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PPT Year 11 Parent Presentation Evening March 2011


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PPT Year 11 Parent Presentation Evening March 2011

  1. 1. Year 11 Parents’ PAL Information and Social Evening 2011
  2. 2. Ms Barbara Watkins Principal Strategic Plan 2011 - 2015
  3. 3. <ul><li>Mr. Ken McMurtrie </li></ul><ul><li>Deputy Principal </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Parent Portal
  5. 13. <ul><li>This URL will take you to the Parent Portal ( ) </li></ul><ul><li>To access it you will need to use the following Username and Password combination: </li></ul><ul><li>Username:         studentloretoparent </li></ul><ul><li>Password:           parent2011 </li></ul>
  6. 14. Learning Mrs Megan Pursche Director of Students: Learning
  7. 15. How has learning changed in Year 11? <ul><li>Less subjects – from 10+ to 6 or 7 </li></ul><ul><li>More focused approach </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment tasks and rankings </li></ul><ul><li>Study time </li></ul>
  8. 16. Academic success <ul><li>A quiet place to study </li></ul><ul><li>Study discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguish between homework and study </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate use of technology </li></ul>
  9. 17. Academic Achievement and Reading <ul><li>All subjects, including Mathematics expect high levels of literacy </li></ul><ul><li>All students should read for pleasure every day of the year, but particularly for English </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure it is part of preparation for bed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading relaxes the brain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Makes students smarter </li></ul></ul>
  10. 18. Loreto Day – student leadership <ul><li>Election process is complete and all teams have been finalised – over 60 positions </li></ul><ul><li>The cause - discernment process </li></ul><ul><li>Loreto Day is on June 3 </li></ul>
  11. 19. Student Leadership <ul><li>Election process will begin in the week following Loreto Day </li></ul><ul><li>Year 11 will self nominate for positions on the Student Council – 20 positions </li></ul><ul><li>Year 11 will self nominate for positions on the House Council (8 per House) and the Boarder Council </li></ul>
  12. 20. The challenges to a successful school life <ul><li>Is your daughter </li></ul><ul><li>getting enough sleep? </li></ul><ul><li>being distracted by her technologies? </li></ul><ul><li>prioritising her social life over schoolwork? </li></ul>
  13. 21. Conversations on drinking <ul><li>Do you know if she is under-age drinking? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you know about how she parties? </li></ul><ul><li>What happens at gatherings? </li></ul><ul><li>Share your expectations of your daughter </li></ul><ul><li>Supervise </li></ul><ul><li>check </li></ul><ul><li>collect </li></ul>
  14. 22. Questions?
  15. 23. Friendships Made at Loreto Normanhurst
  16. 24. Spring Fair – September 2009
  17. 25. Your 2011 Year Parent Coordinators
  18. 26. Events in 2011
  19. 27. 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
  20. 28. 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
  21. 29. 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
  22. 30. 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
  23. 31. 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
  24. 32. Please join us for a drink and a chat