Secondary

HSC Reforms and Minimum Standards of Literacy and Numeracy

19 May 2017 Brigitte McNamara 0

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]

Secondary

An Update from the Head of Year 9

8 March 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

WOW!! What a start to the year. With new elective classes and some new teachers, the Year 9s have entered the 2017 academic year with boundless enthusiasm. The chatter around the lockers is always positive and full of energy. Many staff have mentioned that they are delighted with the vigour that the students bring to each lesson. At the moment, […Read more]

Secondary

Year 9 Go Shopping

17 February 2017 Alasdair Ong 0

Year 9 Commerce students have been studying a unit titled ‘Consumer Choice’. They recently visited Festival Walk to apply the theory and go through the process of shopping around to get the best deal. As well, students focused on the strategies that retailers use to entice shoppers into their stores. Don Somerville | Head of HSIE (Years 7 to 12)