Years 7-12

Years 7-10 – A sample pattern of study:

Students enrolling in Years 7-10 need to provide evidence that they have good passing grades in their main subjects.
The Board of Studies NSW mandates a minimum 100 hours tuition in a language other than English in Junior High School.
The school offers Mandarin, with other languages available from Macquarie Coaching School.

Subjects Hours per Week
English 3
Mathematics 3
Science 3
Human Society and Its Environment: Australian History Australian Geography 3
Drama 3
Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE), including Sport 3
Commerce 3
Visual Arts 3
Total 24 hours per week

Years 11 & 12 – A sample pattern of study:

The NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) is a two-year course (Years 11 and 12). Students entering Year 11 must have completed Year 10 or its equivalence in Australia or overseas.

HSC Subjects available:

  • English– Standard/Advanced English, English as a Second Language (ESL)
  • Mathematics, Mathematics Extension 1, Mathematics Extension 2
  • Science– Chemistry, Biology, & Physics
  • Business Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Economics
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
  • Chinese Background Speakers (CBS)
  • Chinese Beginners
  • Japanese Beginners
  • Drama
  • Visual Arts

New subjects can be added according to demand. The Music Programme is available from Macquarie Coaching School and selected providers.

Sample HSC Programme (each student can select an individually tailored programme)

Year 11 Preliminary Course (3 Terms) Year 12 HSC (4 Terms) Year 11 Units Year 12 Units Hours / Week
English/ESL Yes 2 2 4 & 3
Mathematics Yes 2 2 4 & 3
Mathematics Extension 1 Math Ext 2 1 2 2 & 2
Chinese Beginners/Chinese B Spkrs Yes 2 2 4 & 3
Business Studies/Biology Yes 2 2 4 & 3
PDHPE/Visual Arts Yes 2 2 4 & 3
Economics/Physics Yes 2 2 4 & 3
Legal Studies/Japanese Beginners Yes 2 2 4 & 3
Chemistry/Drama Yes 2 2 4 & 3

For more information, please email enrolments@mgs.edu.au or call Reception on (02) 8228 3022

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