Year 8

Year 8 focuses on providing an environment for leadership, co-operation and friendship, as well as instilling resilience and self awareness.


Year 8 at Thomas Carr College is a year characterised by growth and change as our students continue to build on the skills and knowledge in each key learning area. Our Year 8 students are actively involved in exciting programs that provide an opportunity to expand friendship groups and strengthen those already established.

The current Year 8 Co-ordinators are Mr John Bassi and Miss Jessica Atwood

The current Year 8 Homeroom teachers are:

Shine Program
During the Lenten Term students get the opportunity to attend a surf camp at Torquay. The main purpose of the day is to allow students to challenge and extend themselves by attempting activities that they would not normally have an opportunity to undertake. Students receive professional instruction in surfing, body boarding and water safety.

Please refer to the table below for 2017 dates.

Time of departure:                                8.30am
Time of return:                                      Approximately 3.00pm to 3.30pm
Method of transport:                             Bus
Departing from:                                    Thomas Carr College
Returning to:                                        Thomas Carr College

Homeroom Date
8 Blue Monday February 27 2017
8 Gold Monday February 27 2017
8 Green Friday March 3 2017
8 Jade Wednesday March 8 2017
8 Purple Thursday March 2 2017
8 Red Thursday March 2 2017
8 Silver Wednesday March 8 2017
8 White Friday March 3 2017

During the Assumption Term, students travel to the Medibank Ice House in Docklands. Here they will experience a day consisting of a lesson in ice skating, followed by a choice of either ice hockey or curling. Students will receive professional instruction from qualified coaches in ice skating, within their respective ability. They will learn to overcome personal challenges by putting their physical abilities to the test.

Homeroom  Date
8 Blue Wednesday August 23 2017
8 Gold Wednesday August 23 2017
8 Green Thursday August 24 2017
8 Jade Wednesday August 30 2017
8 Purple Monday August 28 2017
8 Red Monday August 28 2017
8 Silver Wednesday August 30 2017
8 White Thursday August 24 2017

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