Dean of Waterford | Mr Mason Hellyer

Welcome to Term 3 at Waterford.

Welcome back to Term 3 in what always proves to be a most enjoyable term for the Waterford community. After two terms the boys are well and truly a part of the Waterford furniture and have displayed a number of very pleasing academic results throughout the first semester. Not only has this group achieved a record number of academic medal winners but just as importantly, they have shown a strong improvement from Year 9 to Year 10 Term 2. Our challenge as a team is to maintain these standards.

This term consists of six teaching weeks followed by the exam week and then the three weeks of Immersion. Due to the time limitations, the boys have only two assignments for their core subjects this term. However, we will be moving through the various units of work at a faster rate which presents a different set of challenges for the cohort. We have discussed this at length throughout the week.

All Year 10 students are working on completing their SET Plans over the next two weeks in Formation classes. This will assist them in making an informed decisions about subject selection for Year 11. The Subject Selection evening is being held on Monday 1 August in the Campbell Centre. Parent information sessions will also be held prior to the 6pm starting time for those who have sons on the Timor, Fiji and Cape York immersions. Immersion staff will send reminders late next week. If you haven’t already done so could I ask that you login to the Parent Lounge and accept the Immersion invitation assigned to your son and update his medical details.