Years 9/10

In Year 9 and 10 students begin to choose the pathways that will help to determine their course of studies in Senior School. Teachers will advise students of appropriate pathways to best suit their academic needs and ability.

All students in Year 9 and 10 are required to study:

  • English
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Humanities and Social Science
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Work Studies (Year 10 only)

Students who gain entry to the Academic Excellence Program are placed in advanced classes and those who require assistance in literacy and numeracy are supported through a modified Enrichment Program.

A number of elective courses and specialist programs add diversity and value and complete the comprehensive academic program.

For detailed course information on all of our subjects please download the 2017 Lower School Curriculum Handbook. and 2018 Lower School Curriculum Handbook

Elective courses offered in the following areas:

THE ARTS

  • Dance
  • Dance Dynamic (Year 9 only)
  • Drama
  • Media Arts
  • Music (Specialist Program)
  • Theatre (Year 9 only)
  • Visual Art

LOTE

  • Italian
  • Japanese

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • Cricket
  • Football Studies (Year 9 only)
  • Netball
  • Sport and Recreation (Year 9 only)
  • Sports Science (Year 10 only)
  • Tennis

TECHNOLOGIES

Design and Technologies

  • Child Care (Year 9 only)
  • Child Development (Year 10 only)
  • Craft and Clothing (Year 9 only)
  • Engineering (Year 9 only)
  • Food for Life (Year 9 only)
  • Food Matters (Year 9 only)
  • Jewellery
  • Metals and Motion
  • Social Food (Year 10)
  • Textile Creations (Year 10 only)
  • Woodwork

Digital Technologies

  • Computer Science
  • Computing Digital Technology
  • Certificate I in Information & Digital Media Technologies

Other

  • Certificate I in Business
  • STEM (Year 9 only)