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Year 9 Subject Selection

This Year 9 handbook contains detailed information about the unit content, learning outcomes and assessment of learning outcomes for Year 9 in 2024.


There are two types of subjects at Year 9: Compulsory (core) subjects and Electives.


Student selection numbers will determine which studies operate. Students may be required to make alterations to their preliminary selections. If you have any further enquiries relating to the selection process, please do not hesitate to contact a Middle School Coordinator.


As well as the core units, students choose four units of electives for the year. Students must select: - 1 x Arts (Visual or Performing) - 1 x Design Technologies (Various) - 2 x Additional Selections (Language or more of the above) Note: - Select Entry (SELP) students MUST study a LOTE at Year 9. - Students selecting Language must undertake the language for two semesters. Students choosing a Language must have achieved a pass in that Language at Year 8. - If students choose Music, it can be studied for one semester.


In Year 9 the following units are core subjects for all students. More details for each of the subjects are found below: - English (SELP or Mainstream) or EAL (English as an Additional Language) - Geosocial Systems and Societies (core and inquiry) - Mathematics - Science - Health and Physical Education - Digital Technologies

Year 9 Subjects

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