Junior Secondary Slide Show

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Yeronga State High School Welcome!

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Quality Harmony Sustainability

Punctual Prepared Positive Productive Proud

Multi-Cultural / Global Ethos

 Over 50 separate language groups  EALD unit offers  support for students in all subject areas  10 specialist ESL teachers  7 teacher aides including multi lingual aides covering 13 languages  teacher aide support for International students

EXPECTATIONS

BEHAVIOUR – UNIFORM - LEARNING

2013 Junior Secondary School Captains

Yeronga SHS School Organisation

School Executive Team • Principal • 2 Deputy Principals • 1 Head of Special Education Services (ESL) • Business Services Manager School Leadership Team • S.E.T. and 8 Heads of Departments

4 kms from the CBD & easy stroll to Yeronga railway station

Heads of Department

• • • • • • • • English / LOTE Maths Social Science / Business Science / PE ICT (Information, Communication & Technology) ARTS – Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Industrial Technology, Hospitality Junior Secondary (Years 7, 8, 9) Senior Schooling (Years 10, 11, 12) and International Program

School Facilities

Physical Setting – Expansive 40 acre campus – 2 large ovals and landscaped gardens – Designated Junior Secondary learning and play area – Courts for volleyball, basketball and tennis – 4 km CBD and easy stroll to railway station

Junior Secondary Play area

Junior Secondary seating area

School Buildings

– – – – – – – The ARTS - Art, Music, Drama, Dance specialist areas Library Resource Centre Cultural Centre (Assemblies) Gymnasium ( Sports Centre) Auditorium ( Theatre) Manual Arts Workshops /Home Economics kitchens New International Language Learning Lab Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Arabic

Years 8 & 9 Curriculum Junior Secondary  English  Mathematics  Science  Health and Physical Education (HPE)  History and Geography  Arts (Music, Art, Dance, Drama )  Languages (Chinese)  Technology (Business, ICT, Construction, Mechanics, Graphics, Home Economics)

SUBJECT 1 – Core 2 - Core 3 – Core 4 – Core

Year 8 Curriculum

Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson3 Total Time

English Mathematics Science

Mins/Week

210 210 210 Semester of History (140 mins for 1 Semester) Accelerate Program Semester of SOSE Geography/Civics (140 mins for 1 Semester) (70 mins) Accelerate Program Semester of Arts (210 mins for 1 Semester) (70 mins) 210 420

5 or 6 Electives

Dance/Drama/Music/Visual Art Semester of Technology (210 mins for 1 Semester) Home Economics/Manual Arts Semester of HPE (210 mins for 1 Semester) Semester of Language (210 mins for 1 Semester) Chinese

Non-curriculum activities Form

Daily: 10 minutes/day

Assembly TIP/Accelerate Program (Accelerate total time – 105 mins) Sport Total Time

40 45 35 70 1450

Excellence Programs

• • • • • Timetabled Literacy & Numeracy classes each week Accelerated Thinking program focusing on higher order thinking skills and problem solving Homework club each Monday & Thursday Afterschool Sport most weekdays – volleyball, soccer, cricket, basketball, table tennis GOALS program – Growing Opportunities &

Learning Skills

Accelerate

To determine classes: TORC-3 test – Beginning of year =Year 8 (& new Year 9 students) – End Semester 1 = Year 8 & Year 9 – End Semester 2 = Year 8 & Year 9 • Accelerate – Literacy Skills – Foundation: Dr Carol Christensen ‘Reading Link’ – Smaller classes • Accelerate Your Thinking – Extension, collaborative learning – Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) – Forms part of our Exceptional Learners’ Program

The Inter-year Program: TIP

• • • • All Year 8 students First term of the year PURPOSE: sense of belonging, resilience, self-esteem, better relationships with peers Engage in activities facilitated by ‘TIP Leaders’ – Yr 12 students who have been trained in TIP activities to be mentors

The Arts: Extra Curricula Activities

• • • • • • • • Instrumental Music Program Concert Band Music Nights & Vocal FX Choir Arts Festival / Musical / Art Club Dance Nights & Competitions Sound and lighting Crew Film & Multimedia Crew

The Arts: Creative Generation State Schools on Stage

• • • • • • Featured and backing vocalists Symphony Orchestra Documentary Film Crew Dance Choir Stage Crew

1:1 laptop program

HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION House Sports Interschool Sports District / State /National Opportunities

Middle School Adventure Camp

• • • • – • – Year 8 & 9 students Year 12 TIP Leaders 2014 – Kenilworth ‘bush’ camp Activities – canoeing, Leap of faith, camp fires, mountain biking, raft building 2013 – Tallebudgera ‘beach’ camp – Activities: surfing, high ropes, catapults, team challenge, circus skills.

Week 5 of Term 1 26 th , 27 th & 28 th February

Student Welfare

• • • • • • Deputies and Year Coordinators Form class teachers Guidance Officer – Brad Milford School Nurse – Regina Tyson School Chaplain – Steele Sutton Youth Support Coordinator – Jasmine Bentley

Chappy Steele at assembly

Year 11 & 12 Curriculum

 Wide range of subject offerings (46 + Subjects)  Authority subjects (university pathway)  Accelerated courses (early entry to university)  Authority registered subjects (TAFE/work)  Certificate courses (TAFE/work)  Apprenticeship/traineeship (work)

OPTIONS

• SCHOOL

Complete 6 school subjects and attend 5 days a week Gerald • English • Maths A • Accounting • Ancient History • BCT • Geography

OPTIONS

• TERTIARY

Tomas • English • Maths B • IPT • Science 21 • Music • QUT – Building IT Systems – Tomas achieved a 7!

OPTIONS

• TERTIARY

Joseph • English for ESL Learners • Maths A • Accounting • BCT • IPT • Cert II in IDMT • GU – Business

OPTIONS

• TAFE

Complete 5 school subjects and attend school 4 days a week and MSIT or SBIT 1 day a week Halimo • English Communication • Pre Vocational Maths • Recreational Studies • Cert II in IDMT • Cert II in Visual Art • TAFE – MSIT – Cert II in Fashion Design

OPTIONS

• APPRENTICE

Complete 5 school subjects and attend school 4 days a week and your workplace 1 day a week • • • • • • • Adam English Communication Pre Vocational Maths Industrial Technology Recreational Studies Cert II in Business Cert II in IDMT Workplace – Cert III in Meat Retailing

OPTIONS

• TRAINEE

Complete 5 school subjects and attend school 4 days a week and your workplace 1 day a week • • • • • • • Nikita English Communication Pre Vocational Maths Hospitality Early Childhood Tourism Cert II in Visual Art Workplace – Cert III in Children Services

OPTIONS

Zak Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic

• WORK

Farid Plumbing

Textbook Hire Scheme

• • • • • • • • Cost:- $415.00 plus the Government Textbook Allowance ($69 / $167) personal Laptop for use at school and home all prescribed textbooks a daily homework organiser use of class sets of books and resources for in-class activities photocopied notes, booklets, worksheets etc consumable materials in practical subjects: Art, HEC, Man Arts, HPE, Science Student ID card Parent newsletters