Year 8

Year 7 and 8 Camp Registration

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Dear Year 7 and Year 8 Parents,

The registration process for the Year 7 and 8 camps has now commenced. Both camps will take place in Week 9 of Term 1. The Year 7 Camp is held on Hindmarsh Island, running from Tuesday 23 – Friday 26 March and the Year 8 Camp is held at Roonka Water Activity Centre on the Murray River, running from Monday 22 to Friday 26 March. All our Middle School Camps are facilitated by Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures who are a leading Outdoor Education Company in South Australia.

Please click on the links below to view the parent letter for each camp with the details to register your child as well as program outlines and equipment details. We request that registration is completed by Monday 15 March to allow Wilderness Escape time to finalise the program.

Year 7 Camp Parent Letter

Year 8 Camp Parent Letter

All students will participate in a camp workshop during the Wednesday morning ‘Wellbeing’ program, and they will have ample opportunity to prepare for the camp. I ask you to please click on the link in the parent letter and download all the relevant information. Hard copies will also be available for your child.

If you have any questions regarding the structure, timings and organisation involved in preparing for camp please contact me via email at ptravis@stjohns.sa.edu.au

If you have any questions about the registration process please contact Wilderness Escape directly, contact details are on the parent letter.

 

Yours sincerely,

Paul Travis
Outdoor Education Coordinator

Year 8 2021 Immunisations

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Dear Parents,

This week, Year 8 students have been given their Immunisation packs for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination (two doses) and the Diphtheria Tetanus Pertussis (dTpa) vaccination (one dose). The form in this pack must be completed by a parent/caregiver and returned to Student Services, Pargeter Building no later than Wednesday 10 February. It is a requirement that all forms be completed and returned regardless of whether the student is receiving the vaccinations or not.

The first round of vaccinations are scheduled for Tuesday 16 March. If you have any queries or concerns please contact Mandy Hooper at Student Services on 8278 0214.

Yours sincerely,

Mandy Hooper
Student Services