LEARNING

Middle Years (9-10)


Students in Years 9-10 continue their learning journey at the McAuley Campus in Camperdown. All Year 9’s and 10’s have access to the Middle School Pathways program that aims to provide students with the skills, knowledge and attitudes to make informed choices about pathways to work and further education.


Middle School Pathways

Middle School Pathways implies tailoring learning programs to suit students’ interests. Middle School Pathways facilitates:

  • The development of knowledge and employability skills that help prepare students for work and for participation in a broader society – family, community and life-long learning.
  • The development of knowledge and skills that assists students to make informed vocational choices and facilitate pathways to further learning and employment.

Year 9 Core Subjects

  • English
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Health & PE
  • Religious Education
  • M.E.R.C.Y. (Pastoral Care)

Year 9 Electives Offered in 2022

SUBJECT DOMAIN ELECTIVES
ENGLISH
  • Creative Writing
  • Debating
LANGUAGES
  • French
SCIENCES
  • Agricultural Studies
  • STEAM
HEALTH & PE
  • Athletic Football Codes
TECHNOLOGY
  • Electronics
  • Computer Applications
  • Product Design – Food
  • Product Design – Textiles
  • Product Design – Wood
THE ARTS
  • Art
  • Drama
  • Media
  • Music
  • Visual Communication Design

Year 10 Core Subjects

  • English
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Health & PE
  • Religious Education
  • M.E.R.C.Y. (Pastoral Care)

Year 10 Programs

  • Careers
  • Work Experience

Year 10 Electives Offered in 2022

Students can choose up to 4 of the following units.

SUBJECT DOMAIN ELECTIVES
ENGLISH
  • Beanbags and Books
  • Say What?
  • The Book Was Better
  • What does that actually mean?
HUMANITIES
  • Ancient History
  • Holocaust Studies
  • Why Democracy Matters
  • $20 Boss
LANGUAGES
  • A Teenager in Paris
  • Being an Exchange Student in France
MATHEMATICS
  • Analytical Problem Solving
SCIENCES
  • Paddock to Plate
  • STEAM
HEALTH & PE
  • Energy for Exercise
  • Good Food, Great Health!
  • Health Insights
  • People and the Environment
TECHNOLOGY
  • Ag in Focus
  • Design Technology – Design and Fashion
  • Design Technology – Wood, Metal and Plastics
THE ARTS
  • Act and Create
  • Focus on Folio
  • For the Love of Music
  • Hollywood Hacks: Film Production
  • Think and Brand

VCE/VET Options

Mercy Regional College supports students who wish to accelerate their learning by studying VCE or VET programs in Year 10. Students and parents are invited to talk with our Senior Pathways Leader and Careers Coordinator to look at what options best suit their individual needs. The offer is made to students in Year 9 during the subject selection process.


2022 Subject Selection & Pathways Booklet
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