Secondary School

Sirius College has a flexible and balanced curriculum aligned with the Australian Curriculum and College’s mission and vision. It is designed to:

  • Develop successful learners,
  • Empower students to become critical thinkers,
  • Nurture resilient individuals with the wide range of skills, interests and attributes,
  • Develop academic, artistic, musical and sport skills of students,
  • Equip students with digital technology skills to prepare them for the 21st century workforce,
  • Instill moral values and a belief in tolerance, diversity and harmony.

At Sirius College we understand that every student have different interests and learning needs. With a flexible curriculum structure and the appropriate use of differentiation each student’s particular needs are met by individualised pathways.

The school week is divided into 35 periods. There are 7 periods per day.

Curriculum Overview

It is compulsory for all students in Year 7 to study English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities, Health and Physical Education, Arts, Languages, Religion and Values.

In addition to core subjects students study TWO electives for one year.

English 6 periods per week
Mathematics 6 periods per week
Science 5 periods per week7
Humanities 3 periods per week8
Health & Physical Education 3 periods per week
Arts 2 periods per week

ONE language of 3 periods per week from the list*:

  • Turkish (for background speakers)
  • Turkish (for beginners)
  • Arabic (for background speakers)
  • French (for beginners)

*availability may vary in each campus

Religion & Values 3 periods per week

TWO electives of 2 periods per week from the list9:

  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Food Technology
  • Multimedia
  • Music
  • Robotics
  • Textiles
  • Debating and Public Speaking
  • Sport Education
  • Civics and Economics
  • Humanities Inquiries
  • Arabic (for beginners)
  • Farming and Gardening
  • Research Science

*availability may vary in each campus

7 Includes Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences.

8 Includes History, Civics and Citizenship, Geography, Economics and Business.

9 Includes The Arts and Technologies. Availability may vary in each campus.