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Middle School Curriculum 2020

Year 7

Core

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Design & Technology
  • Digital Technology
  • Economics & Business
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Visual Art
  • Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • Outdoor Education

Option

Choice of TWO of the following for semester study:

  • French
  • German
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Spanish

Activities

Rock and Water, and Accelium Mind Lab programs for a term.

Year 8

Core

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Economics & Business
  • Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • Outdoor Education

Languages

Choice of ONE of the following for full year study:

  • French
  • German
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Spanish

Arts / Technology

Choice of TWO of the following for semester study:

  • Design & Technology
  • Digital Technology
  • Drama
  • Music
  • Visual Art

Option

Choice of ONE of the following for full year study:

  • Design & Technology Studies
  • Digital Technology Studies
  • Drama Studies
  • French
  • German
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Music Studies
  • Spanish
  • Visual Art Studies

Note

Across these Arts / Technology Semester courses and the Full Year Option, students must include at least one semester of an Arts subject and one semester of a Technology subject.

Year 9

Core

  • English or English as an Additional Language
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • Outdoor Education

Options

Choice of subjects from TWO of these Key Learning Areas for full year study.

Languages

These are offered as full year subjects only:

  • French
  • German
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Spanish

Arts

These are offered as full year or combined semester subjects:

  • Contemporary Music A, B
  • Drama Studies A, B
  • Music Studies A, B
  • Visual Art Studies A, B

Technology

These are offered as semester combinations:

  • Design & Technology Studies
    • Design Solutions: Metal
    • Design Solutions: Timber
  • Digital Technology Studies
    • Digital Design
    • Programming & Robotics

Special Interest Program

  • Athlete Development (Semester option only)
Year 10

Core

  • English or English as an Additional Language
  • Mathematics
    • Mathematics 10 A
    • Mathematics 10
    • Essential Mathematics
    • Mathematical Methods (SACE Stage 1)
  • Science or Science Studies
  • History
  • Physical Education
  • Health Education
  • Outdoor Education
  • Personal Learning Plan (SACE Stage 1)

Options

Choice of TWO of the following for full year study, or equivalent in semester courses:

  • Commerce A, B
  • Contemporary Music
  • Design & Technology
    • Design Engineering
    • Design Innovation
    • Design Solutions: Metal
    • Design Solutions: Timber
  • Digital Technology
    • Digital Design
    • Game Development
    • Robotics
  • Drama Studies A, B
  • Film Studies A, B
  • French
  • Geography A, B
  • German
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Music Studies
  • Spanish
  • Visual Art Studies A, B
  • World History A, B

Activities

Community Service (elements of this program will contribute to the student’s Personal Learning Plan).

Special Interest Program

Athlete Development (Semester or full year option)