Year 9

All Year 9 students will study:

(Please click on the subject to see a descriptor of that subject)

 

A compulsory full year of;

 

 

 

A compulsory semester of;

 

 

 

**Students wishing to do Year 9 Music must be recommended by the music teacher(s). Year 9 Music is a full year subject that decreases Free Choice Subjects by one (1 semester).

 

* Students who enrol in the Netball Program are not enrolled in Year 9 HPE. Critical aspects of the Year 9 HPE subject are incorporated into the Year 9 Netball Program.


^ Students must qualify for the Football (Soccer) Academy. Critical aspects of the Year 9 HPE subject are incorporated into Year 9 Football (Soccer). Year 9 Football (Soccer) is a full year subject that decreases Free Choice Subjects by one (1 semester).

 

Intensive Literacy is a subject only for recommended students based on EAL and NEP levels. Students in Intensive Literacy do not do a language at school. Enrolment in Intensive Literacy decreases Free Choice Subjects by two (2 semesters).


Year 9 students can then choose up to 3 semesters worth of Free Choice Subjects (subject to notes above) from;

 

 

 

    • Greek (1 or 2 semesters)

 

 

 

 

Students wishing to do a language not offered at Underdale High School can explore doing that language externally through the School of Languages.

 

Students cannot choose the same subject twice anywhere in the selection process.

 

Students can pick a maximum of 3 semesters from one learning area.

 

Students cannot be enrolled all three of Intensive Literacy, Music and the Football (Soccer) Academy without prior negotiation with the Year 9 Manager(s) and the Deputy Principal.

 

Individual subjects will run as determined by student choice, teaching expertise and facilities available.

 

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