Years 7-10 Curriculum

The theme across Year 7 is Connections.

Year 7 Curriculum

In Year 7, our aim is to provide students with the essential skills for success in the core areas of our curriculum, as well as to provide exposure to subjects with which they may have had little contact in their primary school years.  Students study a core curriculum and have an experience of electives that run as semester courses.  

Core Subjects for Year 7

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Global Studies
  • Outdoor Education
  • Religious Studies
  • Physical Recreation
  • Health
  • Personal & Spiritual Development
  • Philosophical Inquiry

Plus one Semester of each of these subjects

  • Art
  • Digital Technologies
  • Drama
  • Food and Nutrition
  • German
  • Industrial Technology Skills
  • Japanese
  • Music

Year 7 LANE (Literacy and Numeracy Enhancement)

LANE is beneficial for students who may require literacy and numeracy support. They will have one 80 minute session per week, generally replacing their study of a second language.

The theme across Year 8 is Explorations.

Year 8 Curriculum

In Year 8, we continue the focus on developing essential skills for success in the core areas of our curriculum, as well as to provide the opportunity to develop their own areas of interest with a choice of three elective subjects.

 Core subjects for Year 8 in 2021 are:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Global Studies
  • Science
  • Health / Physical Recreation
  • PSD
  • Philosophical Inquiry
  • Religious Studies
  • Outdoor Education

Year 8 Students can choose 3 of the following Electives:

  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • Digital Technologies
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • Food and Nutrition
  • German
  • Industrial Technology Skills
  • Japanese
  • Music

Year 8 LANE (Literacy and Numeracy Enhancement)

LANE is beneficial for students who may require literacy and numeracy support. This will become one of their electives and they will have one 80 minute session per week.

 

The theme across Year 9 is Journeys.

Year 9 Curriculum

In Years 9 & 10, the emphasis remains on developing a strong set of core skills.  Additionally, students have the opportunity to continue to pursue their own particular areas of interest, with a choice of three elective subjects.

Students will start to engage with project-based learning and this will form an integral component of their courses.

Core subjects for Year 9 in 2021 are:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Global Studies
  • Science
  • Health / Physical Recreation
  • Personal and Spiritual Development (PSD)
  • Philosophical Inquiry
  • Religious Studies
  • Outdoor Education

Year 9 students can choose 3 of the following Electives:

  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • Design
  • Digital Technologies
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • Food and Nutrition
  • German
  • Industrial Technology Skills
  • Japanese
  • Music
  • Discovering Data – Extension Elective
  • Aspire English – Extension Elective
  • Aspire Science – Extension Elective

Year 9 LANE (Literacy and Numeracy Enhancement)

LANE is beneficial for students who may require literacy and numeracy support. This will become one of their electives and they will have one 80 minute session per week.

 

The theme across Year 10 is Transitions.

Year 10 Curriculum

In Years 9 & 10, the emphasis remains on developing a strong set of core skills.  Additionally, students have the opportunity to continue to pursue their own particular areas of interest, with a choice of three elective subjects.

Students will continue to engage with project-based learning and this will form an integral component of their courses.

Core subjects for Year 10 in 2021 are:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Global Studies
  • Science
  • Health / Physical Recreation
  • Personal and Spiritual Development (PSD)
  • Philosophical Inquiry
  • Outdoor Education

Year 10 students can choose 3 of the following Electives:

  • Art
  • Business Studies
  • Digital Technologies
  • Drama
  • Engineering
  • Food and Nutrition
  • German
  • Industrial Technology Skills
  • Japanese
  • Music
  • Aspire English – Extension Elective
  • Aspire Science – Extension Elective