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 of 100 hours tuition in a language other than English in Junior High School.
The school offers Chinese Beginners, Chinese Culture and Literature, and Japanese Beginners  in the Senior Years 11 and 12

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

*Note: This pattern of hours may vary from year to year.

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 Courses available:

  • English– Standard/Advanced English, English Extention 1, English Extention 2, English as an Additional Language (EALD)
  • Mathematics Standard 2, Mathematics, Mathematics Extension 1, Mathematics Extension 2
  • Science– Chemistry, Biology, & Physics
  • Business Studies
  • Legal Studies
  • Economics
  • Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE)
  • Chinese Literature and Culture (For background speakers)
  • Chinese Beginners
  • Japanese Beginners
  • Visual Arts
  • Information Processes Technology

* Note: A Music Programme is available through the Friday Clubs programme or through private tuition organised by the school.

Sample HSC Programme (each student Selects theri own course from a range offered)

Year 11 Preliminary Course Year 12 HSC Year 11 Units Year 12 Units Hours / Week
English/EALD Yes 2 2 4 & 3
Mathematics Yes 2 2 4 & 3
Mathematics Extension 1 Math Ext 2 1 2 2 & 2
Chinese Beginners/Chinese Lituerature 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/Information Processes Technology Yes 2 2 4 & 3

* Note: Year 11 receive their final end of year report at the end of Term 4.

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

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