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YEAR 7

Year 7 is the beginning of a three year journey through Middle School. In Year 7 students are introduced to a high school model for education. They have specialist subject teachers while building strong connections with their Tutor Group Teacher. Students are welcomed into a community where their wellbeing is of utmost importance and they are supported to develop good routines and habits which will serve them well in their future learning.

Year 7 is the foundation of Middle School. Through the Arts and Technology rotations, students experience all subjects offered in the Middle School. This allows them to discover their passions and prepare themselves to start specialising with a choice of electives in Year 8 and 9.

Further learning and growth opportunities occur outside the classroom through leadership responsibilities, a broad range of extra-curricular clubs and activities, an extensive sports program, performing art opportunities and the Outdoor Education Program.

In Year 7, students will engage in key learning areas.

  • English
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Humanities (History and Geography)
  • Languages (German or Japanese)
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Religious and Values Education (RAVE) helping students to develop and build character based on the teachings of Jesus Christ.
  • Science
  • Arts Rotation (Drama, Music, Project, Visual Art)
  • Technology Rotation (Digital Technologies, Food Technology, Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing and Textiles Technology)

DIVERSE LEARNING


The College employs specialist staff to support teachers to deliver the curriculum to students with diverse learning needs in an inclusive environment. Your child will have access to support for literacy, numeracy and social skills development if needed.

PASTORAL CARE


Year 7 students take part in the Healthy Minds School Program.

This eight week program looks at student wellbeing and involves one group session per week with psychologist, Dr Tom Nehmy for all students.

Students then continue to explore the themes in greater detail in their individual Health and Personal Development lessons. Students learn helpful thinking skills as they navigate their way through adolescence.

Parents also receive a weekly module to use as a discussion point at home.

YEAR 7 CAMP


As part of the Outdoor Education Program Year 7 students take part in a three-day camp at the Murraylands Aquatic Centre, participating in activities including sailing, sailboarding, knee-boarding, kayaking, canoeing and rowing.

The aim of the camp is to further the personal development of students, focusing on self-esteem and confidence. The camp builds interpersonal bonds between students and staff and introduces students to camping and aquatic activities in preparation for their ongoing involvement in the Outdoor Education Program in Middle and Senior School.

Year 7 Camp

Contact Us

Reception to Year 12
Bains Road, Morphett Vale SA 5162
Ph: +61 8 8322 2333 (Main Reception)
Ph: +61 8 8381 0455 (Junior School)
Email: reception@woodcroft.sa.edu.au

Early Learning Centre
Farnsworth Drive, Morphett Vale SA 5162
Ph: +61 8 8381 0422
Email: elc@woodcroft.sa.edu.au


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CRICOS Provider Number 01645K

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