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Year 11 Start of Year


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Welcome to Year 11 at Onslow College

You can find your provisional 2020 subjects on your Student Portal under Student Information>Subjects>2020. Teachers, timetable lines and rooms are likely to change several times during this process as we seek to balance class sizes. You will receive your Timetable on February 5.If you would like to discuss your courses email your Dean

Course Confirmation Day.If we need to see you, we will let you know via your school email in late January. The only Year 11 students required to come to course confirmation will be those who have been contacted about their courses. Course Confirmation Day for these students is Tuesday 28 January, from 9am-11am.

For course confirmation, see the Year 11 Dean in Room 9. Please refer to Senior Subject Entry Process in the Senior Curriculum Handbook 2020 available, here.

Pōwhiri for Year 11 students new to Onslow College and their whānau, Tuesday 4 February.Assemble 9:00am on the astroturf (up the main driveway) and the carpark beside it. Please do not wait in the driveway.After the Pōwhiri, everyone will share kai in the Student Centre.This will be followed by an orientation programme which will finish around noon.

ALL Year 11 students meet in the Hall at 10:00 am on Wednesday 5 February, sitting in AKO class groups.You should check the AKO class lists in the Hall Foyer.Students will spend the morning with their AKO classes confirming their courses and building whanaungatanga. The Year 11 Dean will be available at this time.Students will finish at 11:30 am.

Senior Stationery List - The school does not handle bulk stationery although an online option is available through Office Max

BYOD – We would ask that all students continue to bring their devices into school to further support their studies. There is information about specifications on the school website We do not recommend purchasing Chrome Books as our system does not support them at this time.

ID/Snapper Cards – ID/Snapper Cards – these must be ordered and paid for by Friday 7 February either by internet banking (Bank Account – Onslow College A/C No 12 3174 0265002 00) – please include student name to appear on our statement or via the Parent Portal or at the office. Please order either an ID Card or and ID Snapper Card. The cost is $10 (annually) for an ID card or $20 for an ID Snapper Card, valid for three years and able to be used on buses and at some retail outlets.

Sports Registrations – Should your Student choose to participate in Sport please note that Sport Fees are compulsory.All sports registrations must be made online late December.You will receive an email in mid-December outlining the process for online registration.Registrations must be completed by Friday 24 January and Summer Sport Fees must be paid within two weeks of being invoiced to Student School Account (unless you have an agreed payment plan with the Sports department).If students encounter issues with online registration they will need to come to the Sports Office at the College on 4 February (First day of school) to register.

Please note that you are requested not to padlock lockers until Wednesday 5 February. Any padlocks placed prior to this will be cut off. Lockers must be registered with the office.

If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to email me.Enjoy your holiday.

Cassie Swinerd

Year 11 Dean 2020