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 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.  

2017 Year 09 Curriculum Handbook.pdf2017 Year 09 Curriculum Handbook.pdf

2017 Year 10 Curriculum Handbook.pdf2017 Year 10 Curriculum Handbook.pdf

  

Year 7 and 8 

Students in Years 7 to 8 study a combination of 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 and 8 Core Subjects
​Subject ​Periods/Cycle
​​Religious Education 6​​
English 8
Mathematics ​8
Science ​7
Humanities - Incorporating History, Geography, Business Studies and Civics and Citzenship ​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 and 8 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 9 and 10

Students in Year 9 and Year 10, students are able to select from across a range of electives. Year 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.

2017 Year 09 Curriculum Handbook.pdf2017 Year 09 Curriculum Handbook.pdf

 
​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. 

2017 Year 10 Curriculum Handbook.pdf2017 Year 10 Curriculum Handbook.pdf

​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
DesignTechnology 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 curriculum handbooks and on the individual subject department pages.