Almost 200 students started Year 7 in Gunnedah this week.
On Tuesday, Carinya Christian School introduced Year 7 for the first time, with 20 enrolments for term one. Years 5-7 are housed in the new middle school in Little Barber Street.
Over at the Gunnedah High School, about 80 students started on Wednesday.
St Mary’s College is boasting the highest number of enrolments this year, with 92 students starting on Wednesday, compared to 67 last year.
A number of St Mary’s’ new students were in Year 6 at Boggabri Public School and Sacred Heart School last year and participated in the Building Links program.