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Year 7 2025

Getting ready for high school

Starting Year 7 in 2025? 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.

Transition Calendar

Please note that the below dates are subject to change.  

Date Event
Term 1
Friday 29 March 2024 ASPIRE High Performance program 2025 applications due.
Term 2
Monday 6th to Friday 24th May 2024 ASPIRE Interviews and Year 7 Deputy Principal visits to primary schools.
Monday 13th May 2024 Got Questions About High School? Information session for Year 5 and 6 families (4:30pm-6pm)
Monday 13th May 2024 Distribution of Learner Profile forms to Year 6 teachers to complete for each child. Waratah Campus Learning and Support Teachers will also be booking meetings with Year 6 Teachers to discuss students' additional support needs.
Friday 5th July 2024

Deadline for acceptance of ASPIRE place offers.

Deadline for Year 7 2024 online enrolments for students in PPS

Learner Profiles completed by Year 6 Teachers

Term 3
Tuesday 25th July 2024 Interest Profile Questionnaires sent to Primary Schools to inform Year 6-7 elective allocation.
Tuesday 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th August 2024 Great Start program for mainstream students with additional support needs (including parent/carer session)
Thursday 19th September 2024 Brightsparks workshop for successful ASPIRE 2025 applicants.
Week 9 Didge and art event for First Nations students.
Term 4
Weekly in term 4 Distribution of weekly Year 7 Orientation videos
TBC Great Start program for students with a Special Education enrolment. Dates will be confirmed once placements have been finalised.
Thursday 21 November 2024 Minisparks workshop for high potential students in Year 3-5 at partner primary schools.
Tuesday 3rd December 2024 Year 7 2025 Parent Welcome Session (including opportunity for uniform sizing, help with Tech requirements for laptops, completing all required permission notes etc)
Tuesday 3rd December 2024 Orientation Day for all Year 6 students. 
Friday 8th December 2024 Morning tea for Aboriginal families - an opportunity to met our Aboriginal Education team.

ASPIRE High Achiever's Program

Interested in applying for our ASPIRE program for Year 7 2025? Visit our ASPIRE program page for information and application details. 

Applications for the 2025 ASPIRE class close on Friday 29th March 2024. ASPIRE interviews will take place in weeks 2-5 of term 2.

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.

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

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