Course details

CRICOS course code: 085111A

Level of study: Primary and High School

Summary

Northside Christian College lays a solid foundation of the fundamentals and equips students with critical thinking skills, dynamic life skills and a reliable moral compass within a framework of discipleship and pastoral care.

We build in opportunities to be creative and experiment with integrated curriculum, technology and other pertinent initiatives.

Dedicated Middle School Precinct

Our students feel safe and secure in a purpose-built precinct.

Award-Winning Design Thinking Program

Design Thinking is a Northside Christian College distinctive in Middle School. Implemented across the three years of Middle School, students engage in a cross-curricular program that is an intentional and creative approach to embedding thinking skills into our program. Year 7 students dive into Think Tank, where they experience the importance of trial and error on the road to eventual success. Year 8 students complete Design Dilemma, working together as they solve a challenge. Year 9 students have the option to complete an elective called Challenge-based Learning, a semester-long, student-initiated project that fosters autonomy and ownership.

Year 7

Design Technologies gives students opportunities to create designed solutions for a range of contexts based on an evaluation of needs or opportunities. They develop criteria for success, including sustainability considerations, and use these to judge the suitability of their ideas and designed solutions and processes. They create and adapt design ideas, make considered decisions and communicate to different audiences using appropriate technical terms and a range of technologies and graphical representation techniques. Design Technologies provides students with opportunities to engage in two technologies contexts: Food and Fibre and Engineering and Materials, which are studied for one semester each in Year 7. By undertaking practical, guided design activities students learn to think, plan, discover and implement ideas and innovations. Design Technologies develops the student’s ability to appreciate and explore design, material properties, emerging and traditional technologies, and safe practices.

Year 8

Design Technologies provides students with opportunities to engage in two technologies contexts: Food and Fibre and Engineering and Materials which are studied for one semester each in Year 8. By undertaking practical, guided design activities students learn to think, plan, discover and implement ideas and innovations. Design Technologies develops the student’s ability to appreciate and explore design, material properties, emerging and traditional technologies, and safe practices.

Year 9

Dance is a visual art form utilising human movement to express ideas. This non-verbal communication is devised with the consideration of specific audiences and purposes and through the purposeful manipulation of dance elements within genrespecific contexts.

Year 10

The following pages present information on the subject offerings for Year 9 students currently studying at Northside Christian College and planning to continue. A general overview is presented here to enable the Parent/s, and/or, Guardian/s, to work with their child/ren in deciding which subject combination best provides for their future prospects, whether that be tertiary studies, apprenticeships/ traineeships or part/full-time work.

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Course opportunities

Duration: 208 weeks
Study mode: Full time
Address

Northside Christian College

151 Flockton Street
Brisbane Queensland 4053
Australia

Address

Northside Christian College
151 Flockton Street
Brisbane Queensland 4053
Australia