Executive Team Address – Term 4 Week 5

The ‘ETA’ Executive Team Address

Biblical Thought for the Week

"For this reason, we never become discouraged. Even though our physical being is gradually decaying, yet our spiritual being is renewed day after day 2 Corinthians 4:16 (c) GNB

Application: Be the best you can with the resources you have today. This will ensure a better
tomorrow and the satisfaction of knowing that yesterday wasn't wasted.

On This Day in History

Australian Explorers

  • 1848 After a gruelling five-month journey through thick rainforest, Edmund Kennedy finally reaches Weymouth Bay in North Queensland.

Australian History

  • 1960 The Red and Green Kangaroo Paw is proclaimed the floral emblem of Western Australia.

World History

  • 1960 John F Kennedy becomes the youngest elected president of the United States.
  • 1965 Northeast America suffers a blackout which affects thirty million people.
  • 1989 The Berlin Wall is opened for the first time since 1961.

TERM 4 WEEK 5 REFLECTIONS

There is lots going on at EACS as we move into the second half of term 4 and the final 5 weeks of the 2020 academic year. Not only is there much planning underway to ensure that we finish this year on a high, but there is also much planning underway with a lens on the 2021 academic year. It is the planning for 2021 that students and families may find interesting at this point.

A full transcript of subjects being offered to and embraced by our students in 2021 are as follows:

Year 7-10

  • English, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science
  • Health, Physical Education, Religious Education
  • Italian (Year 7&8 – optional 9&10)
  • Big Picture (Year 9&10)

Year 11

  • Arts: Visual Arts
  • Big Picture: Passion-based learning
  • Health and Physical Education: Outdoor Education, Physical Education
  • Humanities and Social Sciences: Geography, Modern History, Religious Education
  • Science: Biology, Chemistry, Human Biology, Psychology
  • English: (ATAR/General)
  • Mathematics: (ATAR/General)
  • Technologies: Children, Family and the Community, Computer Science, Food Science and Technology, Materials Design and Technology

Year 12

  • Arts: Visual Arts
  • Big Picture: Passion-based learning
  • Health and Physical Education: Outdoor Education, Physical Education
  • Humanities and Social Sciences: Career and Enterprise, Geography, Religious Education
  • Science: Human Biology, Psychology
  • English: (ATAR/General)
  • Mathematics: (ATAR/General)
  • Technologies: Children, Family and the Community, Computer Science, Food Science and Technology, Materials Design and Technology

Vocational Education and Training (VET) Qualifications

  • VET Qualifications (face-to-face): Automotive, Building and Construction, Engineering, Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies
  • VET Qualifications (online): Animal Studies, Digital and Interactive Games, Digital Media, Early Childhood Education and Care, Electronic Music Production, Fashion Design, Fitness, Health Administration, Photography and Photo Imaging, Preparation for Health and Nursing Studies, Record Keeping, Software Application and Development, Visual Arts

Taster Electives

  • Year 7: Digital Technologies, Materials Technology, Drama, Music, Food Science, Specialist sport (Netball/Tennis)
  • Year 8: Aquatics, Dance, Digital Technologies, Materials Technology, Specialist sport (Netball/Tennis), Visual Arts

Option Electives

  • Year 9&10: Childcare, Dance, Digital Technologies, Drama, Materials Technology, Drama, Food Science, Specialist sport (Netball/Tennis), Physical Recreation, Visual Arts

There are also a number of exciting minor capital works projects being planned for during the first half of 2021, including:

  • New Design & Technology Shed (Metalwork)
  • Cleaning and resurfacing of the tennis courts to make provision for netball markings
  • A tennis hit up wall on the north facing fence line
  • New basketball and netball spring-loaded backboards and rings on the multi-purpose court

NOTICES

Best of luck to all Year 11 ATAR students and all Year 10 students as they prepare to sit their end of year exams both this week and next.

Year 11 ATAR Semester Two Examinations – week 5

Monday
9th November
Tuesday
10th November
Wednesday
11th November
Thursday
12th November
Friday
13th November
English
E5
8:50-12:00
Chemistry & Psychology
E5
8:50-12:00
Human Biology
E5
8:50-12:00
Geography
E5
8:50-12:00
Mathematics (Applications)
E5
8:50-12:00

Year 10 Semester Two Examinations – week 6

Monday
16th November
Tuesday
17th November
Wednesday
18th November
Thursday
19th November
Friday
20th November
Mathematics
D1 / D2
09:00-11:10
HASS
E6 / E7
09:00-11:10
English
E6 / E7
09:00-11:10
Science
E6 / E7
09:00-11:10
EXAM CATCH UP DAY
D3
09:00-11:10

What's on this week (Week 5)

09-13 November Year 11 Outdoor Education Camp
09-13 November Year 11 Exams (ATAR students study leave)
10 November Year 7 Immunisations
11 November Remembrance Day service

Year 12 WACE ATAR Exam Schedule (Anglican Parish Church)

09 November Mathematics (Applications) 9.20am
09 November Mathematics (Specialist) 2.00pm
10 November Psychology 9.20am
12 November Mathematics (Methods) 9.20am
12 November Geography 2.00pm
13 November Biology 2.00pm

What's on next week (Week 6)

16 November Boarders long weekend (boarders only)
16-18 November Executive Principal in School
20 November New Student Transition Day 2021

Further ahead

23-27 November Year 10 Exams
29 Nov – 05 Dec ESt Georges Camp (Perth)
30 Nov – 01 Dec Executive Principal in School
30 November Year 12 Graduation Dinner
01 December Musical Soiree/td>
07 December Inter-school Athletics, Albany
08 December Executive Principal in Schoo
08 December Celebration and Awards Evening
09 December Advanced Standing reward activity
10 December Last day of the year for students
15 December Semester Two Reports released

Best wishes for the week ahead.

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Jason Bartell
EXECUTIVE PRINCIPAL
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Iain Clark
ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL
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Lisa Marquis
ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL