Transition from Grade 6 to Year 7

Our transition program starts with a two-day orientation in December of the Grade 6 year, which includes:

  • Meeting the Principal and Home Group teachers

  • Icebreaker activities

  • Taster classes

  • Parent/Guardian morning tea with the Principal

  • A scavenger hunt around the College

  • OnDemand testing

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At the beginning of Term 1, Year 7 students have a two-day transition program that includes:

  • Year 7 Assembly with their Student Manager

  • Year 7 and Year 11 Buddy Breakfast

  • Rock & Water activities as part of the Wellbeing Program

  • Organisation, Study Skills & Mindfulness workshops

  • Positive Education

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Throughout Semester 1, we have activities that are geared towards assisting our Year 7 students with settling into their new environment., which includes

  • Camp information night and social meet and greet BBQ; a chance to meet your child’s teachers and have a friendly chat

  • Three-day Year 7 Camp at Valley Homestead

  • Year level sports program

  • Whole school Swimming and Athletics Carnivals

  • Homework Club

  • Subject based excursions relating to the curriculum studied