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Year 8

Year 8 Assessment

The Year 8 Assessment Booklet provides information on assessment requirements, task descriptions and due dates as well as an assessment planner

Year 8 2024 Assessment Booklet

The dates of these tasks can also be accessed via the school calendar (Year 8 tab) on the Sentral Student and Parent Portal

Our teachers use a variety of strategies to assess student learning. Teachers observe students' work in class and look closely at tasks throughout the year. They also formally assess a student's achievement based on the outcomes described in the syllabus of the subject.

School Reports

As a parent or carer, you’ll receive a written report twice a year. It gives you a clear picture of your child’s achievements – what they know and can do. In Years 7 to 10, we use the common grade scale


Online diagnostic science assessments for students in Year 8.  Validation of Assessment for Learning and Individual Development (VALID)


Students who need to apply for illness and misadventure consideration must complete the following document on their return to school

The Forest High School Illness and Misadventure Application

Year 8 Information

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