Mitcham Girls High School

ICT

Students use a range of technologies every day to enrich their lives and support their learning. They are used to accessing information immediately and from any location.

Technology is also changing teaching and learning; use of technology allows students to:

  • Work collaboratively, sharing ideas and interacting with their peers, both at home and at school;
  • Improve their research skills;
  • Become independent learners;
  • Access their curriculum, online, twenty four hours a day.

Effective use of technology underpins curriculum development.  Both the SACE and the Australian Curriculum require students to have highly developed independent learning skills, research skills and the ability to present their work using a range of media.

Personalised Learning, which addresses the needs of each child, is also gaining momentum.  Efficient use of ICT, through the school’s Learner Management System (Daymap), supports teachers to develop differentiated learning programs which are accessed readily by students and parents.

The school has invested heavily to upgrade the school infrastructure to provide a fast, efficient and reliable service for students.

The school, however, does not have the financial resources to replace computers as they become obsolete.  Families are, therefore, encouraged to purchase a School Recommended Device (SRD) for students to use at school and at home.

For more information please read the ICT for Learning Program: SRD

Latest News

School Closure Notification - Site Works

Opening Hours - Update. Please be aware that due to site works the school will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week (14th and 15th of January) and also Monday and Friday of next week (18th and 22nd January). We will be open as normal from 8am - 3pm from Tuesday to Thursday of next week. Please don't hesitate to email any query to our info email address: dl.0903.info@schools.sa.edu.au Many thanks and Happy New Year!

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Year 7 Intake

On Tuesday 28 May 2019 the Premier of South Australia and the Minister for Education announced that Mitcham Girls High School will be a pilot school to ‘Lead the Way’ and offer Year 7 in a high school setting from 2020. We have been shortlisted because of our focus in progressive approaches to quality teaching and learning, our safe and supportive environment and our extensive transition program.

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