PPT Year 11 Parent Presentation Evening March 2011Presentation Transcript
Year 11 Parents’ PAL Information and Social Evening 2011
Ms Barbara Watkins Principal Strategic Plan 2011 - 2015
Mr. Ken McMurtrie
The Parent Portal
This URL will take you to the Parent Portal ( http://parentportal.loretonh.nsw.edu.au )
To access it you will need to use the following Username and Password combination:
Learning Mrs Megan Pursche Director of Students: Learning
How has learning changed in Year 11?
Less subjects – from 10+ to 6 or 7
More focused approach
Assessment tasks and rankings
A quiet place to study
Distinguish between homework and study
Appropriate use of technology
Academic Achievement and Reading
All subjects, including Mathematics expect high levels of literacy
All students should read for pleasure every day of the year, but particularly for English
Ensure it is part of preparation for bed
Reading relaxes the brain
Makes students smarter
Loreto Day – student leadership
Election process is complete and all teams have been finalised – over 60 positions
The cause - discernment process
Loreto Day is on June 3
Election process will begin in the week following Loreto Day
Year 11 will self nominate for positions on the Student Council – 20 positions
Year 11 will self nominate for positions on the House Council (8 per House) and the Boarder Council
The challenges to a successful school life
Is your daughter
getting enough sleep?
being distracted by her technologies?
prioritising her social life over schoolwork?
Conversations on drinking
Do you know if she is under-age drinking?
Do you know about how she parties?
What happens at gatherings?
Share your expectations of your daughter
Friendships Made at Loreto Normanhurst
Spring Fair – September 2009
Your 2011 Year Parent Coordinators
Events in 2011
Parent Information Nights Monday February 21 st Year 7 Parents 7pm – 9.00pm Teresa Ball Centre Monday February 28 th Year 9 Parents 7pm – 9.00pm Teresa Ball Centre Wednesday March 2nd Year 11 Parents 7pm – 9.00pm Teresa Ball Centre
Term 1 Events Date Event Location Friday Mar 25 th Fathers’ Dinner at the Epping Club - 7pm An exciting annual event – guest speaker, sports, trivia, raffle and prizes Saturday Apr 2 nd Open Day - 11am – 3pm Volunteers needed please Friday Apr 8 th City/ Country Mothers’ Lunch - 11am -2pm Boarders’ Dining Room
Term 2 Events Date Event Location Saturday Apr 30 th Year 12 Parents Cocktail Party - 7pm – 10pm Reception Room Sunday May 1 st Mother/ Daughter Eucharist & Morning Tea 9.30am Chapel Wednesday May 18 th Parents Association (PAL) Meeting 7.30pm TBA Saturday Jun 4 th PAL Trivia Night - 7pm – 12pm Gym Thursday Jun 16 th Loreto Normanhurst/Kirribilli Morning Tea 10.30am Loreto Normanhurst Sunday Jun 19 th Country Gathering Lunch TBA
Term 3 Events Date Event Location Wednesday Aug 3 rd Parents Association (PAL) Meeting 7.30pm TBA Friday Aug 19 th Mission Lunch - 11am Boarder’s Dining Room Sunday Aug 28 th Father/ Daughter Eucharist and Morning Tea 9.30am Chapel Friday Sept 2 nd Yr12 Mother’s Liturgy Chapel Thursday Sept 8 th Grandparents Day Loreto Normanhurst
Term 4 Events Date Event Location Wednesday Oct 19 th Parents Association (PAL) Meeting 7.30pm TBA Sunday Oct 23rd Spring Fair Loreto Normanhurst Oval Wednesday Oct 26 th World Teachers’ Day Staff Morning Tea TBA Sat/Sun Oct 29/30 th Country Gathering TBA Tuesday Nov 1 st PAL Melbourne Cup Lunch TBA Thursday Nov 10 th PAL Golf Day and Dinner TBA Tuesday Nov 15 th PAL AGM & PAL Meeting Curran Theatre Sunday Nov 20 th Family Eucharist and Christmas Drinks 5pm – 8pm Chapel and Reception Centre