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
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 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
|8 Blue||Monday February 26 2018|
|8 Gold||Monday February 26 2018|
|8 Green||Friday March 2 2018|
|8 Jade||Wednesday March 7 2018|
|8 Purple||Thursday March 1 2018|
|8 Red||Thursday March 1 2018|
|8 Silver||Wednesday March 7 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.
|8 Blue||Wednesday August 22 2018|
|8 Gold||Wednesday August 22 2018|
|8 Green||Thursday August 23 2018|
|8 Jade||Wednesday August 29 2018|
|8 Purple||Monday August 27 2018|
|8 Red||Monday August 27 2018|
|8 Silver||Wednesday August 29 2018|
|8 White||Thursday August 23 2018|