Presentation on theme: "Curriculum Subjects English (6 x 45 minute lessons per week) Mathematics (6 x 45 minute lessons per week) History/Geography (6 x 45 minute lessons per."— Presentation transcript:
Curriculum Subjects English (6 x 45 minute lessons per week) Mathematics (6 x 45 minute lessons per week) History/Geography (6 x 45 minute lessons per week) Science (5 x 45 minute lessons per week) Physical Education (2 x 45 minute lessons per week) Biblical Studies (1 x 45 minute lesson per week)
Curriculum Subjects Visual Art (1 x 45 minute lesson per week) Music/Drama (1 x 45 minute lesson per week) Electives (3 x 45 minute lessons per week) PCG/Assembly (1 x 45 minute lesson per week) Health (1 x 45 minute lesson per week) LOTE - Indonesian (2 x 45 minute lessons per week) Subjects are developed in line with the Australian Curriculum
Teachers & Classes There are two Year 7 classes in 2015; Year 7 (Mrs Carter) Year 7/8 (Miss Taylor) – Independent learners/ High achievers
Electives Home Economics Woodwork Textiles Visual Art Orienteering Offered electives can change from year to year.
Carnivals & Community Swimming Carnival Sports Carnival Character Day Casual Dress Days Cross Grade Activities
Homework Year Level Set Work & or Reading Comment mins Homework reflects work done in class providing consolidation experiences. Assignments are set according to content taught. 740mins 850mins 960mins 1060mins
Diaries & Due Dates All students are expected to complete assigned homework by the due date. Diaries (digital or hard copy) are used by students to keep track of assessments and homework. A term assessment calendar is given with estimated due dates for each assessment.
Sample Assessment Calendar
Expectations of Students To arrive at class prepared with required equipment. To complete assigned work set by each teacher. To maintain the school image in the community. To follow the school model - Respect. Responsibility. Maximise learning time. Service. To take care of property - personal, other’s & public. To be respectful and truthful.
Detention Run by a teacher each lunchtime for students that have not completed required classwork, homework or assignments. Students who have a note from a parent identifying why they have not completed homework or an assignment are given an additional day to complete the work.
Bullying/Harassment PCS has a “Zero Tolerance” of bullying. If a child is found to be bullying or being bullied, the child will immediately be removed from the area where it is taking place and the incident fully investigated. It is important that your child informs teachers of any issues in order for teachers to take action.
Uniform Middle School Boys Uniform Middle school shirt Navy cargo shorts Plain white socks Black, closed in shoes A single plain stud earring Sports Uniform House colour PCS sports polo shirt Navy sports knit shorts White socks & black, closed in shoes No other jewelry is to be worn except a watch. Middle School Girls Uniform Middle school shirt Navy dress shorts Plain white socks Black, closed in shoes One pair plain stud earrings
Camps Students go on a 2-3 night camp during Term 3. In 2014 the Year 7 class went to Kakadu National Park and the Year 7/8 Class went to Edith Falls (Katherine).
Communication Please your child’s teachers if you have any subject related concerns. They will do the same. or phone (leave a message with the front office) your child’s Pastoral Care teacher if you have any general concerns or questions. They will do the same.