Middle School Years 7-9
The 5 main Specialty Curriculum offerings in Years 7-9 include:
- HASS (Humanites & Social Sciences)
- Health & Physical Education
- Spanish (Years 7 & 8)
These are complemented by practical subjects delivered through term-by-term rotations.
- Technology Studies
- Home Economics
- Visual Arts
- STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)
Making the Transition to Middle School
Students making the transition to Year 7 at Roxby Downs Area School will join a thriving Middle School.Located over two specific blocks, students will spend the majority of their theory lessons in their home rooms. They will enjoy the specialist facilities for practicals including; Science laboratories, Visual Art room, Technical Studies workshop, recreational centre, CAD & STEM suite as well as the Resource Centre.
Year 7 students attend a high ropes adventure camp at Errapa, Iron Knob.
Year 8 students take part in an aquatics camp at Port Vincent.
Students are elected to the school's Student Voice committee from each class. They develop leadership skills, interact with a a broader cross section of the school, and participate in decision making to help create an even better school.
Roxby Downs Area School offers opportunities for students to participate and support a range of sports at school, the district and at regional levels. ie WASSAC.
Students also participate and support the RDAS Sports Day and Swimming Carnival. These days combine competition with fun and are enjoyed by all.