Year 9

Year 9 Learning Outline

Year 9 students have entered Stage 5 and study the following mandatory subjects defined by the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA): English, Mathematics, Science, History, Geography and Personal Development/Heath/ Physical Education.

In addition to these mandatory subjects, students at Gymea Technology High School also undertake study in three Electives. Electives offered include: Child Studies, Commerce, Creative Writing, Dance, Design and Technology, Drama, Engineering in Technology, Food Technology, Forensic Archaeology, French, Industrial Technology – Multimedia, Information & Software Technology, Music, Photography & Digital Media, Physical Activity & Sport Studies, Visual Arts.

Core subjects are grouped either as academically gifted or as mixed ability classes. Class composition may very from subject to subject. Students are grouped in Electives as mixed ability classes except for the Talented Technology class, who undertake study in an accelerated HSC course.

The Assessment Policy is available for download and contains a summary of all formal assessment undertaken by students during Year 9. Examinations within lessons are part of the assessment program for Year 9 students.

Parents and Students are encouraged to regularly check this page for relevant posts. Teachers will increasingly add task notifications that provide details and requirements for assessments to this page.

Download: 2022 Year 9 Assessment Guidelines

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Innovative learning spaces that empower students to work collaboratively, creatively and critically.

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Integrated technology, developing all students as confident learners through an engaging curriculum.

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