Mitcham Girls High School

Cybersafety

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In an increasingly complex digital world, the school remains conscious of the role it plays, together with family and community, to assist students to safely negotiate online material.   A cybersafety focus is included in the Pastoral Care Program and staff are reminded to consider cybersafety as a part of their educational program.

View the Mitcham Girls High School Cyber Safety Agreement (reviewed Dec 2020).

ThinkUKnow

ThinkUKnow is an Internet Safety program delivering interactive training to parents, carers and teachers through primary and secondary schools across Australia using a network of accredited trainers.

Created by the UK Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre, ThinkUKnow Australia has been developed by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Microsoft Australia.

The Internet and associated technologies offer many benefits to young people.   They can communicate with friends and family from all over the world, access all types of information for school projects, and express themselves creatively, all with the click of a button.

Young people are quick to take up the latest developments in technology and are often the first to know when something new comes along.  They are growing up in an ever-changing technological environment and can have a lot of fun doing so.

As educators and parents we must do our best to guide girls and young women to use this resource in a safe and responsible manner.

The ThinkUKnow website is a valuable resource well worth visiting .

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!

Entertainment Book 2020/21

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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