Author: Chantal Brewer

ONLINE LEARNING & CORONAVIRUS UPDATES

15/5/20

Principal’s Letter – EDITION 7

Updated Advice from Chief Health Officer (May 2020)

 

28/4/20

Principal’s Letter Ammendment to Edition 6

College Conduct and Behaviour Expectations

Dept of Health – Letter to Parents

SCSA Letter to Year 12 students_COVID-19 (28th April 2020)

 

24/4/20 – Attached is a copy of the Principal’s Letter – Edition 6 which was sent to all parents via email.  Parents who did not receive this email will need to contact Admin on 9581 0600 to update their email details immediately. (Note: Admin Office is open from Tuesday 28th April 2020)

Principal’s Letter – EDITION 6

 

09/04/20 – Attached is a copy of the Principal’s Letter – Edition 5 which was sent to all  parents via email.  Parents who did not receive this email will need to contact Admin on 9581 0600 to update their email details immediately.

Principal’s Letter – EDITION 5

 

03/04/20 – Attached is a copy of the Principal’s Letter – Edition 4 which was sent to all parents via email.  Parents who did not receive this email will need to contact Admin on 9581 0600 to update their email details immediately.

Principal’s Letter – EDITION 4

 

27/3/20 Attached is a copy of the Principal’s Letter regarding Online Learning which was sent to all parents via email.  Parents who did not receive this email will need to contact Admin on 9581 0600 to update their email details immediately.

Prinicpal’s Letter – EDITION 3 (Online Learning)

Announcement: Minister for Education and Training

Top Parenting Tips during COVID-19

Health and Wellbeing Resources to Support Parents and Students

 

17/3/20 Attached is a copy of the Principal’s Letter regarding COVID-19 which was sent to all parents via email.  Parents who did not receive this email will need to contact Admin on 9581 0600 to update their email details immediately.

Principal’s Letter – EDITION 2 (COVID-19)

 

13/3/20 Attached is a link from the Department of Health with the latest information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Latest Information

 

31/1/20 Attached is a link with the latest information regarding Coronavirus. Please advise HHC immediately on 0407 089 467 if your child will be absent due to these exclusions in place to avoid any negative impact on Good Standing and attendance data.

Principal’s Address: EDITION 1 (Coronavirus)

OFF & AWAY – DEPARTMENTAL POLICY

As you may be aware the Department of Education announced last year that from 2020 there will be a new policy on mobile phones, which will ban the use of mobile phones in all public schools by students during the school day.

In compliance with this Department of Education policy we have developed further our Personal Electronic Devices Policy, to ensure it meets the new requirements. We would like to thank our parents, carers and community members in advance for the support on implementing this policy which has been attached below for reference.

Mobile Phone Policy Handbook 2020

2020 – BACK TO SCHOOL

Are you looking for a form, brochure or information on returning to school in 2020?  Keep and eye out on our Facebook Page for up to date information, including where our students will meet on their first day back (Monday 3rd February 2020).  The Administration Office will be open to public from Thursday 30th January from 9am til 3pm.

2020 Student Packs were sent out Friday 29th November and included the 2020 Stationery Items Lists. 

  • Orders placed on or before 15th December 2019 will be delivered free of charge prior to Term 1
  • Orders placed between 16th December 2019 and 31st December 2019 will incur a delivery fee of $9.95 and be delivered prior to Term 1
    Unfortunately, delivery of orders placed after 31st December 2019 cannot be guaranteed before the start of Term 1, 2020

Halls Head College 2020 Requirements List Year 7 8 9 and 10

Halls Head College 2020 Requirements List Year 11 and 12 – Stationery

Halls Head College 2020 Requirements List Year 11 and 12 – Textbooks

Uniform Shop Opening Hours – 2020

Uniform Policy

YEAR 12 BALL

Last day to purchase tickets: Monday 16 December

Save the Date: Year 12 Ball Friday 21st February

 

 

ADVERTISED VACANCY – CANTEEN MANAGER

Halls Head College P&C are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic Canteen Manager with strong focus on customer service, effective communication and supervisory skills for a full time position. 

This successful applicant is responsible for the day to day operation of the school canteen, supervision of paid & volunteer employees, menu creation, pricing of food, ordering, food preparation, customer service, and any other duty as required by the Halls Head College P & C Association Executive Committee.

Selection Criteria for Advertised Position

Y12 Key Dates (2019)

  YEAR 12

2019 KEY DATES AHEAD

 

AUGUST

05th August

University Applications Open: ATAR students will receive information about applying to Universities via TISC’s online website. Make sure you do not lose this document. The closing date for applications without incurring a late fee (approx. $165) is 30th September.

 

Please refer to the following link for further information involving TISC – https://www.tisc.edu.au/static/guide/university-admissions-five-steps.tisc

 

University Scholarships

These scholarships are intended to support students from all walks of life by helping them succeed in their academic journey whilst undertaking studies at University. The onus is on the student to complete all work required for the application prior to submitting to the Principal for signing and their declaration. To access Scholarships – google search the university you wish to attend and enter their scholarship tab for further information. Please some information supplied below regarding some of our Universities and the scholarships on offer.

 

University of Western Australia (UWA) Undergraduate Scholarships – applications are now open for Semester 1, 2020 and close Sunday 03rd November 2019 –

https://ipoint.uwa.edu.au/app/answers/detail/a_id/3018

 

Murdoch University Undergraduate Scholarships – various open and closing dates (please ensure you enter the website and check scholarships on offer)

https://www.murdoch.edu.au/study/undergraduate-students/fees-scholarships/scholarships

 

Curtin University Undergraduate Scholarships – various open and closing dates (but most closing dates seem to occur in mid-late August) – please ensure you check the website and check scholarships on offer –

https://www.murdoch.edu.au/study/undergraduate-students/fees-scholarships/scholarships

 

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Scholarships – enter the ECU site and they have a `find a scholarship’ search engine for scholarships they have on offer.

 

SEPTEMBER

 

TAFE Applications 2020: usually goes `live’ for online applications mid-September and is available usually until the beginning of December. Enrolments occurs in January.

 

02nd-27th September (Weeks 7-10 Term 3)

OLNA Round 2 – individual days for testing to be confirmed.

 

12th September

ATAR Examinations: the College is able to download our ATAR students’ personalised written examination timetables on this date. These will be laminated and distributed to students closer to their external ATAR Examination dates. These are only printed once and students will need – once they have been given their timetable – to store this timetable in a safe place and must be taken to every examination. Students and parents can access the timetable for the 2019 written and practical examinations at the following link:

https://senior-secondary.scsa.wa.edu.au/assessment/examinations/examination-timetables

 

19th September (Thursday Week 9 Term 3)

Students enrolled in Certificate II Hospitality & Certificate II Tourism must have had all their work marked and assessed for delivery to RTO by Monday 23rd September 2019.

 

23rd September (Monday Week 10 Term 3)

Clearance forms need to be signed off and returned to Student Services. All borrowed items: books, calculators, etc. need to be returned and fees must be paid.

Note: exception for ATAR students who must return borrowed items following External Examinations but before the end of November.

 

Graduation Tickets and payments must be finalised. Information about Graduation will have been emailed home prior to this date.

 

 27th September (last Friday Week 10 Term 3)

All VET Certificate Qualifications units of competency MUST BE COMPLETED AND SIGNED OFF AS COMPETENT BY TEACHER and General/Foundation course work to be submitted for final assessment – last day for submission of work to be assessed.

All ATAR course assessed work to be completed by Friday Week 10, Term 3; the exception being the ATAR Mock Examinations.

 

29th September – 04th October (these exams will include weekends and public holidays)

Physical Education Practical Exams: these exams are scheduled by the students chosen sport. Personalised Practical Examination information for students will be received by the College 12 September 2019.

 

29th September – 05th October (these exams will include weekends and public holidays)

Drama Practical Exams: Personalised Practical Examination information for students will be received by the College 12 September 2019.

 

OCTOBER

 

7th to 11th October (Week 2 Term 3 holidays)

ATAR Mock examinations will be scheduled on site at Halls Head College for the second week of the holidays. These will mirror as closely as possible what the students can expect for their ATAR External Examinations with outside invigilators and strict exam protocols enforced. Students will receive their personalised timetables for the Mock Examinations during Week 9, Term 3; these must be taken to each of their Examinations.

 

12th, 13th, 19, 20th October (NOTE: these exams will be conducted during the weekend)

EALD Practical Exams: information regarding the dates for students sitting their EALD Practical Examination will be received 12 September 2019.

 

21st October

Year 12 Dress-up Day. First Graduation rehearsal – to be held at Halls Head College.

 

22nd October (last day for all Year 12 students)

Year 12 Leavers Breakfast: students are to arrive at school in full uniform for a 7:30 start.

Farewell Assembly commencing in the Gym at 9am. Parents are welcome to attend and we request that they arrive at around 8:30.

Graduation Rehearsal (immediately following the Farewell Assembly)

Once the assembly has concluded, students to assembly on the lawn in front of the Library and then will leave the College via bus for the Mandurah Performing Arts Centre. ALL students should be present for this and may not make their own way there. They will be bussed back to the College in time for afternoon buses. Students should make their way home then return that evening for the Graduation Ceremony.

Graduation Ceremony: students arrive from 5:30pm but no later than 6 pm. Attire for this event is `semi-formal dress code’ with clothing being in black and white only (no denim, thongs, low cut dresses or blouses, mini-skirts or mini-dresses).

Parents, relatives and friends need to arrive with their tickets and should be seated for the commencement of the ceremony at 7pm.

 

30th October

ATAR External Written Examinations commence will conclude 19th November. The timetables are available online in the SCSA website:

https://senior-secondary.scsa.wa.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/565244/2019-ATAR-course-written-examinations-timetable.pdf

 

NOVEMBER

 

01st November

Last day for student appeals against school assessments in courses studied in Year 12

 

19th November

ATAR exams conclude

 

21st November

Last date for receipt by the Authority of sickness/misadventure application forms.

 

DECEMBER

 

16th December

Year 12 student’s results available online via the Authority’s student portal