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1 Now we are seniors!

2 Learning Partnership Student Student TeachersFamily/Guardian

3 At MARSDEN we CARE Co operate Co operate Achieve Achieve Respect Respect Engage Engage

4 Why are you here????? To get an HSC????? To get an HSC????? To get an ATAR for uni????? To get an ATAR for uni????? To get into a good TAFE course????? To get into a good TAFE course????? To get a job/apprenticeship????? To get a job/apprenticeship????? Because my family said I have to??? Because my family said I have to???

5 Where are you going? Set Goals – uni TAFE work improve to 2 nd rank in maths beat Alex in PDHPE Arrange an interview with the careers adviser

6 Important Dates Exams Important Dates Exams Mon 14 May Half Yearly Exams commence Mon 10 Sept Yearly Exams commence Dates subject to change with notice

7 Engage in school Be on time EVERY morning Be on time EVERY morning Be on time to EVERY class Be on time to EVERY class ALWAYS use your study time in the library ALWAYS use your study time in the library ALWAYS listen and learn in class ALWAYS listen and learn in class Make appointments outside school time Make appointments outside school time

8 Be organised Time Management Time Management Study timetable Study timetable Stay up-to-date with all work Stay up-to-date with all work Instigate a folder system Instigate a folder system Make summaries at the end of each topic Make summaries at the end of each topic Use the school diary Use the school diary

9 Study Environment Dedicated space Dedicated space Desk Desk Light Light Noticeboard Noticeboard Study timetable Study timetable Quiet Quiet

10 Active learning Test yourself (or get someone else to do it) Test yourself (or get someone else to do it) Teach or explain it to someone else Teach or explain it to someone else Make flashcards Make flashcards Use mindmaps Use mindmaps Make question and answer tapes (use your iPod) Make question and answer tapes (use your iPod)

11 Revision Find out how you study best Find out how you study best Make summaries after each topic Make summaries after each topic Practice essay writing/exam questions Practice essay writing/exam questions Focus on answering the question Focus on answering the question Read sample answers Read sample answers Do past papers under exam conditions Do past papers under exam conditions

12 Part time work In year 11 …………………… students wanting to go to university after school should not work more than 8 hours per week weekends preferred should consider not working for Yr 12. students wanting to go to TAFE after school should not work more than 12 hours per week weekends preferred should continue working in Yr 12 but cut back to less than 8 hours.

13 Stress Relief Quality sleep remove negative thoughts Quality sleep remove negative thoughts Sport & Exercise burn off stress, + endorphins Sport & Exercise burn off stress, + endorphins Healthy food X caffeine & sugar drink water Healthy food X caffeine & sugar drink water Leisure Time go out, see your friends Leisure Time go out, see your friends Manage your exams be prepared. Manage your exams be prepared. NB:Endorphins make you feel good and boost your immune system.

14 MHS Assessment Policy

15 Assessment Book Each subject lists: Task type Task type Due date Due date Course component assessed Course component assessed Weighting of each task. Weighting of each task. Dates in the Assessment booklet are subject to change if notified by the teacher

16 For every assessment task Engage in healthy competition with friends Complete tasks ahead of schedule to allow for reflection Ask teachers to check your work Back up computer work on a thumb drive Hand it in on time.

17 N Awards May be issued if a student ……… does not hand in an assessment task on the due date does not attend an examination makes a non serious attempt at a task is not meeting course outcomes. The student will have 2 weeks to finish the task after the N warning has been issued. No marks can be awarded if an assessment is handed in late without a doctors certificate.

18 Assessment Policy Assessment Policy School based assessment Missed assessment tasks - with good reason eg Dr Certificate - estimate or substitute task may be issued. Missed assessment tasks - with good reason eg Dr Certificate - estimate or substitute task may be issued. Receipt slips Receipt slips Unfair advantage Unfair advantage Proven dishonesty Proven dishonesty Special provisions Special provisions Unsatisfactory U determinations. Unsatisfactory U determinations.

19 Calculation of the ATAR best 10 units best 10 units must include 2 units of English must include 2 units of English influenced by school rank and HSC exam influenced by school rank and HSC exam (Except VET courses 100% exam)

20 Bonus points Universities will give up to 5 bonus points towards a course if you have achieved excellent results in a subject(s) relevant to the course you intend to study. For more information see the Marsden High School website

21 Plan your marks JamesLee UnitsHSC Marks HSC Marks /100/100 Biology Bus Studies English Adv Mathematics Mod History Visual Arts ATAR

22 Destinations of MHS students Traditionally: about 50% enter uni (statewide 30%) about 35% enter TAFE (statewide 25%) about 10% go directly to work or apprenticeships about 5% go overseas

23 Tertiary courses

24 Cwealth Supported Student $0-$4,355 per year for National Priorities: Maths, Science and Statistics. $0-$4,355 per year for National Priorities: Maths, Science and Statistics. $0-$5,442 per year for Arts, Education, Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Social Studies, Foreign Languages, Nursing, Visual & Performing Arts. $0-$5,442 per year for Arts, Education, Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Social Studies, Foreign Languages, Nursing, Visual & Performing Arts. $0-$7,756 per year for Computing, Health, Agriculture, Built Environment, Surveying and Engineering. $0-$7,756 per year for Computing, Health, Agriculture, Built Environment, Surveying and Engineering. $0-$9,080 per year for Accounting, Administration, Commerce, Economics, Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science. $0-$9,080 per year for Accounting, Administration, Commerce, Economics, Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science. Census dates for payment Semester March Semester August Semester August (20% discount for up front payment)

25 International Students up to approx $34,000 per year for Arts, Education, Nursing, Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Social Studies, Foreign Languages, Visual & Performing Arts. up to approx $34,000 per year for Arts, Education, Nursing, Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Social Studies, Foreign Languages, Visual & Performing Arts. up to approx $35,000 per year for Maths, Accounting, Commerce, Administration, Statistics, Computing, Health, Agriculture, Built Environment, Science, Surveying, Engineering and Economics. up to approx $35,000 per year for Maths, Accounting, Commerce, Administration, Statistics, Computing, Health, Agriculture, Built Environment, Science, Surveying, Engineering and Economics. up to approx $44,000 per year for Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science. up to approx $44,000 per year for Law, Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science. NB: Not all university courses are open to International students. Prices are approximate as they vary across universities. NB: Not all university courses are open to International students. Prices are approximate as they vary across universities.

26 Student Learning Entitlement All Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens and holders of Australian permanent visas will receive a SLE equivalent to 7 years full time study in a Commonwealth supported place.

27 Financial Assistance Institution Equity Scholarships Institution Equity Scholarships For students who do not receive Centrelink payments but can show financial hardship Student Start up Scholarships Student Start up Scholarships Paid directly by Centrelink to eligible students no need to apply See the UAC book or website for more information

28 Educational Access Scheme Extra marks for: Disrupted schooling Disrupted schooling Family circumstances Family circumstances Illness Illness Youth Allowance. Youth Allowance. Make someone at the school aware of your circumstances as soon as possible, and start collecting evidence.

29 How can I prepare for uni? study hard to maximize choice study hard to maximize choice know what ATAR I need know what ATAR I need be prepared for special entry requirements be prepared for special entry requirements investigate scholarships investigate scholarships attend Open Days. attend Open Days.

30 Applying to TAFE TAFE Application Form TAFE Application Form 2012 Fees and Charges (pa) 2012 Fees and Charges (pa) Certificate IV $984 Diploma $1308 Advanced Diploma $1570 All course are $53 for those receiving govt assistance

31 What should I do now? For TAFE – investigate options investigate options seek casual work in your area of interest seek casual work in your area of interest enrol in a TVET course in 2013 enrol in a TVET course in 2013 talk to people in the field. talk to people in the field.

32 What should I do now? For Work make contacts seek casual work in your area of interest let people know you will be looking for work.

33 Timelines University preferences - end Sept University preferences - end Sept High demand TAFE applications - end Oct. High demand TAFE applications - end Oct.

34 Useful websites UAC TAFE NSW Board of Studies HSC On Line McDonalds Maths tutoring mcdonalds.com.au/about-us/students-and- teachers

35 Further Support Year Adviser – Ms Howes Year Adviser – Ms Howes Deputy Year 11 – Ms Paczkowski Deputy Year 11 – Ms Paczkowski School Counsellor – Ms Viv School Counsellor – Ms Viv Careers Advisers – Ms Symons, Ms Hart Careers Advisers – Ms Symons, Ms Hart Subject teachers Subject teachers

36 Questions……………… Please note that all dates and fees in this presentation are correct at the time of presentation but are subject to change by the governing authority. Please note that all dates and fees in this presentation are correct at the time of presentation but are subject to change by the governing authority.


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