Welcome back to Term 2!
We trust that you have had a wonderful Easter break and enjoyed some much-deserved time to rest, relax and catch up with family and friends – Not to mention ate plenty of chocolate!
We look forward to a very exciting and short Term 2. There are many events that will be taking place this term in the Middle School, so be prepared as it is going to be a busy term.
A few reminders from us to ensure this term is positive and runs smoothly:
All students should now have a designated locker, please ensure that you use your lockers to store your bags and personal belongings in a safe space. Bags will no longer be permitted in the classrooms.
If you do not have a locker, please see your coordinators as soon as possible at lunchtime so that a locker can be allocated to you. You can bring your own combination lock or alternatively purchase one from the General Office.
Terms 2 and 3 are Winter Uniform terms. Please ensure you are in the correct winter uniform, this includes your tie! Combinations of summer and winter uniforms are not permitted.
Long sleeved undershirts and logos should not be visible. Hoodies and neck rolls are banned from the college and will be confiscated.
If for any reason you are not in the proper full school uniform, please bring a note from home and come to the Middle School Office for a uniform pass.
Mobile Phones/Ear Pods
As per DET policies, mobile phones are not to be visible on school grounds. Once you come into the MWSC gates please ensure you keep your phones in your bag which are then to be placed in your locker, this also applies to your ear pods. The mobile phone policy will be followed through with in the event of visible phones or ear pods on school grounds.
Please ensure that absences are recorded on Compass on the day and for extended absences please inform the Middle School Office so that appropriate support can be provided.
Late to School
If you are running late to period 0 or period 1 classes, please ensure you go to the General Office or the Middle School Office to get signed in before going to your class.
Northern Hemisphere Program
On Monday 8 May at 7pm an online information session outlining the Northern Hemisphere program for 2023/24 will be held. This session will cover what subjects are offered as part of the program, the required skills and attributes needed to undertake an advanced placement/ enhancement subject, the possible impact on a student’s timetables and the application process.
We encourage all students and parents who are interested in applying for the Northern Hemisphere program to attend this information session. Join link:https://eduvic.webex.com/eduvic/j.php?MTID=me2ca9048b3f8b498349ebfe0ef1cd322
If you have any questions regarding the NHT Program, please contact one of the following people who will be able to answer your questions:
The Middle School team will continue to focus on student resilience, persistence and independence throughout this term as part of our commitment to ensure students are developing into global citizens and we look forward to working with all students and families to ensure a positive Term 2.
As always, if you have any questions, issues, or concerns please do not hesitate to contact us at the Middle School Office.
Mrs Asha Vazirani
Head of Middle School