Curriculum Yrs 7 to 10

Year 7 Curriculum

College teaching programs aim to foster Catholic values through day to day learning activities throughout the curriculum.
 
STAGE 4
Year 7
 
Students in Year 7 study a common curriculum experiencing a wide range of subjects as follows:
 
  • ConnecTED Learning - incorporates three KLA's (RE, English and HSIE)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology Mandatory
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
 
Skills and knowledge relating to the use and understanding of digital technology is incorporated into the content/skills of all syllabuses.
 
Al Year 7 classes are of mixed academic ability. 
 
Learning support teachers and assistants support those students with special needs, and further extend and enrich the learning of gifted and talented students.
  
Year 8 Curriculum
 
STAGE 4
Year 8
 
Students in Year 8 study a common curriculum experiencing a wide range of subjects as follows:
 
  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology Mandatory
  • Geography
  • History
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Personal Development Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
  • Japanese
  • Steam
 
As in Year 7, skills and knowledge relating to the use and understanding of digital technology is incorporated into the content/skills of each syllabus.
 
All Year 8 classes are of mixed academic ability.
 
Learning support teachers and assisants support those students with special needs, and further extend and enrich the learning of gifted and talented students. 
 
  
Year 9 Curriculum
 
STAGE 5
Year 9
 
All students study a wide range of subjects as follows:
 
  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Australian Geography and History
  • PDHPE
 
Electives in Stage 5
 
Students choose an elective course to study just in Year 9, as well as two electives to study in Year 9 and Year 10.
 
Two year electives include: 
  • Agriculture
  • Commerce
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • Graphics Technology
  • Industrial Technology – Metal
  • Industrial Technology – Timber
  • Information Technology (VET)
  • Japanese
  • Music
  • Physical Activity and Sports Studies (PASS)
  • Visual Arts
 
One year electives include:
  • Artmaking
  • Bootcamp Fitness
  • Cooking
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Interior Design
  • Outdoor Education
  • Publishing
  • Music
  • Information Technology
  • Fishing
 

All elective courses are offered but will be timetabled only if selected by a viable number of students and staffing is available.

Mathematics classes are streamed according to the three courses offered. Some other classes, (usually Science) are linked to these streamed Maths classes. All other classes are of mixed ability.
 
Learning support teachers and assistants support those students with special needs, and further extend and enrich the learning of gifted and talented students.
   
Year 10 Curriculum
 
STAGE 5
Year 10
 
Students in Year 10 continue their Year 9 pattern of study.
  
Year 10 students are also involved in:
  • A Work Studies Program (one lesson per week)
  • A Work Experience Program
 
At the end of Year 10, the school submits achievement grades to NESA for courses students have studied in Year 9 and 10 which will be recorded on their individual Record of School Achievement (ROSA).
 
All students complete the NESA “All My Own Work” program during the year in preparation for their Year 11 studies.
 
Learning Support Teachers and Teacher Assistants support those students with special needs, and classroom teachers further extend and enrich the learning of gifted and talented students.
 

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