Fort Street High School

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Middle School (Years 9 - 10)


Year 9 and 10 students follow a combination of mandatory and elective subjects. From Year 9 onwards, students can choose an increasing number of elective subjects for each stage.

Stage 5: Years 9 and 10

All students study:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Geography
  • History
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  • Fortunae (Wellbeing lessons)

Students also choose to study three elective subjects from:

  • Commerce
  • Chinese
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Elective Geography
  • Elective History
  • Electronics
  • Engineering
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • German
  • Graphics Technology
  • Japanese
  • Music
  • Photographic and Digital Media
  • Visual Arts

Assessment Guidelines Advice Years 9 and 10

  • Curriculum and Assessment booklets are provided for students in Years 9 and 10
  • Individual task dates and deadlines are subject to change and students will be notified in advance of these changes.
  • These are made available to students and parents/carers through the portal to provide a guide as to the nature of tasks in each subject and outline when whole form tasks and tests take place in each term.
  • Please note: some subjects are semesterised including History and Geography.
  • In some faculty and subject areas, there are only one or two common tasks and other additional tasks are set by the subject teacher for a specific class. Students will be notifed of these tasks in advance.