START Program

The START program forms the basis of the first two days of secondary school for Year 7 students.

Edenbrook Secondary College

Period

Day One

Day Two

8:45 – 9:00am

Student Arrival

(Front of Administration Building)

Student Arrival

(Front of Administration Building)

Period 1

Welcome Assembly

Life at Edenbrook

(Vision, Values and SWPBS)

Period 2

House Assembly/Mentor Group 

  • Ice Breaker Activities 
  • Distribute and Explain Timetables 
  • Distribute Padlocks & Locker  
  • Allocations 
  • Collect BYOD Devices 

Allocation of Class Groups

(Period 2 Teacher facilitates class ice breaker activities)

Recess

Held in Centre Courtyard

Held in Centre Courtyard

Period 3

Year Level Assembly

  • What is a House?
  • What is a Mentor Group?
  • What is a Mentor Teacher?
  • What is my role as a student?
  • House Cup
  • Student Leadership/Parliament

Class Team Building Activities

A range of different activities/challenges in their Period 3 classroom

Period 4

House Competition: Amazing Race/ Scavenger Hunt

Students get to know the parts, places and people in the school

Introduction to Co-curricular opportunities

  • Student Parliament
  • Music
  • Interschool Sport

Period 5

Distribute Laptops

  • Acceptable use policy
  • IT Support
  • Logging On

Principal team Check-In

  • Naming and noticing positives from the last two days
  • Preparing for next week (structure, SWPBS, materials, etc.)

Mentor Group

Continuation of P5

Continuation of P5

3:10pm

Students Dismissed

End of School Day

Students Dismissed

End of School Day

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