YEAR 9 AND 10

INTRODUCTION TO SENIOR STUDIES

Year 9 and 10 provides a transition from the relative structure of the junior years, to the flexibility of building your own course, given the limits in senior years.   At Year 9 and 10 students complete a combination of core and elective subjects each semester.  Further information can be found in the Subject Selection Handbook.

CORE SUBJECTS

Year 9                

All students must study  

  • English   

  • Mathematics 

  • Science

  • Physical Education

  • Humanities

  • Health 

Year 10

All students must study

  • English

  • Mathematics 

  • Physical Education

  • Careers

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

Students will select six (6) electives each year, three (3) per semester.

Students in year 9 must ensure they include at least one elective from each of the following domains as part of the 6 electives they choose.

  • Arts

  • Technology  - Workshop

  • Technology  - Food Studies

YEAR 9 ELECTIVES
YEAR 10 ELECTIVES

ARTS   

  • The 2D Artist

  • The 3D Artist

  • The Actor

  • The Photographer

  • Discovering Media

  • Discovering Music

  • The Designer      


ENGLISH

  •  Journalism

  • Creative Writing​

  • Speak Out


SCIENCE​

  • Psychology - How to make your brain limitless

  • Animal Studies

HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION​​​​

  • Introduction to Outdoor Recreation and Outdoor Skills

LANGUAGES

  • Indonesian


TECHNOLOGY - Workshop

  • Metal and Mechanisms

  • Basic Electronics

  • Wood and Turning

  • Fun with Fabric

TECHNOLOGY - Food 

  • Tasty Trends

  • Cultural Cooking

  • Food for Life

  • Baker's Bounty

ARTS  

  • Studio Art

  • Visual Communication and Design

  • The Musician

  • Media Studies

ENGLISH

  • Literature

SCIENCE

  • Environmental Science

  • Chemistry: Predicating and Conducting Experiments

  • Physics: Motion and Force

  • Psychology: Emotions, Feelings, Actions

HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • Advance

  • Introduction to Health and Human Development

  • Sports Science

  • Outdoor Education and Environmental Studies

HUMANITIES

  • Accounting

  • Business

  • Legal Studies

  • Modern History  -  The world Wars

LANGUAGES

  • Indonesian

TECHNOLOGY  -  Workshop

  • Freestyle Design

  • Electronics and Electrical

  • Mechanics and Machinery

  • Metal Fab and Welding

  • Working with Wood

  • Fashion and Fabric

  • Digital Technology

TECHNOLOGY  -  Food​

  • Cafe Cooking

  • Eat Well, Live Well

  • Food Studies

CAMPS AND ACTIVITIES

  • Queensland Camp for year 9 students in Term 4

  • Queensland Camp for year 10 students in Term 3

  • A week long Work experience Program for year 10 students

  • Various Camps associated with Outdoor Education Studies

  • Other excursions and activities are based on subject selection