Year 7 News

Year 7 Science

21 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

To conclude their study of the Solar System unit, Mr Potts’ Year 7 students produced short presentations on a range of topics. Bronze awards are awarded to the following students, whose work gives a clear explanation of the information in an interesting and accurate way: 7D – Tides by Cooper Wnek, Joshua Buffon and Sebastian Gyngell. 7D – Day and […Read more]

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Growth Mindset

21 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

This week in our Pastoral Care lesson we concluded our topic on growth mindset. We have spent 4 lessons delving into the mysterious power of our brains and have been learning how the amygdala can trigger our anxiety and fears. When this happens, we can experience a loss of control which may trigger a fight-or-flight response. By planning ahead and […Read more]

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Year 7 Model The Solar System

5 June 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Year 7 students took part in a modelling exercise to show the position of planets in the solar system. Pairs of students represented each planet, moving in a scaled orbit around the sun. The exercise is useful as it highlights the differences in distance between the sun and the planets, and how this impacts on the duration of each planet’s […Read more]

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Year 7 Information

1 March 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Homework Help: Homework Help begins next Monday in room 619 from 2:35-3:30. There will be a teacher present and two members of the Learning Enrichment Centre (LEC).  It is the perfect opportunity for Year 7s to complete their homework early or make progress on one of their assignments. Homework help is a general homework group available to all students in […Read more]

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Year 7 News – Week 3 Term 1

15 February 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Study Skills: On Friday in week 3, we held a study skills session with all of Year 7 in which we went through the S&S.  Each student was presented with two copies of this document and they have clearly identified which assessment relates to them.  One copy of this is folded and has been placed on the inside cover of […Read more]

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Welcome to Year 7!

25 January 2019 Edmund Sze 0

Settling In Year 7s have hit the ground running this week with the start of life in secondary school.  They are adapting well to the new times and routines, the variety of subjects, the different teachers, and changing of classrooms every 55 minutes. Paper Cups On Wednesday, Year 7s went Paper Cup Crazy in school whilst taking part in team […Read more]

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Sustainability in Action With Year 7 Design

2 November 2018 AJ Dyka 0

The Year 7 classes have been busy making flatpack products for sale at the school fair.  As with any production process there are materials being used and waste being created. In order to figure out ways to minimise waste, we are using Design Thinking and problem solving skills to develop strategies and systems to minimise our output of waste. We […Read more]