The Australian Curriculum across Years 7 - 10 assists students to develop their ability to take positive action for well-being; relate and communicate well with others; pose questions and solve problems; make informed decisions and act responsibly. It engages students more purposefully with the discipline knowledge, understanding and skills of the eight learning areas of the Australian Curriculum.
Stretton State College has implemented the Australian Curriculum in the key learning areas of English, maths and science and humanities. As well as an emphasis on these areas students study a wide variety of other learning areas through elective subjects. These include:
Information communication technology (ICTs) are utilised within all key learning areas.
- Health and physical education
- Technology - design technology and digital technology
- Languages (Italian)
- The Arts - music, drama and visual art
Students in years 9 and 10 have the opportunity to choose a number of elective subjects. Elective subjects allow students to choose subjects that are of interest them. Choosing subjects is an important part of career planning for all students, particularly where pre-requisites are required for senior school subjects, or for university and/or tertiary courses.
Set Plan (year 10)
In year 10, students undertake a Set Plan process to assist them choose the correct subjects in year 11 and 12 and caters for pathways be it further tertiary study or employment.
Information regarding Set Plans will be published soon.