All Year 9 courses, are 1.5 hours long once a week for 9 weeks during the term.

English

Term 1
Reading Novels

  • Building Reading Skills

  • Characterisation

  • Setting

  • Plot

Term 2
Poetry

  • Shakespearean Poetry

  • Emily Dickinson

  • Modern Poetry

  • Australian Poetry

Term 3
Critical Film Studies

  • Complex film techniques 

  • The role of the director 

  • How to analyse film

Term 4
Shakespeare's Macbeth

  • Strategies for reading Shakespeare 

  • Approaching Macbeth

  • Writing analytically and imaginatively

Maths

Term 1

  • Algrabatic Expressions & Fractions 

  • Equations 

  • Inequalities

Term 2

  • Indices & Surds 

  • Surface Area

  • Volumes

Term 3

  • Factorisation of Quadratic 

  • Expressions

  • Properties of Geometrical Figures

Term 4

  • Trigonometry

  • Linear Relationships

  • Simultaneous Equations

Science

Term 1

  • Chemical World: Chemistry Part 1

Term 2

  • Living World: Biology Part 1

Term 3

  • Physical World: Physics Part 1

Term 4

  • Earth and Space: Earth Science Part 1

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