Years 7, 8 and 9
In Year 7, all students study an introductory and interdisciplinary program.
All eight Learning Areas are studied and integrated where appropriate. In each semester, students engage in the subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Health and Physical Education, The Arts and Sport, with continued emphasis on numeracy and literacy. Further, students study a semester of Language (Chinese and Spanish).
In Year 8, students continue to study English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Health and Physical Education. Students study an Arts and Languages elective of their choosing. Students also study the Learning Area of Humanities (Economics & Business, Civics & Citizenship, Design and Technologies: Industrial Technology & Design, Design and Technologies: Food & Culture).
In Year 9, students’ course of study is made up of two parts: the Core and the Electives. All are enrolled in the Core subjects which consist of English, Science, Mathematics, Health and Physical Education, and History. In addition, Year 9 students choose three elective subjects from the following options:
- Design & Technologies: Food & Textiles
- Design & Technologies: Industrial Technology & Design
- Digital Technologies
- Economics and Business
- English as Additional Language or Dialect
- Media Arts
- Visual Art
(NB: The Principal reserves the right to discontinue an elective subject if there are insufficient numbers to form a class of viable size)
- Maths & Engineering Acceleration
- Music Acceleration
- Chinese Acceleration
- Spanish Immersion
Students who began Spanish Immersion, Chinese Acceleration or Mathematics and Engineering Acceleration Programs in Year 7 will continue these subjects. If a student wishes to withdraw from one of these programs a letter must be received by the school from the parent. For comprehensive course information, please refer to the 2020 Junior Secondary Curriculum Handbook Years 7, 8 & 9 .
Year 09 Subject Selection Form – 2019
Year 08 Subject Selection Form – 2019
Year 9 into 10 2020 Subject Selection