Year 8

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 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

HomeroomDate
8 BlueMonday February 26 2018
8 GoldMonday February 26 2018
8 GreenFriday March 2 2018
8 JadeWednesday March 7 2018
8 PurpleThursday March 1 2018
8 RedThursday March 1 2018
8 SilverWednesday March 7 2018
8 WhiteFriday 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 BlueWednesday August 22 2018
8 GoldWednesday August 22 2018
8 GreenThursday August 23 2018
8 JadeWednesday August 29 2018
8 PurpleMonday August 27 2018
8 RedMonday August 27 2018
8 SilverWednesday August 29 2018
8 WhiteThursday August 23 2018