Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus

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Transition to the senior campus

All 2020 Year 10 students from Balmain and Leichhardt Campus are offered a place at the senior campus. The college has devised an extensive transition program which involves all students. All students and parents should note the following important dates during Term 2 and 3:

Term 2 2020: What's at the Bay? ( Due to COVID 19 this event has been postponed)

Senior Executive and Year 11 students visit Balmain and Leichhardt Campuses to introduce them to major transition events and to provide information on VET subjects available at the senior campus

Term 2: A day at Blackwattle Bay - on application ( Due to COVID 19 this event has been postponed)

All Year 10 students at Balmain and Leichhardt are invited to spend a day at Blackwattle Bay Campus attending courses they may want to include as part of their subject selection in 20120. Application forms available form Mr O'Donnell(Leichhardt) or Mr Catalanotto (Balmain).

Tuesday 19 June - Subject Information Night at Blackwattle Bay Campus ( Due to COVID 19 this event has been postponed)

All students and their parents/carers are invited. Students will receive their information package and parents and students can participate in faculty tours, discuss with Head Teachers and Teachers delivering Stage 6 Courses and listen to students speaking about the senior campus. There will be a Soup Kitchen  and coffee cart available. 4pm -7.30pm with the formal presentation at 6.30pm.

HSC Marketplace - Week 4 & 5 at Balmain Campus and   Leichhardt Campus ( Due to COVID 19 this event has been postponed)

The marketplace offers students the opportunity to ask questions about various HSC subjects and to find out a little more about the wide range of subjects offered. Each faculty station, which will be staffed by teachers from Blackwattle Bay and the student's home campus, may demonstrate student samples of work, expectations for each course, course outcomes and general expectations for Stage 6 studies.

Student interview weeks: Week 4 Balmain Campus and Week 5, Leichhardt Campus  

All students will have an individual interview. Parents are invited to attend. The College interview team,consisting of  teachers from all three campuses, will advise students on course requirements, pre-requisites and suitability of courses to meet the individual student's learning needs.

Parents are encouraged to attend the interview and can make a interview time using the SOB booking system. Details are available on the home page of the Blackwattle Bay website.

Balmain students can book Interviews on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Week 4. Leichhardt students can book interviews on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Week 5. 

Letter of confirmation

All students will receive an email confirmation regarding their subjects for Year 11 in Term 3 Week 2 2020 .

Taste of Blackwattle Bay Campus, Term 3 Week 7 2020

All students are expected to attend for the four days and follow their 2021 timetable. Taste of Blackwattle Bay is an opportunity for students to meet their teachers, mentors and the other students enrolling in Year 11 in 2021.