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Merewether High School

Merewether High School

Scientia Ac Labore

Telephone02 4969 3855

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

Parent Learning Groups

Dear Parents,

The information appearing below is a sample of some of the discussion items that are raised through Parent Learning Groups. Further information including handout booklets pertaining to the current and most recent Parent Learning Groups is available in the school years section of the website. 

Parent Learning Groups are scheduled each term on Tuesdays from 9.00am - 10.30am as follows:

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

For further information, please contact the school.

Sample Topics

  • Purpose of the Parent Learning Groups
  • School personnel – a walk through the directory.
  • School Counsellor – adolescent issues.
  • Introduction to specific personnel eg Head teacher Welfare and Year Advisors
  • Learning, Assessment and Feedback
  • KLA specific presentations
  • Acceleration opportunities in future years.
  • Use of diary
  • Exam preparation
  • Parents meet and greet in class groups.
  • NAPLAN strategies for parents.
  • School Counsellor – Early Adolescence – Am I Normal?
  • Time management and organisation.
  • Cyber Safety.
  • Class structures
  • School Certificate assessment processes and advice
  • Resilience
  • Effective study habits
  • Stage 6 study requirements
  • Assessment processes and advice
  • Effective study habits
  • HSC program of study
  • BOS requirements
  • HSC Assessment calendars
  • Study Planners
  • Mentor program
  • ATAR, Moderation and Scaling explained

Topics vary according to Year Groups and specific need within the school.