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 Mr Brad Gilham

The current Year 8 Homeroom teachers are:

Shine Program
During the Lenten Term students get the opportunity to attend a surf camp at Ocean Grove. 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 2018 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 26 2018
8 Gold Monday February 26 2018
8 Green Wednesday February 28 2018
8 Jade Wednesday February 28 2018
8 Purple Thursday March 1 2018
8 Red Thursday March 1 2018
8 Silver Friday March 2 2018
8 White Friday March 2 2018

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 22 2018
8 Gold Wednesday August 22 2018
8 Green Thursday August 23 2018
8 Jade Thursday August 23 2018
8 Purple Monday August 27 2018
8 Red Monday August 27 2018
8 Silver Wednesday August 29 2018
8 White Wednesday August 29 2018

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