Primary Mathematics
Year 3
Students learn operations with numbers that include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. They develop greater multiplication skills by learning times tables.
They work with measurements of length and area, volume and capacity, mass and time, identify 2D and 3D space and angles and start graphing statistics in simple graphs.
Students start to learn the appropriate mathematical terminology to explain their problemsolving strategies.
Number
Multiplication tables
Using money

Measurement
Geometry
Statistics and Probability

Year 4
Students focus on numerical operations, patterning and fractions increases. They consolidate their knowledge of times tables and start to apply their multiplication skills to increasingly complex problems.
They focus on developing spatial and temporal understanding to better comprehend 3D shapes and maps and the role of chance in statistics and probability.
Number
Multiplication tables
Using money

Measurement
Geometry
Statistics and Probability

Year 5
Students focus on developing skills to allow them to apply place value in digits of any number and demonstrate a more sophisticated understanding of number patterns and fractions.
They deal with more challenging multiplication problems, including using the formal algorithm, and calculating amounts of money using percentages.
Number
Multiplication tables
Using money
Measurement

Geometry
Statistics and Probability
Problem solving skills

Year 6
Students tackle a more challenging array of questions and start to work with both positive and negative numbers. They apply the rules for the order of operations, add and subtract decimals in reallife contexts and learn to use a Cartesian plane.
By developing the ability to think about the practical application of mathematical rules, students begin to understand and represent data in more sophisticated ways.
Number
Multiplication tables
Using money

Measurement
Geometry
Statistics and Probability
Problem solving skills

Primary English
Year 3
Students learn about complex language features, varied sentence structures and expand their vocabulary. They also learn a significant number of new highfrequency sight words and words that need to be decoded phonically, and a range of punctuation conventions, as well as an understanding of how literary devices, illustrations and diagrams make meaning in printed text. They create a range of written texts of their own for various purposes and audiences.
Language
Writing

Reading fluency and comprehension
Literature

Year 4
Students learn about complex language features, varied sentence structures and expand their vocabulary. Reading is reinforced as their fluency increases, with greater ability to recognise highfrequency sight words and decode unfamiliar words phonically. They create their own texts as they focus on developing progressive control over language for meaning and effect.
Language
Writing

Reading fluency and comprehension
Literature

Year 5
Students learn about text structures and encounter new and more complex language features. They read and analyse texts containing complex sequences, nonstereotypical characters and events that may shift in time. They create a range of texts in which they can apply their understanding of textual construction and theme to consolidate increasing control of language.
Language
Writing

Reading fluency and comprehension
Literature

Year 6
Students build their analytical skills, gaining greater insight into the choices made by the creators of texts and how these impact readers. The focus is on developing a larger technical vocabulary, greater ability to understand abstract meaning and figurative language, mastering a range of text types. Preessay writing skills are consolidated in preparation for Year 7.
Language
Writing

Reading fluency and comprehension
Literature

Secondary Mathematics
Year 7
Students start to explore the use of pronumerals and the language of algebra. Students develop a range of mental and technological strategies to enhance their computational skills. They also acquire a variety of ways to demonstrate and communicate their mathematical understanding.
Number
Computation with integers
Fractions, decimals and percentages
Algebraic techniques

Perimeter, area and volume
Time
Angle relationships
Chance
Problem solving skills

Year 8
Students consolidate their algebraic skills and develop more sophisticated ways to represent and communicate their mathematical understanding. They cover the key curriculum components of financial mathematics, ratios and rates, linear and nonlinear relationships, data, circles and cylinders and properties of geometrical figures.
Financial Mathematics
Ratios and rates
Algebraic techniques
Indices
Linear relationships
Circles and cylinders

Pythagoras’ theorem
Properties of geometrical figures
Data
Problem solving skills

Year 9
The program covers Number and Algebra, Measurement and Geometry, Statistics and Probability, and introduces the study of Trigonometry. Students use appropriate strategies to solve problems and link mathematical ideas and the relevant terminology and notations to explain their thinking processes.
Our Year 9 program places a great deal of importance on consolidating prior mathematical knowledge and laying the strongest foundations for senior Mathematics at every level.
Financial Mathematics
Indices
Linear relationships
Algebraic techniques

Area, surface area and volume
Properties of geometrical figures
Trigonometry
Single variable data analysis
Probability

Year 10
Students build on their algebraic techniques and their application to linear and nonlinear graphs. They examine proportion and rates of change and apply then to practical problems. Students build on their understanding and practices of trigonometry, congruence, similarity, surface area and volume within realworld contexts. Statistics is further developed to include analysis of bivariate data.
Equations
Linear and nonlinear relationships
Proportion and rates of change
Area, surface area and volume

Properties of geometrical figures
Trigonometry
Univariate and bivariate data
Probability

Year 10 – Advanced
The Year 10 Mathematics Advanced program provides students with an opportunity to review and build on mathematical areas of study introduced in Year 9 Mathematics. Students extend their algebraic techniques to help solve more complex equations and we introduce them to advanced topics including surds, logarithms, polynomials, circle geometry and functions.
Quadratic equations
Surds and indices
Linear relationships
Nonlinear relationships
Polynomials
Logarithms

Surface area and volume
Trigonometry
Circle geometry
Univariate and bivariate data

Secondary English
Year 7
Support students with novels and newspapers, poems and plays, digital media and dreamtime stories they are engaging with. They develop their understanding for the various texts so they can tackle assignments with confidence.
They leverage a bank of resources and units to support creative and persuasive writing – plus grammar and spelling to give that final polish. They create a range of written texts of their own for various purposes and audiences.
Writing
Language

Text analysis and comparison
Presenting

Year 8
Students refine skills to support essay writing, oral presentations, creative and persuasive writing – and grammar and spelling to give that final polish.
Writing
Language

Text analysis and comparison
Presenting

Year 9
Students engage in higher order reasoning and increasing abstraction. Students have a great chance to consider their own position in the world as a creator and responder. Focus is also placed on units for essays, oral presentations, creative and persuasive writing, as well as spelling, syntax and grammar.
Writing
Language

Text analysis and comparison
Presenting

Year 10
Supporting students as they start to encounter new kinds of texts – hybrids of visual, spoken and written, featuring ethical and global dilemmas, challenging and unpredictable plots. They will be evaluating, comparing and composing increasingly complex writing and performance.
Writing
Language

Text analysis and comparison
Presenting

Senior Secondary Mathematics
Year 11 – Advanced
Students investigate graphical relationships of functions and relations. The study of trigonometry is further explored with the introduction of reciprocal functions and special identities.
Students gain conceptual understanding of differential calculus by investigating rates of change. Developing mastery of differentiation techniques enables students to solve related problems such as describing the motion of a particle. In addition, students explore logarithmic and exponential functions, theoretical and experimental probability and the introduction of discrete probability distributions.
Functions
Trigonometric Functions
Calculus

Exponential and Logarithmic functions
Statistical Analysis

Year 11 – Extension 1
Students develop algebraic and geometric strategies to solve inequalities. Inverse function and parametric form of a function is defined and applied to solve a range of questions.
Students also learn algebraic methods to solve equations of polynomials. Inverse trigonometric functions are examined including their properties and graphs which are applied to a variety of abstract and practical situations. Students gain the necessary practice to develop mastery over complex trigonometric identities.
In addition, students are introduced to the application of calculus to the physical world including exponential growth and decay and related rates of change. A new area of study, Combinatorics is introduced. Students build skills to solve both permutation and combination questions. This is extended into binomial expansion and Pascal’s triangle.
Functions
Trigonometric Functions

Calculus
Combinatorics

Year 11 – Standard
Students explore the application of linear relationships and measurement to problems with realworld application. Students also develop an awareness of the relationships between different countries through a study of Earth geometry. They investigate flatrate interest, income tax and budgets to help develop their ability to make informed financial decisions. In addition, they further explore Probability and Statistics including the introduction of new practices.
Algebra
Measurement

Financial Mathematics
Statistical Analysis

Year 12 – Advanced
Students develop graphical techniques such as transformations of various functions including trigonometric functions. Students also learn further calculus techniques which help to describe the behaviour of graphs and functions as well as solve optimisation problems. The concept of the antiderivative is examined and developed into methods for finding the area under a curve.
In addition, students learn to select appropriate techniques when working with arithmetic and geometric sequences and their application to financial situations. They review bivariate data analysis methods and investigate continuous random variables and the normal distribution.
Functions
Trigonometric Functions

Calculus
Financial Mathematics

Year 12 – Extension 1
Students build mastery of the technique of proof by mathematical induction to prove results. Students also explore vectors and their application to realworld problems. They achieve mastery of advanced methods to solve trigonometric equations through practice.
Students further develop their calculus techniques to determine volumes of solids of revolution. The Binomial Distribution is also investigated as part of our program.
Proof
Vectors
Trigonometric Functions

Calculus
Statistical Analysis

Year 12 – Standard
Students develop their understanding of nonlinear functions and how they can be used to model practical problems. Students also develop mathematical techniques to provide solutions to investment, loan and annuity problems.
Statistical analysis techniques including bivariate data analysis and the normal distribution are introduced. In addition, the study of nonrightangled geometry is expanded to solve radial surveys. An investigation into networks and critical path analysis enables students to find solutions to realworld applications.
Algebra
Measurement
Financial Mathematics

Statistical Analysis
Networks

Senior Secondary English
Year 11
We cover the following curricula:
 EAL/D
 English Advanced
 English Extension
 English Standard
 English Studies
All modules are facilitated and adapted to the text/media being studied.
We also cover:
 Specific support in analysing the literary, filmic and other texts students study at school
 Critical approaches to contexts, values, conventions and other key concepts
 Expression and structure in essays, comparisons, stories, speeches, presentations, short responses etc.
 Writing and editing in specific modes: analytical, creative, persuasive, discursive, reflective, informative, evaluative
 Reading, viewing, listening, representing, speaking and other language skills
Year 12
We cover the following curricula:
 EAL/D
 English Advanced
 English Extension 1
 English Extension 2
 English Standard
 English Studies
All modules are facilitated and adapted to the text/media being studied.
We also cover:
 Specific support in analysing the literary, filmic and other texts students study at school
 Critical approaches to contexts, values, conventions and other key concepts
 Expression and structure in essays, comparisons, stories, speeches, presentations, short responses etc.
 Writing and editing in specific modes: analytical, creative, persuasive, discursive, reflective, informative, evaluative
 Reading, viewing, listening, representing, speaking and other language skills