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NEWS & EVENTS AT FAITH

We look forward to supporting every family through the transition process.

 

 


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Naomi Duggan

Welcome.

Whether you are coming from interstate, a small rural school, a large public school, or one of our neighbouring Lutheran schools, rest assured, we are used to welcoming families from up to 30 different schools each year.

Our transition program aims to provide a number of opportunities to connect with the College and develop lasting relationships with teachers, staff, as well as other students and parents.

Our transition is designed to be smooth and well informed to ensure students are well set up and just as excited as we are to have them join us 2023.

In addition to the information we will provide via mail, email and in person over the coming months, you will find information available via this page that will increase as Transition progresses.  You will find information relating to:

  • Music opportunities including Music Scholarship and Aspire program
  • Stationery orders
  • Uniform fittings
  • ICT
  • Middle Years Program – International Baccalaureate
  • Curriculum information
  • Bus information

Music.

We have a dynamic Music program at Faith with a range of exciting opportunities for students to consider.

Our instrumental program enables students from Year 7 through to Year 12 to access a range of experienced, professional teachers for individual lessons throughout the school day, as well as after school. We invite you to watch the short videos below, and meet our teachers. Music Tuition Expression of Interest Form available via: https://faith.sa.edu.au/instrumental_music/

Music Scholarship

We invite interested students to apply for our Music Scholarship. This Scholarship is available to students in Years 7 to 12. Further information regarding the criteria and application process can be found here: Faith Lutheran College 2023 Music Scholarship

Questions?

Our music team can be contacted at any stage via (08) 8561 4200 or Chris Mardle (Music Learning Area Coordinator) cmardle@faith.sa.edu.au

Zed - Drums

Michelle - Voice

Johanna - Violin

Jack - Guitar

Grant - Oboe

Elsabeth - Piano

Chris - Sax & Clarinet

Carly - Brass

Amanda - Flute

Aspire.

All students from Year 7 to Year 12 have the opportunity to apply for our specialist curriculum program with an Arts focus.

Identified as ‘Aspire’, this program aims to encourage and develop students as they explore new skills, try different techniques and establish their distinction as a performing artist.

Designed to foster and develop connections with industry experts, Aspire will deliver a specialised opportunity to launch and establish professional arts pathways in the largest regional theatre in SA – our very own onsite Barossa Arts Centre!

Two streams are available for students to consider – Performing Arts and Music. Places are limited and a detailed application process has been developed to provide a ‘real world’ audition experience for interested students. Applications are due 9.00am Monday 19 September.   

Please find further information, Application process and FAQ’s via this link: Aspire Program Information for 2023

Please note: students must submit their application using their College email address to allow for video upload. For students new to the College, please contact Sarah McDonald, Music Assistant to make other arrangements (smcdonald@faith.sa.edu.au)

Curriculum Information – Year 7 to Year 12.

We invite you to read through the Curriculum Handbook available on the Faith website via https://faith.sa.edu.au/senior-campus/middle-school/faith-middle-school-curriculum/.

This will give you an understanding of the subject opportunities and choices available to students as they move up through the Middle and Senior School.

Subject Selection Forms for each year level are available below:

2023 Year 8 Subject Selection Form

2023 Year 9 Subject Selection Form

2023 Year 10 Subject Selection Form

2023 Year 11 Subject Selection Form

2023 Year 12 Subject Selection Form

Middle Years Program – International Baccalaureate.

Faith Lutheran College delivers the International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Program (MYP) for students in Year 7 to Year 9. This means that here at Faith, we deliver the Australian Curriculum through the IB methodology. IB World Schools share a common philosophy –a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education– that we believe is important for our students.

For more information about the IB, please follow this link: www.faith.sa.edu.au/spark

Uniform.

Faith has a smart and functional uniform. This includes a sports uniform for Year 7 students, and both a sports and formal uniform for students in Year 8 to 12.

Uniform fittings are required for new students commencing at Faith and appointment times will be available from November 2022. Bookings can be made by contacting the Uniform Shop on (08) 8561 4216 or email uniformshop@faith.sa.edu.au.

Further information regarding dates and times for uniform fittings is available here: Uniform Shop Information – 2022 and 2023 Fitting Appointments

More information, including pricelists and guidelines, can be found via: https://faith.sa.edu.au/uniform-faith/

Bus Information.

Faith Lutheran College operate bus services relating to school camps, excursions and inter-school activities. There is a dedicated Bus Coordinator who manages the College’s Bus Services.  The Bus Coordinator can also assist families understand and navigate the Link SA and Department for Education Bus Services.

For further information and contact details please view the following: Bus Contact Information

For additional information relating to bus collection times from the College a bus collection map will be provided.

ICT Device Information.

All students in Year 7 to Year 9 will partake in the Middle Years College Laptop Program. Students are provided with a laptop with a 3-year warranty that is fully supported and maintained by the Faith ICT department. The device is supplied with all required software installed, which is updated periodically by the College. Appropriate security updates are regularly applied to these devices, along with anti-virus protection to help guard against online threats.

Student in Year 10, 11 and 12 students are required to bring a personal Windows or Mac BYO device to the College, fully charged, each day. This device must meet specifications supplied by the College.

More information on the IT Device Program, the Middle Years Laptop Program, and the Senior School BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Specifications for 2023 will be available soon.

Stationery Orders.

Stationery orders are available through Lighthouse Books and Office Supplies.

Further information will be available during Term 4.

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