A big sigh of relief – we made it! Happy end of term! It’s been a busy Term 4 for Year 7’s. There’s been plenty of final assessments, field trips, social gatherings, sporting events to keep everyone occupied. Whilst secondary life is stressful, I am always impressed with the engagement and resilience of our students. Particularly this term, where Year […Read more]
Dear Parents, Happy beginning of Term 4! I hope you and your family had a restful break. I cannot believe how quickly this year has already gone. I think it is safe to say that our Year 7 students are feeling settled. They are already asking to help with the Year 6 transition next term! I think they’re happy that […Read more]
I hope this newsletter finds you well. Year 7 has experienced so many positive things this term, which I will update you on soon. However, I want to focus this newsletter on something that is very important to us – student wellbeing and our community. The Year 7 staff team has worked very hard to make our community a comfortable […Read more]
Greetings from the messy desk of the Head of Year 7. Last semester was a busy one and went by so quickly! I think it’s fair to say that all of our lovely Year 7’s are feeling a bit more settled now, but the realities of secondary school have set in for some. I know some students had a few […Read more]
Next week, our Year 7 and Year 9 students will be completing testing in the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). NAPLAN is an annual assessment for all students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. It is likely that the majority of our secondary students completing NAPLAN testing next week will have previously undertaken testing in this program […Read more]
More information can be found on the Education Standards website.
This is my 10th year teaching Product Design and my first year as a Head of Year. Before I became a teacher, I worked as a designer in London with a specialism in User Centred Design, which means I’m really great at market research. I see Year 7 as my biggest and most important design brief, so I’m keen on […Read more]
Greetings from the desk of the Head of Year 7 and welcome to our inaugural newsletter. The Heads of Year wish to keep you up-to-date so that you know the happenings within our respective year teams. We’ve had a positive start to the 2017 school year. Year 7s are settling in well and no one is getting lost on the […Read more]