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Curriculum

At MacKillop College we pride ourselves in providing the highest quality of education for our girls. Our students are able to select from a range of subjects, encouraging them to embrace and foster a love of creativity, critical thinking and a passion for continual learning.

 

Years 7 – 8 (Stage 4)

All students from Years 7 to Year 8 will study the compulsory subjects:

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Personal Development/Health/Physical Education (PDHPE)

 Introductory Courses for Year 7 & 8 include:

  • Visual Arts
  • Technology
  • Music
  • Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

  

Years 9 – 10 (Stage 5)

At MacKillop College all students from Years 9 to Years 10 continue to study the following compulsory courses: 

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Geography
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Personal Development/Health/Physical Education (PDHPE)

In addition, students choose two further subjects from the elective list below: 

  • Agricultural Technology
  • Commerce
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • Industrial Technology
  • Information and Software Technology
  • iSTEM
  • Japanese
  • Music
  • Physical Activity and Sports Studies (PASS)
  • Textiles Technology
  • Visual Arts

Years 11-12 (Stage 6)

All students in Preliminary (Year 11) must study a minimum of 12 units and a minimum of 10 Units for the Higher School Certificate (Year 12). 

At MacKillop College it is compulsory to study English, Studies of Religion/Studies and Catholic Thought. 

The girls also select additional courses as listed below:

  • Aboriginal Studies
  • Agriculture
  • Ancient History
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Community and Family Studies
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • English
  • Entertainment (VET)
  • French Continuers
  • Geography
  • Hospitality (VET)
  • Industrial Technology – Multimedia Technologies
  • Japanese Continuers
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Modern History
  • Music
  • PD/Health/PE
  • Physics
  • Photography, Video and Digital Imaging
  • Sport, Lifestyle and Recreation
  • Studies of Catholic Thought
  • Studies of Religion
  • Visual Arts
  • Work Studies

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