Curriculum (years 7 to 10)

Year 7 students follow a compulsory curriculum that is largely determined by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA).

From Year 8 onwards, students can choose an increasing number of elective subjects each year.

All students study Christian Studies from Years 7 - 10. 

Stage 4: Years 7 to 8

Students study Stage 4 courses mandated by the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). These include:

  • English
  • Design and Technology
  • Geography - combined with History in Year 7 (called HSIE)
  • History
  • Languages – French and German in Year 7
  • Languages - French or German in Year 8
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
  • Science
  • Visual Arts

Stage 5: Years 9 to 10

Students in Years 9 and 10 study a NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) program for Stage 5 which includes:

The compulsory subjects:

  • History
  • English
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
  • Science

And 3 electives chosen from:

  • Agricultural Technology
  • Commerce
  • English Extension
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • German
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Physical Activity and Sport Studies

There are also a number of school developed courses available for selection, which include:

  • Creative & Critical Composers
  • Planet Earth
  • It's All In Your Mind
  • Histories: Mysteries
  • Outdoor Education
  • Culture and Worldview
  • Full STEAM Ahead

School developed courses are studied for one semester.

Our NEW 2020 Stage 5 (Years 9 & 10) Subject Handbook is available here.

Stage 5 Electives
 
  • Agricultural Technology
  • Commerce
  • English Extension
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • German
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Physical Activity and Sport Studies
 

For more information, please contact:

Mrs Lorna Ahern
Head of Teaching and Learning
Tel: (+612) 6770 1700