Junior Curriculum

​Junior curriculum at the College is currently organised around Middle Schooling with a number of "transition" elements for Year 10 based around elective units linked to Senior Curriculum.  

2020 Year 07 Subject Selection Handbook

2020 Y​ear 08 Subject Selection Handbook

2020 Year 09 Subject Selection Handbook

2020 Year 10 Subject Selection​ Handbook​​

Year 7 ​

Students in Years 7 study a combination of ​core subjects studied across the full year or in twelve-week (trimester) blocks. The College functions on a two-week (60-period) cycle.

​Year 7 Core Subjects
​Subject ​Periods/Cycle
​​Religious Education 6​​
English 8
Mathematics ​8
Science ​7
Humanities - Incorporating History, Geography, Business Studies and Civics and Citizenship
​8
Personal, Social Development and Physical Education 4​
Information Communication and Digital Technologies ​3
Sport (core Physical Education), view Curricular Sport Annual Overview for further details 4
  
​Year 7 Core Rotation Subjects (two units per trimester)
​Subject ​Periods/Cycle
​​Design Technology and Industrial Design 6​​
Food and Textiles Technology 6​​
Visual Art ​6
Drama ​6
Music ​6
Italian 6​​
 

Year 8 and 9​

Students in Year 8, Year 9 and Year 10 are able to select from across a range of electives. Year 8 and 9 students select four semester length electives across the year while in Year 10 students select six semester length electives, one of which must be History.​

 
​Year 9 Core Subjects
​Subject ​Periods/Cycle
​​Religious Education 6​​
English 9
Mathematics ​9
Science ​8
History ​5
Personal, Social Development and Physical Education 5
Sport (core Physical Education), view Curricular Sport Annual Overview for further details ​4
  
​Year 9 Elective Subjects
​Subject ​Periods/Cycle
​​Humanities 7
Media Studies 7
Graphics ​7
Drama ​7
​​Italian ​​7
​​Music ​7​
​​Food & Textiles Technology ​7​
Design Technology ​7
 

Year 10

Year 10 has been structured as a 'Transition Phase' between the Middle School and the Senior School with a focus on assessment for learning, placing more emphasis on formative assessment and introducing assessment styles and demands similar to those encountered in the Senior Phase. 

​Year 10 Core Subjects
​Subject ​Periods/Cycle
​​Religious Education 6​​
English 9
Mathematics ​9
Science ​8
History ​5
Personal, Social Development Education 5
​Sport (core Physical Education), view Curricular Sport Annual Overview for further details ​4
  
​Year 10 Elective Subjects
​Subject ​Periods/Cycle
​​History 7
Design Technology​​ 7
Drama ​7
Food & Textiles Technology ​7
​​Graphics ​​7
​​Italian ​7​
Music ​7
​Media Studies ​7
​Physical Education 7​​
​​Program Challenge ​7​
More information regarding the actual subjects studied in a year level can be found in the Subject Selection Handbooks.​