31 August 2016 Abderrahim Abbou | News | Year 08  

A parent/guardian and student information evening and a year 8 assembly were held in the School Hall respectively on Thursday 18th of August 2016 and Tuesday 30th of August 2016 to clarify the process and help students to make their decisions. The decision needs to be made by the student’s entire family as they will all be affected by the decision.

What does it mean at Homebush Boys High School?

Students entering Stage 5 (Year 9 and 10) of their schooling are beginning a two-year course of study which leads to the award of the Record of School Achievement (ROSA). Students will undertake a combination of compulsory (core) subjects and elective subjects in Stage 5.

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29 August 2016 Gina Sorensen | News | Community  

Seminar: The pathologisation of technology use

When: Thursday 13th October, 2016 - 4pm-6pm

Where: Burwood RSL, 96 Shaftesbury Rd, Burwood

Cost

  • $20 - Students
  • $40 - Member
  • $60 - Non Member

Registration: Trybooking - https://www.trybooking.com/198235

Technology use, overuse and misuse had spawned a range of cognitive and social issues which are regularly discussed in the media and education circles. While the EduTech evangelists spruik digital learning for 21st Century skill development, parents and carers have difficulties balancing their children’s tech usage for learning and leisure. As psychologists in schools we’re in a unique position to both prevent and treat “digital disorders”. This seminar will explore contempory issues around the impacts of technology use and practical ideas and resources to promote “Digital Nutrition”, including how to evaluate and appraise “health apps”.

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26 August 2016 Gina Sorensen | News | Whole School  

Engaging Adolescents: One-Day Intensive Parenting Workshop

Audience: Suitable for parents of upper primary and high schoolers
Date: Saturday October 22nd, 2016 from 9am to 4pm
Venue: The Kings School, Parramatta - plenty of parking on site
Cost: $109 (or 2 ppl for $189) - includes morning tea & lunch
Bookings: www.parentshop.com.au/kings

How do parents build trust, foster safe independence and maintain open communication with young people in a hyper-connected, media-saturated world?

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