Our Energy Breakthrough team is seeking your support! A number of sponsorship opportunities are available - click here for more info!
This year Eaglehawk Secondary College has partnered with VYBE Youth (the youth and student arm of Victory Church) to provide a Breakfast Program. The program will be run of a Friday morning roughly between 8:15-8:45am with music, food and occasional games/activities. Pancakes with a mixture of toppings, fruit juices and occasional hot chocolates on a cold morning will be on the menu. 3-8 VYBE team members will be there to connect with students, help reinforce a positive school culture and vision as well as provide positive role models that the students can relate to. Mason and Jessica Hudson oversee and lead the VYBE team and are passionate about helping teenagers discover purpose and become all they can be. Please make them feel welcome! Breakfast Club will still run with ESC staff members Monday-Thursday.
Homework Club is back! Our talented Teacher Assistant Sarena will be in the Library every Monday & Wednesday from 3:15pm - 4:15pm to help students with their work. Everyone is welcome!
WE WANT OUR STUDENTS TO TELL US WHAT THEY THINK!
We value student voice as a means to improving student engagement, wellbeing and quality instruction and are conducting a survey to find out what your child thinks of our school. The Attitudes to School Survey is an annual student survey offered by the Department of Education and Training to assist schools in gaining an understanding of students' perceptions and experience of school. Our school will use the survey results to plan programs and activities to improve your child's schooling experience.
All students at our school will participate in the survey. Your child will complete the survey online during school hours using a purpose built secure online survey tool. It is important to note that we are not in any way "testing" your child. Your child has the right to refuse or withdraw from the survey at any point before, during or after completion of the survey.
Your child will be provided with a unique login to complete the survey. The student login is an assigned identifier that may be used to link data for statistical and research purposes only. All responses to the survey are kept anonymous in the response file. Personal identification data will not be recorded in the survey response file. This ensures that the confidentiality of your child's responses is protected at all times.
This year the Attitudes to School survey will be conducted at our school on Monday 23rd April. The survey only takes 20 minutes to complete and occurs during your child's TA time.
The survey results will be reported back to the school before the end of term 2. All survey data that is made available in reports are for groups of students only, so that no individual student can be identified. Data suppression rules are used for schools with low student numbers per year level.
If you would like more information, please speak to your child's teacher or visit: http://www.education.vic.gov.au/school/teachers/management/improvement/Pages/performsurveyat.aspx
Monday 23rd April: Attitudes to School Survey (all students)
Wednesday 25th April: ANZAC Day Public Holiday
Friday 27th April: Out of Uniform Day (footy colours theme) & Dunk Tank Competition
Wednesday 2nd May: Pupil Free Day (Staff PD)
Wednesday 9th May: Grade 6 Information Night
Tuesday 15th May - Thursday 17th May: NAPLAN
Monday 11th June: Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
Friday 29th June: Last Day of Term 2
Adolescents on Social Media: Guide for Parents
The school has purchased a series of short videos covering a range of information, parenting strategies and suggestions designed to help parents better understand how young people are interacting on social media, and what they can do to guide their children in avoiding issues relating to reputation, privacy and online bullying. Click here for more information.