Middle Years Programme

Years 7–10

At St Mary Star of the Sea College, our curriculum is extensive and aims to create autonomous, life-long learners. The College is committed to delivering dynamic teaching and learning experiences which will equip our students for the demands of further education and employment into the future. The focus of our curriculum is based on our core values: Love of God, Love of Learning, Hospitality, Stewardship and Peace.

St Mary Star of the Sea College is a candidate school for the Middle Years Programme. This school is pursuing authorization as an IB World School. IB World Schools share a common philosophy- a commitment to high-quality, challenging, international education - that we believe is important for our students.

Only schools authorized by the IB Organization can offer any of its four academic programmes: the Primary Years Programme (PYP), the Middle Years Programme (MYP), the Diploma Programme (DP), or the Career-related Programme (CP). Candidate status gives no guarantee that authorization will be granted.

For further information about the IB and its programmes visit http://www.ibo.org

 
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Stage 4 Curriculum

Year 7

Religion: Catholic Studies, English, Mathematics, Science, Human Society and its Environment: World History, PDHPE, Language (French, Indonesian or Italian), Music, Design, Visual Arts and Sport

Year 8

Religion: Catholic Studies, English, Mathematics, Science, Human Society and its Environment: Global Geography, PDHPE, Language (French, Indonesian or Italian), Music, Technology, Visual Arts and Sport

Stage 5 Curriculum (Years 9 & 10)

Core Subjects
  • Religion
  • Catholic Studies
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Australian History
  • PDHPE
  • Sport.

General Electives — students will select two subjects which will be studied over the two years

  • Active Global Citizenship
  • Child Studies
  • Commerce
  • Dance
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Elective History
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • Indonesian
  • Information and Software Technology
  • Italian
  • Music
  • Physical Activity and Sport Studies
  • Textiles Technology
  • Visual Arts