Term four presents us with the opportunity to finalise and consolidate the current year’s learning, usually culminating in exams. We are now at the ‘serious end’ of the school year and students should be beginning to prepare and revise for upcoming exams. Exam preparation involves setting a realistic study timetable, reviewing all supplied resources, preparing individualised study notes as well as being guided by class teachers about content, exam format and expectations. While it is the teacher’s role to guide students, it is up to individual students to make their own study notes, having them in a format that works for them, this may be flow charts, mind maps, illustrations, highlighted phrases, formulas, and definitions.
Good exam preparation can ease nervousness and allow students to enter exams in a more positive mindset. Classes from Years 8-12 undertake end of year Mathematics exams with information being supplied to classes by their maths teachers early in term four so that students can plan to prepare and revise.
Students will be notified during term four as to which maths class they have been successful in choosing for 2019 for year’s 8-11. ‘Step up classes’, which occur at the end of term four, see students begin their 2019 maths class. More information about 2019 classes and ‘step up’ will be supplied by our Learning and Teaching Deputy Principals throughout term four.
Congratulations to all students who have pushed their learning with a positive mindset towards maths. Many students have excelled in their personal achievements, with competition results and with their own determination to overcome misconceptions.
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