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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.

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Latest News

14 December 2017

2017 Christmas Break

Students commence term 1 on Wednesday 31st January 2018.

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Supporting White Ribbon Australia

17 November 2017

Supporting White Ribbon Australia

During the week of 20 November - 23 November, Girrawheen Senior High School will be supporting White Ribbon Australia's vision to build a future free from violence and abuse.

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SCHOOL WATCH

29 September 2017

SCHOOL WATCH

School watch encourages our school community to report any suspicious activity in and around our school grounds.

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