Merewether High School

Scientia Ac Labore - Success through knowledge and application.

Telephone02 4969 3855

Emailmerewether-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Parent Learning Groups

Parent Learning Group Schedule

Parent Learning Groups are scheduled each term on Tuesdays from 9.00am - 10.30am.

Term 1

  • Year 7 - Week 4 & Week 10
  • Year 8 - Week 5
  • Year 9 - Week 6
  • Year 10 - Week 7
  • Year 11 - Week 8
  • Year 12 - Week 9

Terms 2, 3, 4.

  • Year 7 - Week 3 & Week 9
  • Year 8 - Week 4
  • Year 9 - Week 5
  • Year 10 - Week 6
  • Year 11 - Week 7
  • Year 12 - Week 8

More information, including handout booklets and recent presentations, is available in the School Years section or go to specific years:

NAPLAN 2021 Year 7 & Year 9

Visit our Year 7 or Year 9 page for more information about NAPLAN testing this year.

Sample Topics

The Sample Topics list outlines discussion items that are raised at our Parent Learning Groups - topics vary according to year groups and specific needs.

  • purpose of Parent Learning Groups
  • overview of school personnel
  • school counsellor & adolescent issues
  • introduction to specific school personnel, eg. Head teacher Welfare and Year Advisors
  • learning, assessment & feedback
  • KLA specific presentations
  • acceleration opportunities
  • how to use your diary
  • exam preparation
  • parents meet & greet in class groups.
  • NAPLAN strategies for parents
  • school counsellor
  • early adolescence, am I normal?
  • time management & organisation
  • cyber safety advice
  • class structures
  • school certificate assessment advice
  • resilience building
  • effective study habits
  • stage 6 study requirements
  • assessment processes and advice
  • HSC program of study
  • HSC Assessment calendars
  • BOS requirements
  • study planners
  • mentor program
  • ATAR, moderation, scaling