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Catholic Education South Australia

Ready for Year 7

Catholic Education South Australia has made a commitment to move Year 7 to secondary settings.

This means that Year 6 will become the final year of primary schooling and Year 7 will become the first year of secondary schooling.

Many Catholic schools in South Australia made this change in 2019 and most schools will transition by 2022.

Find out more by watching our introductory video (made at the time of announcement):


Fact Sheets: Ready for Year 7

These fact sheets explain more about the move:

Brochure - Ready for 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.

Open 'Ready for Year 7' Brochure: A parent guide for transition of Year 7 to secondary school




The Gleeson College Experience

Are you wondering how your child will go starting Year 7 in a secondary school?

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…

Find out more

For further information, please talk directly with your school principal.

Should you require additional information, please contact Catholic Education South Australia on 8301 6600.