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.

 

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