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YEAR 10 PARENT EVENING Trinity College Monday 23 rd FEB 2015.

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1 YEAR 10 PARENT EVENING Trinity College Monday 23 rd FEB 2015

2 Spirit Prayer Leader: Spirit of God, grant us the LOVE which filled the heart of Blessed Edmund inspiring him to give all for you. Spirit of God, grant us the JOY of Blessed Edmund who found his happiness in seeing and serving you in the poor. Spirit of God, grant us the PEACE of Blessed Edmund who trusted in you and your providence through countless difficulties. Help us to continue on the path of Jesus in the way of Blessed Edmund Rice and to be faithful to the gift and spirit he has left us. Live Jesus in our hearts. ALL: FOREVER

3 Agenda Prayer and WelcomeMr Ivan Banks College Headmaster Christian Service Mrs Marya Stewart Christian Service Coordinator Student CounsellingMrs Ioanna Culleton College Counsellor Career DevelopmentMr Russell Hinks Careers Counsellor Academic MattersMr Anthony Byrne Deputy Principal 8, 10 & 12 PastoralMr Kenny Chan Head of Year 10

4 Christian Service Mrs Marya Stewart

5 Christian Service  Engaging with elderly people is a privilege, an opportunity to share our experiences and abilities with them and a chance to learn from them and their experiences.  Elderly people have many needs. They also have much wisdom and life experience.

6 Year 10 Program  Each PCG will take part in Christian Service for five weeks as part of the Personal Wellbeing and Development Program which takes place on Friday afternoons throughout the school year  Preparation for the service  Immersion in Aged care  Reflection

7  Each student must attend a Placement for approximately one hour per week for a period of 4 weeks, on Friday afternoon. Students, in pairs, will attend the same placement every week for 4 weeks.  Students depart College by MAXI TAXI or College MINIBUS at 1:00 pm during Friday lunch time. Students are expected to make their OWN WAY HOME by being picked up or by public transport, unless prior arrangement is made with Mrs Stewart to bring them back to Trinity College. Year 10 Program

8 Student Counselling Mrs Ioanna Culleton

9 Stress and Self Care Stress – our body’s normal response to a challenge, threat or excitement. Dealing with stress – support (school and home) Staying healthy – sleep, exercise, diet and socialisation/time out

10 Looking at pressures and expectations – –Self and family –Reality checks –Keep things into perspective Organisation Team work closely with Lissa Coleman (Director Of Education Support) Donette Firkins – Year 8 Support teacher and case manager

11 Career Development Mr Russell Hinks

12 My Role -Career Advice -Subject selection Year 11/12 -University courses -TAFE -Apprenticeships -Scholarships

13 Contact Details Russell Hinks Phone 9223-8158 Doug Simpson – VET Co-Ordinator

14 YEAR 10 CAREER PROGRAM Career Portfolio PDW Friday Afternoon Career Research Interview/Survey Career Carousel


16 Selection for TAFE To maximise entry prospects to TAFE studies, particularly competitive courses and those at higher levels, students should: Undertake VET studies at school, particularly those which lead to a completed credential. Undertake Workplace Learning; keep records of any part time work undertaken. Maximise grades in school studies. TAFE to University transfer – a real option!

17 TAFE Entry Requirements ply/Pages/Entrance-Requirements.aspx

18 Direct entry e.g. Infantry Leadership positions e.g. RMC 18 month course ADFA – university degree University sponsorship Trade positions Obligation: Generally length of studies plus 12 months Benefits: Paid Job security Defence Jobs

19 Academic Matters OVERVIEW

20 Yr 10 New timetable: 29 periods & Saturday sport 16 - English, Maths, Science, Humanities 3 - Religious Education 1 - Pastoral Care / Assembly Period 1 – PDW (Personal Development & Well being 2 - Physical Education 6 – Electives (3 X 2 periods) 2015 Timetable

21 OLNA O Online L Literacy N Numeracy A Assessment * Can prequalify through NAPLAN

22 O nline Literacy & Numeracy Assessments All students must meet the minimum standard of Literacy & Numeracy before receiving WACE. Two ways; > Pre qualify Band 8 in NAPLAN (Reading, Writing, Numeracy) > OLNA testing

23 Online Literacy & Numeracy Assessments Six opportunities from YR 10 – 12. In 2015 1 st round of testing commences 9 th March What does OLNA assess? “The skills described as essential for individuals to meet the demands of everyday life and work”. Aust. Core Skills Framework

24 OLNA Further details concerning OLNA testing can be located at: Students who are required to sit any of the OLNA tests will shortly receive correspondence home. Students who have prequalified by obtaining Band 8 in NAPLAN in Reading, Writing and Numeracy will not be required to sit OLNA.

25 Course Selection  Year 10 Course Information Night  Parents & Students Monday 8 th June 2015

26 Academic Year 10 > Year 11 Prerequisites for 2016 entry

27 PREREQUISITES FOR YEAR 11/2016 A SAMPLE copy of the 2014 prerequisites for entry into Year 11 subjects was issued on the night. A copy of this SAMPLE document can be collected from secondary reception.

28 Academic Note change in subject titles ATAR Courses --------------------------------------- General Courses Foundation Courses

29 Academic – form good habits Homework & Study  Year Ten students should be completing approximately 10 – 12 hours of homework/study per week.  There is a distinction between homework and study.  Page 34 & 35 of the 2015 College diary give some useful guidelines on study

30 Parent Council Parent Council proudly present DAN HAESLER Tuesday 10 th MARCH Commencing at 7pm

31 RAC bstreetsmart 24 th MARCH (Tuesday Week 8) * Students attend period 1 *Transported to Perth Arena *Dismissed from Perth Arena At approximately 2 pm

32 Pastoral Mr Kenny Chan

33 Personal Development & Wellness Program

34 Setting High Standards

35 Mentoring

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