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English

 
The study of English helps students enjoy language and empowers them as creative and imaginative, purposeful and critical language users who know how texts convey and transform personal and cultural perspectives.
 
Subjects within Faculty
  • English - All Year Levels
  • English Communication - Years 11 and 12

Information and Communication Technology and Business

Technology education aims to provide students with the understandings and knowledge needed to actively and responsibly participate in an increasingly technological society.

Subjects within Faculty

  • Information, Communication and Technologies - Years 7, 8
  • Business Computing - Year 9
  • Information Technology Systems - Year 11, 12
  • Information, Communication and Technologies (ICT10115 Certificiate I Information, Digital Media and Technology embedded) - Year 10
  • Business Studies (BSB10115 Certificate I Business embedded) - Year 10
  • BSB30115 Certificate II Business - Years 11, 12 

Health and Physical Education

Health and Physical Education teaches students how to enhance their own and others’ health, safety, wellbeing and physical activity participation in varied and changing contexts.

Subjects within Faculty

  • Health and Physical Education - Years 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Health and Physical Education Extension - Year 10
  • Health Education - Years 11, 12
  • Physical Education - Years 11, 12
  • Surfing Excellence - Years 7, 8, 9, 10
  • CHC30113 Certificate III Early Childhood Education and Care - Years 11, 12
  • Health and Community Services (Dual Certificate - HLT23215 Certificate II Health Support Services / CHC22015 Certificate II Community Services)
  • SRO20213 Certificate II Outdoor Recreation (Surfing Excellence Program embedded)
  • SIS30513 Certificate III Sport and Recreation 

Japanese

Japanese contributes to a student’s increased self-esteem through the acquisition of new and different communication skills and through learning to interact with people of other cultures.

Subjects within Faculty
  • Japanese - All Year Levels

Mathematics

The aim of the Mathematics course is to provide students with a pathway to success by achieving their maximum potential.

Subjects within Faculty

  • Mathematics - Years 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Mathematics Extension - Year 10
  • Mathematics A - Years 11, 12
  • Mathematics B - Years 11, 12
  • Mathematics C - Years 11, 12
  • Prevocational Mathematics - Years 11, 12 

Science

The aim of the study of Science during Junior Secondary is to provide a foundational base on which students may build their scientific knowledge in the senior years of schooling.
 

Subjects within Faculty

  • STEM Program - Year 7
  • Science - Years 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Biology - Years 11, 12
  • Chemistry - Years 11, 12
  • Physics - Years 11, 12 

Humanities and Social Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences comprise disciplines which are concerned with society and the interrelationships among individuals within a society.
 
Subjects within Faculty
  • Humanities and Social Sciences - Years 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Geography - Years 11, 12
  • Legal Studies - Years 11, 12
  • Modern History - Years 11, 12
  • Study of Society - Years 11, 12
  • SIT 20116 Certificate II Tourism
  • 10283NAT Certificate IV Crime and Justice 

The Arts and Creative Industries

Rich in tradition, The Arts play a major role in the development and expression of cultures and communities, locally, nationally and globally.
 
Subjects within Faculty
  • Art - Years 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Brilliant Musicians Program - Year 7, 8
  • Visual Art - Years 11, 12
  • Drama - All Year Levels
  • Music - All Year Levels
  • CUV20715 Certificate II Visual Art - Years 11, 12

Technology

The Technology Faculty offers a broad range of subjects to cater for a variety of career paths.
 
Subjects within Faculty
  • Food, Design and Technology - Years 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Industrial Technology and Design - Years 7, 8, 9, 10
  • Sustainability, Design and Manufacture - Years 7, 8
  • Graphics - Years 10, 11, 12
  • Furnishing Skills - Years 11, 12
  • Home Economics - Years 11, 12
  • Industrial Technology Skills - Years 11, 12
  • MEM20413 Certificate II Engineering Pathways
  • SIT20316 Certificate II Hospitality 

Surfing Excellence Program

Surfing is now very much a part of mainstream Australian sporting culture.  Supporting this circuit is a large, diverse and financially viable range of ancillary industries which provide many vocational opportunities. 
 
All subjects offered are dependent on the school's available human physical resources.
 

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