Transition to High School

Year 7 - Transition to High School 2023

Each year Murray Bridge High School conducts a comprehensive Transition Program, which allows prospective students and their parents/caregivers to:

  • Gain information about Murray Bridge High School
  • View the Curriculum offerings
  • Understand our Policies / Procedures / Expectations
  • See what Extra Curricular Activities we offer
  • Gain an insight into High School life
  • ​​Make a smooth and supported transition into the Murray Bridge High School community

Enrolments

Expressions of interest regarding enrolments for the 2023 school year are now open. 

Department for Education Primary School enrolments

Parents/caregivers of students from the Department for Education Primary Schools will receive an online registration link via email which is unique to your child. This normally occurs mid term two. 

Enrolment packs will be distributed to Department for Education Primary School families in August.

Non-Government Primary School enrolments

Parents/caregivers of students from Non-Government Primary Schools are asked to complete an expression of interest form (link below), allowing us to keep in contact with families throughout the transition process. MBHS will be in contact with families once enrolment packs are ready to be distributed. 

Expression of interest form

Due to the unknown restrictions related to Covid 19, the MBHS Transition program may experience changes in the calendar. If this occurs the school will keep all families, who have expresses their interest in enrolment, informed.

For Families and Students 

Introduction to High School

At the beginning of Term 2 families and students are invited to attend an Introduction to Transition Evening at the Murray Bridge High School in the new Sturt Building to meet key staff and answer questions regarding the transition program. This is in place of the Primary School Visits scheduled in previous years.

Dates for transition evenings are as follows:

Monday 9th May @ 6:00pm
Wednesday 18th May @ 5:30pm
Tuesday 24th May @ 5:00pm

MBHS Tour Evenings

Towards the end of Term 2 enrolling families will have the opportunity to visit MBHS. We are really looking forward to showcasing our school to you and your family and highlighting the many wonderful learning opportunities and facilities we offer. This involves:

  • Tour of the school incorporating presentations from Learning Area Leaders (HPE, Global, STEM, Arts, VET & DTE), and
  • Introductions to key personnel and teams
    • Principal/Deputy Principal
    • Middle School Assistant Principal & Middle School Neighbourhood Leaders
    • Well-Being Leaders
    • Aboriginal Education Team

Family Conferences

At the end of term 3, in week 9 & 10 enrolling families will have the opportunity to meet with Middle School Leaders via a 1 on 1 catch up to discuss your child's needs so we can best support them with their transition to Murray Bridge High School.

  • Tuesday 20th September
  • Thursday 22nd September CANCELLED
  • Monday 26th September 
  • Wednesday 28th September 

Please book family conferences via the following link.
Family Conference booking form 

Principal Tours

We have Principal Tours available in July and August, please book via the following link as places are limited.

Principal Tour booking form

Transition Information Evening and Uniform Fit Night - Term 4, Monday 28th November

The Murray Bridge High School Transition Evening and Uniform Fit Night will be taking place on Monday 28th November across two sessions to allow families to receive key information regarding transition and also organise uniforms for 2023, along with a free sausage sizzle.

The transition evening will involve key information for families and students transitioning in 2023. 

Key information:

  • Meet the 2023 leaders and teachers
  • MBHS Neighbourhoods
  • Wellbeing support - who to go to for help
  • Timetable Structure
  • What do you do on the first day of school? (Day 1 program)
  • Upcoming Events

For Students 

Transition Program for Students

The extensive transition program involves a number of stages to allow MBHS to provide every student with a smooth and seamless transition to high school. The program includes the following:

  • Aboriginal Education transition visits
  • Extra transition visits for students requiring extra support
  • Year 7 Transition Visit (Thursday 8th December)
  • Day 1, 2023 - Year 7s, 8s and 12s only

On transition day, students:

  • Meet fellow members of their home class/core class for 2023
  • Meet their home class/core class teachers for 2023
  • Take part in a range of lessons in different learning areas 

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact the school and a member of the transition team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Ty Burkett

Middle School Transition Leader

For information about MBHS
p +61 8 8531 9500

f  +61 8 8531 9595
e Ty.Burkett40@schools.sa.edu.au

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Dee Spurling

Daily Operations Coordinator

For contact regarding enrolment
p +61 8 8531 9500

f  +61 8 8531 9595
e Dee.Spurling914@schools.sa.edu.au