High School

Year 9 & 10

The High School Curriculum builds on the solid foundations laid in the middle School and prepares students for their senior studies. This is a time of development, opportunity and challenge.

Students in Years 9 and 10 at St Francis Xavier College work towards their Year 10 Certificate.

This certificate provides a record of each student’s achievements in a variety of subject areas over the two-year period.

During Years 9 and 10, all students will be expected to study eight subjects.

CORE SUBJECTS  
Religious Education
English
Mathematics
Health and Physical Education
Science
SOSE

History (1 Semester)
Social Studies (1 Semester)
2 ELECTIVES: Studied for 1 or 2 years
Design and Technologies
Design and Graphics
Design and Metal
Design and Timber
Engineering
Introduction to Construction (Year 10 only)
Design in Textiles
Food Technology
Hospitality Certificate 1 (Year 10 only - VET)
Language
Japanese
Italian
Digital Technology
Computing Studies: Hardware and Programming
Computing Studies: Software and Applications
Mechatronics (Robotics) and Gaming Design (Year 9 only)
Digital Systems in Information Technology (Year 10 only - VET)
Performing Arts
Dance
Drama
Music
Live Production (Year 10 only - VET)
Health and Physical Education
Sport and Recreation Studies
Visual Arts
Digital Photography
Media
Visual Arts
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