Year 7’s have settled in well to Secondary school life. In the first two weeks of school they have been learning the daily routine and getting to know their teachers and classmates. They have participated in Friday Activities, Interhouse Soccer and a seminar on Junior Time Management by Elevate Education. In this session, finding the time to do work, homework, […Read more]
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]
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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]