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Year 6 to 7 Transition


Launch into Sandgate Days

(Week beginning 29 April 2019 to 10 May 2019)

All Year 6 students from local feeder primary school will spend a whole day at Sandgate.
Focus of day for Year 6 students is the C2C Unit Motion – Paper Rockets and for Year 7 students C2C Energy and Electricity
Open Day (Saturday 18 May 2019 10:00 am- 1:00 pm)

Academic Achievers Entrance Exam 
(Saturday 25 May 2019 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

Students who want to apply to be part of the Academic Achievers program must sit the entrance exam.  The results of the exam, primary school report and reference from primary school principal are considered when offering places in the program.​

Enrolment Day Interviews (Saturday 8 June 2019 9:00 am -2:30 pm)

Complete the enrolment process for Year 7 in a personal interview with a Sandgate teacher.
Orientation Days (Thursday 5 December 2019)
Students enrolled at Sandgate DSHS come to school for the day and learn how to use a timetable and find their way around the school with the assistance of Senior Leaders.

First Day of High School

All students attend school on Tuesday 28 January 2020. 

Professional Development Program for Teachers

Sandgate DSHS junior school teachers and upper school teachers from local primary schools will participate in combined training.  High school teachers will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with primary colleagues and vice versa on an ongoing basis.

Getting to Know Student Data

Information about students enrolled at Sandgate DSHS will come through One School.  In addition, support teachers visit primary feeder schools to obtain addition information about students which will help us develop programs which assist the student to transition successfully to high school.​