Children learn best when they are in age appropriate settings. Adolescence is a time of great physical, physiological and social change and our state-of-the art Middle School facility for Year 6, 7 and 8 has been designed specifically to meet the learning needs of the young adolescent.
An independent private school in Launceston Tasmania, the Scotch Oakburn College Middle School provides a bridge between what is traditionally known as primary school and high school (senior school). Students in Year 6 that may be in primary school elsewhere, are able to experience a safe, supporting and engaging environment specifically catering to their learning needs as they grow towards senior (high) school.
For more information about enrolling at Scotch Oakburn College Middle School, contact our College Registrar. Offering a positive alternative to primary school and high school options elsewhere.
The Scotch Oakburn College Middle School facility for Year 6, 7 and 8 students has been designed specifically to meet the learning needs of the young adolescent.  The Middle School is a dynamic and engaging learning environment for students where they develop their identity and a strong sense of belonging.

Learning

Children learn best when they are in age appropriate settings. Adolescence is a time of great physical, physiological and social change and our state-of-the art Middle School facility for Year 6, 7 and 8 has been designed specifically to meet the learning needs of the young adolescent. It has proven ...
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Year 6

Our Year 6 program provides a unique setting for the young adolescent to begin their transition through the Middle Years. Strong pastoral care structures ensure that each child is nurtured to achieve their personal best. Student-centred learning programs empower students to be creative and innovative thinkers, risk-takers and leaders. Smaller ...
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Year 7

For many schools, Year 7 means entering as the youngest year level in a large school environment.  At Scotch Oakburn, our Middle School allows Year 7 students the advantage of being the middle year of a Year 6 to 8 cohort in a specifically designed learning environment. Separated from the ...
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Year 8

Year 8 at Scotch Oakburn College provides the perfect transition to Senior School.  As the workload increases in preparation for senior years, students can choose from a wide range of specialist elective subjects. Year 8 provides many leadership opportunities.  All Year 8 students get the opportunity to lead the Middle ...
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Our Middle School Leaders

Head of Middle School

Julie Kemp BEd, MEdAdmin

I am passionate about teaching at Scotch Oakburn College, and firmly believe that a multi-disciplinary approach to teaching and learning provides enormous benefits by providing meaningful links across curriculum areas and beyond the classroom.  I enjoy programs that involve community engagement and develop ongoing partnerships, like the Inspire Year 8 (IY8) program, to enrich classroom learning ...
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Deputy Head of Middle School

Stuart Walls BSc(Hons), HDE, MEd

I am passionate about the holistic education of the whole child. As well as being Deputy Head of Middle School, I also teach Science and am the Head of Round Square for the College. I obtained my Bachelor of Science degree, an Honours degree in Plant Ecology and a Higher Diploma in Education from the University of the ...
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