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Junior secondary

Junior secondary includes students in years 7 through to 9.  All lessons are 70 minutes in duration.
 
Year 7
 
All year 7 students study a core curriculum that encompasses the 8 key learning areas, using the Australian National Curriculum.
  
Core studies studied for the full year:
  • English - 4 lessons per week
  • Science - 3 lessons per week
  • Mathematics - 3 lessons per week
  • Health and Physical Education (HPE) - 2 lessons per week
 
Each of the following subjects will be studied for a term:
  • Art - 3 lessons per week
  • Drama - 3 lessons per week
  • Home Ecomomics - 3 lessons per week
  • Information Communication and Technology (ICT) - 3 lessons per week
 
Each of the following subjects will be studied for a semester:
 
·   History - 3 lessons per week
·   Geography - 3 lessons per week
 
A wellbeing program is also delivered for 2 lessons per week focusing on:
 
·   Respect, responsibility and resilience
·   Self esteem
·   Team building
·   Career development
·   Personal health and responsibility
  
Year 8
 
All year 8 students study a core curriculum that encompasses the 8 key learning areas, using the Australian Curriculum.
 
Core studies studied for the full year:
 
·   English - 4 lessons per week
·   Science - 3 lessons per week
·   Mathematics - 3 lessons per week
·   Health and Physical Education (HPE) - 2 lessons per week
 
Each of the following subjects will be studied for a term:
 
·   Home Economics - 3 lessons per week
·   The Arts - 3 lessons per week
·   Drama - 3 lessons per week
·   Information Technology and Design (ITD - wood and metal work)/Information Communication and Technology (ICT)- 3 lessons per week
 
Each of the following subjects will be studied for a semester:
 
·   History - 3 lessons per week
·   Geography - 3 lessons per week
  
A wellbeing program is also delivered for 2 lessons per week focusing on:
 
·   Respect, responsibility and resilience
·   Self esteem
·   Team building
·   Career development
·   Personal health and responsibility
 
Year 9
 
All year 9 students study a core curriculum that encompasses 7 of the 8 key learning areas, using the Australian National Curriculum.
 
Core studies studied for the full year:
 
·   English - 3 lessons per week
·   Science - 3 lessons per week
·   Mathematics - 3 lessons per week
 
Each of the following subjects will be studied for a term:
 
·   Information Communication and Technology (ICT) - 3 lessons per week
·   ITD - Information Technology and Design (ITD - wood and metal work) - 3 lessons per week
·   Home Economics (cooking) - 3 lessons per week
·   The Arts - 3 lessons per week
 
Each of the following subjects will be studied for a semester:
 
·   History - 3 lessons per week
·   Geography - 3 lessons per week
·   Health and Physical Education (HPE) - 3 lessons per week
·   Economics and Business - 3 lessons per week
 
A wellbeing program is also delivered 2 lessons per week focusing on:
 
·   Respect, responsibilty and resilience
·   Self Esteem
·   Team building
·  Career development
·   Personal health and responsibility