Year 12 Exam Timetable

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Theme: Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world

EdWeek 2018 - theme and dates announced

This year's Education Week will be held from Monday 6 August to Friday 10 August 2018 (Term 3, Week 3). The theme for Education Week is ‘Today's schools – creating tomorrow's world'. This theme communicates how NSW public schools are equipping young people with the skills and capabilities they need to thrive in a rapidly changing, globalised world. Video: Mark Scott announces theme for EdWeek 2018 You tube video: Read more

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Big Picture classes are filling fast!

Big Picture classes are filling fast! Call now to express your interest for 2018 42-740621 Big Picture Education Australia... Read more


Certificate 3 - Fitness

What are you doing next year? Did you know you can do your Certificate 3 in Fitness here at FISC. Contact us to find out more 42-740621... Read more

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Big Picture

It's time to re-imagine School. Contact us at FISC to find out about Big Picture - our exciting new way of learning! Call 42-740621... Read more

2018 Resource Allocation Model funding

In October 2017, all NSW public schools will receive a 2018 Planned School Budget Allocation Report. The report will assist with the management of the total budget delivered to schools through the Resource Allocation Model (RAM). The Resource Allocation Model (RAM) methodology distributes funding based on the individual needs of students and schools. This gives schools greater flexibility to make local decisions. Learn more about the 2018 funding by visiting the department's website or watch a short animation about managing the total school... Read more

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Big Picture change at Five Islands Secondary College

Five Islands Secondary College partners with Big Picture Education Australia, UOW and UOW College. Five Islands Secondary College in Port Kembla is embarking on a Big Picture educational change to keep pace with the rapidly changing world. And FISC principal Jenny Flowers hopes partnering with Big Picture Education Australia will do more than just bring ‘'their innovative passion-based-design to young people in the Illawarra''. ‘'We want to reimagine school,'' she said. To read the rest of this article, follow this link to the Illawarra... Read more

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It's time to re-imagine school

Five Islands Secondary College has joined forces with Big Picture Education Australia to provide individualised learning to students in the Illawarra. Give us a call to find out more about this exciting opportunity.... Read more

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The 'Tell Them From Me' parent feedback survey (Term 3, 2017)

Parent FAQ document for the parent survey: More information about the survey is also available at: This Term, our school will be participating in the Partners in Learning parent survey, another part of the Tell Them From Me suite of surveys (student, teacher and parent surveys) on student engagement. The survey asks parents and carers questions about different factors that are known to impact on student wellbeing and... Read more

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Big Picture Education

Big Picture Education is coming to FISC. The ABC recently televised this interview, check it out: Unique program gives students a new path to university More information about the Big Picture program can be found at their website.... Read more

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NDIS continues its roll out across NSW

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) started in NSW in July 2016, rolling out across half of the state. The rollout for the rest of NSW started on 1 July 2017 and the NDIS will be fully rolled out by mid 2018. The NSW government is writing to the families of children and young people with disability who currently receive disability supports in the rollout areas to advise how and when they will enter the NDIS. How will people move into the NDIS? There is a planned approach to the way people enter into the NDIS. The first people to... Read more

Year 11 Exam Timetable

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Chrysalis 2017: Transforming Beautifully

August 31st - September 7th The Five Islands Secondary College would like to invite you to Chrysalis, an exhibition of works by students of Visual Arts, Photography, and Ceramics. The exhibition will be officially opened by Jennifer Flowers, Principal of the Five Islands Secondary College, on Thursday August 31st at 12:30pm in the college learning centre. Refreshments available - all welcome.... Read more

NAPLAN Online School readiness test

NSW schools will participate in the NAPLAN Online School Readiness Test from 14 August to 22 September. There is a lot of information for schools, students and parents on the NAPLAN Online transition website. The school readiness test is a ‘practice run' for schools to assess their technology as we prepare to transition to NAPLAN Online. It provides an opportunity for schools to become familiar with the NAPLAN Online assessment platform but is not an assessment of student ability.... Read more

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2017 HSC Trial Exam Timetable

HSC Trial Exams 2017 (pdf 156 KB) Click the link above to download a copy of our 2017 HSC Trial Exam Timetable. You may need to download additional software to view PDF files, such as Adobe Reader, available here.... Read more

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End of Term Incentive Excursion

FISC incentivises students with a fantastic reward program that sees eligible students enjoy an end of term excursion. Students are rewarded for great attendance and exemplary behaviour. This term we're off to the Nowra Tree Tops - check out their webpage: Read more

Education Week 2017

Next week (Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August) is Education Week, a statewide annual event to celebrate public education in NSW. The week highlights the achievements of public education and local schools, putting the spotlight on our students, our educators and the communities that support them. This year's theme is I Learn, We Learn. It is a celebration of the commitment of the NSW Department of Education to ensuring that our students are at the heart of learning and that all our schools improve every year. Education Week is also a time for... Read more

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Parent / Carer Teacher Night 2017

Parent / Carer Teacher Night On Tuesday 27th, June 2017 From 4:30pm - 7:00pm In the FISC Library (upstairs, Block "C")... Read more

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Its Walnut time

FISC's newest resident "Walnut" is fitting in just fine! Join "Walnut" for lunch in the Art Rooms (D25), Monday -Thursday for lunch from 1.20 - 1.40pm. Follow this link for more information about Walnut the Assistance Dog. A link to Assistance Dogs Australia, the non-profit organisation who train Assistance Dogs, is available here.... Read more

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