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Stage 5: Years 9-10

The Year 9 and 10 Common Course
All students in Stage 5 study the following subjects:
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Agriculture
  • Computer Studies
  • Careers Education
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  • Sport
In addition, students select three additional subjects, at least one of which must be History or Geography.  Students then make additional choice(s) from the following:
  • Commerce
  • History Elective
  • Visual Arts
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Latin
  • Music
  • Physical Activity and Sport Science
  • PDHPE Preliminary*
  • Information Processes & Technology*
  • Software Design & Development*
  • Other subjects which are found necessary by students, staff and parents. 
All Year 10 Agriculture students are accelerated and may sit for the HSC Exam in Agriculture at the end of Year 11. 

* SDD and IPT are Stage 6 courses that are offered in Year 9 and sat for as an HSC exam in Year 10. PDHPE Prelim begins in Year 10.