"Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained."— Marie Curie, chemist and physicist

Years 9-10

 

Students in Stage Five complete studies in a range of subjects to meet the requirements for the award of the NSW Board of School Achievement (RoSA).

All students complete a core curriculum including:

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education

Students also select two elective courses from the following:

  • Accelerated Mathematics (Scientia, gifted elective)
  • Big History (Scientia, gifted elective Year 9)
  • Big Ideas (Scientia, gifted elective Year 10)
  • Commerce
  • Dance
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • Information Software Technology
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Music
  • Physical Activity and Sports Studies
  • Textiles Technology
  • Visual Arts
  • World History

All Year 9 students complete the National Assessment of Performance in Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) in May each year, with results usually provided to parents in August.

 

 

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