Year 10 Parent Presentation Evening 16 February 2011

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Year 10 Parent Presentation Evening 16 February 2011

  1. 1. Year 10 Parents’ PAL Information and Social Evening 2011
  2. 2. Ms Barbara Watkins Principal Strategic Plan 2011 - 2015
  3. 3. Mr Kenneth McMurtrie Deputy Principal
  4. 4. Year 10 Dinner - Dance <ul><li>Friday 22 nd July </li></ul><ul><li>The Epping Club </li></ul><ul><li>6pm – 10:30pm </li></ul><ul><li>An age appropriate event in the school calendar </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Parent Portal
  6. 14. <ul><li>This URL will take you to the Parent Portal ( http://parentportal.loretonh.nsw.edu.au ) </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>
  7. 15. Learning and Pastoral <ul><li>Mrs Megan Pursche </li></ul><ul><li>Director of Students: Learning </li></ul>
  8. 16. Appropriate Socialising <ul><li>Parties, gatherings and hanging-out: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Boundaries, behaviours and values </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Underage drinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to host a party </li></ul></ul>
  9. 17. <ul><li>the more they - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go out in the evening and socialise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hang around with their friends – without purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use the internet to social network and play games </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>are involved in casual, paid employment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Drinking as a Rite of Passage for Aust Youth; 2009; Secondary School Report Macquarie University) </li></ul></ul>Young people are more likely to drink alcohol and drink to risky levels
  10. 18. Less likely to drink or drink to risky levels the more our children are involved in  Sports  Reading  Hobbies  Religious activities
  11. 19. Parental influences on alcohol consumption <ul><li>The more satisfied kids were with their relationship with their parents, the less alcohol they were likely to drink </li></ul><ul><li>The stricter the rules parents set for their children, the more they know about their children’s whereabouts, the less alcohol their child was likely to drink </li></ul>
  12. 20. <ul><ul><li>All subjects, including Mathematics expect high levels of literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>All students should read for pleasure every day of the year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ensure it is part of preparation for bed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Reading relaxes the brain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> Makes students smarter </li></ul></ul>Academic Achievement and Reading
  13. 21. School Certificate <ul><ul><li>Critical basis for HSC success </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation is essential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus in class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on Homework </li></ul></ul>
  14. 22. 1:1 Learning programme
  15. 23. Friendships Made at Loreto Normanhurst
  16. 24. Spring Fair – September 2009
  17. 25. Events in 2011
  18. 26. Parent Information Nights Wednesday February 16 th Year 10 Parents 7pm – 9.00pm Teresa Ball Centre 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
  19. 27. Term 1 Events Date Event Location Saturday Mar 12 th Year 7 Family Dinner 6.30pm Fun night for all the family held in the gym 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
  20. 28. 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
  21. 29. 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
  22. 30. 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

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