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Course choice information – Year 8 for 2024

Mr Michael Webster
Mr Michael Webster
Head of Year 8

Welcome to Year 8 at Hutchins. Below you will find a presentation that details the introduction of elective subjects for Year 8 students. We encourage you to watch this presentation as a family and review the Course Handbook prior to making subject selections. Beneath these links you will find the contact details of staff who are able to provide further guidance around this process.

Cover – Middle School Course Handbook 2024

This handbook welcomes students to the Middle School and emphasises the proactive pastoral care that takes place when students make the transition from the one classroom teacher experience of the primary school years into the subject-focused experience of secondary school. Faculties include John Bednall Centre for Excellence, Design, Production and Digital Technologies, English and Modern Languages, Health and Physical Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Music, Science, and Visual and Performing Arts.

Download the Middle School (Years 6–8) Course Handbook 2024 (7.6mb PDF)


Your contacts

Head of Teaching and Learning (Years 6–12)

Mrs Claire Taylor

Dean of Studies and Learning Analytics

Mr James Seddon

Career Education & Vocational Education Officer

Mr Paul Bonnitcha

Head of Year 8

Mr Michael Webster

Head of Design, Production and Digital Technology

Mr Anthony Hyland

Head English and Modern Languages

Mrs Alison Farmer

Head of Health and Physical Education

Mr Anthony Prior

Head of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr Adam Grover

Head of Mathematics

Mr Anthony Peck

Head of Music

Mr Greg Stanton

Director of Outdoor Education

Mr Matthew Groves

Head of Science

Mr Brett Smith

Head of Visual and Performing Arts

Mrs Michelle Weeding

For more information about Year 8 course choices for 2023, please contact Mr Michael Webster, Head of Year 8, on 03 6221 4208 or

To learn more about the opportunities we provide for boys to become their best, contact our Enrolments Assistant, submit an online Enquiry form or phone 03 6221 4236. We encourage you to book a tour with our Registrar as this is the best way to see our School in action. Read more…