Year 9

The Year 9 program is a lead into senior secondary education. Year 9 students at Northern Bay College experience a range of core subjects and choose elective areas that are of individual interest and may assist in building pathways. Students at Year 9 have additional opportunities at the college which see them undertaking respectful relationships, careers planning and exploring pathways.

Year 9 at Northern Bay College

The Year 9 Program offers a wide range of challenging and interesting subjects with meaningful curriculum, all designed to engage learning. The Year 9 program develops skills and values: teamwork and leadership; independence; trust and collective responsibility whist building resilience and improving academic knowledge In Year 9 students attend classes in the Core Curriculum areas and have additional areas of learning which they choose to study, called electives. Core subjects continue throughout the year while Electives operate by semester. Semester 1 (Terms 1 and 2) Semester 2 (Terms 3 and 4)

Year 9 is a significant transition from our P-8 campuses to our central Goldsworthy 9-12 Campus. Student continue to develop students’ love of learning and be provided with a curriculum that allows them to grow as learners, whilst being guided to develop plans for their future study or work choices. The 9-12 campus offers programs and pathways catering for the skills, abilities and interests of all students. In Year 9, students are required to make deeper connections between their learning and the world around them and how learning can be applied.

In Year 9 students attend classes in the Core Curriculum areas and have additional areas of learning which they choose to study, called electives. Core subjects continue throughout the year while Electives operate by semester. Semester 1 (Terms 1 and 2) Semester 2 (Terms 3 and 4)

Year 9 Handbook to download