Year 7

Year 7 Locker Training Video


Locker Training Video   Locker Training Video       (5442 KB)

 

Life at Clonard for Year 7

As there is so much to adjust to in secondary school, Year 7s have a supportive program in the first two weeks of the Term. The emphasis throughout the early weeks will be on meeting new girls and building an inclusive culture amongst the Year level.

The Induction Program will incorporate timetabled classes along with familiarisation sessions in the library, ICT sessions and fun activities to support social connections. During Pastoral Care time, all year 7s particiapte in a year level specific program that focuses on:

  • Transition to secondary school
  • Restorative practices
  • Digital citizenship
  • Puberty
  • Looking back - moving forward

The following list are the subjects Year 7 students undertake throughout the year:

  • Religious Education
  • Pastoral Care
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities
  • Health/PE
  • LOTE: French/Indonesian
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Technology: Design/ICT
All students at Year 7 are required to undertake the following homework:
20 minutes of Mathematics per night (100 minutes per week)
20 minutes of wider reading per night (100  minutes per week) 
20 minutes of homework from each learning area per cycle (180 minutes per fortnight) 

Total: maximum of less than five hours per week.  Students should have a study schedule that works for them and their schedule and family priorities.
The only homework permitted at Year 7 is revision, recitation or rote learning.  Students should only require their laptops if they are undertaking Mathletics, HotMaths, Language Perfect, Word Flyers or Literacy Planet.  


For more information regarding Year 7 at Clonard College please refer to the following document:


Junior School Handbook 2017   Junior School Handbook 2017       (2885 KB)



The Catholic Education Office also supplies an online handbook for parents via this link.