Year 7 & 8 Course of Study


Year 7 & 8 students complete a thorough introduction to life at high school with a sound grounding in a broad range of subjects.  Students study 9 different subjects during a normal week.

KEY LEARNING AREA

 

YEAR 7

Periods/Week

YEAR 8

Periods/Week

ENGLISH 5 5
MATHEMATICS 5 5
LANGUAGES  OR

Learning and Literacy Support

3

A choice of French, Indonesian or Literacy and Learning Support

3

Continued on from Year 7

SCIENCE 3 3
THE ARTS

(Visual and Performing)

4 Semester Units of:

Graphic Art/Art; Music/Drama

Students will complete 2 units per semester

4 Semester Units of:

Ceramics/Art; Music/Drama

Students will complete 2 units per semester

 TECHNOLOGY 2

Students have 2 Technology periods per week.  Each subject will run for 10 weeks.  Students will complete units in ICT, Systems, Sustainability and STEAM

2

Students have 2 Technology periods per week.  Each subject will run for 10 weeks.  Students will complete units in ICT, Wood, Food and Textiles

HUMANITIES 3

A Semester Unit of 3 periods per week of History/ Geography/Civics and Citizenship

4

A Semester Unit of 3 periods per week of History and Geography

PHYSICAL EDUCATION/

HEALTH/SPORT

4

3 Periods of Physical Education and 1 Period of Health

4

3 Periods of Physical Education and 1 Period of Health