Catholic Education South Australia has made a commitment to move Year 7 to secondary settings.
This means that, in most schools, Year 6 will become the final year of primary schooling.
Year 7 will become the first year of secondary schooling.
Most Catholic schools in South Australia will make this change in 2019.
A small number of Catholic schools will continue to offer Year 7 - such as some country primary schools where there is no Catholic secondary school nearby and those that are co-located with other schools offering Year 7 in a primary context.
Find out more by watching our introductory video:
Click to view a listing of every Catholic school in the State and when they will be offering Year 7.
Catholic Education SA has produced 'Ready for Year 7: A parent guide to the transition of Year 7 to secondary school'.
Hard copies are available from your school or you can download it below.
The Gleeson College Experience
Are you wondering how your child will go starting Year 7 in secondary next year?
We asked the first Year 7 cohort at Gleeson College to reflect on the experience after just a few weeks at school. We also captured the reflections of their parents…
These fact sheets explain more about the move:
In mid 2016, we announced our commitment to move Year 7 to secondary settings.
The following video was released at that time:
For further information, please talk directly with your school principal.
Should you require additional information, please contact Catholic Education South Australia on 8301 6600.