Curriculum

Middle Years Programme

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the organization works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programmes of international education and rigorous assessment. These programmes encourage students across the world to become activecompassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right.

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Years 7-9 Subject Group Outlines

In the Middle School lessons are 50 minutes in length.  The following tables outline the number of lessons allocated to each learning area as well as the subjects available and course lengths in the Middle School:

Year 7

Subject Group Discipline Number of lessons per fortnight Course Length
Arts Music

Visual Art

7 One semester of each
Language & Literature English 9 Full year
Individuals & Societies History & Geography 9 Full year
Language Acquisition Chinese

French

Italian

7 Full year of one subject
Mathematics Mathematics 9 Full year
Health & Physical Education Physical Education 7 Full year
Sciences Science 9 Full year
Design & Technology Technology 7 Full year


Year 8

Subject Group Discipline Number of lessons
per fortnight
Course Length
Arts Music

Drama

7 One semester of each
Language & Literature English 9 Full year
Individuals & Societies History & Geography 9 Full year
Language Acquisition Chinese

French

Italian

7 Full year of either subject
Mathematics Mathematics 9 Full year
Health & Physical Education Physical Education 7 Full year
Sciences Science 9 Full year
Design & Technology Technology 7 Full year


Year 9

Subject Group Discipline Number of lessons per fortnight Course Length
Arts Drama

Visual Art

7 One semester of each
Language & Literature English 9 Full year
Individuals & Societies History & Geography 9 Full year
Language Acquisition Chinese

French

7 Full year of either subject
Mathematics Mathematics 9 Full year
Physical Education Physical Education 7 Full year
Sciences Science 9 Full year
Design & Technology Technology 7 Full year

Proforma for parents wishing to withdraw their child from the NAPLAN testing program.  NAPLAN Student Withdrawal Form

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