The core curriculum studied by all students in Year 7 – 10 at SCEGGS is as follows:

  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History (1 semester per year)
  • Geography (1 semester per year)
  • Technology
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education
  • Religious Education

Except for Religious Education, each of these subjects is mandated for study by NSW Education Standards Authority in Years 7 – 10. Other mandatory study requirements are completed as outlined below:

  • In Year 7, 100 hours of a Language other than English (at SCEGGS this is French)
  • In Year 7, 100 hours of Music and 100 hours of Visual Arts
  • In Year 7 and 8, 200 hours of Technology.

We begin to give students choice in their pattern of study from Year 8, when we first introduce electives. Girls are asked to select two electives from the following options:

  • French
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Latin
  • Commerce
  • Music
  • Visual Arts

In Year 9 girls choose three electives to study and two electives in Year 10. One of these electives must be studied continuously throughout Years 9 and 10. The subjects from which to choose are:

  • Commerce
  • Design and Technology
  • Drama
  • Elective Geography
  • Elective History
  • French
  • Information and Software Technology
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Latin
  • Music
  • Visual Arts

For further information about the content of each of these courses, please download the relevant Subject Information Guide.

Year 7 and Year 8 Subject Information

Year 8 Electives

Year 9 and 10 Subject Information