Year 9

Maths

Year 9 Mathematics ALP

Year 9 ALP Mathematics   In Year 9 ALP Mathematics students extend their understanding of measurement, linear equations, straight-line graphs and their applications, probability and trigonometry and applications…

Maths

COURSE DESCRIPTION In Year 9 all Maths classes follow the same syllabus as outlined in the AusVELS documents for the Mathematics domain. This means that we cover topics in…

Maths Works

COURSE DESCRIPTION Real world Maths will run for 3 periods per week for one semester. This unit will give students who have an interest in Maths, and who…

Science

Year 9 Science ALP

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION In Year 9 the students continue the development of their understanding of science. In their studies on Genetics they investigate the structure of the DNA molecule…

Year 9 Science

During Semester 1, students study the ecology of the Barwon River by looking closely at the history of the area, river uses, flora and fauna, and environmental impacts. …

Humanities

Year 9 Humanities ALP

  COURSE DESCRIPTION   Humanities is a subject that integrates the study of History, Geography, Economics and Civics and Citizenship to provide you with a learning experience that…

Year 9 Humanities

COURSE DESCRIPTION Humanities is a subject that integrates the study of History, Geography, Economics and Civics and Citizenship to provide you with a learning experience that focuses on…

English

Year 9 English ALP

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION Year 9 ALP English is a closer examination of the critical and cultural dimensions of language.  The course is also designed to equip and prepare accelerated…

English

ENGLISH Each unit of work that students undertake involves the core English learning standards of Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. Students read and create a range of multi-modal…

Inquiry Based Learning Program

English

ENGLISH Each unit of work that students undertake involves the core English learning standards of Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing. Students read and create a range of multi-modal…

Health & Physical Education

Gym Junkies (Elective)

COURSE DESCRIPTION In “Gym Junkies!”, each session will provide students with lots of exciting new ways to improve or maintain their current fitness levels. Some of the classes…

Health and Physical Education Year 9

  COURSE DESCRIPTION Year 9 HAPE consists of one health-based theory lesson and two practical lessons per week. In semester one, students complete a term’s work on developing…

Outdoor Adventures (Elective)

COURSE DESCRIPTION If you are interested in personal growth, personal challenge and fun in the outdoors and you can swim, then this is the elective for you. This…

Technology

Food Technology

COURSE DESCRIPTION The focus of this unit is to explore the physical and chemical properties of foods. Students continue to use the Design Process to work with a…

Textiles

SUBJECT/UNIT DESCRIPTION Students in Year 9 at MFGSC may elect to undertake Textiles for one semester. This subject leads into Year 10 Textiles Elective and then Studio Arts…

Environmental Technology

Students would learn about recycling and reusing materials and use the Technology Design brief to develop environmental solutions to current environmental issues.   Students will have one major…

Arts

Media

This is an elective that can be chosen for one 
semester.  Students
 design and create a web page and develop a media campaign They learn the conventions of…

Visual Art

  Visual Art (Two Dimensional) is a core subject in year 9. All students will experience this subject for two periods per week for two semesters. The course…

Design

The course will entail 3 periods per week, for 1 Semester. This elective subject is a continuation of your studies in design. It focuses on consolidating creative thinking…

3D Art/Sculpture

Students in Year 9 at MFGSC may elect to take 3D Art/Sculpture for one semester. The course is designed and based on the Victorian Curriculum and is divided…

Drama

  SUBJECT DESCRIPTION Year 9 Drama is designed to give students the next step into drama through practical group based and individual activities aimed to develop self confidence,…

Music Year 9 (Elective)

COURSE DESCRIPTION In year 9 Music, students develop their listening, comprehension and compositional skills and refine their practice on an instrument. Therefore, those selecting this elective should have…

LOTE

French

COURSE DESCRIPTION Bonjour! Bienvenue! French in Year 9 is a fantastic, fun-packed course. Students will study the following topics: the weather and social activities, clothes and fashion, the…

Indonesian

COURSE DESCRIPTION Students begin the year learning about the fascinating range of traditional house designs in Indonesia. For example, why do the Minagkabau people have roofs shaped like…