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Year 10 Students Meet HSC Numeracy and Reading Standards

Year 10 Students Meet HSC Numeracy and Reading Standards

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A minimum standard in literacy and numeracy is required to receive the HSC from 2020, to reflect the importance of literacy and numeracy in daily life. HSC students will need to meet the HSC minimum standard in three areas: reading, writing and numeracy. These are assessed through online ...
Talking the Talk: Jack Nethery’s Speaking Success

Talking the Talk: Jack Nethery’s Speaking Success

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In Year 4, Jack Nethery realised he had the gift of the gab. It all started with a speech about turkeys, in particular, why we should not breed them to eat as “they are people too.” Jack recalls the speech being “pretty good for a ten-year-old” and sufficed to crown him Year 4 champion o ...
Year 9 Forensic Workshop

Year 9 Forensic Workshop

Academic News, Secondary, STEAM
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On Tuesday 11th May, Year 9 participated in an exciting workshop to solve the mystery of how 17-year-old Sally died. A range of evidence collected from the crime scene was examined to deduce when, how and why the teenager died. DNA, fingerprint and footprint data, toxicology reports, ...
CAFS Visit Aged Care Facility

CAFS Visit Aged Care Facility

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On Wednesday 11th April Year 12 Community and Family Studies (CAFS) spent the day at Regis Aged Care in Port Macquarie. In class, the students have been studying Parenting and Caring. Part of this unit has included exploring the different types of carers, the roles of carers and the r ...
Primary Visit Senior STEM Classes

Primary Visit Senior STEM Classes

Academic News, Secondary, STEAM
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While our Secondary students were enjoying Camp Week, some of our Primary classes utilised our Secondary resources and staff to experience Senior Science and Art classes. Students were given the opportunity to use various mediums in the art room such as creating 3D forms using wooden ...
Year 7 Camp

Year 7 Camp

Pastoral Care, Secondary
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Year 7 had a fabulous time at Lake Keepit during camp week taking part in fun group challenges and activities that promoted key learning through developing skills in communication, problem solving, cooperation, negotiation, respect and care for each other. They experienced the outdoors, ...
Year 10 Work Experience

Year 10 Work Experience

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This week our Year 10 students have had the opportunity to participate in Work Experience. Students have been hosted by businesses in such places as Chinchilla, Melbourne, Sydney, Forbes, Hobart and many locations across the Hastings. We would like to sincerely thank all of the busine ...
Year Representatives 2018 Announced

Year Representatives 2018 Announced

Pastoral Care, Secondary
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It is that exciting time of year again where we announce the Year Representatives for 2018. Four weeks ago students from Years 7 to 11 were asked if they thought they were made of steel. Did they have the grit, determination and bravery to stand in front of their peers and help make a di ...