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  • PPT Year 7 Parent Presentation Evening Feb 2011

    1. 1. Year 7 Parents’ PAL<br /> Information <br />and <br />Social Evening 2011<br />
    2. 2. Ms Barbara Watkins<br />Principal<br />Strategic Plan 2011 - 2015<br />
    3. 3. Mr. Ken McMurtrie<br />Deputy Principal<br />
    4. 4. The Parent Portal<br />
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    13. 13. This URL will take you to the Parent Portal (http://parentportal.loretonh.nsw.edu.au)<br />To access it you will need to use the following Username and Password combination:<br />Username:         studentloretoparent<br />Password:           parent2011<br />
    14. 14. Director of Students: Pastoral CareMrs Gabrielle Stooke<br />
    15. 15. Music Festival<br />
    16. 16. For organisation...<br />
    17. 17. Daily organisation...<br />
    18. 18. Expectations...<br />
    19. 19. Weekly Newsletter -via email link<br />-via News link on the school portal <br />http://www.loretonh.nsw.edu.au/news/index.html<br />
    20. 20. Student Portal<br />
    21. 21. Year 7 Portal<br />
    22. 22. Communication<br /><ul><li>Advise school in writing/by email of changes to email addresses </li></ul>(and any other changes e.g. address, phone contacts, health, etc)<br /><ul><li>Many ways to communicate with the school –
    23. 23. Phone call
    24. 24. Note in Handbook
    25. 25. Email via @loretonh
    26. 26. principal@loretonh.nsw.edu.au
    27. 27. deputy@loretonh.nsw.edu.au
    28. 28. attendance@loretonh.nsw.edu.au
    29. 29. pastoral@loretonh.nsw.edu.au
    30. 30. learning@loretonh.nsw.edu.au</li></li></ul><li>Laptops - tomorrow<br /><ul><li> Learning device
    31. 31. Use as and when they are appropriate
    32. 32. Handwriting is important
    33. 33. Personal responsibility
    34. 34. e-books</li></li></ul><li>Reading - academic achievement and reading are closely linked<br /><ul><li>All subjects, including Mathematics expect high levels of literacy
    35. 35. All students should read for pleasure every day of the year
    36. 36. Ensure it is part of preparation for bed
    37. 37. Reading relaxes the brain
    38. 38. Makes students smarter!</li></ul>Learning Resource Centre offers a myriad of reading and research resources<br />
    39. 39. All subjects are important<br />Mathematics, English and Science may seem to be the foundation subjects but……<br />Integrated Learning teaches our students:<br /> to work collaboratively<br />Essential research skills<br />To support an informed argument or point of view<br />Critical thinking – to consider implications<br />Problem solving<br />ICT skills<br />These skills support a good HSC<br />All students study Studies of Religion for their HSC and it helps improve the ATAR. <br />RE classes in Years 7-10 teach the foundation content and skills for the senior years<br />
    40. 40. What are the current pastoral concerns?<br /><ul><li>Fast pace
    41. 41. Staying organised
    42. 42. Taking care and being responsible for books, laptops and uniform items
    43. 43. Fitting in
    44. 44. Friendship changes, misunderstandings.</li></li></ul><li>How does the school deal with these pastoral concerns?<br />EQ skills in all classes, especially Integrated Learning<br />Regular Conversations with the Advisor<br />Great communication and a measured, considered response<br />Discuss the school expectations<br />Values form the foundation of all we do<br />Bullying is never ignored – so tell us!<br />Great policies to support our actions<br />
    45. 45. How can you help?<br />Stay calm, reassure, don’t allow your daughter to catastrophise<br />Let us know<br />Put them to bed early<br />
    46. 46. Friendships Made at Loreto Normanhurst<br />
    47. 47. Spring Fair – September 2009<br />
    48. 48. Your 2011 Year Parent Coordinators<br />
    49. 49. Events in 2011<br />
    50. 50. Parent Information Nights<br />
    51. 51. Term 1 Events<br />
    52. 52. Term 2 Events<br />
    53. 53. Term 3 Events<br />
    54. 54. Term 4 Events<br />

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