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Yeronga State High School
Welcome!
• Quality
• Harmony
• Sustainability
Punctual
Prepared
Positive
Productive
Proud
Multi-Cultural / Global Ethos
Over 50 separate language groups
EALD unit offers
 support for students in all subject
areas
 10 specialist ESL teachers
 7 teacher aides including multilingual aides covering 13
languages
 teacher aide support for
International students
EXPECTATIONS
BEHAVIOUR – UNIFORM - LEARNING
2013 Junior Secondary School Captains
Yeronga SHS
School Organisation
School Executive Team
• Principal
• 2 Deputy Principals
• 1 Head of Special Education Services
(ESL)
• Business Services Manager
School Leadership Team
• S.E.T. and 8 Heads of Departments
4 kms from the CBD & easy stroll to Yeronga railway station
Heads of Department
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English / LOTE
Maths
Social Science / Business
Science / PE
ICT (Information, Communication & Technology)
ARTS – Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Industrial
Technology, Hospitality
• Junior Secondary (Years 7, 8, 9)
• Senior Schooling (Years 10, 11, 12) and
International Program
School Facilities
Physical Setting
– Expansive 40 acre campus
– 2 large ovals and landscaped gardens
– Designated Junior Secondary learning and play
area
– Courts for volleyball, basketball and tennis
– 4 km CBD and easy stroll to railway station
Junior Secondary Play area
Junior Secondary seating area
School Buildings
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The ARTS - Art, Music, Drama, Dance specialist
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Library Resource Centre
Cultural Centre (Assemblies)
Gymnasium ( Sports Centre)
Auditorium ( Theatre)
Manual Arts Workshops /Home Economics
kitchens
New International Language Learning Lab Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Arabic
Years 8 & 9 Curriculum
Junior Secondary
 English
 Mathematics
 Science
 Health and Physical Education (HPE)
 History and Geography
 Arts (Music, Art, Dance, Drama )
 Languages (Chinese)
 Technology (Business, ICT, Construction,
Mechanics, Graphics, Home Economics)
Year 8 Curriculum
SUBJECT
Lesson 1
Lesson 2
1 – Core
2 - Core
3 – Core
4 – Core
English
Mathematics
Science
Semester of History (140 mins for 1
Semester)
Semester of SOSE Geography/Civics
(140 mins for 1 Semester)
5 or 6
Electives
Lesson3
Total Time
Mins/Week
210
210
210
Accelerate Program 210
(70 mins)
Accelerate Program
(70 mins)
Semester of Arts (210 mins for 1 Semester)
420
Dance/Drama/Music/Visual Art
Semester of Technology (210 mins for 1 Semester)
Home Economics/Manual Arts
Semester of HPE (210 mins for 1 Semester)
Semester of Language (210 mins for 1 Semester)
Chinese
Non-curriculum activities
Form
Daily: 10 minutes/day
Assembly
TIP/Accelerate Program (Accelerate total time – 105 mins)
Sport
Total Time
40
45
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70
1450
Excellence Programs
• Timetabled Literacy & Numeracy classes each
week
• Accelerated Thinking program focusing on
higher order thinking skills and problemsolving
• Homework club each Monday & Thursday
• Afterschool Sport most weekdays – volleyball,
soccer, cricket, basketball, table tennis
• GOALS program – Growing Opportunities &
Learning Skills
Accelerate
• To determine classes: TORC-3 test
– Beginning of year =Year 8 (& new Year 9 students)
– End Semester 1 = Year 8 & Year 9
– End Semester 2 = Year 8 & Year 9
• Accelerate – Literacy Skills
– Foundation: Dr Carol Christensen
‘Reading Link’
– Smaller classes
• Accelerate Your Thinking
– Extension, collaborative learning
– Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS)
– Forms part of our Exceptional Learners’ Program
The Inter-year Program: TIP
• All Year 8 students
• First term of the year
• PURPOSE: sense of belonging,
resilience, self-esteem,
better
relationships with peers
• Engage in activities facilitated by ‘TIP Leaders’ – Yr 12 students
who have been trained in TIP activities to be mentors
The Arts: Extra Curricula Activities
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Instrumental Music Program
Concert Band
Music Nights & Vocal FX Choir
Arts Festival / Musical /
Art Club
Dance Nights & Competitions
Sound and lighting Crew
Film & Multimedia Crew
The Arts: Creative Generation
State Schools on Stage
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Featured and backing vocalists
Symphony Orchestra
Documentary Film Crew
Dance
Choir
Stage Crew
1:1 laptop program
HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION
House Sports
Interschool Sports
District / State /National
Opportunities
Middle School Adventure Camp
• Year 8 & 9 students
• Year 12 TIP Leaders
• 2014 – Kenilworth ‘bush’ camp
– Activities – canoeing, Leap of faith, camp fires,
mountain biking, raft building
• 2013 – Tallebudgera ‘beach’ camp
– Activities: surfing, high ropes, catapults,
team challenge, circus skills.
• Week 5 of Term 1
– 26th, 27th & 28th February
Student Welfare
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Deputies and Year Coordinators
Form class teachers
Guidance Officer – Brad Milford
School Nurse – Regina Tyson
School Chaplain – Steele Sutton
Youth Support Coordinator – Jasmine Bentley
Chappy Steele at assembly
Year 11 & 12 Curriculum
 Wide range of subject offerings (46 + Subjects)
 Authority subjects (university pathway)
 Accelerated courses (early entry to university)
 Authority registered subjects (TAFE/work)
 Certificate courses (TAFE/work)
 Apprenticeship/traineeship (work)
OPTIONS
• SCHOOL
Complete 6 school subjects and attend 5 days a week
Gerald
• English
• Maths A
• Accounting
• Ancient History
• BCT
• Geography
• TERTIARY
OPTIONS
Tomas
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English
Maths B
IPT
Science 21
Music
QUT – Building IT Systems
– Tomas achieved a 7!
• TERTIARY
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Joseph
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English for ESL Learners
Maths A
Accounting
BCT
IPT
Cert II in IDMT
GU – Business
• TAFE
OPTIONS
Complete 5 school subjects and attend school 4 days
a week and MSIT or SBIT 1 day a week
Halimo
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English Communication
Pre Vocational Maths
Recreational Studies
Cert II in IDMT
Cert II in Visual Art
TAFE – MSIT – Cert II
in Fashion Design
• APPRENTICE
OPTIONS
Complete 5 school subjects and attend school 4 days
a week and your workplace 1 day a week
Adam
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English Communication
Pre Vocational Maths
Industrial Technology
Recreational Studies
Cert II in Business
Cert II in IDMT
Workplace – Cert III in
Meat Retailing
• TRAINEE
OPTIONS
Complete 5 school subjects and attend school 4 days
a week and your workplace 1 day a week
Nikita
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English Communication
Pre Vocational Maths
Hospitality
Early Childhood
Tourism
Cert II in Visual Art
Workplace – Cert III in
Children Services
OPTIONS
• WORK
Zak
Farid
Air Conditioning and
Refrigeration Mechanic
Plumbing
Textbook Hire Scheme
Cost:- $415.00 plus the Government Textbook Allowance ($69 / $167)•
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personal Laptop for use at school and home
all prescribed textbooks
a daily homework organiser
use of class sets of books and resources for in-class activities
photocopied notes, booklets, worksheets etc
consumable materials in practical subjects: Art, HEC, Man Arts,
HPE, Science
Student ID card
Parent newsletters

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