40 years of School Spectacular!
20 Sep 2023
Schools Spectacular celebrates its 40th year in November this year with the theme ‘Fabulous’. Proudly presented by the NSW Department o...
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Year 7 Camp Date Tuesday 31st October 2023 - Friday 3rd November 2023 Year / classes involved Year 7 Cohort (140 Year 7 Students) Location Hat Head Holiday Park Purpose Year 7 Camp to Hat Head, repeat of last years camps to Hat Head with a focus on wellbeing for the cohort. Students will be camping and participating in the following planned activities: Bushwalking, Beach Activities, Fishing, Surfing, Kayaking and Sandboarding. Start time 9:00am End time 3:00pm Transport Bus from Rologas Fields for a 9am departure on Tuesday 31st October and return to Rologas Fields on Friday 3rd November at 3:15. Cost $215.00 Dress requirements Neat casual clothing to be worn at all times when not involved in water activities. Food Students are required to bring their own morning tea and lunch on the first day (31st October) of the camp. All other meals will be provided during the camp, consisting of cereal, toast, fruit, muesli bars, wraps/rolls, BBQ etc. Students will be expected to help prepare and cook the food during the camp, taking turns in group rotations. Equipment Students will be camping. They will form groups and share tents. * Tents and CampingEquipment - Tent with floor and fly (Shared in groups), sleeping bag, camping mattress, folding chair, cutlery, crockery and tea towel, water bottle, torch (with spare batteries) * Clothing - Neat casual clothing (to be worn at all times when not involved in water activities), rain coat, swimmers, sun hat, bath towel, beach towel, two pairs of shoes (one to be kept dry, the other for canoeing), thongs (for showers), warm clothes for night. * Personal Items - Toiletries, personal medication, sunscreen, insect repellent, pen/pencil, sunglasses * Students will need to have a small day backpack with a packed lunch for the first day with morning tea, lunch, water bottle, sunscreen and hat. Comfortable shoes for bush walking need to be worn on the first day. Organising teacher Aedan Bartlett Teachers attending Aedan Bartlett, Annie Kanety Additional information Please complete the consent form and return it to the front office or online with payment at your earliest convenience so that we can confirm numbers as soon as possible. PLEASE NOTE: A deposit of $50 is due by the 28th of September. Payment in installments are welcome, however; financial assistance is available. Please contact Donna Smith for details 6776 7400.
Year 9 Camp Date Tuesday 7th November 2023 - Friday 10th November 2023 Year / classes involved All of year 9 Location Darlington Beach Resort, Treetops Adventure Park, Big Banana, Dorrigo Rainforest Centre Purpose A wellbeing focused whole year group excursion to Coffs Harbour. Start time 9:00am End time 3:00pm Transport Transport is via bus. Cost $340.00 Dress requirements Recreational clothing is permitted. Please ensure students pack sun smart clothing, a hat and sunscreen. Food Students are required to pack lunch for the trip to Coffs Harbour as we will stop along the way to eat. All other meals are included in the excursion price. Please advise the school of any food intolerance or allergies. Equipment Students will need to provide their own camping gear. This includes: - Tent - Bedding (no swags) - Plate, bowl, cup & cutlery - Enclosed shoes for Treetops adventure - Hat & sunscreen - Swimmers - Bath towel and swimming towel Organising teacher Payge Peterson Teachers attending Payge Peterson, Jessie Eather Additional information A deposit of $50 for this excursion must be paid by Friday 1st September to secure a place. Total cost for the excursion must be paid by Friday 13th October.
Year 8 Excursion Date Tuesday 14th November 2023 - Friday 17th November 2023 Year / classes involved Year 8 students Location NRMA Breakwall Holiday Park - Port Macquarie Purpose Wellbeing excursion to Port Macquarie. Focusing on building relationships and resilience. Start time 9:00am End time 3:35pm Transport Edwards transport and school bus Cost $300.00 Dress requirements Casual clothing - including closed-in shoes. Details of equipment to be provided later. Food Students are to bring recess and lunch for the first day of travelling. Other meals will be provided. Equipment Student groups to supply tent. Individual students to bring sleeping bag, sleeping mat, pillow, cutlery, plate, cup and bowl. Casual clothing, towel and toiletries.Details of equipment to be provided later. Organising teacher Brittany Freeman Teachers attending Brittany Freeman, Michelle Rottcher, Jamie Suddaby Additional information Parents will need to sign both waiver forms for their students to participate in both the Stoney Park activity and Wild Nets activity
Year 10 Sydney Excursion Date Monday 20th November 2023 - Friday 24th November 2023 Year / classes involved Year 10 Location The Village Glebe Purpose A wellbeing excursion has been planned for Year 10 to Sydney in Week 6, Term 4. Year group excursions are an important way to build positive relationships amongst the students and teachers. Activities planned include Taronga Zoo, Cockatoo Island, the Powerhouse Museum, The Rocks Ghost Tour, Wicked the Musical, Ten Pin Bowling and Cables Aqua Park. The excursion fee includes all transport, accommodation, activities and most meals. Students will need some money to pay for meals indicated on the itinerary. To determine viability of this excursion, permission notes and a deposit of $100 are required by the end of Term 2. The following payment plan is suggested: Friday Week 10, Term 2 - $100 Deposit Friday Week 1, Term 3 - $100 Friday Week 4, Term 3 - $100 Friday Week 9, Term 4 - $100 Friday Week 1, Term 4 - $100 Friday Week 4, Term 4 – All remaining money to be paid ($150) Start time 8:00am End time 4:00pm Transport Edwards Buses Cost $650.00 Dress requirements Casual clothing may be worn. Please avoid singlet tops. Food Students will need to bring a packed lunch when traveling to Sydney on Monday 20th November. Most meals are catered for, with the exception of Wednesday evening and Friday lunch. It is suggested students bring approx. $15-$20 to cover each of these meals. Equipment An equipment list and full itinerary will be shared closer to the excursion date. Organising teacher Jessica Brennan Teachers attending Jessica Brennan, Scott Howey
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