Peregian Beach College

Subjects Year 9 and 10
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Years 9 and 10
Students in Years 9 and 10 have a core and elective program. All students in Years 9 and 10 study:
•    English (5 lessons a week)
•    Mathematics (5 lessons a week)
•    History (2 lessons a week)
•    Geography (2 lessons a week)
•    Science (4 lessons a week)
•    Physical Education (2 lessons a week)
•    Pastoral Care (1 lesson a week)

Students in Years 9 & 10 also choose three of the following elective subjects and study each one for 3 lessons a week over the two year period of Year 9 & 10:
•    Art
•    Health and Physical Education
•    Business Studies
•    Home Economics
•    Information Communication Technologies (ICT)
•    Music
•    Drama

Making Choices
In making choices for your elective curriculum, it is important to consider subjects which:
•    you enjoy
•    reflect your ability and or aptitude
•    reflect your interests
•    provide appropriate challenge and engagement… to stretch your boundaries… to make the most of your capabilities
•    develop skills, knowledge and attitudes useful throughout life.

It is also important to keep in mind that the subjects you choose will not limit or affect your future career as the compulsory subjects you undertake keep your options open.