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Executive Team Address – Term 2 Week 1

The ‘ETA’ Executive Team Address

What's on this week (Week 1)

Tuesday
Whole school assembly

Tuesday
ANZAC Exhibition excursion (Year 7,9,11 History)

Wednesday
ANZAC Exhibition excursion (Year 8,10)

Wednesday
Omnibus NAPLAN Practice test (Year 7&9)

Thursday
Anglicare 'Healthy Relationships' workshops

Friday
Anglicare 'Healthy Relationships' workshops

Friday
7-9 Chapel

Further ahead

26 April
Anzac Day public holiday

29 April
Netball Cup, Albany

30 April
10-12 Chapel

3-7 May
Year 12 Outdoor Education Camp

4-6 May
Executive Principal in School

7 May
7-9 Chapel

10 May
Full changeover into Winter School Uniform

11-14 May
NAPLAN Online testing

13 May
UWA Health and Medical Sciences presentation

14 May
10-12 Chapel

17-21 May
NAPLAN Online catch-up testing

17 May
Rotation 2 electives commence (Year 7&8)

19-20 May
Anglicare 'Poverty and Inequality' workshops

21 May
7-9 Chapel

26 May
Inter-house Cross-Country Championships

28 May
10-12 Chapel

31 May - 04 June
10-12 Semester Exams

01-03 June
Executive Principal in School

04 June
7-9 Chapel

TERM 2 WEEK 1 REFLECTIONS

What defines an EACS student?

Whilst on our annual year 7&8 Metricup Camp this year we were lucky to benefit from the guidance and expertise of one of the Instructors (Pete), a man with whom EACS has had a strong association with over several years.

Executive Team Address – Term 1 Week 8

The ‘ETA’ Executive Team Address

What's on this week (Week 8)

Monday
Pop-up Parliament Civics and Citizenship workshops (Year 7&8)

Tuesday-Thursday
Executive Principal in School

Tuesday
Education Perfect Languages Championships concludes

Tuesday
World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser (12.30-1.00pm in DMP)

Tuesday
Inter-school Swimming Squad departs EACS (11.30am)

Wednesday
Inter-school Swimming Carnival in Katanning (return pm)

Wednesday
Open morning (9.00-11.00am)

Wednesday
Year 11/12 Parent Teacher meetings (3.15-6.00pm)

Wednesday
WACE Parents Evening (6.15-7.00pm)

Thursday
Staff & Prefects Commissioning Service at the Civic Centre (10.30-11.30am)

Sunday
Year 7-8 Metricup Camp departs (Margaret River)

Sunday
Year 10-12 Careers Camp departs (Perth)

Further ahead

01 April
Last day of term 1 (all students)

02-19 April
School holidays

20 April
Term 2 commences (all students)

TERM 1 WEEK 8 REFLECTIONS

Parents views on The Role of School Education

A nationwide poll carried out by the Australian National University in November 2020 asked parents and carers on their views on what should and should not be the responsibility of schools.

Executive Team Address – Term 1 Week 7

The ‘ETA’ Executive Team Address

What's on this week (week 7)

Monday
Homework Club 3.15-4.15pm in D1 (after school)

Tuesday
Year 7 vaccinations

Wednesday
Homework Club 3.15-4.15pm in D1 (after school)

Thursday
Homework Club 3.15-4.15pm in D1 (after school)

Friday
Chapel 7-9

Further ahead

23-25 March
Executive Principal in School

23 March
World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser

23 March
WACE Parents Evening (5.30pm)

24 March
Inter-school Swimming Carnival (Katanning)

24 March
Open Morning (9.00-11.00am)

24 March
Year 11/12 Parent Teacher evening (3.15-6.15pm)

25 March
New Staff and Prefects Commissioning Service (Civic Centre)

27 March – 01 April
Year 10-11 Careers Camp (Perth)

28 March – 01 April
Year 7-8 Metricup Camp (Margaret River)

01 April
Last day of term 1 (all students)

02-19 April
School holidays

20 April
Term 2 commences (all students)

TERM 1 WEEK 6 REFLECTIONS

“Reputation matters”

At the commencement of the new school year students and staff were each given their respective goals for the year.

Executive Team Address – Term 1 Week 6

The ‘ETA’ Executive Team Address

What's on this week (week 6)

Monday – Friday
Online Literacy and Numeracy Catch-up Testing (OLNA) 10-12

Monday
Homework Club 3.15-4.15pm in D1 (after school)

Tuesday
Year 9/10 Parent Teacher evening

Wednesday
Inter-house Swimming Carnival

Wednesday
Homework Club 3.15-4.15pm in D1 (after school)

Thursday
Homework Club 3.15-4.15pm in D1 (after school)

Friday
Epilepsy Australia fundraiser Free Dress Day (gold coin donation)

Friday
Chapel 10-12

Further ahead

16 March
Year 7 vaccinations

23-25 March
Executive Principal in School

23 March
World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser

23 March
WACE Parents Evening

24 March
Inter-school Swimming Carnival (venue TBC)

24 March
Open Morning

24 March
Year 11/12 Parent Teacher evening

25 March
New Staff and Prefects Commissioning Service

27 March – 01 April
Year 10-11 Careers Camp (Perth)

27 March – 01 April
Year 7-8 Metricup Camp (Margaret River)

01 April
Last day of term 1 (all students)

02-19 April
School holidays

20 April
Term 2 commences (all students)

TERM 1 WEEK 6 REFLECTIONS

“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink”

The analogy of trying to make a 500kg horse take a drink of water is an amusing one, but the phrase itself has interesting connotations when we reflect on the relationship between Teachers and their students within the paradigm of education.

Executive Team Address – Term 1 Week 5

The ‘ETA’ Executive Team Address

What's on this week (week 5)

Tuesday – Friday
Online Literacy and Numeracy Testing (OLNA) 10-12

Tuesday – Friday
Year 11/12 Outdoor Education Camp

Thursday
Executive Principal and Executive Chair in School

Friday
Chapel 10-12

Further ahead

09 March
Year 9/10 Parent Teacher evening (note date change)

10 March
Inter-house Swimming Carnival

16 March
Year 7 vaccinations

23 March
World’s Greatest Shave fundraiser

23 March
WACE Parents Evening

24 March
Inter-school Swimming Carnival (venue TBC)

24 March
Open Morning

24 March
Year 11/12 Parent Teacher evening

25 March
New staff and Prefects Commissioning Service

23-25 March
Executive Principal in School

27 March – 01 April
Year 10-11 Careers Camp (Perth)

28 March – 01 April
Year 7-8 Metricup Camp (Margaret River)

01 April
Last day of term 1 (all students)

02-19 April
School holidays

20 April
Term 2 commences (all students)

TERM 1 WEEK 4 REFLECTIONS

Education in the Great Outdoors

A recent article written in Teacher Magazine explored the everyday relationships we develop through surfing, swimming and other outdoor educational pursuits.

Executive Team Address – Term 1 Week 4

The ‘ETA’ Executive Team Address

What's on this week (week 4)

Monday
Assembly

Monday
Elevate ‘Study Skills’ Parents Presentation

Tuesday
Elevate ‘Study Skills’ Students Presentation

Wednesday
Year 7 and 8 Parent Teacher Interviews

Thursday
Voting for Student Representative Council

Friday
Chapel 10-12

Further ahead (week 5)

01 March
Public holiday (school closed)

02-05 March
Online Literacy and Numeracy Testing (OLNA) 10-12

02-05 March
Year 11/12 Outdoor Education Camp

04 March
Executive Principal and Executive Chair in School

TERM 1 WEEK 4 REFLECTIONS

A Growth Mindset – developing leadership and enterprise skills

A Growth Mindset is a school of thought that suggests a person's intelligence and ability are not fixed; and that with effort, dedication and resilience, their skills can be grown and improved.

Executive Team Address – Term 1 Week 3

The ‘ETA’ Executive Team Address

What's on this week (week 3)

Monday
Assembly

Tuesday
Good Standing Parents Presentation

Friday
Chapel 7-9

Further ahead

22 February
Elevate ‘Study Skills’ Parents Presentation

23 February
Elevate ‘Study Skills’ Students Presentation

24 February
Year 7 and 8 Parent Teacher Interviews

TERM 1 WEEK 3 REFLECTIONS

“Positive Relationships and Social-emotional Wellbeing”

Dedicated pastoral care time is invaluable when considering a School’s ability to offer guidance and support around elements of Social-emotional and Wellbeing for students.

Executive Team Address – Term 1 Week 2

The ‘ETA’ Executive Team Address

What's on this week (week 2)

Monday
Assembly

Tuesday
Seqta Parents Presentation

Thursday
Parents Sundowner

Friday
Executive Principal in School

Friday
School Ball

Further ahead

16 February
Good Standing Parents Presentation

22 February
Elevate ‘Study Skills’ Parents Presentation

23 February
Elevate ‘Study Skills’ Students Presentation

24 February
Year 7 and 8 Parent Teacher Interviews

25 February
New staff and Prefects Commissioning

TERM 1 WEEK 2 REFLECTIONS

“Every Lesson Matters”

At the first assembly to kickstart the new year all students were posed with a personal challenge, that being to recognise that ‘every lesson matters’! The undertone is students making the most of every learning opportunity afforded them to derive maximum benefit from the holistic education on offer.