Secondary School Subject Offerings

During the formative years we foster the academic, cultural, sporting and spiritual growth of our students with an emphasis on the adolescent learner.

In Years 7-9 our aim is to inspire our young people and to fully engage and challenge students so they love learning and love coming to school. It is possible to have rigour and for students to enjoy learning.

At Grammar we are committed to providing a quality education (P-12) in which each individual child is encouraged to strive for excellence, in all of their endeavours, by being the best they can be.

A SPECIAL YEAR OF ‘TRANSITION’ IN YEAR 7

In Years 7 to 9 we seek to inspire, engage and challenge our students to embrace a love of learning each day with a commitment to working to meet the needs of the adolescent learner by using:

A RELEVANT, MEANINGFUL AND RICH CURRICULUM

Providing a relevant, meaningful and rich curriculum in which students experience a variety of subjects in line with the Australian curriculum.

SPECIALIST TEACHERS

Teaching with a passion in their chosen fields.

OUTSTANDING STUDENT WELFARE

We are renowned for our friendly, supportive environment and individualised care.

WORLD-CLASS, AGE-APPROPRIATE PEDAGOGY

Supported by the latest interactive technologies supported by a campus-wide wireless network.

LOOKING FOR THE FUTURE – CHOOSING SUBJECTS

It is important to choose Year 10 subjects wisely, as many are highly recommended courses for further study in Years 11 and 12. Students who are aware of the areas they wish to study in Years 11 and 12 can select preparatory units to benefit the levels of subject area understanding held on entry to senior courses. Other students may select their elective subjects to further their personal understanding of the subjects they enjoy or have ability in.

CHOOSING SUBJECTS FOR YEAR 10

Students participating in Year 10 at Grammar will study their subjects in the following structure:

  • Core subjects of Mathematics (Mathematics Ten OR Mathematics TenPlus, as advised by letter from the Head of Learning Area – Mathematics), English, Health and Physical Education, plus Christian Studies for the entire year.
  • One semester each of three (3) elective subjects (ie six electives for the year); at least one (1) of which must be Science elective, and at least one (1) of which must be a Humanities elective. Science and Humanities are core subjects within the Australian Curriculum.

CHOOSING SENIOR SUBJECTS

Students will choose six (6) subjects from those listed. Every attempt will be made to ensure that students are able to study their first choice of subjects; however, timetable and personnel constraints may mean that some students may be asked to reconsider their selections.

At Grammar:

  • All students must study either English or English Communication
  • All students must study one of Mathematics A or Mathematics B

Students are advised to consult the Dean of Secondary Schooling for information about tertiary institutions, prerequisites and field position requirements.

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I have been part of the Grammar family ever since Prep. So many doors have been opened for me at Grammar, providing me so many magnificent opportunities to thrive. All throughout my time at Grammar I have been continuously encouraged by teachers to not only achieve, but to extend myself in all areas. One area I aspire to is our…
Lily Woods, Student
Each of us are truly blessed to teach, learn and play alongside such passionate, respectful and caring people every day at Grammar. To share each day with staff, students and their families in a school community built solidly on service above self and looking outwards to others is indeed humbling.
Ben Princehorn
I am privileged to have worked at Sunshine Coast Grammar School since 1999. I enjoy working with like-minded people who are passionate about the education of young people. Sunshine Coast Grammar School provides students with the opportunities that will allow each individual to reach their true potential. I believe in a Grammar education so much, my son will spend his…
Jeannie Baxter-Reid, Teacher and Parent
We have two kids that attend the centre and this is now our 4th year. We did attend another centre for a short period but missed Grammar ELC so much we came back and couldn’t be happier! There are minimal staff changes which means we are familiar with every educator there and they know all the children. The number of…
Brooke & Trevor Smith
We couldn’t want a better place of care and education for our son. We have complete confidence dropping him to Grammar Early Learning Centre that he will be very well looked after and leave each day with a happy child. What more could we want as parents.
Ellie O’Hara
Riley has been at Grammar Early Learning Centre for over 18 months. She loves her teachers and has developed beautiful friendships with the other children. It has been wonderful to experience the warm and friendly atmosphere at the centre, each time we drop off and pick up! The teachers go out of their way for each child and shows genuine…
Liana Simpson
We moved to Queensland earlier this year and are in awe of the care and love given to both our children, Jack and Isla. The teachers seem to appreciate my children’s individuality and understand their challenges, the progress we’ve seen in both of them through the year has been wonderful.  We are so grateful to have a safe and fun…
Kate Taylor
Our family relocated from Hong Kong to the Sunshine Coast five years ago. When looking for a suitable school we chose Sunshine Coast Grammar because of its reputation and balance for academic and sporting excellence. We fell in love with the grounds and superb facilities at the school. The boys are all involved heavily with the music program and finding…
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