Weather for Perth

Lower School Subject Information

Lower School Subject Information

 

Subject Selection Years 7 – 9

Year 7

At Lesmurdie SHS, students in Year 7 study subjects in the eight Learning Areas and are placed into the compulsory year-long subjects of Mathematics, English, Science, Humanities & Social Sciences (MESH), Languages (Italian), Physical Education and Health Education.

In Technologies, students will complete a semester each in Digital Technologies and Design and Technologies. The contexts involved in Design and Technologies are Food & Fibre and Materials & Technologies Specialisation.

In The Arts, students will complete a semester each in Visual Arts and Performing Arts (Dance or Drama). If selected, students who choose IMSS will study Music as their Performing Arts subject for one Semester. Please note;  if IMSS is chosen then it will be studied for a semester, however, the instrumental lesson will be studied for the whole year.

 

Year 8

Year 8 students at Lesmurdie SHS  study subjects in the Learning Areas of English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities & Social Science (HaSS), Health Education and Physical Education for the full year.

Year 8 students choosing to study Languages (Italian) and/or Instrumental Music School Services (IMSS) will study these subjects for the full year. For the Arts and Technologies Learning Areas, students will be given choices to support their developing interests and career directions. To provide breadth and balance, all Year 8 students will be required to study semester-long subjects in Visual Arts and one of the Performing Arts (Dance, Drama or Music), as well as Digital Technologies and one of the Design and Technologies subjects.

 

Year 9

Year 9 students at Lesmurdie Senior High School  study year-long subjects in the eight Learning Areas and will be placed into the compulsory subjects of English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities & Social Science (HaSS) and Physical Education and Health. For the Arts, Languages (Italian) and Technologies Learning Areas, students will be given greater choices to support their developing specialist interests and career directions.

Year 7 – 9 Health and Physical Education updated for 2021

Year-7 – 9 Languages updated for 2021

Years 7 – 9 Technologies updated for 2021 

Years 7 – 9 The ARTS updated for 2021

Pathway to Senior School by Course Number

Course name Course number by year Course number by year Course number by year Course number by year

Possible Pathway to

Senior School

Entry process
LEAP 7.1 8.1 9.1 10.1 ATAR By standardised testing in Year 6
SBAE 8.2 9.2 10.2 ATAR By review of reports at the semester of that year
General 7.2-7.6 8.3-8.6 9.3-9.6 10.3-10.6

Some ATAR by interview

More usually

General/VET/SSEP

By enrolment