Our Step Up program is well underway and it has been great to see so many of our students truly ‘stepping up’ in their new 2020 classes. We hope that the experience has our students excited and confident about the year ahead.
As 2019 draws to a close, I would like to thank all of our students, parents and Salesian staff for a great year. In particular, thanks to our campus directors Stephanie Parisi, Will Johnston and Matthew Hurley, as well as the members of the Curriculum and Learning & Teaching teams who have been such a support throughout the year. Their hard work and dedication towards putting the needs of our students at the centre of everything we do is much appreciated.
The Learning and Teaching team wish everyone a happy and safe Christmas break.
As we approach the end of Step Up, applications for subject changes have now closed. Please note that no subject change applications will be accepted until the end of Semester One. This is to allow for continuity in and disruption to our teaching programs.
A reminder that physical copies of booklists have now been distributed to all students and digital versions are available from here:
For many Year 11 and 12 subjects, we have book listed an online resource called Edrolo. Edrolo is a comprehensive, online, interactive video and exam simulation resource for Year 11 and 12 students. It is a compulsory purchase for all students. We will use Edrolo as a teaching and learning tool to further enhance what our teachers and students are doing day-to-day, including:
This is a great resource and we encourage you to ask your child about how they are utilising it throughout the year. You can see Edrolo in action by visiting this link.
Work experience is the short-term placement of secondary school students with employers to provide insights into the industry and the workplace in which they are located. It provides students with the valuable opportunity to:
If your child is in Year 10 and interested in completing a work experience placement, the summer break is a great time to start making enquiries with possible host workplaces. Students are invited to find a week-long placement within the following periods and our fantastic Careers team are on hand to assist with the process:
An update from our Principal, Mr Mark Brockhus, as we prepare to commence the 2020 school year.
Read an update from Acting Principal, Mrs Angela Romano
An update from our Principal, Mr Mark Brockhus, as we prepare to commence the 2019 school year.
Cricket great, Darren Lehmann, visited last week as part of our Ashes Oval Redevelopment Project and our Father's Day Breakfast