All schools rely heavily on parent/carer support and involvement if maximum opportunity, benefits and resources are to be made available to student learning. Mutual respect and cooperation underpins everything we try to achieve and an understanding by all of what we set out to achieve
Year 7 2021 Parent/ Carer Information Package
The following videos have been produced to welcome and assist parents and carers for Year 7 2021 at Kirrawee High School. They replace the annual Year 7 Parent Information Evening that would normally be held in person every year in November (but cannot occur this year due to COVID-19 restrictions). Feel free to watch the entire production (58 mins) by clicking on this link Year 7 2021 Parent/ Carer Information or watch the particular section/s of interest to you and your child by clicking on the corresponding dot point that interests you below. The information covered includes:
- Introduction (1 min) – Mr Greg Munsie (Principal)
- Attendance & School Organisation (9 mins) – Mr Kyle Scott (Deputy Principal)
- School Routine & Uniform (8 mins) – Mr Mark Mitchell (Deputy Principal)
- Learning Support (9 mins) – Ms Leah Moon (Head Teacher Teaching & Learning)
- Student Welfare (4 mins) – Mrs Melissa Kenehan (Head Teacher Welfare)
- Sport (13 mins) – Mr Wayne Williamson (Sport Coordinator)
- Parents & Citizens Association (5 mins) – Mr Scott Murray (P&C President)
- Introduction to the Year Advisers (2 mins) – Ms Emily Sercombe and Mr Troy Sharp
- Bring Your Own Device
Faculty Information Videos:
Technology & Applied Sciences (TAS)
Creative & Performing Arts (CAPA)
Personal Development, Health & Physical Education (PDHPE)
Human Society & It’s Environment (HSIE)
Advice from Year 12 2020 for Year 7 2021:
Should there be any further queries after watching these videos, please do not hesitate to contact the school. We look forward to welcoming your child to Kirrawee High School Orientation Day on December 1 and then officially for the beginning of 2021 school year.
Contacting the School
When wishing to make contact, please follow our ‘who to contact’ procedures to direct your communication appropriately. Our ‘who to contact’ procedures are found here.
To promote understanding and resolve any issues we encourage parents/carers to have contact with staff, keep up-to-date with any communications, be proactive in returning any organisational information or payments, and participate in forums, surveys or personal communication in order to help evaluate and improve school systems.
Some other ways in which you might benefit by participation in the life of the school are listed below:
- Discussions with Staff
- Attending regular meetings of the Parents and Citizens’ Association
- Attending school information, celebratory and other special functions
- Volunteer help with the Uniform Shop, P&C barbecues, Music Support Group, or other activities.
We welcome enquiries about your child’s progress at all times. It is, however, essential that you telephone for an appointment first. Schools are highly regimented by timetables and the person with whom you wish to speak may not be available. We would also like to gather relevant information in relation to your enquiry.
At all times, communication with the school must be respectful, in accordance with the NSW Government’s School Community Charter