Year 10 Calendar

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Year 10

I cannot believe we are in Year 10 already!
 
As students use this year to prepare for senior schooling, please encourage them to maintain a regular revision and study program at home.
 
I look forward to continuing to work with you in monitoring your child's online reputation. Please be vigilant about appropriate use of Facebook accounts etc.
 
I would also love to hear about the great things our students are doing out in the community through sporting and civic achievements. Many of the quiet achievers are reluctant to share their successes. Please let me know about these things so I can acknowledge those students who often go "under the radar".
 
Looking forward to a great year,
 
Tracey Walsh

Patterns of Study – Year 10
All classes follow a study pattern which includes the following subject areas:
English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography & PDHPE.
Elective Line 5:   Commerce, Food Technology, Information & Software Technology, Marine & Aquaculture Technology, PASS, Visual Arts
Elective Line 6:  Dance, Drama, Information & Software Technology, Industrial Technology - Timber, Japanese, PASS, Textiles Technology.
During Term 1 formal assessments will occur, examinations will be run during assessment weeks and students will also complete other class tasks. See Moodle and the Cronulla High School Website for more details – all students have their own username and password to Moodle.

Year 10 Term 1 Assessment Summary

Note: Many subjects also give students an ongoing mark for their book work.

Week 2
Graphics Technology - Assignment - Individual F1 CAD task. – 50%
Week 4
Industrial Technology Timber - Practical Exercise – 10%
Week 5
Music - Composition Assessment representing Topic 1 – 25%
Week 6
English & English Extension - Writing-Narrative – 20%
Week 7
Mathematics - Test 1 – 15%
Week 8
Commerce - Focus Area: Law & Society. Report & Oral Presentation – 20%
Drama - Dramatic Form: Protest/Political Theatre and/or Street and Environmental Theatre – Research and Performance Task – 20%
Food Technology - Research Assignment and Practical task Food in Australia 5.3.2, 5.5.2 – 30%
History & History Extension - Global Citizenship In Class Assessment – 20%
IST - Internet & Website Development – 20%
Japanese - Unit Test – 10%
Marine & Aqua Technology - Assignment 1 – 20%
PASS - Students are to organise a whole school sporting event as a class. Each member of the class will have a roll and have to perform duties to ensure the event is a success. – 25%
Week 9
Dance - Focus Area - Master The Motif Individual Performance, Composition Journal – 25%
Drama – Log Book – 5%
PDHPE - Volleyball Practical Assessment – 20%
Visual Arts - Visual Arts Diary – 25%
Week 10
Geography & Geography Extension - Geographical Issues: Field Work – 20%
Industrial Technology Timber - Assignment 1 – 10%
Week 11
Textiles Technology - Fashion Forecasting Apparel Folio/documentation – 25%

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