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Junior secondary

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Years 7, 8 and 9

Our Junior Secondary Curriculum is outlined in our Junior Course Guide (PDF, 954KB).

In Year 7, all students study an introductory and interdisciplinary program.

All eight Learning Areas are studied and integrated where appropriate.  In each semester, students engage in the subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Health and Physical Education, The Arts and Sport, with continued emphasis on numeracy and literacy. Further, students study a semester of Language (Chinese and Spanish).

In Year 8, students continue to study English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Health and Physical Education. Students study an Arts and Languages elective of their choosing. Students also study the Learning Area of Humanities (Economics & Business, Civics & Citizenship, Design and Technologies: Industrial Technology & Design, Design and Technologies: Food & Culture).

In Year 9, students’ course of study is made up of two parts: the Core and the Electives. All are enrolled in the Core subjects which consist of  English, Science, Mathematics, Health and Physical Education, and History. In addition, Year 9 students choose three elective subjects from the following options:

  • Chinese

  • Dance

  • Design & Technologies: Food & Textiles

  • Design & Technologies: Industrial Technology & Design

  • Digital Technologies

  • Drama

  • Economics and Business

  • English as Additional Language or Dialect

  • Geography

  • Mechatronics

  • Media Arts

  • Music

  • Spanish

  • Visual Art

(NB: The Principal reserves the right to discontinue an elective subject if there are insufficient numbers to form a class of viable size)

Special Programs

Students who began Spanish Immersion, Chinese Acceleration or Mathematics and Engineering Acceleration Programs in Year 7 will continue these subjects.

If a student wishes to withdraw from one of these programs a letter must be received by the school from the parent.

Junior Secondary Course Guide (PDF, 954KB)

Subject Change Form – Junior Secondary (PDF, 569KB)

Year 7 into 8 Subject Information Evening Information Sheet (PDF, 675KB)

Year 7 into 8 Subject Selection Presentation (PDF, 5.1MB)

Year 8 into 9 Subject Information Evening Information Sheet (PDF, 676KB)

Year 8 into 9 Subject Selection Presentation (PDF, 5.8MB)​​​​




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Last reviewed 03 September 2021
Last updated 03 September 2021