Year 7

​​​​​Year 7 2021 Orientation Day Thursday 26th November 2020. 

St John's College is very excited to invite students and one parent to attend an orientation morning on Thursday 26th November from 9am to 11:30am.

This day is an opportunity to meet your buddies, and for parents to meet with staff. 

Invitations will be sent via email. For COVID reasons, only those who have RSVP'd will be able to attend. 

Welcome to high school Year 7, 2021

We are delighted that you are considering becoming members of our community in 2021.  As Year 7 students, you will engage in the extensive curriculum offered here at St John's College.

You will study six core subjects for the entire year and two elective subjects for rotations of one term each.  You will also experience elective subjects from the arts, the humanities and technologies.

Core subjects

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Humanities (Geography, History and Civics)
  • Religious Education
  • Physical Education

Elective subjects

  • Drama
  • Visual Art
  • Music
  • Digital Technologies
  • Design and Technologies - Engineering Principles & Systems - Graphics
  • Design and Technologies - Materials and Technologies - Wood
  • Design and Technologies - Food Specialisation
  • Languages

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Pastoral Care

Morning roll call and Pastoral Care will see you, as a Year 7 student, paired with a Year 9 student and a Year 11 student who will be your "Buddies" throughout the year.

You will then remain with your Pastoral Care teacher and with your same PC group until you graduate Year 12 in 2026.​

Teachers and Classrooms

You will be taught by a variety of teachers who are specialists​ in their subject area.  You will have the opportunity to move throughout the campus as you access specialist facilities.

Specific Events for Year 7 Students Only

Welcome BBQ in Term 1 - Reflection Days - Buddy Afternoons (Years 7, 9 and 11) - End of Year Activities.

Year 7 2022 Enrolments


First-round cut-off date for Year 7 2022 interviews is Friday 19th March 2021. Late applications will be considered if places are available. This also applies to late applications from Catholic families and siblings.

​St John’s College is an outstanding co-educational Catholic secondary college ad​ministered by Brisbane Catholic Education.  St John’s has a current enrolment of 850 students and is staffed by professional, experienced, passionate and dedicated teachers.  St John’s has been operational for 80 years as a Catholic secondary school in Nambour and has a fine tradition of scholastic, cultural, sporting and extra- curricular success.

St John’s offers our students a contemporary, co-educational secondary education with an emphasis on Catholic Christian values. 

St John’s College provides a Catholic secondary education: 

  • in a pastorally caring and disciplined environment 
  • where students consistently achieve excellent academic results (average 85-90% OP 1-15)
  • where students achieve above state and national averages for NAPLAN
  • which facilitates a solid foundation for University and Vocational pathways\ fostering student leadership
  • that nurtures positive, long lasting partnerships and relationships
  • cultivating students’ stewardship and environmental awareness
  • with a proud tradition of excellence in cultural pursuits, the arts and sporting competition
  • with excellent facilities including a new Centre for Art and Drama, two hospitality training kitchens, a Design Technology Centre, Information & Communication Technology facilities, a Multi-Purpose Centre and 1:1 Laptop Program for Years 7 to 12​
  • supporting and encouraging students to be successful learners, confident and creative individuals and active and informed citizens.

St John's College can meet you and your child’s educational needs