The curriculum structures, which exist currently for each stage in the Senior School, are given as a guide. Elective subjects are offered above Year 9 on the basis of sufficient students choosing the subject to form a viable class. It cannot be assumed that all electives will be taught every year as student choices fluctuate each year.

Year 7 / Year 8

Core Subjects studied by students throughout Years 7 and 8 are:

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Geography
  • History
  • Languages (Italian, French or Mandarin for whole year in Year 8)
  • Music
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  • Visual Arts

Year 9 / Year 10

Students in Years 9 and 10 are required to study both mandatory and elective subjects.

Mandatory subjects

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  • Australian History/Australian Geography/Civics & Citizenship

Elective subjects offered

  • Academic Support
  • Commerce
  • Design & Technology
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • French
  • Geography
  • Global Culture and Thinking
  • History
  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • Music
  • Photographic & Digital Media
  • Visual Arts

Preliminary & Higher School Certificate

Subjects available at Loreto Kirribilli:

English

  • English Standard
  • English Advanced
  • English Fundamentals
  • English Preliminary
    Extension
  • HSC English
    Extension 1
    Extension 2

Mathematics

  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics General
  • Preliminary Mathematics Extension
  • HSC Mathematics Extension 1
  • HSC Mathematics Extension 2

Science

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Technological & Applied Studies

  • Design and Technology
  • Food Technology

Languages

  • French Continuers
  • HSC French Extension
  • Italian Continuers
  • HSC Italian Extension
  • Chinese Continuers

Human Society & Its Environment

  • Ancient History
  • Modern History
  • HSC History Extension
  • Business Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Legal Studies
  • PD/H/PE
  • Studies of Religion (1 unit)
  • Studies of Religion (2 unit)
  • Catholic Studies (1 unit)

Creative Arts

  • Drama
  • Visual Arts
  • Photography, Video and Digital Imaging (1 unit)
  • Music 1
  • Music 2
  • HSC Music¬†Extension

VET

  • Hospitality