Year Advisor's message
Year 10 Advisor: Amber O'Connell
My role as a Year Advisor
- To provide guidance for and promote the welfare of students:
- To support individual students through difficult times
- To assist teachers understand the practical needs of individual student within the year group
- To monitor trends in individual students elating to - academic progress, classroom behaviour, attendance, social behaviour and to refer,where necessary to counsellor, Principal, Deputy Principal, Head Teacher Welfare etc.
- To initiate and develop programs that promote group cohesion and identification
- Organise Pride Assemblies and Pride Excursions.
To act as an interface between home and school:
- To provide the initial point of contact for parents
- To liaise between parents and the school.
As a member of the school wellbeing team:
- To update information on students with special needs
- To participate in the development and implementation of school policy relating to Student Welfare
- To attend LST and Welfare committee meetings
- To liaise with the School Counsellor and be proactive in referring students of concern.
As an Administrator:
- To maintain certain records on Welfare and student files
- Monitor whole day absences and intervene where necessary
- To produce reports using school based software
- To assist with new enrolment procedures
- To co-ordinate the presentation of reports to parents
- To regularly survey students and monitor interests/concerns.
I invite parents and carers to contact me with any questions, concerns or suggestions by phone at Riverstone High School on (02) 9627 1484 or by email at email@example.com
The Riverstone High School Years 7-10 Assessment HUB is an online Assessment Schedule database that provides all students with the necessary information to achieve success in any course studied at RHS in Years 7-10. The homepage provides the general detail and information about assessment and the Record of School Achievement.
Each year group has it's own tab. The drop down menus will direct users to the individual subjects offered in each year and will provide:
The Assessment Schedule (The exact timing and weighting of the assessments for the year)
A Scope & Sequence (The units and modules of study for each course)
An Assessment Calendar (The nominated weeks of assessment for each course)
Should students or parents/caregivers have any specific questions related to assessments within a course, they are encouraged to contact the Head Teacher of the faculty on 02 9627 1484.
Further information about assessment can be found at Board of studies.
All My Own Work (AMOW)
All My Own Work (AMOW) Year 10 Program
This program is designed to assist Year 10 students to follow the principles and practices of good scholarship. This includes understanding, valuing and using ethical practices when locating and using information as part of their RoSA/ HSC studies. Students who have completed the program will also know about penalties for cheating and how to avoid malpractice when preparing their work for assessment.
All My Own Work consists of five modules:
- Scholarship Principles and Practices
- Acknowledging Sources
- Working with others.
Each module contains:
- Information and advice on the module focus questions
- Quiz questions
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- Link to a glossary
- Links to relevant websites.
The program builds on existing programs in schools and provides flexibility in delivery. It also recognises the rapid growth in information available to students through the internet.
Why do I have to All My Own Work?
All My Own Work is a short guide to help you complete your assessment tasks honestly and with confidence. All Year 10 students will be required to have satisfactorily completed All My Own Work as part of the RoSA requirements. Students entered in life skills courses are exempt from this requirement.
Visit the website Board of studies.
- Enter the website and work through the five modules by clicking on the hyperlink
- Read information and complete the short quizzes online for each section in each module.
- Once this is completed, students will complete a short online test
- Students must attain 80% in the test to have satisfactorily completed the All My Own Work course
- At the end of each module students must print a hard copy of their certificate which includes their full name and their result.