Study @WCS

Students are encouraged and supported to develop positive habits of learning. Support includes:

 

NESA 2017 HSC Study Guide

NESA 2017 HSC Study Guide is published to support HSC students prepare for their HSC exams.

 

Homework Centre 

Our teachers voluntarily staff the school's Homework Centre on Wednesdays 2.45pm to 3.45pm. Students can access library resources, technology, work collaboratively with other students or work with teachers to assist them with their homework and revision.

The English faculty also run a Homework Centre on Monday afternoons. Check with Mrs Holmes (Head Teacher English) or a member of the English faculty team for more details.

 

Student Owned Homework (Revision) E-guide

Student owned homework complements others forms of home learning including assessment tasks, project based tasks and homework activities. Student owned homework comprises three elements:

1. Revision

2. Practice, including writing

3. The benefits of wide reading.

Use the link WCS Student Owned Homework E-guide to access a range of different strategies. There are also links to resources for families supporting children with their homework and study.

 

Web Links

The school works with Elevate Education to support senior students develop effective study routines. Students can access the Elevate Education study page (see your Deputy Principal for details of the username and password).

 

The Department site School A to Z has information to assist parents K-12 help their children with school. It includes topics such as homework and study.

 

Other support

Family meeting to develop an individual study plan- We encourage families of students in the senior years to make an appointment time with their Deputy Principal to develop an individualised study plan.

 

Academic mentors- Students in Years 11 and 12 will be invited to request a member of staff to mentor them through the senior years. Speak with your Year Advisor or Deputy Principal for more information.

Year 7 students will be allocated a staff mentor to support goal setting, academic and wellbeing growth. Speak with Mrs Partridge (Head Teacher Middle School) for more information.

We also have staff who have been trained as academic mentors available to work with all students. Speak with Mrs Brown (Head Teacher Welfare) for more information.