Years 7 – 10

St Paul’s International College is accredited by the NSW Board of Studies to offer courses for Years 7 – 10.

This programme provides the knowledge and skills necessary to undertake subjects in Years 7 to 10, and to participate fully in the wider community.

Duration of course: 38 weeks per year level
Mode of Studies: 30 hours face-to-face teaching
Assessment Methods: The course includes both internal and external assessment of performance

The College offers the following subjects:

  • Religion
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Commerce
  • Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Technology and Applied Studies and Coding
  • Creative Arts (Visual Arts,Music,Drama and Activities)
  • Language
  • Personal Development,Health & Physical Education

To be eligible for Year 7 students must have completed Year 6 or an equivalent and to be eligible for Year 8 students must have completed Year 7 or an equivalent.

To be eligible to enter year 10, students must have completed Year 9 or an equivalent; foreign students must have completed 3 years of high school with an IELTS or equivalent academic score of 4.0. To be eligible for Year 9, students must have completed Year 8 or an equivalent; foreign students must have completed 2 years of high school with an IELTS or equivalent score of 3.5.

Electives

In Year 9 and in Year 10, students choose two 100 hour electives each year. The current electives include:

  • Drama
  • Design & Technology
  • Visual Art
  • Information Software Technology (IST)
  • Commerce
  • PASS – PDHPE

Other electives are also available by distance with school support: Aboriginal Studies, Agricultural Technology, Child Studies, Dance, Food Technology, Graphics Technology, Industrial Technology – Electronics, Language, Music, Photographic and Digital Media, Textiles Technology, Visual Design.

Activities

Students in Year 7 – Year 10 also do two activities a week.
The choices include:

  • Sports – basketball, badminton, tennis, table tennis, soccer etc.
  • Robotics
  • Coding
  • Art
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Others are available based on student interest
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