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Year 9 Subject Selection 2022

Welcome to Year 9 subject selection for 2022. On this page, you will find everything you need to know about selecting your electives for Year 9 in 2022.

Click here to view the Year 9 Subject Selection Summary 2022

Click here to view the Year 9 Curriculum Overview 2022

There will be a subject selection information session for all Year 9 students on Tuesday, 15 July held during a year group meeting. Heads of Department will provide information about each elective and the Deputy Head of Learning will explain the elective selection process.

In addition, you will find links below to specific videos about each elective, outlining what students will learn. These should answer any elective-specific questions you may have. Should you have any further questions, the contact details for the relevant Head of Department will be listed at the end of each presentation.

The Arts

You are required to choose two different compulsory Arts subjects (each runs for one semester).

*Please note that only one Music elective can be selected

Please click the links below to view the subject presentations to help inform your selection.

Drama

Art

Visual Communication Design

Music

  • General Music*
  • Specialist Music*

Electives

You are required to select six electives from below. Four of these are your preferred choices and two are reserve choices.

Please place your electives in order of preference from 1 to 6.

Each elective runs for one semester, with the exception of languages. Languages count as two preferences as they run for both semesters.

Subject to availability, every effort will be made so that you can study your preferred four selections.

Please click the links below to view the elective presentations which may help with your selection.

Languages

English Language Studies ELS
*With recommendation from the Head of Student Services

English as an Additional Language Support (EAL)
*With recommendation from the Head of Student Services

German 

French 

Chinese

  • Chinese (for non-background students)
  • Chinese (for background students)

Humanities

Geography: Poverty and Homelessness

Financial Literacy

Manage your money

Visual Arts

Art House: Fashion Ceramics Textiles

Technology

Essential Digital Technology

Technology/Art

Media Matters

Food Technology

Food Studies

Other

For students who would like to study a subject externally, such as a language from the Victorian School of Languages (VSL), please select ‘Other’ as a subject on the portal.

For students who would like to reduce their electives by one (recommendation from the Head of Student Services required), please select ‘Other’ and email your Wellbeing Leader and Kim Elith, Director of Learning.

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