Assistant Principal’s Report

Friday 21st April, 2017.
Assistant Principal.

Early Dismissal – Monday 24th April 2017

The students will be dismissed at 2.30 pm on Monday 24th April as staff will be undertaking a Professional Development activity concluding at 5.00 pm.

Parent Teacher Evening for Years 7 – 12: Tuesday 2nd May 2017

The details outlining the arrangements for the evening and the instructions on how to confirm appointments with the teachers’ on-line appointment system will be sent through COMPASS in the first week of Term 2.

Appointment times can be made between 3.00 pm – 5.00 pm and 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm.

Parents who do not have access to the internet can contact Ms McAuley –Years 7&8 (8762-6822), Ms Etheridge Years 9&10 (8762-6833) or Ms Hatherall Years 11&12 (8762-6844), who will make the appointments for you.

Students will attend school as normal on this day but they will be dismissed at 2.30 pm. It is essential that each student has a parent attend this evening.

The staff will be located in the VCE Centre, C Block and G4/G5 which are the closest buildings to the corner of Josephine Avenue and Victoria Road.

We encourage all parents of Years 7 – 12 to attend.

Scholarships

Fountain Gate Secondary College is committed to providing a high quality education to all students. The College recognises that students possess a range of skills, talents and aptitudes, which need to be nurtured and developed.

It is with great enthusiasm that the College will be offering a range of scholarships to all current and prospective students in 2018.

There are eight different scholarships on offer, three of which are ‘excellence’ scholarships and five are titled as ‘speciality’ scholarships. If your child is interested in applying, please visit the College website http://www.fountaingatesc.vic.edu.au/

Please feel free to contact Mr. Broecker if you have any questions.

NAPLAN - May 9th, 10th & 11th

The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is an annual assessment for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. The NAPLAN tests the sorts of skills that are essential for every child to progress through school and life, such as reading, writing, spelling and numeracy. The assessments are undertaken nationwide, every year, in the second full week in May.

NAPLAN is made up of tests in the four areas of:

This year, the Year 7 tests will run in a classroom and the Year 9 tests will run in the College gymnasium on Tuesday 9th May, Wednesday 10th May and Thursday 11th May.

If you would like to withdraw your child from the NAPLAN tests, please contact the main office on 8762-6839.

Student Awards

Congratulations to the following students who have been working at their very best and have received a Certificate of Achievement.

7E: G. Kaur, K. Williamson
7G: O. Welsh

Mr. P. Broecker, Mr. N. Uwins
Assistant Principals