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Junior Sub School
SURF COAST SECONDARY COLLEGE
Junior Sub School 7-8
At Surf Coast Secondary College, students begin their secondary school journey welcomed into a strong mentor program. Each student is placed into a group with an allocated mentor teacher that guides and supports them over the year.
It’s here in the first few weeks and months of year 7 that building positive relationships between students and the mentor teacher builds a strong sense of belonging and community at SCSC. The mentor teacher is the first point of call for both the students and parents to support the student academically, socially and with their wellbeing. This mentor program follows students throughout their journey at SCSC.
In the Jr school, students engage in an integrated learning program called FUSE, that fuses together Maths, English, Humanities and Science. This integrated learning, a common practice in primary schools, once again eases the transition from primary school. In FUSE, students are assisted to engage in higher order thinking, spark their curiosity and link their learning to the real world. Preparing students to be positive and active 21st Century citizen is the core goal of this program. Students are taught independent learning skills, as well as how to use and manipulate technology to support their learning. This program is built on the importance of providing different entry points for students to cater to all abilities and teach individual students at point of need.
SCSC prides itself on providing a range of opportunities. In the Jr school, students engage in a range of specialist classes, such as Art, Drama, Technology (Wood, Food), Digi-tech, Physical Education and Indonesian. A range of inter school sports are always popular with students training and competing against other local schools. Extra curricular activities and lunchtime groups exist so that students’ personal passions, interests and strengths can continue to flourish.