Year 7 and 8 Curriculum Overview

Year 7 and 8 students come to Clairvaux MacKillop College from a variety of primary schools. The students are introduced to some new subjects that they have not experienced previously.
Students are required to study English, Mathematics, Science and Religious Education for the duration of the year.  They also branch out into Elective su​bjects, which they experience in the form of short ‘taster’ units. This gives them a ‘taste’ of subjects they may wish to pursue in the future. Students have choice as to the elective subjects studied, electing from Arts and Technology options. 
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Year 7 and 8 Curriculum Structure

Core Subjects


Core Subjects


Elective Subjects ​


English ​History ​Economics and Business 
​Chinese or Japanese (compulsory in Year 7)
Religious Education ​Drama
​Health and Physical Education Design and Technologies
​Design and Technologies (food and fibre)
​Design and Technologies (materials and technologies)

Digital Technologies

Media Arts
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​Visual Arts

2021 Year 7 Stationery List 

Year 7 Statione​ry List 2021.pdf

2020 Stationery List 

Year 7 Stationery List 202​0.pdf

2020 Year 8 Stationery List.pdf

2020 Edmund Rice 7 and 8 Stationery List.pdf

​​​Years 7 - 9 Curriculum Handbook (2021-2022)

Junior Years Curriculum Handbook 2021-2022.pdf

Assessment Guidelines and Procedures 2019

Clairvaux MacKillop College - Assessment Guidelines and Procedures 2019.pdf