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1Our mission is to provide Educational Excellence for Kirwan State High School Dept. of Education and Training CRICOS No.: 00608AOur mission is to provideEducational Excellence fortomorrow’s citizens
2Philosophy and Objectives Kirwan State High School’score beliefs:Striving for personal excellencePreparing students for the futureDeveloping confident, caring citizens
3Key International Student Program School personnel Executive Principal:Mr. LivingstonDeputy Principal:Ms. Sheppard
4Key International Student Program School personnel Head of DepartmentInternational Student Program:Ms. HawkinsInternational StudentSupport Coordinator:Lorraine Duve
5The School Bell Times Warning Bell Assemble outside rooms Period 1 MONDAY TO FRIDAYWarning BellAssemble outside roomsPeriod 1Period 2Roll Marking (CAM)LUNCHPeriod 3BREAKPeriod 48.55am9.00am9.00am am10.10am am11.20am am11.30am – 12.10pm12.10pm pm1.20pm pm1.50pm pm
6SCHOOL HOURS AND LESSON TIMES You must attend Care meetings/ Roll marking every day. During this period, your Care Class teacher will tell you about important information that you need to know. Your teacher will also mark the roll to record that you were at school.Lessons will last for 70 minutes.Students move from one classroom to another for different lessons. You are expected to move as quickly as possible.Year level assemblies - one year level per day. These assemblies are in the Multipurpose Shelter near the Canteen.Full School Assemblies occur in Term 2 and 3. These assemblies are in the grassed area outside the Library.
7School hours and Break times Lunch is sometimes called “first break”. It goes for 40 minutes.Students may bring a packed lunch from home OR buy their lunch at school.Please be patient at the Canteen – you must line up and wait your turn for service.Break time is sometimes called “second break”. It goes for 30 minutes.Classes are dismissed at 3.00 pm. each day. A class roll is checked in EVERY lesson.
9Sports HousesAt Kirwan there are 4 sports houses that contest the swimming, cross country and athletics carnivals.Cook House – Blue – student surnames A – DElliot House – Green – student surnames E – KLouisa House – Orange – student surnames L – QStuart House – Yellow – student surnames R - Z
10School Attendance Policy Your Student Visa requires you to attend school every day, except if you are sick or on a school approved activity.Failure to meet this requirement may result in DIAC sending you home.
11If you are sick… Homestay parent to: phone the school on 4773 8108 or If you are sick for 2 or more days, you MUST ALSO contact Lorraineor
12If you are late to school… You MUST bring a note explainingwhy you are late.If you arrive BEFORE 9.15am, you MUST go straight to your class and give the note to your teacher.If you arrive AFTER 9.15am, you MUST go straight to the Student Counter and get a Late Note and then go to class. Give this Late Note to your teacher.
13If you are late to class… If you have been helping ateacher in class, you MUSTget a note from them to giveto your next teacher explaining why you are late.If you have no valid reason for being late, expect to get a detention.
14If you need to leave school during the day….. You must NEVER leave the school grounds without permission from the school.If you need to leave, you MUST have a note from your Homestay parent.Take this note to the Student counter during break time.You will be given a pass whichyou MUST take with you.
15If you lose something…. Go back to the room where you left the item. If it is not there, go to the student counter and check the Lost property Box.
16If you are feeling sick…. If you feel sick in classTell your teacher who will give you a note to take to the Student counter.You are not to go to the Sick Bay without permission.
17If you are feeling sick…. If you feel sick during lunch breakGo to the Student counter.You are not to go to the Sick Bay without permission.If it is serious, your Homestay parents will be contacted to take you home.
18If you are injured at school in class… Let your teacher know. You will get a note to go to the Student Counter to receive First aid.If the injury is serious, have someone tell the person at the student counter IMMEDIATELY.
19If you are injured at school during lunch break … Go to the Student Counter to receive First aid.If the injury is serious, have someone tell the person at the student counter IMMEDIATELY.
20Student Counter Opening Hours 8.00am to 3.00pmMonday to Friday.Students are not to go to the Student Counter during class time without a note from their teacher.Students are most welcome before school and during the two lunch breaks.
21If you bring money to pay for School camps… Any money brought to school e.g. to pay for excursions must be taken to the Student Counter IMMEDIATELY on your arrival to school.You will be given a receipt for all payments made.
22School Expectations Uniform policy No facial studs, flanellete shirts, denim shorts/ jeans, open shoes, eye makeupIf out of school uniform, HS parent MUST provide a note of explanation
23Uniform policyGIRLS:Teal skirt, Red/white striped over-blouse that MUST cover the top of the skirt.BOYS:Black shorts. Boxers/ underwear must not be visible. Red/ white striped shirt to hang out. School tie may be worn.Winter: Plain red, or back or combination jumper.Shoes: Black or white (vinyl or leather).Socks: White socks (may have stripe) that cover the ankles.
24Uniform policy JEWELLERY Students are permitted to wear a watch, bracelet, stud earrings, plain necklace, plain ring.Facial piercings are NOT to be worn to school.HAIRNeat and tidy. No outlandish styles (punk).MAKE-UPNO eye make-up.
25School Expectations Items Banned from school Mobile Phones iPods, MP3’s, aerosol cans, chewing gum, skateboards, liquid paper, Nikko pensMobile PhonesMust be turned off, in bags andnot used in the school grounds
26School Special Events Semester 1, Term 1: (Jan.- April) New school year commencesSchool Swimming CarnivalYear 12 Leadership campYear 10 campYear 11 Work ExperienceEaster vacation (1 week)Semester 2, Term 3: (July – Sept.)Year 11 Girls campYear 11 Boys campBiology campMarine Studies campYear 10 Work ExperienceSpring vacation (2 weeks)Semester 1, Term 2: (April – June)Airlie Beach ISP CampSchool Cross country raceSchool MusicalSchool Athletics CarnivalNew Zealand Ski TripWinter vacation (2 weeks)Semester 2, Term 4: (Oct. – Dec.)Year 11 Social DanceSports Awards NightSchool Graduation and Awards NightYear 12 FormalEnd of school year
28Reading a Timetable The left hand side column The timetable is divided into 9 time slots – 3 of the time slots are for “breaks” away from class (L1, L2, R). There is a time slot for roll marking (CAM). The remaining 5 time slots are for lessonsAcross the top of the timetableThe information shows the last name, first name, Year level, Care ClassThe other boxes e.g.The class code and the teacher code are displayedMT05 refers to the room- Mathematics Building room 5. All teaching buildings have a 2 letter code followed by the classroom number.refers to timeMAA121G refers to subjectHIDDZO refers to teacherMT05 refers to room
29Please remember that Lorraine and Ms Hawkins are here to help you. You can find us in the School Library.We are available before school, first and second break and after school.