2020 Year 7 Passport Pack and Transition Information
A comprehensive package of information including forms and payment has been distributed to our new Year 7 students. It includes the 2020 Year 7 Passport Pack booklet, which can also be downloaded here.
A comprehensive Transition Program is in place to assist the girls to make a smooth start to their secondary education. The following events are all held in forth term of Grade 6 or in the first term of Year 7.
October Parent and Student Information Night
Parents will attend a presentation covering various topics including the Year 7 iPad program and concerns Grade 6 students have in their transition to secondary college. Students will participate in group activities run by the current Year 7 leaders.
Year 7 Camp
Students spend three days at Arrabri Lodge, Warburton. The camp offers a range of adventure and cooperative learning experiences. The camp provides the ideal setting for girls to get to know Year 7 teachers and their classmates.
February parent Information Evening
The focus of the evening is a small group session in form rooms with the Form Teacher followed by a social gathering. The aim of this evening is to allow parents a chance to become familiar with the College curriculum structure, programs and routines and meet some of the staff that will work closely with the Year 7 girls, and other Year 7 parents. Supper is provided by the Parents & Friends’ Association and information to join this group and details of their function is presented.
Year 10 students are trained to work through a special transition program with a small group of Year 7 students to deal with any problems they may have settling into secondary school. The program runs weekly for the first 12 weeks of the school year. It is based on a state-wide program.
Year 7 & 12 House Fancy Dress
Year 7 & 12 girls work together in form groups to learn a dance routine which is then performed to all the Year 7 & 12 girls one Friday afternoon in period 4. This is a great opportunity to get to know Year 12 girls.