John Alexander asked "So (Gateway is) really ensuring equal opportunity of education?".
Theresa Collignon, responded "Absolutely! It's about everybody gets a chance, a second chance, third, fourth, fifth, as many as needed because everyone has a different starting point....we are trying to catch them up with each other."
Jan 23, 2021
Channel 9 News came to interview Gateway student, Kyrah, as well as Principal, Roger Ashcroft and CEO, Theresa Collignon.
The report states, "The classroom doors on a brand new style of school are just days away from opening in Sydney's northwest. Gateway Community High at Carlingford is targeted at students who find mainstream schools aren't working for them and it's set to change the way we think about education."
"I miss being passionate about school. I think Gateway's going to really help that." says student, Kyrah.
By Natassia Chrysanthos | Nov 6, 2020
A new school in Sydney's north-west is being set up to catch the students who are "falling through the cracks", struggling with attendance or engaging in mainstream settings....Benchmarks for success are also different: the first goal is getting students to attend five days a week, and ensuring their social and emotional wellbeing.
By Hills District Mums HQ | Nov 4, 2020
With so many disruptions to education this year, there’s never been a greater need for a community school like this. It will enable students to complete the Year 10 NSW Record of School Achievement (ROSA), and provide a gateway to ongoing education or training, whether that be Year 11 and 12 or vocational training.
by RDM | Oct 28, 2020
The school offers an opportunity for students to thrive by gaining a real sense of confidence and belonging. Their alternative approaches will be unique and students will be expected to be the drivers of their own educational destiny. It’s a place of flexible, engaging, and practical learning where students can reconnect with their learning.