In Years 7 and 8, students select 12 units of study for the year (6 per semester).
These subjects must be studied for 2 semesters in both Years 7 and 8:
Students study subjects from these areas for 1 semester in both Years 7 and 8, with the option to continue study for another semester in:
In Year 9, students must select 12 units of study for the year (6 per semester).
Compulsory subjects for 2 semesters:
Students study these subjects for 1 semester in Year 9:
Students have the option to select 1 subject from either technologies or the Arts or 2 subjects from:
Students may apply to study Aspire subjects in Years 7 and 8. Within Aspire subjects, students will be given opportunities for enriched learning in locations outside the school, such as university. These subjects have an emphasis on problem-solving and higher-order thinking.
Aspire subjects are offered to motivated and talented students who are studying:
Students can only apply to study Aspire in 1 of the above programs.
Places in Aspire classes are offered on the basis of academic merit-order and are available to students regardless of their enrolment category.
State High offers students a fast track mathematics and/or science pathway. These unique courses are designed for students who are exceptionally good at mathematics and/or science and culminates in them finishing Year 12 subjects 6 months early. This allows students to study a university maths and/or science subject as part of their normal timetable in Year 12.
These courses begin in Semester 1, Year 9.
Read the Junior Curriculum Guide (PDF, 773 KB) for more details.
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