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The Essington bulletin

Details:

Title

The Essington bulletin

Creator

The Essington School

Collection

The Essington Bulletin; E-Journals; PublicationNT; The Essington Bulletin

Date

2014-03-07

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Language

English

Subject

Essington School (Nightcliff, N.T.); Education, Primary; Education, Preschool; Primary schools; Preschools; Nightcliff (N.T.); Periodicals

Publisher name

The Essington School

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

The Essington Bulletin

Volume

issue 6

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

The Essington School

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/249328

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/565266

Page content

The Essington School Darwin 9 "Enjoyable, fun, challenging, intellectual and meeting with old and new friends from other schools." Gautam Abhyankar Year 9 It's a good challenge because sometimes you get those challenging topics and you get to do some research while you're at it. Neel Kshirsagar Year 8 Results: Round 1: "Crocodiles are better than sharks" Essington 1 were narrowly defeated by St Johns (2 points difference). Essington 3 defeated by Essington 2. Round 2: "The Olympics are a waste of resources" Essington 1 defeated St Johns. Essington 3 defeated by Essington 2. Round 3 will be an impromptu debate. Students will not be told the topic until they get to the debating venue and will have an hour to prepare their arguments. This means that the finishing time will be an hour later than usual. Impromptu Debate Where: Casuarina Senior College When: March 11 th 4pm 6pm We wish them all the best for this next challenge. Jo Masters and Nycole Kelly Debating Facilitators Assessment Timetable All parents and students are now able to access the assessment timetable on the Essington School Darwins Homework website. The timetable outline details and due date of assessments taking place in years 6 9. If you foresee any potential issues for your child in meeting an assessment deadline, such as involvement in interstate sporting events, extension application forms are also available on the homework website. All extension applications are to be negotiated with the subject teacher. Homework Website All parents and students can access details of homework tasks in each of the key learning areas by going on The Essington Schools Homework webpage: http:// www.freewebs.com/middleschoolhomework/ Literacy Plus Literacy Plus sessions have now commenced. These take place after school on Thursday in Room EC8 from 2:50 to 3:35pm. Literacy Plus is open to all students in Years 6 through to 9. The aim of these sessions is to offer our students the opportunity to review and extend the learning taking place in class, and offer support with English homework. If you have any questions regarding Literacy Plus, please feel free to contact your childs subject teacher through the Middle School office or via the email: firstname.lastname@essington.nt.edu.au If you have any queries regarding the curriculum, assessment or reporting at Middle School level please do not hesitate to get in touch via Phone: 8985 0165 or email: siobhan.shaikh@essington.nt.edu.au Siobhan Shaikh Acting Assistant Principal Middle School Curriculum Administration Coordinator Middle School Notices Year 6C Materazzo What an awesome week we have had in Year 6C. We commenced our Photo Analysis Assessment on photos from Cyclone Tracy and it is interesting to listen to the students tell stories about the experiences of their parents. Jemma had an amazing one to share about her Mum! We have continued to strive with Mathematic concepts and this week we have learnt all about measurement conversion. We have been measuring different items in our classroom and then converting it into centimetres and millimetres. In Science, we are continuing to revise and improve our ways of writing a scientific report. Our novel study is getting Middle School Report Middle School students enjoying the Middle School Student Representative Council Barbeque. http://www.freewebs.com/middleschoolhomework/ http://www.freewebs.com/middleschoolhomework/ mailto:firstname.lastname@essington.nt.edu.au mailto:siobhan.shaikh@essington.nt.edu.au


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