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cover image of article A Guide for Parents - Helping Your Child series
Friday, 21 November 2014

A Guide for Parents - Helping Your Child series

BOSTES has many resources available to assist parents. These include four A Guide for Parents books:

  • Helping your child learn to read
  • Helping your child learn to write
  • Helping your child learn to do mathematics
  • Helping your child learn about grammar

These books are an excellent set of resources that clarify for parents of primary and pre-school children what children are taught, explain terms used and suggest home activities to support the work of the school.

They are available online from the eBOS Shop.

Schools can keep a set of books for parent and community reference and promote them through the school newsletter.

For more information, contact:
Peter Lee
Inspector, Primary

(02) 9367 8191

cover image of article Year 11 Preliminary Course assessment activities and graded work samples available
Friday, 21 November 2014

Year 11 Preliminary Course assessment activities and graded work samples available

Resources to assist teachers determine Year 11 preliminary grades are continually expanding and available on the BOSTES website. The materials provide sample assessment activities and associated graded annotated work samples A–E.

Materials are currently available for these subjects:

  • Ancient History
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English Advanced
  • Modern History
  • Music 2
  • Physics
  • Senior Science
  • Studies of Religion 1 and 2
  • Visual Arts

To access the materials, follow the link to Year 11 Graded Work Samples.

School personnel, faculty heads and teachers of Year 11 are encouraged to submit work samples and assessment activities to further expand this resource.

For more information, contact:
Kerry Sheehan
Inspector, Science
(02) 9367 8144

November 21, 2014
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