Welcome to MacKillop Catholic College

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Junior Curriculum

The MacKillop Catholic College Junior Years, inclusive of Years 7, 8 and 9 at MacKillop Catholic College draws on the Catholic tradition where all members of our community are called to live by the vision statement,

We are a Christ-centred learning community that fosters, excellence, compassion and service.Picture6.jpg

The College's core values of Compassion, Excellence and Service are at the forefront of our curriculum and students are supported to achieve academic and personal excellence.

MacKillop Catholic College is committed to the academic, social, emotional and spiritual needs of every student.  Students are nurtured, welcomed and safe.

In the junior years, literacy, numeracy and differentiation are priorities across all curriculum areas.

In Years 7 - 9 core subjects include: 

  • Theology and Spirituality
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Humanities and Social Science
  • Science
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Personal Development Education
  • LoTE - Japanese

In Years 7 and 8, all students study enrichment subjects for one semester:

  • Visual Arts
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Design and Technologies – Materials
  • Design and Technologies – Food
  • Digital Technologies

In Year 9, students may select electives subjects for one semester from the following areas:

  • Visual Arts
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Design and Technologies – Materials
  • Design and Technologies – Food
  • Digital Technologies
  • Outdoor Education
  • Health and Physical Education
  • LoTE - Japanese
  • Science

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Classes are developed drawing on students’ backgrounds and abilities.  Teachers work collaboratively to develop rich learning experiences for all students.  Student engagement and learning potential are of high priority.