Mitcham Girls High School


Week 11 Parent Update

09-Apr-21The final parent update for Term 1 from Principal Nathan Cini.

Dear Mitcham families, 

Well done to everyone for an amazing Term 1 at Mitcham Girls High School. Our students have achieved so much over the past eleven weeks. We ask that you take the time over the holidays to reflect with your students and celebrate the success that they enjoyed in Term 1. 

Term 1 Progress Reports

Term 1 Progress Reports have been published on Daymap. 

How to access Term 1 Progress Reports

1. Please login to Daymap. 

2. Click on your student’s name or photo.

3. The report will appear in the Student Activity Section labelled as the Term 1 Progress Report. 
If you click on the Progress Report it will download the report (PDF) to your device. 

For an overview of Reporting and Assessment at Mitcham Girls High School please visit:  
https://www.mitchamgirlshs.sa.edu.au/students-and-parents/assessment-and-reporting/ 
If you would like a printed copy of the Progress Report please contact the school. 

Mitcham Girls High School RAP Working Group

I am pleased to inform you that Mitcham Girls High School has committed to developing a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), thanks to the commitment to reconciliation from our students and staff members.  

Our RAP aims to support our school community in developing an educational environment that fosters higher levels of knowledge and pride in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and contributions. Through our RAP, we will commit to strengthening relationships, respect and opportunities in the classroom, around our school and with the community.   

Developing our RAP is a long-term commitment that will require ongoing consideration and collaborative effort. Within our community, there is unique knowledge and valuable experience that we would love to see reflected in the actions that we commit to in our RAP. Therefore, to ensure our RAP creates meaningful and sustainable change, we seek your support. This letter is a call to action for staff, parents/caregivers and community members to express their interest in helping to drive our RAP development and implementation journey.   

We will have a parallel group for MGHS students to add their voice to our RAP development. All year levels will be involved and it will be led by a group of passionate senior school students.   

If you would like to be involved in any way with the development and ongoing implementation of our RAP, including being part of the RAP Working Group, please follow the link below to a Microsoft Forms survey.  

MGHS Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group Survey  

The survey will be open until the beginning of Term 2 (April 27). Please communicate this expression of interest to anyone connected to our school, whether that be an ex-student, ex-parent, or local community member.  

To learn more about Reconciliation Australia’s Narragunnawali program and RAP development process, you may also like to visit: www.reconciliation.org.au/narragunnawali   

We look forward to walking the path to reconciliation with you all.  

NAPLAN 

We have begun organising and preparing for the NAPLAN Online testing commencing Week 3, Term 2. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the NAPLAN, please contact your Year Level Manager – Romina Gagliardi, Year 7 or Liz Rogers, Year 9. 

Upcoming Events

School Holidays (10th - 25th of April) 
Learning Conversations, Week 2, Term 2

Website and Facebook

To stay up to date with more news and events, please visit our website and Facebook

Feedback

Please feel free to email me at nathan.cini201@schools.sa.edu.au if you would like any further information. 

I hope you enjoy the School Holidays and make the most of the opportunity this break affords. 

 

Regards 

Nathan Cini 
Principal


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