Open Night 2019 Overview Principals message Deputy Principals

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Open Night 2019

Open Night 2019

Overview - Principal’s message - Deputy Principal’s message - School Tour / Information Booth

Overview - Principal’s message - Deputy Principal’s message - School Tour / Information Booth

Why? DARE - Skill sets - Support - Focused learning - Community

Why? DARE - Skill sets - Support - Focused learning - Community

How? - Structures Teachers Parents/Community Evaluation data

How? - Structures Teachers Parents/Community Evaluation data

Further information Information booths ● Enrolment ● Learning support ● Collaborative technology ● Transition

Further information Information booths ● Enrolment ● Learning support ● Collaborative technology ● Transition to high school ● Project based learning ● Sport ● Assessment and home learning

Deputy Principal ● Wellbeing Transition and connection ● Curriculum Creating success ● Extra-Curricular Developing

Deputy Principal ● Wellbeing Transition and connection ● Curriculum Creating success ● Extra-Curricular Developing individual strengths

Wellbeing Structures ● Restorative practice ● Raising responsibility ● Growth mindset

Wellbeing Structures ● Restorative practice ● Raising responsibility ● Growth mindset

Wellbeing Structures Middle School Team - Primary school transition coordinator Ms Maggie Senior Transition

Wellbeing Structures Middle School Team - Primary school transition coordinator Ms Maggie Senior Transition coordinator Ms Natalie Sinderberry Resilience coordinator Mr Shaun Minahan Wellbeing coordinator Mrs Melissa Olsen Head Teacher Wellbeing Ms Annette Quiney Primary school transition coordinator - 2019 Transition and orientation days, back to school tour 2020 Peer support program, Year 7 ‘O Week’, Meet the teacher afternoon and Transition camp Discovery Students in Year 7 complete a Discovery lesson each fortnight. Their year coordinator will lead them develop student understanding and skills in key platforms and the schools core values to develop Dynamic, Accountable, Resilient and Engaged learners

Wellbeing Structures Year 7 Project SHIFT (Skills Helping Integrate Future Transition) - Developing resilience,

Wellbeing Structures Year 7 Project SHIFT (Skills Helping Integrate Future Transition) - Developing resilience, responsibility and a growth mindset - Focus on developing skills in collaboration and teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving through a project based learning model Targeted welfare programs - Rock and water, Girls Talk, Resilience Doughnut, Teacher mentors, Raise mentoring opportunity

Learning support - Learning and Support Team Personalised Learning and Support Plans Disability provisions

Learning support - Learning and Support Team Personalised Learning and Support Plans Disability provisions

Curriculum - Years 7 / 8 Core subjects - Maths, English, Science, Human Society

Curriculum - Years 7 / 8 Core subjects - Maths, English, Science, Human Society and its Environment (HSIE), Personal Development, Health & Physical Education (PDHPE) Additional subjects - Technology, Visual Arts, Sport, Discovery , SHIFT Year 7 - Language – Mandarin or Japanese Year 8 - Music

Curriculum - Years 7 / 8 Project Based Learning (PBL) 6 D’s - Define

Curriculum - Years 7 / 8 Project Based Learning (PBL) 6 D’s - Define - Dream - Discover - Design - Deliver - Debrief

Year 7 and 8 Class structure - 7 D and 8 D are enrichment

Year 7 and 8 Class structure - 7 D and 8 D are enrichment classes Entry is based on HAST, teacher referrals, internal and external data and reviewed at the end of each Semester - All other classes 7 A, 7 R, 7 E, 7 T, 7 O are mixed ability classes - Since 2017 we have grouped students with greater experiences in mandarin in one year 7 class

Curriculum - Years 9 / 1. 0 Core subjects - Maths, English, Science, Human

Curriculum - Years 9 / 1. 0 Core subjects - Maths, English, Science, Human Society and its Environment (HSIE), Personal Development, Health & Physical Education (PDHPE) Year 9 - Three additional elective subjects Year 1. 0 - Two additional elective subjects (one continued from Year 9)

Curriculum - Stage 6 Compacted curriculum - In Year 1. 1 students complete preliminary

Curriculum - Stage 6 Compacted curriculum - In Year 1. 1 students complete preliminary and HSC course for three subjects - In Year 1. 2 students complete preliminary and HSC course for three subjects

Curriculum - Stage 6 - Introduced in 2012 - Focused study on three subjects

Curriculum - Stage 6 - Introduced in 2012 - Focused study on three subjects only - Three assessment tasks at any time and three exams during HSC period (excluding English) - Classes formed with Year 1. 1 and 1. 2 together provides opportunity for peer mentor by Year 1. 2 students - Broader choice of subjects we can offer

Co-curricular activities Humanities programs Debating Chinese Sister School Visit China Club Public Speaking Mock

Co-curricular activities Humanities programs Debating Chinese Sister School Visit China Club Public Speaking Mock Trial Environmental Club Multicultural/Harmony Day Sporting programs Knockout Cricket Country Knockout Baseball Netball Macquarie Cup Touch Team Zone Swimming Zone Athletics Cross Knockout Volleyball Knockout Futsal Competition Softball Sydney West Sport

Co-curricular activities Creative and performing arts programs Dance Groups School Spec Music Performers Pulse

Co-curricular activities Creative and performing arts programs Dance Groups School Spec Music Performers Pulse Choir Concert Band Theatre sports Drama ensembles Vocal Ensembles Ensemble Hills Performing Arts festival Synergy Public School Dance Competition Special interest groups Chess Club Tech Ninjas Sisterhood Board and Games Club Duke of Edinburgh Ignition Guitar

Leadership - Approximately 16 in each year group - Active in fundraising and leadership

Leadership - Approximately 16 in each year group - Active in fundraising and leadership responsibilities around the school - Contribute to planning and implementation of Year specific events

Enrolment ● Catchment area ● Local enrolment - Government school ● Non-local enrolment -

Enrolment ● Catchment area ● Local enrolment - Government school ● Non-local enrolment - Government school ● Non-Government enrolment

Further information Information booths ● Enrolment ● Learning support ● Collaborative technology ● Transition

Further information Information booths ● Enrolment ● Learning support ● Collaborative technology ● Transition to high school ● Project based learning ● Sport ● Assessment and home learning www. rousehill-h. schools. nsw. edu. au