Years 8, 9 and 10

Health Education is compulsory for all students in Years 8, 9 and 10. It is a developmental programme in which concepts relating to community and environmental health, mental, emotional, physical and societal health, are developed.

All Year 9 students take the Thinking, Learning, Caring course in which they are introduced to or fine tune their skills in areas such as memory strategies, mind mapping, visual learning techniques, problem solving, philosophy and thinking skills.

In Year 9 students can choose to study Personal Development. Students develop the skills and confidence for successful family, social and vocational relationships. Topics covered are: self-esteem, conflict resolution, etiquette - social skills for functions and formal occasions, nutrition requirements for healthy bodies, skin and body care, and relaxation techniques.