St MARY’S & EDMUND RICE
YEAR 5 STUDENTS TRY YEAR 7 FOR A DAY
All Year 5 students from Catholic and other Primary schools are most welcome to join us for a real experience of high school. If you have come on a tour earlier in the year, you will already know a little about us but on this day, you really are part of the action. You may be a scientist in one of our many Science labs, or a chef in one of our kitchens .... so many experiences!
Choosing a high school is a very important decision so make sure that you Try Year 7 for a Day at St Mary's College for the girls and Edmund Rice College for the boys. Make your decision an informed one.
Thursday 7 November and Friday 8 November 2019
St Mary’s College for the girls 15 Harbour Street Wollongong
Drop off, pick-up and meeting area: PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE TO THE DROP OFF AND PICK UP AREA - It is not Hector Street but Harbour Street entrance to the College, opposite Market Square. This is due to an event in Lang Park and parking will be restricted
Edmund Rice College for the boys 112 Mt Keira Road, West Wollongong
Drop off, pick-up and meeting area: Keira Park, at the end of Keira Mine Road
At St Mary’s College and Edmund Rice College, students will be supervised by College staff. Students are expected to behave well and follow the schools' rules.
Students can be dropped off and picked up by their parents both to and from St Mary’s or Edmund Rice.
TIMING FOR THE DAY
9.30am - Meet and greet
1.45pm - farewell and parents pick up
1.45pm - 2.30pm - Optional tour of the College, afternoon tea and meet the Principal (this applies to St Mary's College)
WHAT TO WEAR AND WHAT TO BRING
- Wear comfortable clothing and joggers!
- Lunch and a drink will be provided
- The canteen will be open for students at the break.
Students will participate in a range of activities from subjects they will actually do in Year 7 such as Technology and Applied Studies, PDHPE, Science, Visual Arts, Music and Food Technology … to name a few!