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 ​​Chinese or Japanese (compulsory in Year 7)
Religious Education Design and Technologies
​Health and Physical Education Design and Technologies (food and fibre)
​Design and Technologies (materials and technologies)
​Digital Technologies

Economics and Business

Media Arts

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Visual Arts​

2021 Stationery Lists 

Year 7 Statione​ry List 2021.pdf

2021 Year 8 Stationery List.pdf
​​​​2021 Edmund Rice Year 7 and 8 Stationery List.pdf

Stationery orders can be made through Sequel School and Office Supplies.  Please click on the link​​

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

Junior Years Curriculum Handbook 2021-2022.pdf

Assessment Guidelines and Procedures 

Clairvaux MacKillop College - Assessment Guidelines and Procedures 2019.pdf