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Curriculum & Assessment

Curriculum & Assessment

As a school we believe in and strive for a quality, broad-based education to prepare women to make their place in a changing world. We provide an appropriate, dynamic and diverse curriculum which extends beyond the classroom and challenges our girls to reach their full potential.

Year 7 Courses:

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  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Information, Communications and Technology
  • Languages (French & Italian)
  • Music
  • PDHPE
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts
  • Guidance (Pastoral) 

Year 8 Courses:

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • ScienceScience Class
  • History
  • French or Italian
  • Music
  • PDHPE
  • Technology Mandatory
  • Visual Arts
  • Guidance (Pastoral)

Years 9 – 10 Courses:

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Australian Geography, Civics and Citizenship
  • History
  • PDHPE
  • Guidance (Pastoral)
and 2 200 hour Electives (subject to numbers) from:Drawing
  • Commerce
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • Elective History
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • Italian
  • Music
  • Physical Activity Studies
  • STEM
  • Textiles Technology
  • Visual Arts
  • Visual Design

Years 11 – 12 Courses:

Board Developed Courses:

  • Studies of Religion 1
  • Studies of Religion 2
  • Advanced English
  • HOSPITALITY-1Standard English
  • English Extension 1
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics General
  • Mathematics Extension 1
  • Ancient History
  • Biology
  • Business Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Community and Family Studies
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Earth and Environmental Science
  • Economics
  • Food Technology
  • French Continuers
  • Geography
  • Italian Continuers
  • Legal Studies
  • Modern History
  • Music 1
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Senior Science
  • Textiles and Design
  • Visual Arts

Content Endorsed Courses:

  • English Studies
  • Fundamentals of English
  • Catholic Studies
  • Exploring Early Childhood

Board Developed VET (Vocational Educational Training) Courses:

  • Business Services Administration
  • Entertainment
  • Hospitality
  • TVET courses (TAFE delivered VET courses) vary each year depending on student demand.

Year 12 Extension Courses:

  • English Extension 2
  • Mathematics Extension 2
  • History Extension
  • Italian Extension
  • French Extension

 (All courses are subject to student numbers)

Cerdon College also acts as a liaison between students and external community languages providers such as The Open High School and Saturday School of Community Languages.