Maitland High School

Successful Teachers, Successful Students, Successful School

Telephone02 4933 7933

Year 8

Click here to download the 2022 Year 8 Book & Stationery list

Click here to download the Special Support Unit Stationery List for 2022

In Year 8, students are given more scope with subject selection and have the opportunity to engage in two electives over the course of the year. They include options from the HSIE, TAS, CAPA and Computing faculties.

Click here to download the Year 8 Electives Handbook. 

These elective choices are in addition to our core subjects: English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, PDHPE, Mandatory Technology, CAPA.

Year 8 students are encouraged to get involved in activities such as 

  • SRC
  • Minecraft Club
  • School Gym
  • Subject specific excursions…
  • HSIE - Aquarium/IMAX
  • Wellbeing - Year 8 Rewards Day

Year 8 Advisor

I enjoy my privileged role as Year Adviser. I look after Year 8 students by:

Providing guidance for and promoting the welfare of students in the Year:

  • To support individual students through difficult times
  • To monitor trends in individual students relating to – academic progress, classroom behaviour, attendance, social behaviour, adjustment etc and to refer, where necessary to counsellor, Principal, Deputy Principal, Head Teacher Wellbeing etc

Initiating and organising cohort assemblies, excursions and year meetings:

  • To promote, organise and attend (when possible) camps and excursions
  • Assist with parent teacher nights, transition nights & subject selections

As the interface between home and school:

  • To provide the initial point of contact for parents
  • To provide liaison between parents and the school

As a member of the School Welfare Team:

  • To participate in the development and implementation of school policy relating to Student Welfare
  • To attend Welfare meetings

Year Adviser photo





If you would like to contact me, you can phone the school on 4933 7933 or email me at:


Mr Robert Walker
Year 8 Advisor, 2022