Year 7 & 8 Curriculum Overview

Year 7 and Year 8 Curriculum Overview

The Year 7 and 8 Curriculum enables our students to experience a breadth of subjects which are both exciting yet challenging. Both our Core and Specialists disciplines aim to foster the development of well-rounded, independent and spiritual young women.

Year 7
In Year 7 six Core Subjects are undertaken for the full year and are studied within the Homeroom. These core subjects will remain as the framework for the student’s educational journey until they reach VCE.

Religious Education
English
Mathematics
Science
Humanities
Physical Education and Personal Development

The 7 Specialist Subjects offered are undertaken one per semester.

Art
Languages (Chinese and Italian)
Drama
Food Studies
Music
Textiles
Dance

Year 8
In Year 8 the students continue studying within Homeroom context and within the Core and Specialist frameworks. In addition, after studying both Chinese and Italian in Year 7 they are required to select their Language of choice which then becomes a Core for Year 8.

Year 8 Core Subjects

Religious Education
English
Mathematics
Science
Humanities
Languages (Chinese OR Italian)
Physical Education and Personal Development

6 Specialist Subjects

Art
Dance
Drama
Food Studies
Music
Textiles

Literacy Support
Literacy Support is offered for those students who require assistance in the literacy area. This is usually undertaken in lieu of a Language subject.