ERC Open Day
Try Year 7 For A Day
Choosing a high school is a very important decision. Try Year 7 for a Day at Edmund Rice College and make your decision an informed one.
Year 5 & 6 boys from all primary schools are invited to join us for a real experience of high school at Edmund Rice College for a day. 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. It’s fun and it’s free.
Tuesday 27th February 2024
Edmund Rice College, 112 Mt Keira Road, West Wollongong. Park on Mt Keira Road and walk down the front entrance of the College or enter via the back of the College from Keira Mine Road.
Boys can be dropped off and picked up by a parent/carer/adult. You will need to register beforehand by completing the Try Year 7 for a Day online registration form. You will then receive a confirmation email from the College.
TIMING OF THE DAY
9.30 am – Meet and greet. All boys must be signed in by a parent/carer/adult at the Edmund Rice Centre (main hall).
9.30 am – 3.30 pm – Real experience of high school for a day. Range of activities from subjects including Technology, PDHPE, Science, Visual Arts, Music and Food Technology.
3.30 pm – Farewell and parent/carer/adult pick up from the Edmund Rice Centre (main hall).
3.30 pm – 5.30 pm – Optional – Join your son and enjoy the College Expo at your own pace or book a Guided Tour of the Campus by one of our senior students.
WHAT TO WEAR AND WHAT TO BRING
Students should wear comfortable clothing, joggers and a hat! They should bring a bag with morning tea and their water bottle. Lunch and a drink will be provided.
Students will participate in a range of activities from subjects that will be studied in Year 7 at the College, such as Technology and Applied Studies, Sport, Science, Visual Arts, Music, Robotics and Food Technology … to name a few!
Years 5 & 6 students will be supervised by Edmund Rice College staff.
Please notify us if your son has any medical conditions or special needs that we need to be aware of to make his day at the College safe and enjoyable. There is a section on the online registration form for this.
ERC Open Day
Try Year 7 For A Day Registration
After “Try Year 7 for a Day”, families are welcome to enjoy the College Expo and find out what makes ERC unique. Check out the displays, performances and demonstrations on show and take a guided tour with one of our senior students.
The College Expo gives you insight into the variety of experiences available at ERC, designed to support boy-centred learning, while providing you with the opportunity to ask questions from our dedicated staff and students.
Guided tours can be booked below and operate at 3.30 pm, 3.45pm, 4.00pm, 4.15pm, 4.30pm, 4.45pm and 5.00pm.