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Lower School – Years 7 to 9

Setting foundations for student learning

We teach to the Australian Curriculum, providing a comprehensive education that prepares students for the challenges of Senior School.

The curriculum covers seven broad learning areas:

  • English
  • Health & Physical Education
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Society & Environment
  • The Arts (Media, Visual Art, Dance, Drama)
  • Technology & Enterprise (Woodwork, Jewellery, Metalwork, Home Economics, Computing)

Emphasis is placed on:

  • Encouraging growth.
  • Understanding the need to succeed in all years in order to develop a meaningful pathway.
  • Enjoyment of learning.
  • Developing skills for academic success - study skills, revision, work ethic, respect and care for self and others.

Latest News

01 September 2017

2017 SHOWCASE "LUCKY BREAK"

Girrawheen SHS Performing Arts Showcase is on Sept 22, 2017 at Sacred Heart College Performing Arts Centre from 6:30 pm.

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09 August 2017

PARENT HANDBOOK

The Parent Handbook outlines the policies and operational procedures at Girrawheen Senior High School and contains important information for parents to support their child throughout the school year.

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18 July 2017

IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO PARENTS: NETFLIX FLIM

The National Youth Mental Health Foundation has joined other Australian mental health organisations in voicing its concerns around the films portrayal of anorexia nervosa.

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