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Year 7 2024

Get set for Year 7 2024

Checklist of things to do before day 1:

Year 7 orientation booklet

This booklet contains all the information you need to know to get off to a great start at Waratah Campus. You will receive a hard copy of this booklet on Orientation Day.

Download 2024 Orientation Booklet

Your transition to high school

Starting Year 7 in 2024? Join in our high school transition programs to help you get prepared, make connections, build confidence and get off to a great start at Waratah Campus.

Date Event
Monday 27 February 2023 ASPIRE High Potential Program 2024 applications open.
Friday 31 March 2023 ASPIRE 2024 applications due.
Monday 8 May or Tuesday 9 May 2023 (primary schools will be notified of the allocated date for students from their school) Square 1 - Year 6 High School Taster Day. Get a taste of high school learning at Waratah Campus. 
Monday 15 May 2023 4:30-6pm Got Questions About High School? Information session for Year 5 and 6 parents and carers.
Tuesday 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd August Great Start - high support transition program for students with additional support needs (including students who require additional support to develop proficiency in Standard Australian English)
Friday 15th and 22nd September Individual Education Plans (IEP) with EALD students at Jesmond and Heaton Public Schools
Tuesday 19th September 2023 Brightsparks workshop for successful ASPIRE applicants.
Weekly during term 4 2023 High School Orientation Video Series - check your inbox for a weekly episode in term 4.
Tuesday 17th, 24th and 31st October (9am-1pm) Great Start Program for students with a Special Education enrolment. Dates will be confirmed once placements have been finalised.
October/November Minisparks workshop for high potential students in Year 3, 4 and 5 at Partner Primary Schools. Partner Primary Schools will be sent a booking form to choose their preferred workshop date and time.
Tuesday 28 November 2023 Basecamp - Year 6 Orientation Day at Waratah Campus.
Wednesday 29 November 2023 Year 7 2024 Family Welcome Session from 4:30pm
Friday 8 December Welcome morning tea for Aboriginal families, hosted by our Aboriginal Education team

ASPIRE High Achiever's Program

Interested in applying for our ASPIRE program for 2024? Visit our ASPIRE program page for information and application details. 

Applications for the 2024 ASPIRE class close on Friday 31st March 2023.

How to Enrol

Apply online. If you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen or permanent resident you are eligible to complete the online enrolment application. You will then need to finalise the application at the school.

If you are not eligible or prefer not to enrol online, use the application to enrol (PDF 768.4KB) form. Please complete the form in English. A translated application to enrol may help you do this.

For more information, visit high school enrolment.

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