Curriculum overview - LOwer School
The College seeks to provide as broad an educational experience as possible for students in this transition year. Students explore a range of subjects in The Performing and Visual Arts, Digital and Design Technologies, Languages and Health and Physical Education. Students also study the core subjects of Religious Education, English, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics and Science. All students in Year 7 take Integration Skills - a course that assists them with the adjustment to studying in a Secondary School environment.
All students undertake study in areas of Religious Education, English, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science, Health and Physical Education and Languages. Students are able to choose Elective Courses from a wide range of offerings, but must study a Performing Arts and a Visual Arts course and a Digital Technologies and a Design Technologies course. Literacy and Numeracy assistance is offered through Learning Support courses.
Students study the six core subjects - Religious Education, English, Humanities and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Science and Health and Physical Education. Students also choose six Elective Courses from any of the Arts, Specialist Physical Education courses, Technologies, Specialist Science courses, Languages and Learning Support.
Students study the six core subjects, but depending on their desired Upper Secondary pathway may undertake some of these subjects at pre-ATAR or pre-General levels. Students select only one Elective Course per semester to provide them with a more in-depth experience and as preparation for Years 11 and 12.