Year 9

In addition to the core subjects students will also develop specialised skills in one or more of the following:

  • Languages (full year): students can choose from French, Japanese or Spanish
  • The Arts (semester length)
  • Technologies (semester length or full year for Music*)
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS)

Students are expected to participate in two specialisations per semester.

Within Languages, The Arts, Technologies and HASS students can choose from the options below.

Students who choose Language or Music choose both semester 1 and semester 2.

Year 9 Specialist Subjects

Subject Semester Learning Area
Art: Art Skills (Traditional Art) Semester 1 Arts
Art: Artistic messages (Traditional Art) Semester 1 Arts
Art: Exploring Style (Digital Art) Semester 2 Arts
Art: Image Manipulation (Digital Art) Semester 2 Arts
Music Full year Arts
Civics and Citizenship: Our Rights, Our Freedoms Semester 2 Humanities and Social Sciences
Civics and Citizenship: Power to the People Semester 1 Humanities and Social Sciences
Economics and Business Semester 2 Humanities and Social Sciences
Geography: People & Culture Semester 1 Humanities and Social Sciences
Geography: Sustainable Worlds Semester 2 Humanities and Social Sciences
French Full year Languages
Japanese Full year Languages
Spanish Full year Languages
Design and Technologies: 3D Design and Printing Semester 1 or 2 Technologies
Design and Technologies: Fashion Design Semester 1 Technologies
Design and Technologies: Food & Hospitality Semester 2 Technologies
Design and Technologies: Food and Photography Semester 1 Technologies
Design and Technologies: Mechatronics Semester 2 Technologies
Digital Technologies Semester 1 or 2 Technologies

Last updated: 09 September 2021