Sampford House Curriculum

See below for an outline of the curriculum for Years 7 and 8.  Scroll down to view the Year 9 curriculum outline.

Year 7 and 8 curriculum outline

Core Compulsory Subjects:

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • English
  • Health and Food Technology (including Personal and Social Development)
  • Humanities: Geography and History
  • Information Technology: Digital Technologies
  • Languages other than English (LOTE): French or Japanese
  • Mathematics
  • Music: Classroom and Instrumental
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Physical Education and Sport
  • Science
  • Visual Arts
  • Additional Learning Support (in lieu of LOTE): English, Mathematics and Science
  • Tangara Program (Year 7): Learning to Learn and Navigate Homework 
  • Willarra Program (Year 8)
  • Year 7 Camp
  • Year 8 Camp

Years 7 and 8 Leadership and Cocurricular Opportunities

Year 9 curriculum outline

Core Compulsory Subjects

  • English
  • Humanities
  • Languages: French, Japanese or Japanese Advanced
  • Mathematics and Accelerated Mathematics
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Science
  • GSV/Sport skills
  • Year 9 Yannergee Program (Personal and Social Development) including Conservation and Land Management and Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme
  • Education Support (by invitation, in lieu of LOTE)
  • Our Place Program: Study Tour to Central Australia, New Zealand or Vietnam

Optional Electives

  • Drama & Dance:  Acting for Life, Modern Theatre Styles or Dance for the Future
  • English:  English Development
  • Food: An International Perspective
  • Health: It's All About You
  • Information Technology: Digital Technology
  • Music:  Music Styles & Performance, or Pop, Jazz and Film Music
  • Physical Education: Move your Body
  • Visual Arts:  Art, Ceramics or Design

Year 9 Leadership and Cocurricular Opportunities