Course details

CRICOS course code: 082520G

Level of study: Primary and High School

Summary

To deliver upon the dreams and aspirations of our students, the curriculum in years 8 and 9 provide the learning outcomes essential for our learners to graduate successfully into our senior phase of learning and thereafter the world of work. The foundation curriculum at Years 7, 8 and 9 is delivered through the eight key learning areas: English, Maths, Science, Health and Physical Education, Studies of Society and Environment, LOTE, Technology and The Arts.

Years 7, 8 and 9

Business Enterprises, Chinese, Dance, Drama, English (Extension, Core, Life Skills, Support), Geography, Health and Physical Education, History, Science, Japanese, Maths (Extension, Core, Life Skills, Support), Music, Studies of Society and Environment, Visual Art and Creative Industries, Healthy Mind Healthy Bodies, Business Information Technology, Construct IT, Creating with Textiles, Designing for the Real World, Food Technology.

Assessment

Regular reporting and assessment are an important part of the learning process as it allows for reflection on achievement and skill development. The assessment used within the curriculum at our school is established in our accredited work programs. Formative and summative assessment is used to develop high quality student outcomes.

Assessment dates

For summative assessment tasks students will have eight weeks prior notice. These assessment tasks will be set at the start of each term. The assessment dates for the various subjects are available for student perusal and printing on our school intranet.

The Year 7, 8 and 9 curriculums are delivered through 8 Key Learning Areas (KLAs) to ensure students receive a challenging, engaging and comprehensive education. The Australian Curriculum describes what young Australians should learn as they progress through schooling. It is the foundation for their future learning, growth and active participation in the Australian community. It sets out essential knowledge, understanding, skills and capabilities and provides a national standard for student achievement in core learning areas.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): Please contact the school
Start date: Expected October 2023
Duration: Study period (Year 7 to 9)
Study mode: Full time
Address

Merrimac State High School

Dunlop Court
Gold Coast Queensland 4218
Australia

Address

Merrimac State High School
Dunlop Court
Gold Coast Queensland 4218
Australia