Years 9 and 10 Curriculum | Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School

Years 9 and 10 Curriculum

At Year 9, students begin to make individual choices and can take elective subjects that run for a semester or the whole year. Students are strongly advised to continue with one or more Language subject.

Students in Year 10 continue to undertake a core curriculum which is complemented by a framework of elective studies with more individual choice, including the opportunity to commence their VCE studies.

Thinking skills and information literacy are integrated into all subject areas for both Year 9 and 10.

Year 9 core subjects

  • English
  • Geography
  • Health
  • History – The Making of the Modern World
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Science.

Year 9 electives

  • App Development and Coding
  • Communications
  • Consumer Power
  • Creative Music
  • Creative Music and Performance
  • Criminal Minds
  • Digital Divas
  • Drama and Theatre Arts
  • Food Studies
  • History Mysteries
  • Languages – Chinese
  • Languages – French
  • Outdoor Education
  • Philosophy
  • Study Skills
  • The Places You’ll Go: Independent Investigation
  • Visual Arts – Art
  • Visual Arts – Fashion as Sculpture
  • Visual Arts – Studio Arts
  • What’s Happening to Planet Earth?

Year 10 core subjects

  • English
  • Geography
  • History – The Modern World and Australia
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Religious Education
  • Science

Year 10 electives

  • Commerce and Law
  • Communications
  • Creative Music
  • Digital Design
  • Drama and Theatre Studies
  • Food Technology
  • Global Powers in the Global Arena
  • Human Rights – Everyone and Everywhere
  • Languages – Chinese
  • Languages – French
  • Outdoor Education
  • Robotics
  • The Mind and Me
  • The Roaring Twenties – The Age of Excess
  • Visual Arts – Art
  • Visual Arts – Photography
  • Visual Arts – Studio Arts
  • Weimar and Nazi Germany
  • VCE VET Certificate III (Mandarin) Part A

Year 10 students can also elect to study a VCE Unit 1&2 subject:

  • Accounting
  • Biology
  • Business Management
  • Computing
  • Economics
  • Food Studies
  • Geography
  • Health and Human Development
  • History: The Twentieth Century
  • Legal Studies
  • Literature
  • Languages - Chinese – First Language
  • Languages - Chinese – Second Language
  • Language – French
  • Music Performance
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education
  • Theatre Studies
  • VCE VET Interactive Digital Media Certificate II (Multimedia)
  • Visual Communication and Design

Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar School

123 Marshall Street
Ivanhoe Victoria 3079
Australia

Telephone: + 61 3 9490 6222
Facsimile: + 61 3 9490 6200
Email: iggs@ivanhoegirls.vic.edu.au
ABN 77 004 098 748
CRICOS 00974A