Seaview High School – Parent Info Hub
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How to Enrol
Seaview High School is a co-educational, zoned state secondary school, focused on developing a community of learners that is inclusive of all students. Seaview staff prioritise developing a deep knowledge and understanding of our pupils and we offer a range of flexible academic programs, providing extension, acceleration and support.
Due to our continued growth we are no longer able to accept general enrolments from outside our school zone. Families living outside our school zone, seeking enrolment at Seaview High School in current high school year levels, will be directed to their zoned school or encouraged to remain at their current school.
As a result of our high enrolment demand, we do not currently offer any Principal tours, but we have a comprehensive Virtual 360 Tour to highlight our learning areas.
If you have moved to our school zone and are looking to enrol, please contact the school and provide us with your proof of address by way of the following:
– recent gas or electricity bill in enrolling parent/s’ name and showing the supply address AND
– rental agreement covering at least 12 months or a contract of sale
The Department for Education is committed to integrating Year 7s into high school by 2022 and Seaview is aligned to this commitment.
Find your closest zoned and unzoned schools by using the Department for Education website.
Please contact Sadie Gomer, Executive Assistant, via email Sadie.Gomer213@schools.sa.edu.au for all enrolment enquiries.
Primary School to High School Transition
Entry into high school follows the Department for Education transition process.
In the first term of the year before your child starts high school, you will receive notification from the primary school which contains a link for the online registration of interest form, to nominate the public secondary school you want your child to attend. If they currently attend a non-government school, you can get application information from our school, your local education office or by filling in the registration of interest form for non-government school students (PDF 378KB) and emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once all primary school students have been allocated to their high school by the Department for Education, they will receive a high school enrolment package via their primary schools in Term 3 of the year before they start high school.” Then continue with the following: “Seaview High School offers a comprehensive transition program for Year 7 students joining us as in Year 8. The transition entails a two-day program that is provided to support students to familiarise themselves with the school, to make new friends and to meet current student leaders and staff.
The days provide opportunities for students to discover some of the many exciting things that Seaview High School offers, through engaging in a range of interactive activities and lessons. The transition also includes a parent information session in the evening and extended time when the Uniform Shop.
The number of in-zone students applying for year 8 entry in 2021 means we have not accepted any out of zone applications via the preference system.
This decision is based on the Department for Education’s enrolment policy and procedures and ensures we maintain sustainable enrolment at year 8.
In line with the policy, the only out of zone students considered for enrolment were children with a sibling currently at the school and those offered a place in a special interest program.
For more information on the departments enrolment policy or to find the school zoned to your address, visit www.education.sa.gov.au/findaschool
Year 7 to HS
Year 7 is moving to high school
Year 7 public school students will be taught in high school from term 1, 2022.
This means that from 2022, year 6 will be the last year of primary school and year 7 will be the first year of high school.
Year 7 is already part of high school across the country so this move will bring South Australia in line with other states and territories, as well as other education systems in our state.Read More
Digital Learners at Seaview High School
Seaview is an innovative, personalised and safe school that delivers relevant curriculum and promotes rigour, relationships and lifelong learning.
The Digital Learning program for all students enables change in teaching practices to engage students with the curriculum. The program provides a vehicle for a personalised approach to learning, and supports a constructivist approach to creating curriculum.
In keeping with the National Educational Goals for Young Australians, we aim to promote and to lead world’s best practice for curriculum delivery and assessment and improve the educational outcomes for all students.
Current research suggests that the interactivity of tablets is ideally suited to Middle School students. Consequently, the Digital Learning Program includes the use of iPads at Year 8 and 9, and a selection of preferred laptops for students in Years 10 to 12. The program is Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program, which means the iPad and laptop are purchased by the parent/caregiver and belongs to the students from the outset. Seaview has identified a range of recommended devices that will best support quality teaching and learning, and has established a purchasing portal with highly competitive prices.
BYOD iPad Information
The minimum requirements of the iPads are as follows:
- Must be the student’s own iPad (not a family shared device)
- Currently able to run iOS 12 or later
- Wi-fi only is suitable and recommended
- The iPad Mini is NOT suitable
- Please be aware that a 32GB iPad restricts students’ storage capacity and requires detailed storage management
To check which iPad you have, therefore its capacity to run iOS 12, please go to the following site and enter the Serial Number. https://checkcoverage.apple.com/au/en/
BYOD Laptop Information
Online Purchasing Portal:
Mobile Phone Use and Information
Recent changes have been made to the use of mobile phones by students in their classrooms.
Please download ICT Forms below:
Seaview High School’s canteen is run by Rory’s Lunches and has a comprehensive online menu and ordering option. There are a number of items available for walk-ins but it is always advisable to pre-order to ensure you receive what your child would like.
Click here for details on how to set up QKR.
Please note that the prices on the menu are for pre-ordered lunches only. Lunches can be ordered via the QkR app or by going into the canteen first thing in the morning. Prices in the canteen for walk-up purchases may be more expensive.
The School Governing Council has endorsed the Seaview High School Uniform. All students are expected to wear full school uniform at all times, including on their way to and from school.
The Uniform Shop is open during the following times:
Week 1 – Thursday 8:00am – 11:00am
Week 2 to 11 – Tuesday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Week 2 to 11 – Thursday 8:00am – 11:00am
- School Uniform Brochure (Coming Soon)
- Special Interest Sports uniform flyer (Coming Soon)
- High Performance Tennis uniform flyer (Coming Soon)
- Information regarding acceptable shoes
- Uniform Price Lists (Coming Soon)
- Information regarding unacceptable shoes
- Special Interest Sports Program Uniform Policy
- International Student Uniform Policy
Fees and Charges
Materials and Services Charges approved by the School Governing Council for 2020 is $560.
In November 2019 a poll was undertaken in accordance with Education Act 1972, and the Materials and Services charges Administrative Instructions and Guidelines, regarding the legal collection of the ‘Prescribed Sum’ within the Materials and Services Charge for 2020. The results of the poll were in favour of legal collection with an overall approval of 80%. The Principal has reviewed the results on behalf of the Chief Executive, Department for Education, and approved the ‘Prescribed Sum’.
Our preferred method of payment is via the QkR app. See enclosed information about how to download and use QkR. Alternatively, you can pay online via Bpoint (you will need your credit or debit card, family ID code and invoice number), cash, credit card or cheque. If you wish to pay by instalments, please arrange to complete a direct debit form and return to the school as soon as possible.
Please click the following links for information regarding our fees and charges:
Changes to school card eligibility
The state government is raising the school card income threshold from next year to help families with the cost of living. Application forms for 2020 are now available from the school or www.sa.gov.au
Families will need their Family ID code (found on the invoice) as well as their invoice number that they are paying.
Seaview High School utilises Qkr! (pronounced “quicker”) for online payments including canteen orders.
Qkr! is a free, secure mobile application for fast and easy payment of school accounts. There is no need to load funds in advance. The application is owned and operated by Mastercard, ensuring safety and privacy of information and alleviates the need to send cash to school with your child. For more information on how Qkr! works click here.
For a video preview showing how QkR! works click here.
Diary Dates 2021
Some dates/times still to be added/confirmed)
18 – 20 Jan: Uniform Shop open
25 Jan: Pupil Free Day
27 Jan: Year 8 & 12 – first day of Term 1
28 Jan: Remainder of students commence Term 1
1 Feb: Year 12 Activities day
5 Feb: ALL STUDENT PHOTOS
10 Feb: Governing Council 6:30pm
8 Mar: Adelaide Cup Public Holiday
10 Mar: Governing Council AGM 6:30pm
2 Apr: Good Friday
5 Apr: Easter Monday
9 Apr: Last day of Term 1 – early dismissal @ 2:20pm
PLEASE NOTE: YEAR 8 & 10 IMMUNISATIONS 2nd visit WILL BE HELD THIS TERM (Parents will receive separate notification)