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Secondary Curriculum

St Mark’s College provides a positive, nurturing and success orientated learning environment.  We recognise and cater for individual differences and learning styles. Our curriculum is constantly evaluated to maintain the best standard in education that meets each student’s need in our ever-changing world.

Download the Year 7 Curriculum Handbook for 2019.

The emphasis in Year 7 is to give all students a breadth of experiences to enable them to choose more clearly courses in the senior years (SACE Stage 1 and 2) that will cater for their individual differences and diverse vocational goals.

Core Subjects:

  • Religion
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Health and Physical Education

Elective subjects:

  • Design and Technology
  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Home Economics

Download the Year 8 Curriculum Handbook for 2020.

The emphasis in Year 8 is to give all students a breadth of experiences to enable them to choose more clearly courses in the senior years (SACE Stage 1 and 2) that will cater for their individual differences and diverse vocational goals.

Core Subjects:

  • Religion
  • English
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS): History; Geography
  • Languages: Chinese
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Elective subjects:

  • Agricultural Studies
  • Design and Technology - Food and Textiles Technology
  • Design and Technology - Wood and Metals Technology
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)
  • The Arts: Art; Design; Drama and Music

Download the Year 9 Curriculum Handbook for 2020.

The emphasis in Year 9 is to give all students a breadth of experiences to enable them to choose more clearly courses in the senior years (SACE Stage 1 and 2) that will cater for their individual differences and diverse vocational goals.

Core Subjects:

  • Religion- The Rite Journey
  • English
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Humanities and Social Sciences (HASS):
  • History
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Science

Elective subjects:

  • Agricultural Studies
  • Design and Technology - Food Technology
  • Design and Technology - Metal Technology
  • Design and Technology - Textiles Technology
  • Design and Technology - Wood Technology
  • Drama
  • Music
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)
  • Visual Arts: Art; Design and Graphic Design

Download the Year 10 Curriculum Handbook for 2020.

The emphasis in Year 10 is to give all students a breadth of experiences to enable them to choose more clearly courses in the senior years (SACE Stage 1 and 2) that will cater for their individual differences and diverse vocational goals.

Core Subjects:

  • Religion
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History
  • Personal Learning Plan (PLP)

Elective Subjects:

  • Agricultural Studies
  • Art
  • Dance
  • Design
  • Design and Technology - Food
  • Design and Technology - Metal
  • Design and Technology - Textiles
  • Design and Technology - Wood
  • Drama
  • Economics and Business
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Music
  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths)

Download the Year 11 Curriculum Handbook for 2020.

Core Subjects:

  • Religion Studies
  • English: English, Essential English
  • Mathematics: Essential Mathematics, General Mathematics, Mathematics

Elective Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Biology
  • Business Innovation
  • Chemistry
  • Child Studies
  • Design and Technology - Material Products; Metals
  • Design and Technology - Material Products; Textiles
  • Design and Technology - Material Products; Wood
  • Drama
  • Food and Hospitality Studies
  • History
  • Information Process and Publishing
  • Legal Studies
  • Music Experience (Option A or B)
  • Nutrition
  • Outdoor Education
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology
  • Physics
  • Research Project
  • Specialist Mathematics
  • Visual Arts: Art, Design, Creative Arts (Visual Arts or Design in Practice)

Download the Year 12 Curriculum Handbook for 2020.

Compulsory Subjects:

  • Research Project
  • Religion

Elective Subjects:

  • Agricultural and Horticultural Studies
  • Biology
  • Business Enterprise
  • Chemistry
  • Child Studies
  • Community Studies
  • Design and Technology: Material Products, Wood and Metals
  • Drama
  • English: English, English Literary Studies, Essential English
  • Food and Hospitality Studies
  • Information Processing and Publishing
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics: General Mathematical, Mathematical Methods, Specialist Mathematics
  • Modern History
  • Music: Music Explorations, Music Performance- Ensemble, Music Performance- Solo
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Religion Studies
  • Visual Arts: Art, Design, Creative Arts (Visual Arts or Design in Context)

Contact

Administration
455 The Terrace, Port Pirie South Australia 5540
T 08 8633 8800    F 08 8633 0104
E info@stmarkspirie.catholic.edu.au

Absentees
Benedict 08 8633 8802
Bosco 08 8633 8801