Year 9 to 11 students have concluded their Semester 1 Examinations. It is always a challenge to ensure everything runs smoothly with students across three year levels completing exams together. Thank you to our students who arrived on time and displayed excellent behaviour, and thank you also to our parents for their support during this stressful period.
Reports will be available on Siena Central on Monday, 17 July.
The term break provides an opportunity for senior students to consolidate their Semester 1 learning and prepare for Semester 2 classes. VCE students are encouraged to complete the set holiday home learning provided by their subject teachers during the holidays.
In Term 3, subject selection will take place for our current Years 7 to 11 students. To assist with their decision making, students will participate in Subject Selection interviews:
Year 9 students will need to decide whether they wish to pursue an Accelerated subject in Year 10. It is crucial to consider the implications of this choice as an Accelerated subject requires a greater complexity of study, therefore involving a greater time commitment. A high level of literacy is invaluable to students studying an Accelerated subject.
The Unit 1 and 2 Accelerated subjects are: Biology, Drama, Physical Education, Product Design and Technology and Psychology.
Year 9 students must meet the following criteria:
The Unit 3/4 Accelerated subjects are: Biology, Business Management, Drama, General Mathematics, Geography, Physical Education, Product Design and Technology, Psychology and Religion and Society.
Year 10 students must meet the following criteria:
Further details regarding the application process, including subject handbooks and presentations will be made available to students and parents in Term 3.
These conversations will take place in Week 8. Parents will be notified of dates and times in Week 4.
The College will be open until Friday, 30 June. Teaching staff will be back on Monday, 10 July, for Staff Week. which involves Professional Practice, Faculty Meetings and a Staff Faith Day. Semester 2 commences on Monday, 17 July.
We wish you and your family a relaxing mid year break.