Year 9

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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

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION 9ALP Humanities deepens students’ understanding of twentieth century history, global issues and interaction of human activities with the natural environment. Topics may include the following: •…

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…

Integrated Curriculum (English)

ENGLISH Year 9 English is delivered as part of the Integrated Curriculum course. Each unit of work that students undertake involves the core English learning standards of Speaking,…

Inquiry Based Learning Program

Integrated Curriculum (English)

ENGLISH Year 9 English is delivered as part of the Integrated Curriculum course. Each unit of work that students undertake involves the core English learning standards of Speaking,…

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

PURPOSE OF SUBJECT In the AUSVELS Domain of Design, Creativity and Technology students create and design using Textiles materials and related tools and equipment. They use the Technology…

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

Photography & Media (Elective)

COURSE DESCRIPTION This is an elective that can be chosen for one semester where students collaboratively plan, design, interpret and present a clay animation.  They also create a…

Visual Art (2D)

COURSE DESCRIPTION Visual Art (2D) is a core subject in year 9. All students will experience this subject for 3 periods per week for one semester. The course…

Design

Subject Description This course is an introduction to design. It focuses on creative thinking and using images to communicate. Learning the visual language and using the design process,…

Visual Art: 3D Art/Sculpture (Elective)

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION Students in Year 9 at MFGSC may elect to take 3D Art/Sculpture for one semester. The course is divided, according to AUSVELS, into two learning areas:…

Performing Arts

SUBJECT DESCRIPTION Year 9 Performing Arts is designed to give students an introduction to drama through practical group based and individual activities aimed to develop self confidence, effective communication…

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 following the adventures of “Nick” and “Marianne” in the Touché book series. Students will study…

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…

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