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
  • HSIE: Straight to the Source
  • PDHPE: Performance Unlimited
  • Visual Arts: Picture It

3 September 2019

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • Science: Experiment, Design, Discover
  • Mathematics
  • Language: French Culture
  • Dance: Creative Movement

10 September 2019

4:30pm – 6:00pm

  • English: Colour Symbolism
  • Computing
  • Drama
  • Music

 

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: Tuesday 3 December: 9:15am – 11:00am
  • 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

November 2019

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1
  • Music 10 MUSIC Task 4:4B PERFORMING Year 10
  • Physical Activity and Sport Studies 10PAS1 Task 4:Yearly Test 10
  • Physical Activity and Sport Studies 10PAS2 Task 3:Practical task 9
  • HSC Examinations 12
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Task 4:Yearly Examination 10
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Task 4:Yearly Examination 10
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Task 4:Yearly Examination 10
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Task 4:Yearly Examination 10
2
3
4
  • Drama Task 5:Theatre in Education Performance Year 9
  • HSC Examinations 12
  • 8TEB4 Ready Steady Cook Task Due 8
  • 8TEB6 Ready Steady Cook Task Due 8
  • French Exam 9
5
  • Exploring Early Childhood Task 6:Class Test 10
  • Physical Activity and Sport Studies 10PAS1 Task 4:Yearly Test 10
  • HSC Examinations 12
  • French Speaking Task (Exam) 9
  • 8G French Exam
  • 8M French Exam
6
  • Physical Activity and Sport Studies 9PAS2 Task 4:Fitness Program 9
  • HSC Examinations 12
  • Schools Spectacular - Drama Ensemble
  • French Cooking Session
  • 8E French Exam
  • 8A French Exam
  • 8Y French Exam
  • Year 11 Advanced English - Viewing of The Crucible
7
  • Physical Activity and Sport Studies 9PAS2 Task 4:Fitness Program 9
  • PDHPE 8G Task 4:Moodle Test 8
  • HSC Examinations 12
  • Forensic Archaeology Forensic 1 Task 5:Presentation- Shipwrecks 9
  • Forensic Archaeology Forensic 2 Task 5:Presentation- Shipwrecks 9
  • 8TEB5 Ready Steady Cook Task Due 8
  • Community and Family Studies :IRP - PArt A 11
8
  • PDHPE 8M Task 3:Moodle Test 8
  • HSC Examinations 12
  • Music 10 MUSIC Task 6:LISTENING EXAMNINATION Year 10
  • Music 1 11Music Task 1:Task 1A: Core Aural 11
9
10
11
  • PDHPE 8G :Moodle Test 8
  • 7TEB3 Clock Face Moodle Test 7
  • English Yearly Exams 10
  • Maths Yearly Exams 9
12
  • Cosi - Sydney Theatre Company
  • P&C Meeting P&C
  • Music 8G Task 3:3B: PRACTICAL 8
  • Music 8M Task 3:3B: PRACTICAL 8
  • Music 8A Task 3:3B: PRACTICAL 8
  • Music 8E Task 3:3B: PRACTICAL 8
  • Maths Exams 7
  • Science Exams 8
  • History/Geography Exams 10
  • Sutherland Shire Callback
13
  • Year 12 Sign out Year 12
  • Music 8Y Task 3:3B: PRACTICAL 8
  • 7TEB1 Clock Face Moodle Test 7
  • 7TEB2 Clock Face Moodle Test 7
  • Music 9MUSIC Task 4:LISTENING & MUSICOLOGY Year 9
  • Maths Exams 10
  • History/Geography Exams 8
  • Sydney 6ers Cricket Competition
14
  • Year 12 Formal Year 12
  • PDHPE 8G :Moodle Test 8
  • Science Exams 10
  • Science Exams 9
  • English Exams 8
  • HSC Preparation Workshops 11
15
  • PDHPE 7Y Task 4:Examination 7
  • PDHPE 7A Task 4:Examination 7
  • PDHPE 7A Task 4:Examination 7
  • PDHPE 7Y Task 4:Examination 7
  • PDHPE 8G Task 4:Moodle Test 8
  • 7TEB Clock Face Assessment Task Due 7
  • English Exams 9
  • Maths Exams 8
  • Science Exams 7
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  • Forensics Challenge 9
  • Physics (Kickstart) 12
  • History/Geography Exams 9
  • English Exams 7
  • Music 1 11Music Task 1:Task 1B: Core Performance 11
  • Senior SLA - Ethical Leadership Day
19
  • Yr 7 2020 Information Evening Yr 7-2020
  • Computing 8TEA.3 Task 4:Graphic Design Moodle Quiz 8
  • Schools Spectacular Rehearsals @Genea Netball Centre, Sydney Olympic Park
  • Schools Spectacular - Drama Ensemble
  • History/Geography Exams 7
  • Computing 10TTP Task 4:Student Choice Project 3 10
20
  • PDHPE 7A Task 4:Examination 7
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Task 4:Examination 9
  • Computing 8TEA.1, 8TEA.2 Task 4:Graphic Design Moodle Quiz 8
  • Schools Spectacular Combined Dance Rehearsal, Qudos Arena
21
  • Creative Writing Task 4:The Writing Process Portfolio 10
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Task 4:Examination 9
  • Creative Writing Task 4:The Publication Process 9
  • Computing 9MTV Task 5:Script to Screen Project 9
  • Computing 7TEA.5, 7TEA.6 Task 4:Graphic Design Moodle Quiz 7
  • Schools Spectacular Technical and Dress Rehearsals, Qudos Bank Arena
22
  • Schools Spectacular
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Task 4:Examination 9
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Task 4:Examination 9
  • Personal Development, Health & Physical Education Task 4:Examination 9
  • Computing 7TEA.4, 7TEA.7 Task 4:Graphic Design Moodle Quiz 7
23
  • Schools Spectacular
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25
  • Business Studies 2 Task 1:Extended Response 11
  • Business Studies 2 Task 1:Extended Response 11
26
  • Mathematics Advanced Task 1:HSC Class Test Year 11
  • Mathematics Standard Task 1:HSC Class Test Year 11
  • Yr 7 2020 Family Interviews Yr 7-2020
27
  • Mathematics Extension 1 Task 1:HSC Class Test Year 11
28
  • Dance Concert
  • Vaccinations Yrs7,8 & 10
  • English Advanced Task 1:HSC Task 1: Common Module Multimodal Presentation 12
  • English Standard Task 1:HSC Task 1: Common Module Multimodal Presentation 12
29
  • Urban Dynamics Y11- Geography
  • Modern History 1 Task 1:Source Analysis Portfolio Task 11
  • Modern History 2 Task 1:Source Analysis Portfolio Task 11
30
  • Music Vocal Christmas Concert

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