On Friday, the 17th of March, a group of Year10 students from Homebush Boys High School went to Chatswood High School for the Discovering Engineering course, organised by Engineers Australia. We met up at Strathfield Train station at 7am and caught the 7:20 train to Chatswood, we arrived at approximately 8:00 and we departed the train station for Chatswood High School at around 8:30 and we were guided by a student from Chatswood High School.
When: Monday 10th April - Friday 21st April
Where: Wyatt Park Sports Complex, Church St, Lidcombe NSW 2141
- Drumming workshops
- Easter egg hunt
- Soccer competition
- Ping pong
- Cricket game
- Auburn's Got Talent
- Blue Mountains Bush Walk - Tuesday 11th April 10:30am -5:00pm
- Trampoline girls only - Wednesday 12th April 1:00pm - 3:00pm
- Movies (Reading cinemas Auburn) - Thursday 13th April 12:00pm - 4:00pm
- Bowling & lazertag (Fairfield) - Friday 21st April 12:00pm - 4:00pm
All activities are FREE and for ages 12-24
Important: Children under 16 must have parental consent for all excursions
To register, please complete the registration form available at www.ayc.org.au
For more information please visit www.ayc.org.au or call 9646 2122
The students of Homebush Boys High School are well into their studies this term with our Year 11 and 12 students doing exams and the juniors engaged in their regular school work, completing assignments and studying for tests.
The ability to concentrate effectively at home is a skill that takes time to master. The following are six tips from the ELES Study Skills Handbook to help students build better concentration skills. Read them and try to apply them daily!
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Building Concentration Skills
Many students find it difficult to concentrate and stay focused when they are doing their schoolwork at home. So what can we do to improve concentration levels? Try these top tips: