In Year 7, students choose to study one of the six languages offered at BSHS. They continue to study this language for one semester in each year from Year 7 to Year 9. In Semester 2 of Year 9 they can choose to continue to study that language through until the end of Year 12 as one of their optional subjects. In Year 7, all languages offer an introductory course for students who have never studied it before, or who have a primary school background of studying that language.
Contact details for the Head of Department are listed under the Leadership and Management Team.
Tutorials are offered in before-school and after-school sessions. Please contact the Head of Department for details.
The senior course guide (PDF, 206 KB) provides a course overview and describes the required Year 10 prerequisites for Year 11 and 12 subjects.
Year 7, 8 and 9 (mandatory learning)
Year 10, 11 and 12 (optional learning)
Besides learning to speak a foreign language, benefits for students also include:
Students studying a language learn to:
Students may have the opportunity to extend their language learning through exchange programs, including:
More information on these events will be released in school newsletters.
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