimei High School Visit
  • English Standard 12 Task 3:Module A: Creative Narrative and Reflection 12
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  • Mathematics Advanced Task 1:Open Book Test Year 11
  • Mathematics Standard Task 1:Open Book Test Year 11
  • History 7E Task 1:Task 1-Skills Task 7
  • History 7A Task 1:Task 1-Skills Task 7
  • History 7M Task 1:Task 1-Skills Task 7
  • Geography 8M Task 1:Geographical Inquiry- Water in the World 8
  • Geography 8E Task 1:Geographical Inquiry- Water in the World 8
  • Geography 8A Task 1:Geographical Inquiry- Water in the World 8
  • Commerce 10 Commerce 2 Task 1:Research Assignment- Law and Society 10
  • Commerce 10 Commerce 1 Task 1:Research Assignment- Law and Society 10
  • Creative Writing Task 1:Using Effective Language 9
  • Creative Writing Task 1:Settings and Character 10
  • IPT Accelerants HSC Enrichment Day
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  • Music students performance at Kareela PS Carnival
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  • Chemistry Task 1:Skills Task 11
  • English 10G Task 2:Speaking Task 10
  • English 10Y Task 2:Speaking Task 10
  • English 10M Task 2:Speaking Task 10
  • Geography 7G Task 1:Task 1: Research Assignment 7
  • Geography 7Y Task 1:Task 1: Research Assignment 7
  • Design and Technology 12DAT Task 2:Case Study 12
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  • Under 15s KO Netball Yrs7-9
  • Computing 9TTP Task 1:Individual Project Year 9
  • Computing 11ITMM Task 1:Individual Project Year 11
  • Physical Activity and Sport Studies Task 1:Practical Task Year 9
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education 8M Task 1:Fitness and Analysis Year 8
  • Exploring Early Childhood 9EEC Task 1:Assisted Reproductive Technologies Task 9
  • English Standard 11STD Task 1:Common Module: Reading to Write Creative Task 11
  • English Task 2:Speaking Task 9
  • Forensic Archaeology Task 1:Essay- The Anastasia Mystery 10
  • English Advanced 11ADV Task 1:Common Module: Reading to Write Creative Task 11
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  • Athletics Carnival Yrs 7-12
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  • Society and Culture Task 1:Media Analysis- Social and Cultural World Year 11
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education 8M Task 1:Fitness and Analysis Year 8
  • Drama 12 Task 1:Hand in Essay & Performance 12
  • Police Talk: Cyber Safety 7
  • Modern History Modern History 1 Task 1:Source Analysis- Investigating Modern History 11
  • Modern History Modern History 2 Task 1:Source Analysis- Investigating Modern History 11
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  • Industrial Technology - Multimedia 12ITMM Task 3:Major Project Stage 2 - Folio Check Point Year 12
  • Drama Skills Workshop Yrs 7-12
  • Personal Training and Coaching Task 2:Task 2 Year 12
  • Legal Studies Task 1:Research Task- The Legal System Year 11
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education 8M Task 1:Fitness and Analysis Year 8
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education 8M Task 1:Fitness and Analysis Year 8
  • Technology 7TEB4 Task 2:Laser Lights Moodle Test 7
  • Technology 7TEB5 Task 2:Laser Lights Moodle Test 7
  • Technology 7TEB6 Task 2:Laser Lights Moodle Test 7
  • Technology 7TEB7 Task 2:Laser Lights Moodle Test 7
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