Aquinas Catholic College Menai

Internet and ICT Policy

Information technology policy

Definition: Information technology is the “processes, applications and equipment by which we access create, analyse, present and communicate information.” (Information Technology and the Learning Process” Gateway 1996)

Rationale: New and emerging technologies provide exciting opportunities to access the global community and its complex communications systems. Information Technology is an integral part of our society and culture and access to the information available relies upon students developing the necessary skills and understanding to become effective and discerning users.

Policy: Aquinas College is committed to empowering our students to create, shape, select and use Information Technology appropriately. Teaching and learning will include I.T. as an essential component of a learning culture that encourages students to become life long learners. Access to media rich rooms is provided by a booking system that will be updated as resources and levels of expertise expand. The justice issues that challenge our students, requiring them to make decisions about locating, analysing and synthesing the information obtained, will be examined within a framework of Catholic values.

Aquinas College has adopted an integrated model that supports the Purpose Statement of the K-10 Curriculum Framework (2002). Information Technology is an integral part of the teaching and learning program within each KLA.

Program development and implementation in each KLA will include:

  • Teaching and learning strategies that develop an understanding of the skills linked to the Core Competencies (2002) and provide opportunities to reflect on IT issues.
  • Assessment and reporting strategies that measure student achievement of Core Competencies.
  • Analysis of School Certificate Computing Skills Test results to provide feedback for programming.

Resources and Support Support for teachers and classrooms will be provided through the College Technology plan. This plan addresses needs of teachers, classroom and College and will be collaboratively managed by the Principal, the Learning Technologies Coordinator and the Business Manager.

 

Internet use policy

Students and parents can connect with our school Learning Management System run by SEQTA Software. Students and Parents can use the links below to access the portal that is relevant to your needs. Students access SEQTA Learn and Parents/Carers access SEQTA Engage
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2017 College Enrolment Information

Student Enrolments

Closing date for applications: 

  • Year 7, 2018 Friday 28th April 2017
  • Year 7, 2019 Friday 21st July 2017

Due to a change in Sydney Catholic Schools Enrolment procedures from now on students must apply in Year 5 for enrolment into Aquinas Catholic College Year 7. 

 

Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2016

 

Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2016 … 76% of subjects above state average

 

Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2016 … 50 Band 6s / E4s

 

Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2016 … 248 Band 5s / E3s

 

Congratulations to the HSC Class of 2015298 Band 5s / 6s or E3s / E4s

 

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Aquinas Catholic College Menai is a co-educational, Years 7-12, Catholic High school, established in 1993. The present accommodation includes the Administration Building, College library, general classrooms and the full range of specialist rooms.

 

 

Celebrating 25 Years of being ‘Enlivened by the  Spirit’

 

 

 


 

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College Dux Jushua Swan

76%

HSC Courses above state average

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50 Band 6's / E4's

248

Band 5's / E3's

Aquinas community held their annual Aquinas Day

Gifted Challenge Day at Aquinas

Gifted Challenge Day at Aquinas

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