Students’ perspectives on teacher effectiveness and school climate are important. The Western Australian Department of Education is committed to the notion of student voice. FOCUS 2019 says: “Ensure school planning captures the views of students and facilitates involvement where appropriate.” (p 4) At Clarkson CHS, giving students a voice provides valuable feedback. Student voice gives a clear focus on learning and provides important evidence.

Teachers must be open to students' reflections on the learning. Student voice can provide constructive feedback. Feedback can be positive and useful as it provides information to:
 
1. improve assessment
2. know students
3. adjust teaching
4. improve teacher effectiveness
5. improve school climate

In 2018, the student council conducted a survey in regard to feedback and the teacher-student relationship. The staff members were given an opportunity to analyse the data and how to strengthen the feedback and teacher-student relationship.
 
This presentation captures the work currently underway in 2019 at Clarkson Community High School. Dr Steve Laing and Ms Jasmita Jeshani are passionate about their work with the student councillors to ensure all students at our school have an effective voice to help drive school improvement through classroom reform.

 

The Western Australia Police Force would like to invite students and their families to the WA Police Force Expo, to be held at the WA Police Academy, Joondalup on Saturday 23 March 2019.

The Expo will provide an opportunity for members of the community, young and old, to get up close and personal with real-life demonstrations, interactive displays and the latest crime-fighting technology on show.

Students will have an opportunity to:

· Engage with police officers and ask any questions they have about the WA Police Force.

· Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the agency’s business units, including Canine Section, Forensic Division, Mounted Section and the Tactical Response Group.

· Participate in interactive displays / exhibitions

· Gain a better understanding of the important role the WA Police Force plays in the community.

This free family event and will take place between 11am and 4pm at the WA Police Academy 81 Lakeside Drive, Joondalup.

Visit http://www.police.wa.gov.au/Expo for more information.

OLNA 2019 Round 1:
Writing: 5-7th March 2019
Numeracy and Reading: 5th-29th March 2019

CCHS Student free days:

Term 1 - Friday, 5 April 2019 (Year 12 Ball 7pm -11pm)
Term 2 - Monday, 29 April 2019
Term 3 - Monday, 22 July 2019

Last day of school for students in Year 7-10 will be Thursday, 19 December 2019.

Thank you.

Just a notice to parents and students that school photograph day will be Tuesday 12 March. Ordering envelopes were handed to students during this morning's CARE classes.

Any student who missed the handout please see your CARE teacher. Thank you.

All students are welcome to attend in the Home Ec room every Friday from 8am.

Set yourselves up for the day with a full breakfast including sausage, bacon, eggs, beans, mushrooms, tomato, beans, toast and fruit juices.

Huge thanks to Wendy Hillier, Vanessa Taylor and Jo Mills for putting on an awesome spread today!

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