Year 8

All students in Year 8 are required to study:

  • English
  • Health Education
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Language - Italian or Japanese
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • LOTE - Italian or Japanese; or Literacy Development.

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 taster 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 Taster subjects:


  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Media Studies
  • Music (Specialist Program)
  • Visual Art


  • Cricket (Specialist Program)
  • Football Studies
  • Netball (Specialist Program)
  • Tennis (Specialist Program)


  • Design and Technology
  • Digital Technology
  • Computer Science Extension
  • Multimedia
  • STEM