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1 Yeronga State High School Welcome!

2 Quality Quality Harmony Harmony Sustainability Sustainability Punctual Prepared Positive Productive Proud

3 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

4 EXPECTATIONS BEHAVIOUR – UNIFORM - LEARNING

5 2013 Junior Secondary School Captains

6 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

7 4 kms from the CBD & easy stroll to Yeronga railway station

8 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

9 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

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12 Junior Secondary Play area

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14 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

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18 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)

19 Year 8 Curriculum SUBJECTLesson 1Lesson 2Lesson3 Total Time Mins/Week 1 – CoreEnglish CoreMathematics210 3 – CoreScience210 4 – Core Semester of History (140 mins for 1 Semester) Accelerate Program (70 mins) 210 Semester of SOSE Geography/Civics (140 mins for 1 Semester) Accelerate Program (70 mins) 5 or 6 Electives Semester of Arts (210 mins for 1 Semester) Dance/Drama/Music/Visual Art 420 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 FormDaily: 10 minutes/day40 Assembly45 TIP/Accelerate Program (Accelerate total time – 105 mins)35 Sport70 Total Time1450

20 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

21 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

22 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

23 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

24 The Arts: Creative Generation State Schools on Stage Featured and backing vocalists Symphony Orchestra Documentary Film Crew Dance Choir Stage Crew

25 1:1 laptop program

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

27 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

28 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

29 Chappy Steele at assembly

30 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)

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

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

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

34 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

35 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

36 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

37 OPTIONS WORK Zak Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanic Farid Plumbing

38 Textbook Hire Scheme Cost:- $ 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


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