National Science Week 2016

nationalscienceweek2016 Wednesday 10 August – Friday 19 August

Australia’s annual celebration of Science attracts more than 1.4 million people of all ages to over 1000 events across the nation.

This is the 16th Year that Elizabeth College has been engaged in promoting science during Science week.  Our theme for this year is Keep Your Pulse on Science @ Elizabeth College. 

The College received a grant from the Commonwealth of Australia as represented by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to facilitate the promotion and provision of activities.scienceweek2016

Community events that inspire and educate the general public and youth of Southern Tasmania, including an  official launch at Government House and ending with a celebratory luncheon at the Premier’s Office will be held. Other events to include the College Workshops, the “Keep Your Pulse on Science” Symposium and “Cooking With Pulses” for adults.

Students and staff from across the College are involved in the facilitation and presentation of the program. For more information on how to take part in the events please see the following links:

To make a booking, please complete the form below:

 

Parent Information Evenings

Parents of current Year 10 students are invited to join us to hear about college programs and the support offered to students.

Tuesday 14 June – New Town and Cosgrove High Schools.

Wednesday 15 June – Ogilvie and non-feeder government and Independent Schools

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TASC Special Exam Provisions for Level 3 Students

TASC provides special exam arrangements for eligible students in the categories below, where their disability significantly impacts on their ability to perform in exams, complete assignments and to access the curriculum.

A letter was sent to all Level 3 students on March 23 via their Home Group teacher, which outlines the application process. Students who feel they may be eligible can contact either Di Richards or Anna Crocker in Student Services to discuss their application. All Year 12 students who were granted special exam consideration last year will be required to re-apply if they wish to be considered again this year.

Eligible students will fall in the following categories: Learning Disability (e.g. dyslexia, writing Disorder, and ADHD); medical/physical disability (e.g. diabetes, epilepsy) psychological (e.g. anxiety, bipolar, eating disorders) visual impairment, hearing impairment, and refugee status.

Students can book an appointment at recess or lunch with either Anna Crocker or Di Richards.

The Wiz

Follow the yellow brick road all the way to see Elizabeth College’s The Wiz. With a large cast and a talented band, colourful costumes and sets and a story full of humour and good tunes, this promises to be the event of the year. Shows run from June 3-11, Elizabeth College Theatre, 7.30 pm. Tickets are selling fast, so don’t miss out.

Bookings through Centertainment- Elizabeth Street Mall.  Phone 6234 5998 or visit www.centertainment.com

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