Sydney Secondary College Blackwattle Bay Campus

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Transition to the senior campus

All 2020 Year 10 students from Balmain and Leichhardt Campus are offered a place at the senior campus. The college has devised an extensive transition program which involves all students. All students and parents should note the following important dates during Term 2 and 3:

Term 2 2022

Senior Executive and Year 11 students visit Balmain and Leichhardt Campuses to introduce them to major transition events and to provide information on Stage 6 Curriculum and VET and EVET subjects available at the senior campus


Thursday  23 June - Subject Information Night at Blackwattle Bay Campus

All students and their parents/carers are invited. Students will receive their information package and parents and students can participate in faculty tours, discuss with Head Teachers and Teachers delivering Stage 6 Courses and listen to students speaking about the senior campus. Balmain Parents and Students arrive at 4.30pm for a formal presentation followed by visits to the faculty areas. Leichhardt Parents and Students arrive at 5.30pm for a formal presentation followed by visits to teh faculty areas

Student interview weeks: Week 4 Balmain Campus and Week 5 Leichhardt Campus  

All students will have an individual interview. Parents are invited to attend. The College interview team,consisting of  teachers from all three campuses, will advise students on course requirements, pre-requisites and suitability of courses to meet the individual student's learning needs.

Parents are encouraged to attend the interview and can make a interview time using the SOB booking system. Details are available on the home page of the Blackwattle Bay website.

Balmain students can book Interviews on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Week 4. Leichhardt students can book interviews on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Week 5. 

Letter of confirmation

All students will receive a confirmation regarding their subjects for Year 11 by end of Term 3

Taste of Blackwattle Bay Campus, Term 3 Week 7 2022

All students are expected to attend for the four days and follow their 2023 timetable. The Taste of Blackwattle Bay Week is an opportunity for students to meet their teachers, mentors and the other students enrolling in Year 11 in 2023. They will also participate in Life Ready courses as well as complete the mandatory NESA All My Own Work.