Port Hacking High School

To strive is to achieve

Telephone02 9524 8816

Emailporthackin-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Curriculum

YEAR 7 - 10 SUBJECTS

Year 7

Key learning area Subject(s) Organisation
English English 7 periods per fortnight
Mathematics Mathematics 7 periods per fortnight
Science Science 7 periods per fortnight
Human society & its environment History & Geography 6 periods per fortnight
Technological and applied studies Design & Technology 5 periods per fortnight
Creative arts Music & Visual Arts 4-5 periods per fortnight
PDHPE Personal Development Health Physical Education 4 periods per fortnight

Year 8

Key learning area Subject(s) Organisation
English English 8 periods per fortnight
Mathematics Mathematics 7 periods per fortnight
Science Science 7 periods per fortnight
Human society & its environment History & Geography 6 periods per fortnight
Technological and applied studies Design & Technology 5 periods per fortnight
Languages French and Japanese 6 periods per fortnight
Visual arts Visual Arts 3 periods per fortnight
Performing arts Music/Dance/Drama 6 periods per fortnight
PDHPE Personal Development Health Physical Education 4 periods per fortnight

Year 9

Key learning area Subject(s) Organisation
English English 7 periods per fortnight
Mathematics Mathematics 8 periods per fortnight
Science Science 8 periods per fortnight
Human society & its environment History & Geography 4 periods per fortnight
PDHPE Personal Development Health Physical Education 5 periods per fortnight
Electives Large range of courses offered Three Electives are studied for 6 periods each per fortnight

Year 10

Key learning area Subject(s) Organisation
English English 8 periods per fortnight
Mathematics Mathematics 8 periods per fortnight
Science Science 7 periods per fortnight
Human society & its environment History & Geography 6 periods per fortnight
PDHPE Personal Development Health Physical Education 4 periods per fortnight
Electives Large range of courses offered Three Electives are studied for 5 periods each per fortnight

Electives

Students in Years 7 and 8 follow a standardised, compulsory program of study. During Years 9 and 10 they are able to choose three new subjects from a range of elective courses. Currently, the school offers the following courses, English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography, Languages, Commerce, Design & Technology, Food Technology, Textiles Technology, Graphics Technology, Industrial Technology – Wood, Multimedia, Metal and Electronics, Information Software & Technology, PD/Health/PE, Physical Activity & Sports Studies, Marine and Aquaculture Technology, Photography and Digital Media, Visual Arts, Music, Drama and Dance and Child Studies.

Year 11-12

Key learning area Subject(s) Organisation
Creative and performing arts Dance, Drama, Music 1, Music 2, Music Extension, Visual Arts As per NESA requirements
English English Standard, English Advanced, English Extension 1, English Extension 2, English EAL/D, English Studies As per NESA requirements
TAS home economics Community and Family Studies, Food Technology, Hospitality (VET course) As per NESA requirements
Human society & its environment Aboriginal Studies, Ancient History, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, Legal Studies, Modern History, Society and Culture, Studies of Religion As per NESA requirements
TAS industrial arts Construction (VET course), Design and Technology, Engineering Studies, Industrial Technology, Information Processes and Technology As per NESA requirements
Mathematics Mathematics Standard, Mathematics Advanced, Mathematics Extension 1, Mathematics Extension 2 As per NESA requirements
PDHPE PDHPE, Sport Lifestyle and Recreation Studies As per NESA requirements
Science Biology, Chemistry, Investigating Science, Physics As per NESA requirements
Languages French and Japanese As per NESA requirements