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Wynnum State High School curriculum is organised around a Junior Secondary School and Senior Secondary School.

Junior Secondary School 

The Junior Secondary School Curriculum is organised around the 8 Key Learning Areas. In 2012, the school introduced Phase 1 of the Australian Curriculum in Mathematics, English and Science. The curriculum for the remaining Key Learning Areas will be implemented progressively over the next few years. A table showing the curriculum pathways for 8-12 can be dowloaded that provides an overview.


Year 8 Curriculum

In year 8 students have the opportunity to engage in a range of curriculum with specialist teachers. The Year 8 precinct is located on the top floor of A Block where each class has a designated home room.  

The Technology and Arts KLA provide three contexts over the course of the year for students to engage in the curriculum.  In Technology the 13 week units are Food Design Studies (including nutrition from the Health KLA), Industrial Design Techonlogy (including graphic design) and Information Communication Technology. The Arts also has 3 units that are Visual Art, Music and Media Studies.

Year 9 Curriculum

Students in Year 9 begin to specialise in an area of interest in their curriculum choices. Career planning is incorporated into the pastoral care program of the school curriculum to assist students begin the journey of understanding their strengths and interests. Students choose 2 units from LOTE, Technology or The Arts (one per KLA).

Year 10 Curriculum

Students in Year 10 begin the transition to the senior school.  They continue to have opportunities to specialise in areas of interest and success when developing their career pathway. Students choose 3 units from either LOTE, Technology, The Arts, HPE, SOSE (One per KLA)

Senior School

The Senior School provides opportunities for students to be explore options and make plans post high school.  There are many opportunities to link with industry and tertiary education organisations to extend there interest areas.

Years 11 & 12 Curriculum

Subjects available are listed in the curriculum pathways for 8-12. All students must complete an English and Maths course of study over the 2 years.  They are able to choose 4 other subjects. Many opportunities exist for school based apprenticeships and traineeships as well.   

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