Curriculum

Physical Education and Outdoor Education

Courses suited to recreational and elite sportspeople and all who are interested in the theory and practice of sports. Physical Education overview of courses, Exercise Science, Outdoor Education.

See Other Opportunities at the bottom of this table for links to special PE programs: Elite Sports Program

Sport Recreation and Leadership (PDF 1.9 MB)
Physical Education Studies A (PDF 969.0 KB)
Outdoor Recreation C (PDF 1018.5 KB)
Outdoor and Environmental Education (PDF 1.2 MB)
Health and Wellbeing (PDF 322.9 KB)
ESP Sports Development Application (PDF 196.0 KB)
ESP Sports Development (PDF 1.7 MB)
Exercise Science (PDF 282.6 KB)

Technology, including IT, Applied Studies, Tourism

Vocational and theoretical courses in a wide range of technologies including Metal Products A, Hospitality Industry C, Food for Life A,  Automotive Technology A, Furniture Making A,  Design and Emerging Technologies, Design & Graphics, Design and Textiles, a range of IT courses ( including Data Science, Robotics & Mechatronics , Digital Technologies), Business Services A, Tourism & Event Management A.

Tourism and Event Management (PDF 614.8 KB)
Social and Community Work A (PDF 1007.6 KB)
Metal Products (PDF 385.0 KB)
Information and Communication Technology (PDF 1.2 MB)
Hospitality Industry C (PDF 727.5 KB)
Furniture Making (PDF 739.7 KB)
Food for Life (PDF 522.5 KB)
Design and Emerging Technologies (PDF 268.1 KB)
Design and Graphics (PDF 517.5 KB)
Automotive Technology (PDF 515.4 KB)

English, Languages, History and ESL

English A, English T, English as another Language or Dialect (ESL), Geography, Global Studies, Philosophy and History, courses for students at all levels of ability plus choose other Language courses from  Spanish, Japanese or Chinese taught at the school. Other languages available through the Canberra Academy of Languages (CAL)

Modern Languages (PDF 180.2 KB)
History (PDF 862.2 KB)
Essential English A (PDF 291.7 KB)
ESL (PDF 510.2 KB)
English T (PDF 454.0 KB)
Contemporary English (PDF 981.0 KB)

Science

Traditional science courses - Biology T, Human Biology T, Chemistry T, Physics T, - plus broad based Earth and Environmental Science T.

Sociology (PDF 295.9 KB)
Senior Science A (PDF 1.0 MB)
Psychology (PDF 448.5 KB)
Physics (PDF 668.7 KB)
Interdisciplinary Science (PDF 423.1 KB)
Human Biology (PDF 223.4 KB)
Geography (PDF 312.8 KB)
Earth and Environmental Science (PDF 286.7 KB)
Chemistry (PDF 411.6 KB)
Biology (PDF 606.9 KB)

Mathematics

Five Mathematics courses, with four offered at university preparation level - Mathematics T - and two Mathematics A courses - allow for all ability levels in this subject.

Mathematics T inc. Specialist, Methods, Applications (PDF 515.0 KB)
Mathematics A inc. Contemporary Maths (PDF 606.6 KB)

The Arts

The Arts faculty offers the performing arts including Drama, Dance and Music. Also offered are creative arts such as Visual Arts, Media and Photography.

Visual Arts (PDF 1.8 MB)
Photography (PDF 426.1 KB)
Music (PDF 745.0 KB)
Media (PDF 559.6 KB)
Drama (PDF 650.3 KB)
Design and Textiles (PDF 603.9 KB)
Dance (PDF 407.4 KB)

Commerce, Legal and Social Sciences

Commerce courses include Accounting, Business and Economics T.

Social Science courses include Geography, Legal Studies, Psychology, Sociology and Social & Community Work A.

Philosophy (PDF 271.5 KB)
Legal Studies (PDF 436.1 KB)
Global Studies (PDF 327.4 KB)
Economics (PDF 465.8 KB)
Business (PDF 595.8 KB)

Other Opportunities

Programs and activities which can enhance college experiences and create opportunities for the future include: international conferencing with Global Classroom, work readiness with Vocational Courses, using athletic training as learning in the Elite Sports Program (by application), working with highly motivated peers in the Sustainability program and extending Outdoor Education through Adventure PLUS (by application).

H Courses are offered to students via the ANU extension program. Subjects in 2020 include: Astrophysics, Biodiversity, Chemistry, Discovering Engineering, Physics,  Japanese Language, Continuing Chinese, Performing Indonesian Language, Specialist Mathematics.

Academic Excellence program (PDF 319.2 KB)
Student Services overview (PDF 289.8 KB)
Vocational Education Poster (PDF 610.0 KB)
VET flier (PDF 340.5 KB)
GPE program (PDF 252.8 KB)