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Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM)

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. STEM studies develop generic skills such as problem solving, critical thinking and creativity, which are used in a wide range of occupations. These skills are gained and enhanced through the study of Mathematics, Physical, Chemical and Biological Sciences, Engineering and Technology and Enterprise, subjects provided as part of Newton Moore’s Lower and Upper School curriculum.

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Learning Support Program

The Learning Support Program aims to develop documented plans and up skill teaching and non-teaching staff with up to date, evidence based, best teaching practice for students with an imputed or diagnosed disability. Another key aspect of this program is to improve the Literacy skills of students across the school. This support is offered through small group tuition, directly linked to skills and knowledge required for success in OLNA (Online Numeracy and Literacy Assessment). Year 7 and 8 students that are “at risk” are also catered for through this program on a needs basis. Targeted learning programs are implemented to improve specific literacy skills in Reading and Writing. The Learning Support Program is one aspect of the ‘wrap around’ support provided to our students to improve their outcomes and achieve their potential.

New Online ordering system for the Canteen

The school canteen is soon to begin an online ordering system. This will allow a more effective and efficient service for canteen users. The service is run by Our Online Canteen. To use the service you will need to register with them to setup an account. The school will notify parents when the trial is to begin. More information is contained in the flyer - click on Read More to download it.

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Newsletters

Our Newsletters are now done online. You can view copies by clicking on the Go to SchoolZine button. Newsletter notifications are emailed to parents / carers on our email list. If you would like to be added or have changed your email address please send it to us by clicking on Send email and completing your email address.

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Knight Magazine 2015

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Our Tips

Staying Organised

Prepare – Don’t go scrambling for a pen and paper. Go to class with all your materials ready to go.
Organise – Keep your notes for each class in one place. Use a file or multi-subject notebook to keep notes together. Remember to include a place for any loose handouts.
Label – Use dividers to separate each class into sections by unit or topic.
Chronology – It can be tempting to shove your notes into your file after a long class, but take the time to ensure that they are in the correct order. Better to take the time now, rather than search for them when you need to study.
Maintain – Go through your file or notebook weekly to ensure that there is no loose paper and do a general tidy up of them.

Moodle - e-Learning

NMSHS has an online e-Learning management and course creation application called Moodle. Moodle can be used to create and present multimedia courses for students and and track results. It can be accessed from any computer browser connected to the Internet.

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